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The Countess von Rudolstadt

Author: George Sand; Gretchen Jane Van Slyke
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first translation of "The Countess von Rudolstadt" in more than a century brings to contemporary readers one of George Sand's most ambitious and engaging novels, hailed by many scholars of French literature as her masterpiece. Consuelo, or the Countess von Rudolstadt, born the penniless daughter of a Spanish gypsy, is transformed into an opera star by the great maestro Porpora. Her peregrinations throughout  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Sand; Gretchen Jane Van Slyke
ISBN: 9780812240733 0812240731 0812220145 9780812220148
OCLC Number: 183261856
Description: xviii, 441 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Comtesse de Rudolstadt.
Responsibility: George Sand ; translated by Gretchen van Slyke.
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"Van Slyke's elegant and comprehensive translation is a groundbreaking contribution to the rediscovery of George Sand's work and thought."-Nineteenth-Century French Studies

 
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