Analytical Studies : Physiology of Marriage and Petty Troubles of Married Life
By: de Balzac, Honore.Material type: TextPublisher: Auckland : The Floating Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (652 p.).ISBN: 9781776539703.Subject(s): Marriage | Women -- Health and hygieneGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Analytical Studies : Physiology of Marriage and Petty Troubles of Married LifeDDC classification: 300 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Title; Contents; Dedication; Introduction; THE PHYSIOLOGY OF MARRIAGE; Introduction; FIRST PART - A GENERAL CONSIDERATION; Meditation I - The Subject; Meditation II - Marriage Statistics; Meditation III - Of the Honest Woman; Meditation IV - Of the Virtuous Woman; Meditation V - Of the Predestined; Meditation VI - Of Boarding Schools; Meditation VII - Of the Honeymoon; Meditation VIII - Of the First Symptoms; Meditation IX - Epilogue; SECOND PART - MEANS OF DEFENCE, INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR; Meditation X - A Treatise on Marital Policy; Meditation XI - Instruction in the Home
Meditation XII - The Hygiene of MarriageMeditation XIII - Of Personal Measures; Meditation XIV - Of Apartments; Meditation XV - Of the Custom House; Meditation XVI - The Charter of Marriage; Meditation XVII - The Theory of the Bed; Meditation XVIII - Of Marital Revolutions; Meditation XIX - Of the Lover; Meditation XX - Essay on Police; Meditation XXI - The Art of Returning Home; Meditation XXII - Of Catastrophes; THIRD PART - RELATING TO CIVIL WAR; Meditation XXIII - Of Manifestoes; Meditation XXIV - Principles of Strategy; Meditation XXV - Of Allies; Meditation XXVI - Of Different Weapons
Meditation XXVII - Of the Last SymptomsMeditation XXVIII - Of Compensations; Meditation XXIX - Of Conjugal Peace; Meditation XXX - Conclusion; Postscript; PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE; PART FIRST; Preface; The Unkindest Cut of All; Revelations; Axioms; The Attentions of a Wife; Small Vexations; The Ultimatum; Women''s Logic; The Jesuitism of Women; Memories and Regrets; Observations; The Matrimonial Gadfly; Hard Labor; Forced Smiles; Nosography of the Villa; Trouble Within Trouble; A Household Revolution; The Art of Being a Victim; The French Campaign; A Solo on the Hearse; PART SECOND
PrefaceHusbands During the Second Month; Disappointed Ambition; The Pangs of Innocence; The Universal Amadis; Without an Occupation; Indiscretions; Brutal Disclosures; A Truce; Useless Care; Smoke Without Fire; The Domestic Tyrant; The Avowal; Humiliations; The Last Quarrel; A Signal Failure; The Chestnuts in the Fire; Ultima Ratio; Commentary; Endnotes
This section of The Human Comdedy, the multi-volume series of stories, tales, and essays that comprised most Honore de Balzac''s life''s work, focuses on love and marriage as they existed in early nineteenth-century Europe. An eclectic collection of essays, satirical observations, short tales, and character sketches, this unique excerpt is an interesting introduction to Balzac''s writing.