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La Comédie Humaine: Le Père Goriot: Father Goriot

by Honoré de Balzac

Le Père Goriot est un roman d’Honoré de Balzac, commencé à Saché en 1834, dont la publication commence dans la Revue de Paris et qui paraît en 1842 en librairie. Il fait partie des Scènes de la vie privée de La Comédie humaine. Le Père Goriot établit les bases de ce qui deviendra un véritable édifice : La Comédie humaine, construction littéraire unique en son genre, avec des liens entre les volumes, des passerelles, des références. Le roman est dédié « au grand et illustre Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire ».

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French

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French

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1835

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Honoré de was a French novelist and playwright. The novel sequence La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life, is generally viewed as his magnum opus....

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