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The Resource The unknown masterpiece ; : and, Gambara, Honore de Balzac / translated from the French by Richard Howard ; introduction by Arthur C. Danto

The unknown masterpiece ; : and, Gambara, Honore de Balzac / translated from the French by Richard Howard ; introduction by Arthur C. Danto

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The unknown masterpiece ; : and, Gambara
Title
The unknown masterpiece ;
Title remainder
and, Gambara
Statement of responsibility
Honore de Balzac / translated from the French by Richard Howard ; introduction by Arthur C. Danto
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
The Unknown Masterpiece is a grotesque and tragic novella about a musician undone by his dreams. Published here in a new translation by poet Richard Howard, it has brought inspiration to many of the world's best loved artists.
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StDuBDS
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1799-1850
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Balzac, Honore de
Dewey number
843.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2165
Literary form
novels
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1929-
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Howard, Richard
Series statement
NYRB classics
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Balzac, Honore de
Summary expansion
A New York Review Books OriginalOne of Honor de Balzac's most celebrated tales, "The Unknown Masterpiece" is the story of a painter who, depending on one's perspective, is either an abject failure or a transcendental genius-or both. The story, which has served as an inspiration to artists as various as Czanne, Henry James, Picasso, and New Wave director Jacques Rivette, is, in critic Dore Ashton's words, a "fable of modern art."Published here in a new translation by poet Richard Howard, "The Unknown Masterpiece" appears, as Balzac intended, with "Gambara," a grotesque and tragic novella about a musician undone by his dreams
Label
The unknown masterpiece ; : and, Gambara, Honore de Balzac / translated from the French by Richard Howard ; introduction by Arthur C. Danto
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Publication
Control code
BDZ0002857767
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 135p.
Isbn
9780940322745
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001000399
Label
The unknown masterpiece ; : and, Gambara, Honore de Balzac / translated from the French by Richard Howard ; introduction by Arthur C. Danto
Publication
Control code
BDZ0002857767
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 135p.
Isbn
9780940322745
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001000399

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