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Letters of George Sand
     

Letters of George Sand

by George Sand
 

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"What a brave man she was," said novelist Ivan Turgenev, "and what a good woman." French writer and feminist Amandine Aurore Lucile Dupin, Baroness Dudevant, akaGEORGE SAND(1804-1876), smoked in public and dressed like a man, carried on scandalous romantic affairs and was an intimate ofChopinand Flaubert...and wrote some of the most intriguing works of 19th-century

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"What a brave man she was," said novelist Ivan Turgenev, "and what a good woman." French writer and feminist Amandine Aurore Lucile Dupin, Baroness Dudevant, akaGEORGE SAND(1804-1876), smoked in public and dressed like a man, carried on scandalous romantic affairs and was an intimate ofChopinand Flaubert...and wrote some of the most intriguing works of 19th-century French literature: novels, plays, autobiographies, literary criticism, and political treatises. Thisthree-volume1886 collection of her correspondence sheds light on her personality, morality, and ideas on religion, all of which molded the philosophies on women's sexuality and women's freedom that she is famous for today, andaidsa deeper understanding of her work and her place in the history of feminism.

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BN ID:
2940027234539
Publisher:
Ward and Downey
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Format:
NOOK Book
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646 KB

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