Excerpt from The Mysteries of Paris: A Novel
Another of these families had just lost its h an hon est painter, who, while at work, fell from the urth story of a house. He left a wife and several young children in the most profound grief and greatest destitution.'
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Eugène Sue (1804–1857) was a French novelist. In addition to The Mysteries of Paris, his works include The Wandering Jew, an anticlerical melodrama, and The Mysteries of the People, a fictionalized history of the working classes throughout French history. In 1850, Sue won election to the National Assembly as a Socialist delegate.
Carolyn Betensky is an associate professor of English at the University of Rhode Island.
Jonathan Loesberg is a professor of literature at American University.
Peter Brooks is a professor emeritus at Yale and currently teaches at Princeton. His essays and reviews have appeared in in the New York Times, the New York Review of Books, and elsewhere.
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