George Sand


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Noun1.George Sand - French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)George Sand - French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
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A chef d'oeuvre of that kind of quiet evolution of character through circumstance, introduced into English literature by Miss Austen, and carried to perfection in France by George Sand (who is more to the point, because, like Mrs.
French and German works predominated, the old French dramatists, sundry modern authors, Thiers, Villemain, Paul de Kock, George Sand, Eugene Sue; in German--Goethe, Schiller, Zschokke, Jean Paul Richter; in English there were works on Political Economy.
L'homme c'est rien--l'oeuvre c'est tout,' as Gustave Flaubert wrote to George Sand.
NATIONAL DAY OF CANADA 1804: George Sand (Amandine Aurore Lucie Dudevant), French romantic novelist who adopted her masculine pseudonym for the novel Indiana, was born.
His topics include the time and the place, from the Pyramids to Constantinople, the hermit in white gloves, George Sand and the old troubadour, the ups and downs of melancholy, and sketches for a portrait.
If Chopin's music was not enough to interest audiences, his exile in Paris and his ten-year relationship with the novelist George Sand provided filmmakers with a variety of possible interpretations of his life and music.
Here, three American characters represent three points of view: Constantius, a critic, believes that Eliot's novel is written "quite in the George Sand manner.
On reading the works of George Sand, Margaret Fuller wrote she was "tempted" to take her own writing in a new direction, which critical tradition assumes meant fiction-writing--a direction that Fuller did not take.
Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin (1 July 1804--8 June 1876), best known by her pseudonym George Sand, was a French novelist and memoirist.
com)-- Funding is needed to release a detailed historical novel that argues that George Sand only found happiness when she became asexual in the last third of her life, while all of her romances were tragic and hurtful.
Une phrase-cle de La Comtesse de Rudolstadt, prononcee par un des membres initiateurs de la secte des Invisibles, montre bien cependant a quel point l'engagement a tendance reformatrice de George Sand etait une realite:
idees, lectures (Rousseau, Michelet), rencontres (Felicite de Lamennais, l'avocat Michel) et amours (Musset) de George Sand, notamment entre 1835 et 1836.