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George Sand and her lovers.

Francis Henry Gribble

George Sand and her lovers.

by Francis Henry Gribble

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sand, George, -- 1804-1876

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination375 p.
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14650768M

    Enjoy the best George Sand Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by George Sand, French Novelist, Born July 1, Share with your friends. George Sand was the pen name of Amandine Aurore Lucille Dupin, the Baroness Dudevant she was a groundbreaking novelist and feminist. Chopin met the divorced novelist George Sand in at a salon given by Franz Liszt's mistress the Countess Marie d'Agoult, at the Hotel de France.

      The Dream Lover by Elizabeth Berg captures the life of George Sand’s long and prodigious life in a mere pages, illuminating not just her life but also the lives of many Parisian artists she befriends. The historical fiction unfolds in the first person perspective like a memoir and is interestingly structured as a dual narrative starting in when Aurore Dupin leaves her loveless. Back in the 19th century, things got very predatory and emasculating. The question is, Who was the sexual vampire here: George Sand or her lovers or both? THE FIASCO. It was in the spring of that George Sand first took an interest in seducing prominent intellectual-about town, Prosper Mérimée.

    Jack (French/Christ Church, Oxford) purports to explore the “inner life” of her subject by considering Sand’s mistaken marriage, emergent writing career, and long string of lovers almost exclusively in Sand’s own terms, culled chiefly from her autobiography and voluminous letters. George Sand, born Aurore Dupin in to a courtesan and a descendant of Polish royalty who was a distinguished military officer in France, is often reduced to the bullet points of her life: she was a prodigious writer who dressed in men's clothing and smoked cigars in public, a friend and/or lover to much of the A-list of 19th-century.


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George Sand and her lovers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publ Reviews: 1. A passionate and powerful novel based on the scandalous life of the French novelist George Sand, her famous lovers, untraditional Parisian lifestyle, and bestselling novels in Paris during the s and 40s.

This major departure for bestseller Berg is for readers of Nancy Horan and Elizabeth Gilbert/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gribble, Francis Henry, George Sand and her lovers.

London, Nash, (OCoLC) Named Person. George Sand and her lovers. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, (OCoLC) Online version: Gribble, Francis Henry, George Sand and her lovers.

New York, C. Scribner's Sons, (OCoLC) Named Person: George Sand; George Sand: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Francis Henry Gribble. George Sand, French Romantic writer known primarily for her so-called rustic novels.

Her notable works included Valentine (), Leila (), La Mare au diable (), Francois le Champi (), and La Petite Fadette (). Learn more about Sand’s life and work. When she published her first novel, Indiana (), she took as her pen name "George Sand." Eventually her affair with Sandeau dissolved.

Then she met the young poet Alfred de Musset (–), and they became lovers. George Sand legally separated from her husband; she gained custody over their daughter, Solange, while her husband kept the. George Sand died at Nohant, near Châteauroux, in the Indre département of France on June 8, at the age of 72 and was buried in the grounds of her home at Nohant.

Incontroversial plans were suggested to move her remains to the Panthéon in Paris. George Sand was the pseudonym of the French novelist and feminist Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin, later Baroness Dudevant (). She was known well in far reaches of the world, and her social practices, her writings and her beliefs prompted much.

George Sand provided the material, and meant it to be used. She did not regard the incidents related in this volume as scandalous either at the time or afterwards. Her view in later life evidently was that her love affairs, no less than her early books, were apart of the Romantic : Francis Gribble.

Elizabeth Berg is the New York Times bestselling author of many novels, including We Are All Welcome Here, The Year of Pleasures, The Art of Mending, Say When, True to Form, Never Change, and Open House, which was an Oprah s Book Club selection in Durable Goods and Joy School were selected as ALA Best Books of the Year, and Talk Before Sleep was short listed for the ABBY Award in The.

A biography of George Sand describes her novels, her politics and, of course, her affairs. Lélia”), it isn’t Sand’s titles but the names of her lovers (Chopin, Musset, Marie Dorval. Looking for books by George Sand. See all books authored by George Sand, including Indiana, and Histoire de ma vie, and more on We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures.

We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $   She took among her many lovers composers Frédéric Chopin and Franz Liszt, playwright and poet Alfred de Musset and the woman Berg posits was Sand.

Directed by James Lapine. With Judy Davis, Hugh Grant, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters. In s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand.

During the early part of her literary career, Sand’s novels showed the influence of several figures in her life, whether they were lovers, friends, or just people whom she admired. Getty Images   I na Aurore Dupin tried to kill herself by riding her horse into a deep river.

Twenty-eight years later, Landry, a character in La Petite Fadette, a novel written by Dupin under her pen name George Sand, thinks about drowning himself in the this time Sand’s readers would have been familiar with the suicide option.

In her first novel, Indiana (), a serving girl. Consuelo George Sand, famous for her many lovers, wrote more than 60 novels during her career. Written inConsuelo portrays the triumph of moral purity over manifold temptations. This Romantic novel of the musical life of a gypsy singer is noted for its rich depiction of Venice.

The characters in Sand’s novels are enthusiastic and outspoken, with a bold manifesto of women's. Indiana is a novel about love and marriage written by Amantine Aurore Dupin; it was the first work she published under her pseudonym George hed in Aprilthe novel blends the conventions of romanticism, realism and the novel is set partly in France and partly in the French colony of Réunion, Sand had to base her descriptions of the colony, where she had never been.

In nearly all George Sand's loves there was a strong strain of motherly feeling. Chopin was first petted by her like a spoiled darling and then nursed for years like a sick child. During this, her second period, George Sand allowed herself to be the mouthpiece of others -- "un écho qui embellissait la voix", as Delatouche expressed :   Hugo, Chopin, de Musset, and other well-known personages show up, as Sand writes and publishes her novels.

For those readers who revel in precise historical detail and personal adventure, the handsomely designed and very nicely illustrated Romances of George Sand is a book you will relish. --Robert Hauptman, PhD, Editor, Journal of Information Reviews: 4. Impromptu is a British-American period drama film directed by James Lapine, written by Sarah Kernochan, produced by Daniel A.

Sherkow and Stuart Oken, and starring Hugh Grant as Frédéric Chopin and Judy Davis as George film was shot entirely on location in France as a British production by an American company. The main location used was at the Chateau des Briottières .The vein which ran through all her stories was new and piquant.

As was said of her: In George Sand, whenever a lady wishes to change her lover, God is always there to make the transfer easy. In other words, she preached free love in the name of religion. This was not a new doctrine with her.About George Sand. The author of classic novels including Indiana and Lélia, George Sand is perhaps better known for her unconventional a Jack unravels the many facets of this writer who counted among her friends and lovers everyone from Chopin and Liszt to .