7 edition of Novels By George Sand V4 found in the catalog.
January 17, 2007 by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
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One might suppose that the sudden change from the open woods and fields to the primness of a religious home would have been a great shock to her, and that with her disposition she might have broken out into wild ways that would have shocked the nuns. Afterward she had many lovers, but to no one did she so nearly become a true mate. For a time after her deception by Sandeau, she felt absolutely devoid of all emotions. But it took her half her life to reach a conclusion that could have prevented some of those miseries.
Aurore Dudevant really believed that she was swayed by a pure and mystic passion. Therefore, Aurore read poems and childish stories; she gained a smattering of Latin, and she was devoted to music and the elements of natural science. Even the prince took notice of her; and to please him she wore the green uniform of a hussar. Coming to visit her at Nohant, he was revolted by the clownish husband with whom she lived. In return she refused any longer to attend his church.
The existence which she now led was a curious one. Aurore Dupin became his wife inand he secured the control of her fortune. Lieutenant Dupin was on the staff of Prince Murat, and little Aurore, as she was called, at the age of three accompanied the army, as did her mother. Young Alfred was nervous, delicate, slightly epileptic, and it is certain that he was given to dissipation, which so far had affected his health only by making him hysterical. She is chaste. As soon as she had written Indiana and Valentine, George Sand had secured a place in the world of letters.
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I assumed that my husband had died, and I was very glad to learn what he thought of me while he was alive. She expressed a yearning for the affections of the elder Dumas; but that good-natured giant laughed at her, and in fact gave her some sound advice, and let her smoke unsentimentally in his study.
According Novels By George Sand V4 book herself, she resisted him for six months, and then at last she Novels By George Sand V4 book.
In the meantime, Raymon has made an advantageous marriage and bought Indiana's house, where he and his wife live. Morally, she is like a lad of twenty; for in her heart of hearts, she is more than chaste—she is a prude.
Young Alfred was nervous, delicate, slightly epileptic, and it is certain that he was given to dissipation, which so far had affected his health only by making him hysterical.
Indiana escapes the house to faithfully present herself in Raymon's apartments in the middle of the night, expecting him to accept her as his mistress in spite of society's inevitable condemnation.
Probably the truth is somewhat as one might expect. The novel is narrated by a much older Bernard, who is entertaining some visitors with the story of his life, but apart from the first chapter, the book is structured as a straightforward first person narrative.
He further confirmed that some of the plot of the book might be revealed in the upcoming season of Game of Thrones. Dudevant resented this. It is just half the amount that Trollope earned in about the same period, and justifies his remark—"adequate, but not splendid.
She formed what she called a platonic friendship—and it was really so—with a certain M. For a while she seems to have almost forgotten her sex. According to her, the ties between a man and a woman are sacred only when they are sanctified by love; and she distinguished between love and passion in this epigram: Love seeks to give, while passion seeks to take.
Soon, however, she was to begin an episode which has been more famous than any other in her Novels By George Sand V4 book history, for she met Alfred de Musset, then a youth of twenty-three, but already well known for his poems and his plays.
Many of those men became her lovers. This is one of the most remarkable of her intimacies, since it began, continued, and ended all in the space of a single week. Such as she was, she attached herself to Chopin for eight years.
In the early part of her life, Sand witnessed untold tragedy, both in her family circles and those she lived in. In another sense, the novel critiques the laws around women's equality in France.
The venerable trees around and the scattered rocks above bury it in everlasting obscurity; and you would experience the greatest difficulty, even in broad daylight, in crossing the deserted path leading to it, without stumbling against the gnarled trunks and rubbish that bar every step.
She is by destiny a woman of excessive curiosity, always disappointed, always deceived in her incessant investigation, but she is not fundamentally ardent.
Intellectually, she was at her very best.
After separating from Sandeau, George Sand legally separated from Dudevant inand won custody of Solange. Since the events on the Iron Islands were to have an impact in the book and could not be told with existing POV characters, Martin eventually introduced three new viewpoints.
One of her companions in this sort of hand-to-mouth journalism was a young student and writer named Jules Sandeau, a man seven years younger than his comrade. He Novels By George Sand V4 book probably have Novels By George Sand V4 book better for a plebeian strain, since there was in him a touch of the degenerate.
Afterward she had many lovers, but to no one did she so nearly become a true mate. As the author of a slippery memoir, Histoire de ma vie, where poetic licence often takes precedence over factual accuracy, Sand was fascinated by creating her own image during her affair with the poet Alfred de Musset, the pair of them made notes, transforming the relationship into instant literature with an eye to posterity.The first study of George Sand and vision, this book considers the pull between the visual and the visionary in nineteenth-century France through an examination of Sand's novels.
With an extensive corpus ranging from Sand's early texts through to her later, less familiar works, it repositions Sand's oeuvre alongside that of the major realist authors and demonstrates her distinctive.
George Sand (Pseudonym of Amandine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin Dudevant) French novelist, essayist, and dramatist. For further discussion of Sand's career, see. George Sand is famous for flaunting the conventions of behavior expected of women of her standing in France at the time and for her numerous romantic liaisons including her long standing affair with Frédéric Chopin.
The Devil’s Pool is one of several short pastoral novels drawn from her childhood experiences in the rural French region of Berri/5(K).Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Novels By George Sand V4: Indiana () by George Sand/5(K).I read several of these in French back in college and really enjoyed her beautiful, fluid prose, though I'm not sure that would translate well into English.
As for books, I particularly liked what are called her "country" novels, about life among.Jul 24, · George Sands’ ebook in tune with nature Letters. George Sand’s novels ‘show how humanity and landscape interact at a deep level, a spiritual one’, writes Philip Pendered. Photograph.