Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac


Honoré de Balzac, né Honoré Balzac



◊ A Daughter of Eve (English)

◊ A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (English)

◊ A Drama on the Seashore (English)

◊ A Man of Business (English)

◊ A Passion in the Desert (English)

◊ A Prince of Bohemia (English)

◊ A Second Home (English)

◊ A Start in Life (English)

◊ A Street of Paris and Its Inhabitant (English)

◊ A Woman of Thirty (English)

◊ Adieu (English)

◊ Albert Savarus (English)

◊ An Episode under the Terror (English)

◊ An Historical Mystery (English)

◊ An Old Maid (English)

◊ Analytical Studies (English)

◊ Another Study of Woman (English)

◊ At the Sign of the Cat and Racket (English)

◊ Beatrix (English)

◊ Bureaucracy (English)

◊ Catherine De Medici (English)

◊ Christ in Flanders (English)

◊ Colonel Chabert (English)

• Contes bruns (French)

◊ Cousin Betty (English)

◊ Cousin Pons (English)

◊ Domestic Peace (English)

◊ Droll Stories (English)

◊ El Verdugo (English)

Eugénie Grandet (French)

Eugenie Grandet (English)

◊ Eve and David (English)

◊ Facino Cane (English)

◊ Farewell (English)

◊ Father Goriot (English)

◊ Ferragus, Chief of the Dévorants (English)

◊ Folk-Tales of Napoleon (English)

◊ Gambara (English)

◊ Gaudissart II (English)

◊ Gobseck (English)

◊ Honorine (English)

◊ Juana (English)

• La Comédie humaine, Volume 1 (French)

• La Comédie humaine, Volume 2 (French)

• La Comédie humaine, Volume 3 (French)

• La Comédie humaine, Volume 4 (French)

◊ The Human Comedy: Introductions and Appendix (English)

• La Maison du Chat-qui-pelote (French)

◊ La Grande Breteche (English)

◊ La Grenadiere (English)

◊ Letters of Two Brides (English)

◊ Lost Illusions (English)

◊ Louis Lambert (English)

◊ Love in a Mask (English)

◊ Madame Firmiani (English)

◊ Maitre Cornelius (English)

◊ Massimilla Doni (English)

◊ Melmoth Reconciled (English)

◊ Mercadet: A Comedy in Three Acts (English)

◊ Modeste Mignon (English)

◊ Pamela Giraud: A Play in Five Acts (English)

◊ Parisians in the Country (English)

◊ Paz (La Fausse Maitresse) (English)

◊ Petty Troubles of Married Life (English)

◊ Pierre Grassou (English)

◊ Pierrette (English)

◊ Poor Relations (English)

◊ Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau (English)

◊ Sarrasine (English)

◊ Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life (English)

◊ Seraphita (English)

◊ Sons of the Soil (English)

◊ Study of a Woman (English)

◊ The Alkahest (English)

◊ The Atheist’s Mass (English)

◊ The Ball at Sceaux (English)

◊ The Brotherhood of Consolation (English)

◊ The Celibates (English)

◊ The Chouans (English)

◊ The Collection of Antiquities (English)

◊ The Commission in Lunacy (English)

◊ The Country Doctor (English)

◊ The Deputy of Arcis (English)

◊ The Deserted Woman (English)

◊ The Duchesse of Langeais (English)

◊ The Elixir of Life (English)

◊ The Exiles (English)

◊ The Firm of Nucingen (English)

◊ The Girl with the Golden Eyes (English)

◊ The Hated Son (English)

◊ The Hidden Masterpiece (English)

◊ The Illustrious Gaudissart (English)

◊ The Jealousies of a Country Town (English)

◊ The Lesser Bourgeoisie (English)

◊ The Lily of the Valley (English)

◊ The Magic Skin (English)

◊ The Marriage Contract (English)

◊ The Message (English)

◊ The Muse of the Department (English)

◊ The Napoleon of the People (English)

◊ The Physiology of Marriage (English)

◊ The Purse (English)

◊ The Recruit (English)

◊ The Red Inn (English)

◊ The Resources of Quinola (English)

◊ The Secrets of the Princesse de Cadignan (English)

◊ The Stepmother, A Drama in Five Acts (English)

The Thirteen (English)

The Two Brothers (English)

◊ The Unknown Masterpiece (English)

The Vicar of Tours (English)

The Village Rector (English)

Two Poets (English)

◊ Unconscious Comedians (English)

◊ Ursula (English)

Vautrin: A Drama in Five Acts (English)

Vendetta (English)

◊ Z. Marcas (English)


• Honoré de Balzac: Quotations

Filmography as Writer:

La Belle Noiseuse
Director: Jacques Rivette
Starring: Michel Piccoli, Emmanuelle Béart



Balzac in Art:

Astruc, Zacharie (1833-1907)
Honoré de Balzac
Musée d’OrsayParis



Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917)
Étude d’Honoré de Balzac
Cleveland Museum of ArtCleveland



Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917)
Honoré de Balzac
Metropolitan Museum of ArtNew York



Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917)
Portrait de Balzac
modeled 1893 (cast 19261933)
Art Institute of ChicagoChicago


Born May 20 1799 Tours (France)
Died August 18 1850 Paris (France)
Buried Cimetière du Père Lachaise (Paris)
Occupation Journalist Novelist
Occupation Playwright Writer