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The devil's pool and other stories

Author: George Sand; E H Blackmore; A M Blackmore; Francine Giguère
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2004.
Series: SUNY series, women writers in translation.
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"Newly translated into English, "The Devil's Pool" is the most popular of George Sand's novellas and her best-selling work in France today. Illustrating Sand's brevity, liveliness, and exemplary storytelling, the tale deals with many of her characteristic themes - the relations between the sexes, the plight of the underprivileged, and the role of fantasy in human life - making it an ideal introduction to her work.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sand, George, 1804-1876.
Devil's pool and other stories.
Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003060637
(OCoLC)52979073
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Sand; E H Blackmore; A M Blackmore; Francine Giguère
ISBN: 1423739973 9781423739975 9780791461495 0791461491 9780791461501 0791461505
OCLC Number: 62348797
Description: 1 online resource (197 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Lavinia (1833) --
The unkonwn god (1836) --
Open letter to Monsieur Nisard (1836) --
Mothers in fashionable society (1845) --
The devil's pool (1845) --
A country wedding (1846) --
Prefatory note to The devil's wedding (1851).
Series Title: SUNY series, women writers in translation.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: by George Sand ; translated by E.H. and A.M. Blackmore and Francine Giguère.

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"Newly translated into English, "The Devil's Pool" is the most popular of George Sand's novellas and her best-selling work in France today. Illustrating Sand's brevity, liveliness, and exemplary storytelling, the tale deals with many of her characteristic themes - the relations between the sexes, the plight of the underprivileged, and the role of fantasy in human life - making it an ideal introduction to her work. Also included are translations of two of Sand's most admired short stories, "Lavinia" and "The Unknown God," as well as various relevant essays and documents." --Book Jacket.

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