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Cousin Betty

by HonorГ© de Balzac

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames Waring (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8408172M
    ISBN 101406506273
    ISBN 109781406506273

    Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac La Cousine Bette (English: Cousin Betty or Cousin Bette) is an novel by French author Honoré de Balzac. Set in midth century Paris, it tells the story of an unmarried middle-aged woman who plots the destruction of her extended family. Written in 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 the lives of the obsessive womanizer Baron Hulot and his angelic wife, Adeline, Balzac displays a sense 4/5(4).

    Cousin Betty (La Cousine Bette), published in serial format in , was one of the last and greatest of Balzac's works. It was part of his long novel collection titled La Comédie Humaine. Set in midth-century France, it tells the story of a woman who resents her position as a "poor relation."/5(33). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Balzac, Honoré de, Cousin Betty. New York: P.F. Collier, (OCoLC) Material Type.

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Cousin Bette is the story of a bitter family member who decides to bring down the relatives that she sees as having done her wrong. Since she takes slights easily, this is quite a few of them/5.

Cousin Betty is a good read. It's full of the usual Cousin Betty book characters that you sort of love and hate, that are sometimes good and sometimes really awful. The main plot lines are like 19th-century soap operas, but the book itself is quite good/5(32).

A late masterpiece in Balzac's "La Comedie Humaine, Cousin Bette is the story of a Vosges peasant who rebels against her scornful upper-class relatives, skillfully turning their selfish obsessions against them. The novel exemplifies what Henry James described as Balzac's "huge, all-compassing, all-desiring, all-devouring love of reality."/5(32).

Cousin Betty book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. La Cousine Cousin Betty book (French pronunciation: ​, Cousin Bette) is an novel by French author Honoré de Balzac.

Set in midth century Paris, it tells the story of an unmarried middle-aged woman who plots the destruction of her extended family.

A late masterpiece in Balzac's La Comédie Humaine, Cousin Bette is the story of a Vosges peasant who rebels against her scornful upper-class relatives.

Cousin Bette by Honore de Balzac, or La Cousine Bette in French, was written and published in The novel takes place in the mid-nineteenth century and is about a woman named Bette, who lives in Paris and plots the destruction of her extended family. The first third of the book Written: Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac is more the story of an entire family rather than that of one person.

Lisbeth Fischer, known to her family and friends as Bette, has harbored a resentment against her cousin Adeline Hulot since childhood.

Bette's father and Adeline's father were two of the Fischer brothers. Cousin Betty Language: English: LoC Class: PQ: Language and Literatures: Romance literatures: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese: Subject: Didactic fiction Subject: French fiction -- Translations into English audio books by Jane Austen.

Lisbeth Fischer (leez-BEHT), called Cousin Bette, the cousin of Baroness Hulot and the family old maid. Although envious of her cousin’s place in the world, she hides her avariciousness and.

Cousin Bette is a gripping tale of violent jealousy, sexual passion and treachery, and a brilliant portrayal of the grasping, bourgeois society of s Paris.

The culmination of the Comédie humaine, Balzac's epic chronicle of his times, it is one of his greatest triumphs as a novelist.4/4(4).

‎Poor, plain spinster Bette is compelled to survive on the condescending patronage of her socially superior relatives in Paris: her beautiful, saintly cousin Adeline, the philandering Baron Hulot and their daughter Hortense. Already deeply resentful of their wealth, when Bette learns that the man she.

Cousin Betty (La Cousine Bette), published in serial format inwas one of the last and greatest of Balzac's works.

It was part of his long novel collection titled La Comédie Humaine. Set in midth-century France, it tells the story of a woman who resents her position as a "poor relation.". Cousin Bette A poor and homely spinster, who feels she's been walked on all her life, teams up with a scheming courtesan to wreak elaborate revenge on her rich and handsome relatives/10().

The Cousin Bette Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. Adeline is the brightest and at the same time unhappy personage of the book.

Baron Hector Hulot. The Baron is a debauchee. In addition, he is. Cousin Bette, a period piece, set in mid nineteenth century shows the moral, social and economic bankruptcy of noble class prior to upheaval in a perversely funny series of backstabbing and double-crossing orchestrated by Ms.

Lange, a poor disen- franchised but strong willed cunning cousin/10(K). Cousin Bette () is considered to be Balzac's last great novel, and a key work in his Human Comedy. Set in the Paris of the s and s, it is a complex tale of the devastating effect of violent jealousy and sexual t a meticulously detailed backdrop of a post-Napoleonic /5(11).

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