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Provincial Parisians

HonorГ© de Balzac

Provincial Parisians

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Published by P.F. Collier in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Les parisiens en province.

Statement[Honoré de Balzac] ; translated by Lionel Strachey.
Series[Hinman collection], Honoré de Balzac in twenty-five volumes -- v. 16
The Physical Object
Pagination468 p. :
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22300364M

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As Robb’s book demonstrated, Paris has always been more provincial than native and newly arrived Parisians were ever willing or comfortable to admit. Now the stigmas and tensions that kept that artifice in place have mostly fallen, and the regions are now exacting a kind of revenge on Paris.

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