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Sand’s reputation came into question when she began sporting men’s clothing in public — which she justified by the clothes being far sturdier and less expensive than the typical dress of a noblewoman at the time. Resiiy Reisinger rated it did not like it Jul 02, Sorry for my English, I read the book in French.

George Sand began life as Aurore Dupin, the daughter of a count and a dressmaker.

Better yet, see the film version L’Enfant du Siecle starring Juliette Binoche as Sand and Benois Magimel as de Musset, which describes how de Musset indulged himself in alcohol and opiates during the couple’s stay in Venice, and ended up going completely crazy.

Because the novel was considered scandalous, this is the first English This is probably very horrible of me to say so, but I actually wish the author died before Chopin did. Lucrezia Floriani, a worldly year-old actress and the mother of 4 children with 3 different fathers, meets and falls in love with Prince Karol, a moody, introspective aristocrat.

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At 31 she moved to Paris, where she changed her name and plunged into the bohemian world of French romanticism. Though frequently dismissed as overblown or too sentimental, Sand’s fiction has recently undergone a revaluation, emerging as an influential body of women’s writing. Refresh and try again. This book is the ultimate in illustrating the revenge that george sand took upon Chopin.

Also scandalous was Sand’s smoking tobacco in public; neither peerage nor gentry had yet sanctioned the free indulgence of women in such a habit, especially in public though Franz Liszt’s paramour Marie D’Agoult affected this as well, smoking large cigars.

Academy Chicago Publishers- Man-woman relationships – pages. Sep 16, Cynthia Hart rated it it was amazing.


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My heart, not my senses, have ruled me, and I cannot even begin to understand pleasure lucreaia rapturous affection. Aug 02, Christine rated it did not like it. I physically wanted to fight George Sand during the duration of this book. Poet Charles Baudelaire was a contemporary critic of George Sand: So basically she’s complaining in this book that Chopin is jealous of everybody around her, including her kids, and he’s a whiny drag, and he’s smothering her to death.

This book is a hyperbolized, fictitious, and thinly veiled account of her breakup with pianist and composer Frederic Chopin.

Tatiana Soldatova rated it really liked it Jan 24, These opposites are more interesting to the reader. As a consequence of many unorthodox aspects of her lifestyle, Sand was obliged to relinquish some of the privileges appertaining to a baroness — though, interestingly, the mores of the period did permit upper-class wives to live physically separated from their husbands, without losing face, provided the estranged couple exhibited no blatant irregularity to the outside world.

I can hear Finney saying “and then the world was a better place. Jan 19, Mat rated it really liked it. Maria rated it really liked it Jan 24, It is important to remember that most of Sand’s lovers throughout her life were possessive and jealous, most notably Mallefille, and all were younger than her. Leo rated it liked it Aug 10, Very interesting book, rumored to be contrary to Sand’s statements a reflection of her relationship with Chopin.

For some reason I get annoyed when the author writes prefaces and introductions justifying herself, or steps out of narrative to patronize the reader about her motives for where her story is going, when it really doesn’t add anything to the narrative.

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Drama in psychological depths and explorations of cultural mores and varied aspects of character. For deMusset’s point of view of the relationship, see his novel Confession d’un Enfant du Siecle.

This is an ugly romance even though those involved have their charms. When he meets the tempestuous Lucrezia Florianai, a popular lhcrezia actress and musician, he is at first repulsed by her bohemian nature lucrdzia age 30, is she six years his senior and has children by three different former lovers. Jun 13, Ruth rated it liked it.


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Trivia About Lucrezia Floriani. Salvator is extraverted, Karol introverted. She had previously done this most notably in Elle et Luiwhich included the details of her passionate, but ultimately noxious relationship with poet Alfed de Musset. Salvator is romantic, and Karol is practical and prudish. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Lucrezia Floriani, a worldly year-old actress and the mother of 4 children with 3 different fathers, meets and falls, in love with Prince Karol is Chopin.

For some reason I get annoyed when the author writes prefaces and introductions justifying herself, or steps out of narrative to patronize the reader about her motives for where her stor This is a novel by George Sand translatedand it’s like a thinly veiled autobiographical work of sentimental garbage.

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Only two last chapters may leave other lucrezla in the mind of un inattentive reader. Educated both on her aristocratic grandmother’s estate and in a Parisian convent, at 18 she married Casimer Dudevant, a provincial gentleman whose rough temperament was the opposite of her own, and from whom she obtained a separation several years later. Olya rated it liked it Jul 19, Furthermore, the novel functions well on its own merits and with its own plot until it reaches a more different end for Lucrezia lucrezoa Sand ever could have feared for herself.

The danger lies when you shut yourself off from the emotions nature gives you—that Salvator represents—and allow yourself to be ruled only by your inner fears.

From inside the book. In addition to floriiani comfortable, Sand’s male dress enabled her to circulate more freely in Paris than most of her female contemporaries could, and gave her increased access to venues from which women were often barred — even women of her social standing.