Definition of Balzac, Honoré de in English:

Balzac, Honoré de

Line breaks: Ho¦noré de Bal¦zac
Pronunciation: /ˈbalzak
 
/
( 1799–1850), French novelist. He is chiefly remembered for his series of ninety-one interconnected novels and stories known collectively as La Comédie humaine, which includes Eugénie Grandet (1833) and Le Père Goriot (1835).

Derivatives

Balzacian

Pronunciation: /balˈzakɪən/
adjective
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  • Throughout, the characteristically intrusive Balzacian narrator pushes in, not to supplement, explain, or sponsor the main character, but to undermine her and to alert of every one of her tricks.
  • From The Pilgrimage he wrote a series of Balzacian studies of depressing life in the Irish midlands.
  • Chinese poetry as a whole was a Balzacian human comedy from a distant place and time that ultimately didn't seem so remote at all.

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