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The Marriage Contract.

Author/Creator:
Balzac, Honore de.
Publication:
Auckland : Floating Press, The, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (174 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
French fiction -- Translations into English.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The short novel The Marriage Contract is part of the Scenes From Private Life section of Honore de Balzac's epic masterpiece of nineteenth-century realism, The Human Comedy. It delves directly into the question of the nature of marriage, which was rapidly evolving during the period. Kind-hearted bachelor Paul de Manerville becomes deeply smitten with the comely Natalie Evangelista and wants to marry for love, but Natalie and her scheming mother have their eyes on his vast fortune.
Contents:
Intro
Title
Contents
Chapter I - Pro and Con
Chapter II - The Pink of Fashion
Chapter III - The Marriage Contract-First Day
Chapter IV - The Marriage Contract-Second Day
Chapter V - The Marriage Contract-Third Day
Chapter VI - Conclusion
Addendum.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Wormeley, Katharine Prescott.
Other format:
Print version: Balzac, Honore de The Marriage Contract
ISBN:
9781776539321
OCLC:
887504843