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|[a] French Musings PD|
but I will find you...
|[b] Tomes RF|
...and tell you that one of the greatest ethnographers of the nineteenth century was Honoré de Balzac. Yup. If you read (as I do) the Pléiade edition of La Comédie Humaine, you know that this chap was way ahead of William Edgar Geil and Bronislaw Malinowski.
There are a whole bunch of Tome(s) there. Brilliant, all twelve.
And if you have only read Le Père Goriot, you have a whole (anthropological/literary) education in front of you.
 I like Liam's opening, and he gave me a year's supply of biscuits to use it for the rest of the month.
|[c] Honoring Balzac RF|