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Fernand Baldensperger


Mme Du Deffand and Walpole

Horace Walpole's Correspondence with Madame Du Deffand. Edited by W. S. Lewis and Warren Huntington Smith. New Haven: Yale University Press. Six volumes. $45.00. The magnificent Yale edition of the correspondence of Horace Walpole could not fail t [...]

Balzac at the Paris Zoo

The tremendous power emanating from Balzac is not yet spent. It still challenges his commentators to find some more or less basic explanation which will make clear the true significance of the "Comedie humaine." One critic may see in Balzac [...]