Balzac and the crime of the powerful

Ruggiero, Vincenzo (2015) Balzac and the crime of the powerful. Societies, 5 (2). pp. 325-338. ISSN 2075-4698 (doi:10.3390/soc5020325)

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Abstract

This paper proposes a journey through some of the many novels written by Honoré de Balzac, through the mythic constitution of his world, his epic which summons up the same recurrent circle of figures: his ‘human comedy’ will offer surprising insights for a better understanding of the crimes of the powerful.

Item Type: Article
Keywords (uncontrolled): power; crime; criminal criminologists; ruthlessness; interests; spectres
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
Item ID: 15613
Notes on copyright: © 2015 by the author; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
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Depositing User: Vincenzo Ruggiero
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2015 11:18
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2019 02:29
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/15613

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