The Physiology of Marriage

The Physiology of Marriage


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The Physiology of Marriage by Honore de Balzac

The Physiology of Marriage coolly examines the economics and power relationships of seduction and love. It is a guide for men who potentially want to marry. Balzac proposes that marriage and the selection of a wife be treated as a science, and examines topics ranging from moral education to methods for foiling adulterous relationships. Extract: "A man ought not to marry without having studied anatomy, and dissected at least one woman..."

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ISBN-13: 9781483967745
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/26/2013
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Honoré de Balzac (20 May 1799 - 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright. The novel sequence La Comédie Humaine, which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life, is generally viewed as his magnum opus.

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