Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
Honore de Balzac

  • About this Author
author spotlight

author bookshelf
Sort: Date  Format  Price  Title

Exam Copy
Cousin Bette

Written by Honore de Balzac


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 15, 1991
Price: $20.00

Introduction by Michael Tilby; Translation by James Waring

Written in 1846 at the height of Balzac’s powers, this novel portrays the stunningly malevolent Cousin Bette and her intricate plans for revenge against the wealthy relatives on whom she depends and whose condescension she bitterly resents. As Bette’s insidious deceit relentlessly unravels... Read more >

Exam Copy
Eugenie Grandet

Written by Honore de Balzac


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 3, 1992
Price: $17.00

Translated By Ellen Marriage with An Introduction By Fredric R. Jameson

Many people (among them Henry James) have considered Balzac to be the greatest of all novelists. Eugenie Grandet, his spare, classical story of a girl whose life is blighted by her father’s hysterical greed, goes a long way to justifying that... Read more >

Exam Copy
Old Goriot

Written by Honore de Balzac


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 26, 1991
Price: $17.00

Introduction by Daniel Adamson Read more >
Page 1 of 1