The Wild Ass's Skin (Oxford World's Classics)

The Wild Ass's Skin (Oxford World's Classics)

Honoré de Balzac

the 1st new English translation for greater than 35 years of Balzac's notable The Wild Ass's Skin, it's also the 1st version in English to incorporate Balzac's unique Preface of 1831. This novel has been freshly translated through Helen Constantine, who captures Balzac's stylistic power and enthusiasm. Patrick Coleman's wide-ranging creation considers the a number of views of the radical, its conceptualization of historic swap, and its satirical observation on modern society. His huge notes make clear Balzac's many allusions to the tradition and society of his time. The booklet additionally comprises an up to date bibliography and important map of Paris in 1830.

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