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Marriage, Ellen

Overview
Works: 146 works in 783 publications in 2 languages and 33,713 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Personal narratives  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Church history  Biography  Bildungsromans  Novels 
Roles: Translator, Author, Author of introduction, Editor, tra
Classifications: PQ2168, 843.7
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Most widely held works about Ellen Marriage
 
Most widely held works by Ellen Marriage
Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

138 editions published between 1834 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's best known work, the pathetic story of a girl sacrificed to her father's inhuman avarice and to the brutal indifference of lover and husband. For other editions, see Author Catalog
La Peau de chagrin by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

50 editions published between 1831 and 2012 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor writer's given a skin that'll satisfy his every wish but with every wish the skin grows smaller until finally the man and his magic skin vanish
The country doctor by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

44 editions published between 1833 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of the massive series that some regard as one of the masterworks of nineteenth-century realism, Honore de Balzac's The Human Comedy, the novel The Country Doctor focuses on Dr. Benassis, a physician by trade, who has deep-seated beliefs about social equality. While treating a prominent patient, Benassis expounds at length on his value system and discusses some of the reforms that he has helped to implement in the town
The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

23 editions published between 1895 and 1921 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French soldier lost in the desert establishes a dangerous friendship with a panther
Le cousin Pons by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

28 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1847 novel, often seen as a companion piece to Balzac's Cousin Bette, Sylvain Pons is a musician who despite modest means has amassed a valuable collection of art. Only after a wealthy cousin banishes him as her guest does she learn of the collection and becomes one of many who would like to get their thieving hands on it
The Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henri Murger( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gobseck et Jésus-Christ en Flandre by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

4 editions published between 1908 and 2004 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short tale is part of the ""Philosophical Studies"" section of Honore de Balzac''s The Human Comedy. Almost fable-like in tone, it recounts a boat ride carrying a group of passengers that represent a broad cross-section of society. When a sudden storm hits, chaos ensues, and each passenger''s reaction speaks volumes about his or her moral compass
A woman of thirty, The seamy side of history, and other stories by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

4 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La femme de trente ans by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

17 editions published between 1832 and 2011 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an attractive young woman sacrificed to a dull husband
Eugénie Grandet, the country parson, and other stories by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Goriot, Ursule Mirouët, and other stories by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The girl with the golden eyes by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

9 editions published between 1833 and 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Settle in for a titillating tale of illicit passion, romantic entanglement, and murder. Honore de Balzac's novella The Girl With the Golden Eyes highlights the French writer's skillful ability to convey truths about the darker nature of humanity through perfectly wrought details and observations. A must-read for fans of classic European literature, or for readers who love a healthy dose of psychological complexity with their mysteries
Gobseck [et] Une double famille by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extract from Honore de Balzac''s sweeping novel cycle The Human Comedy, Gobseck is a novella that recounts the social ascendancy of young Anastasie de Restaud. Born into a wealthy family, Anastasie marries into aristocracy, but soon grows weary of the arcane rituals of her new lifestyle -- not to mention her lack of feelings toward her husband. Seeking passion, she makes several bold decisions and quickly finds herself on the road to ruin
Colonel Chabert by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A left-for-dead soldier tries to regain his fiercely disputed identity after a decade-long disappearance
Le cabinet des antiques by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

9 editions published between 1837 and 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel, one of the last vestiges of a genteel family, the Marquis d''Esgrignon, tries to navigate the new social and cultural landscape that has emerged in France''s post-revolutionary period. Even though he is surrounded by some of the signs of his family''s former affluence, the Marquis is virtually penniless, and he finds it difficult to come to terms with his reduced station in life
Eve and David by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

9 editions published between 1843 and 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel Eve and David is the third entry in Honore de Balzac''s Lost Illusions trilogy, which in turn is part of his larger novel cycle, The Human Comedy. The story focuses on a pair of earnest, good-hearted lovers who struggle to remain unsullied even as the world around them devolves into a hellish demimonde beset by greed, sensationalism, and baseness
A distinguished provincial at Paris (Lost illusions part II) by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melmoth reconciled by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

9 editions published between 1835 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this long story, part of the Philosophical Studies section of Honore de Balzac''s epic masterwork The Human Comedy, the author takes the uncharacteristic step of alluding to a previously published novel, Charles Robert Maturin''s 1820 work Melmoth the Wanderer. In Balzac''s Melmoth Reconciled, Melmoth is a mysterious figure who comes to the aid of a desperate clerk who is on the brink of committing a crime
A Study of a woman ; and Comedies of the counter by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

8 editions published between 1842 and 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Another Study of Woman"" is a narrative hovering between a short story and a novella in terms of length, extracted from Honore de Balzac''s multi-volume masterpiece The Human Comedy. At a private dinner party, guests warmed by the flush of fine food and drink begin to banter about the qualities and attributes that characterize the ideal woman. Gradually, the guests begin to reminisce about their own experiences and encounters with perfect and not-so-perfect women
Two poets by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

9 editions published between 1837 and 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel Two Poets is part of the Lost Illusions trilogy, which is in turn part of the Scenes From Provincial Life section of Honore de Balzac's massive masterpiece The Human Comedy. Critics have singled out this tale of social climbing, greed, lust, and good intentions gone awry as one of the best parts of Balzac's story cycle
 
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Père Goriot
Alternative Names

controlled identityWaring, James

Ellen Marriage British translator

Garrett, Ellen

Languages
English (389)

French (6)

Covers
La Peau de chagrinThe country doctorLe cousin PonsThe Bohemians of the Latin QuarterLa femme de trente ansThe girl with the golden eyesGobseck [et] Une double familleColonel ChabertA distinguished provincial at Paris (Lost illusions part II)