Human Follies (La Betise Humaine)

By: Jules Noriac
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Human Follies (La Betise Humaine)" by Jules Noriac is a satirical masterpiece of French literature that seamlessly blends comedy with incisive social critique. Through clever use of irony, wit, and absurdity, Noriac presents a scathing critique of human behavior and societal norms. His keen observations of human follies and foibles serve as a lens through which he exposes the contradictions and absurdities inherent in society. Set against the backdrop of Enlightenment philosophy, Noriac's work offers a humorous yet insightful commentary on the complexities of human nature and the inherent flaws of society. With razor-sharp wit and literary satire, he navigates through various aspects of human behavior, shedding light on the ridiculousness of social conventions and norms. Through his comedic lens, Noriac invites readers to reflect on the absurdities of life and to question the status quo. "Human Follies" serves as both a source of entertainment and a thought-provoking critique of society, making it a timeless classic of satirical fiction that continues to resonate with readers today. In essence, Noriac's work stands as a testament to the enduring power of humor and satire in exposing the follies of humanity and offering a fresh perspective on the intricacies of human behavior and society.

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Jules Noriac

Jules Noriac, born Claude, Antoine, or Jules Cairon, was a French journalist, dramatist, writer, librettist, and theater director. Cairon started off as a journalist and columnist for several newspapers. He began at the Corsair in 1850, the Gazette de France in 1851, and the National Assembly in 1853, before becoming editor of the weekly Le Figaro, where he was one of the primary editors. He worked for the Revue fantaisiste, the Gazette de Paris, La Silhouette, the Revue des Beaux Arts, and L'Univers illustre while also serving as chief editor of the Figaro program, the Soleil, and the Nouvelles (1865-66). He also created plays, operetta libretti, and novels under the pen name Jules Noriac. From 1856 to 1869, he was co-managing director of the Theatre des Varietes, followed by the Theatre des Bouffes-Parisiens from 1868 to 1879. Jules Noriac was awarded the Spanish Order of Charles III.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 130pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362761947
  • ISBN-13: 9789362761941
  • Item Weight: 169g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 7.57mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Humorous