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Author Jack, Belinda Elizabeth.

Title George Sand : a woman's life writ large / Belinda Jack.

Imprint New York : Vintage, 2001.

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Edition 1st Vintage Books ed.
Description xiv, 395 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
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Note Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-380) and index.
Contents Auguries -- A man of action and a passionate woman -- Adventure real and imagined -- Two rival mothers -- Still water -- Fear of freedom and the lure of suicide -- Reasonable marriage -- The reality of marriage and the precarious suspension of disbelief -- The call of the wild -- Travesty of marriage -- Petit Jules -- Becoming Sand -- Paris from the provinces -- An exquisite dissection -- Exploring another self -- Musset and madness -- Pagello, Paris, and politics -- Maurice's notorious mother -- From the real to the sublime -- Creativity and compromise -- History past, present, and future -- Eden -- Son and lover -- Communion.
Summary Follows Sand's life from her birth in 1804 through her work as a minister of Propaganda during the Revolution of 1848, her relationship with Chopin, and her work in the radical politics of her day.
Subject Sand, George, 1804-1876.
Novelists, French -- 19th century -- Biography.
Women novelists, French -- 19th century -- Biography.
ISBN 0679779183 (pbk.)
9780679779186 (pbk.)

 
    
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