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Balzac et l’honorable député

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: The Balzac Review / Revue Balzac
    2018, n° 1
    . Balzac et l’étranger
  • Author: Brooks (Peter)
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  • Abstract: Illusions perdues portrays the birth of “fake news”: newspapers entering into a relationship with commerce, hypocrisy, and cowardice. At the same time, in the preface to the third part of the novel, Balzac names the print media as one of the great defenders of freedom. How can the thesis of the novel be reconciled with the novelist’s response to the deputy Chapuys-Montlaville? How did Balzac understand the status of the novel in the era of industrial literature?
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  • Pages: 169 to 176
  • Last edition: 2018
  • Journal: The Balzac Review, n° 1

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-08262-0
  • ISSN: 2649-2571
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-08262-0.p.0169
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Digital parution date numérique: 07-27-2018
  • Periodicity: Annual
  • Language: French
  • Keywords: Newspaper, serial novel, Chapuys-Montlaville, novel and democracy, Rousseau
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