The Deserted Woman

Author: Honore de Balzac
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776539419
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Some of Honore de Balzac's best writing focuses on the frustrations and passions of women trapped in unhappy marriages. In the novella "The Deserted Woman," the Vicomtesse de Beauseant is trapped, but it is partially a trap of her own making. Abandoned by her lover and estranged from her husband, she contemplates her limited options.

The Deserted Woman

Author: Honoré de Balzac
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
ISBN: 9781419159022
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The figure of the Vicomtesse de Beauseant rose up suddenly before him with gracious thronging associations. She was a new world for him, a world of fears and hopes, a world to fight for and to conquer. Inevitably he felt the contrast between this vision and the human beings in the shabby room; and then, in truth, she was a woman.

Writers In Retrospect

Author: Claudia Stokes
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807857203
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In the aftermath of America's centennial celebrations of 1876, readers developed an appetite for chronicles of the nation's past. Born amid this national vogue, the field of American literary history was touted as the balm for numerous "ills"_from burgeon

Wives Without Husbands

Author: Anna R. Igra
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807830704
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Shedding new light on contemporary campaigns to encourage marriage among welfare recipients and to prosecute "deadbeat dads," Wives without Husbands traces the efforts of Progressive reformers to make "runaway husbands" support their families. Anna