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George Sand : a woman's life writ large

Author: Belinda Elizabeth Jack
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jack, Belinda Elizabeth.
George Sand.
New York : Knopf, 2000
(OCoLC)682229984
Named Person: George Sand; George Sand; George Sand
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Belinda Elizabeth Jack
ISBN: 0679455019 9780679455011
OCLC Number: 41967166
Description: xiv, 395 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Auguries --
A man of action and a passionate woman --
Adventure real and imagined --
Two rival mothers --
Still water --
The fear of freedom and the lure of suicide --
A reasonable marriage --
The reality of marriage and the precarious suspension of disbelief --
The call of the wild --
The 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 --
Form the real to the sublime --
Creativity and compromise --
History past, present, and future --
Eden --
Son and lover --
Communion.
Responsibility: Belinda Jack.
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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.

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