Posts Tagged ‘The Human Comedy’

  • Habits Of Highly Effective Writers: Balzac

    Habits Of Highly Effective Writers: Balzac

    August 7th, 2012 | Writers | journalpulp | 8 Comments

    Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) wrote eighty-five novels in twenty years and made innumerable corrections and revisions in the proof sheets of each. This opus he called La Comedie Humaine — or The Human Comedy. Concerning his countless revisions, his first publisher — one Henri Latouche — said, none too politely: “What the devil has gotten […]

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