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wakefieldpress.com Author Biography
Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850), self-proclaimed “elegantologist,” was a true monolith of French letters, one of the fathers of realism, and a great abuser of coffee. His Human Comedy ended up consisting of over one hundred interlinked stories and novels, and featured a cast of some two thousand characters. One of the earliest components of this enormous body of work was a never-completed four-part Pathology of Social Life, which would have most likely incorporated this Treatise. Balzac’s physiologies and nonfiction sociological studies read like the casebooks of a sociological Sherlock Holmes, and remain the least-known components to Balzac's sprawling Comedy. Wakefield Press will follow this volume with further English editions of Balzac’s previously untranslated “social pathologies.”
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