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The last love of George Sand : a literary biography

Author: Evelyne Bloch-Dano
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub., ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st English-language edView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the life of the French writer and activist focuses on the period she shared with her lover, engraver Alexandre Manceau, describing the impact of the comparatively drama-free love affair on her creativity.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George Sand; Alexandre Manceau; Alexandre Manceau; George Sand; George Sand; Alexandre Manceau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyne Bloch-Dano
ISBN: 9781611457162 1611457165
OCLC Number: 783162843
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 277 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "My heart is a grave" --
"The dream of the simple, the good, the true" --
"Always, we are ruled by weaker minds" --
"As pure as gold" --
"Engraving is a serious art" --
"I prefer to keep pressing forward" --
"We all have our secrets" --
"This wild and unpredictable nature" --
"I am no Madame de Staël" --
"Let's help one another not to despair" --
"This mother hen instinct" --
"My dear child, they have killed you" --
"Italia, Italia!" --
"My soul has grown old and weary" --
"Manceau owns a house!" --
"The true story of she and him" --
"Impersonality has saved me" --
"I so love my new daughter" --
"Let us depart, my old friend, let us leave" --
"Your part will never die."
Other Titles: Dernier amour de George Sand.
Responsibility: Evelyne Bloch-Dano ; translated from the French by Allison Charette.

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"First published as Le dernier amour de George Sand in 2010 by aEditions Grasset et Fasqulle."--Title page verso.  Read more...

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Delightful reconstruction of the deeply fulfilling, late-life romance of the French novelist with a devoted, younger engraver. Obviously a labor of love, this work by the accomplished French Read more...

 
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