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George Sand in her own words

George Sand

George Sand in her own words

by George Sand

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Published by Quartet in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p461-464. - Includes index.

Statementtranslated and edited by Joseph Barry ; introduction by Ellen Moers.
ContributionsBarry, Joseph., Sand, George, 1804-1876.
The Physical Object
Paginationxliii,475p. ;
Number of Pages475
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17379242M
ISBN 100704322358

George Sand lived a life with the kindness and charm that one finds in her very books. The Magnetic Charm of George Sand us toll free: international: +1 () UK: +44 (0) 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.

  Béatrice Didier, George Sand écrivain: Un grand fleuve d’Amérique (Presses Universitaires de France, ) Nigel Harkness, Men of Their Words: The Poetics of Masculinity in George Sand’s.   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.

Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin [1] (French: ; 1 July – 8 June ), best known by her pseudonym George Sand (French:), was a French novelist and is equally well known for her much publicized romantic affairs with a number of artists, including the composer and pianist Frédéric Chopin and the writer Alfred de Musset. In many ways ahead of her time, George Sand attacked life with a vivacity and brusqueness that made her both a disgrace to proper society and the fascination of those inside it. Born Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin in , the girl who would become George Sand inherited a .


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I read this to see how George Sand is in English translation. This was a good sample book of some of her writing. If you want a taste of her own writing this would make an excellent first choice.

But first read a biography on her life, preferably Infamous Woman: the life of George Sand. Quotes I've added to goodreads are below my review/5(2). In Her Own Words [Sand, George, Barry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Her Own WordsAuthor: George Sand.

Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sand, George, George Sand in her own words. ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Translated from the French.

Notes: Translated from the French. Description: xliii, pages ; 22 cm. I found this book particularly interesting because the author quotes George Sand extensively and then analyzes Sand's words for the possible meaning behind them.

Granted the explanations of George Sand's own words are the author's point of view, or opinion, but she occasionally brings forth novel ideas of what Sand was perhaps thinking when she /5(5).

Looking for books by George Sand. See all books authored by George Sand, including Indiana, and Histoire de ma vie, and more on George Sand in Her Own Words.

George Sand $ Le Compagnon Du Tour de France. Tome 1. George Sand. Out of Stock. Le Marquis de Villemer. George Sand $ - $ Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin (French: [amɑ̃tin lysil oʁɔʁ dypɛ̃]; 1 July – 8 June ), best known by her pen name George Sand (French: [ʒɔʁʒ sɑ̃d]), was a French novelist, memoirist, and Socialist.

One of the more popular writers in Europe in her lifetime, being more renowned than both Victor Hugo and Honoré de Balzac in England in the s and s, Sand is. 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. 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. The sequel to this literary alliance is best recounted in George Sand's own words: "I resisted him for three months but then yielded; I lived in my own apartment in an unconventional style." Her first independent novel, Indiana (), was written at the instigation of Delatouche, and the world-famous pseudonym George (originally Georges) Sand Born: Elizabeth Barrett Browning (née Moulton-Barrett, / ˈ b r aʊ n ɪ ŋ /; 6 March – 29 June ) was an English poet of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United States during her lifetime.

Born in County Durham, the eldest of 12 children, Elizabeth Barrett wrote poetry from the age of mother's collection of her poems forms one of the largest extant collections.

She adopted the pseudonym George Sand for her own writing. After separating from Sandeau, George Sand legally separated from Dudevant inand won custody of Solange.

George Sand had a notorious and conflict-ridden relationship with the writer Alfred de Musset, from to Enjoy the best George Sand Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by George Sand, French Novelist, Born July 1, Share with your friends. George Sand died at Nohant, near Châteauroux, in France's Indre département on 8 Juneat the age of 71 and was buried in the grounds of her home there.

Incontroversial plans were suggested to move her remains to the Panthéon in Paris. As for George Sand's own writing, her words were read by hundreds of men and women alike.

Her novels often portrayed women as. intelligent and morally sound individuals, giving her readers confidence in their worth as females. She was an idol to women of her time. George Sand (sănd, Fr. zhôrzh säN), pseud.

of Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin, baronne Dudevant (ämäNdēn´ ôrôr´ lüsē´ düpăN, bärôn´ düdväN´), –76, French variant forms of her maiden name include Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin. Born of an aristocratic father and a lower-class mother, she was reared by her austere paternal grandmother on a country.

Famed writer Marcel Proust also name-dropped George Sand’s work in his own seminal literature, and Victor Hugo referred to her as a “great woman.” French writer Honoré de Balzac famously declared that if anyone had a problem with Sand’s writing, it was their fault and they needed to fix their critical standards.

Last autumn, the actress Claudia Cardinale is said to have suggested to her friend Jacques Chirac that moving George Sand into the Panthéon, the secular mausoleum of the great in Paris, would be.

For Sand and Chopin, the Mallorcan interlude was also productive for their own careers. Sand wrote her novel Spiridion in the monastery, and Chopin composed a number of pieces at Valldemossa. But. Her voice can be intimate, unpretentious, gentle, sympathetic, and disarmingly honest.

Reading George Sand's novels, you hear her tone: anguish, suffering and hope, frustration and yearning, despair and courage, tenderness are all written in. There. Winter in Majorca Sand, George Book Description: Academy Press/Cassandra Editions, Chicago, Hardcover Book Condition: VG- Copy of Sand's travel journal of a winter spent in ated by Robert Graves, who lived on the island and rises to its defense in his footnotes to her story.George Sand.

New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, Harlan, a novelist based in Paris, tries to avoid the romantic entanglements that have partly defined Sand’s life. Instead, she focuses on the strained relationship between Sand and her mother as well as Sand’s relationship with her own children.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.