Lucrezia Floriani [George Sand, Julius Eker] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lucrezia Floriani, a worldly year-old actress and the. Lucrezia Floriani était une actrice d’un talent pur, élevé, suffisamment tragique, toujours émouvant et sympathique quand elle jouait un rôle bien fait, exquis. Author: Sand, George, Title: Lucrezia Floriani. Ebook No.: Published: Jul 13, Downloads: Language: French. Subject: Man- woman.
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This book is a hyperbolized, fictitious, and thinly veiled account of her breakup with pianist and composer Frederic Chopin.
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. 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. Aug 10, Franziska rated it liked it Shelves: Return to Book Page.
Account Options Sign in. If Sand wrote herself into a Gothic novel it was to romance a Byronic foreign prince in the throws of adolescence, not to romance her real life lover who was pushing George Sand was often accused of writing this novel as an unflattering portrait of composer Frederick Chopin with whom floriiani had a year relationship that had just ended badly.
Sand’s immensely popular novels ranged from sentimental stories of wronged women, to utopian socialist fictions, such as her masterpiece in Consuelo,to explorations of pastoral themes written when she retired, late in life, to her estate in Berry. Lists with This Book.
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From my Georges Sand phase. This book is the ultimate in illustrating the revenge that george sand took upon Chopin. There are of course more evident literary tips like quotation from Dante or the story of Lucrezia – a Roman matron which by the way was played in in Ponsard version and this is why the heroine lucreziw to die at the end even if the narrator florianni really see the need for an ending.
From inside the book. In typical Sandian tradition, Lucrezia describes herself and her philosophy of love: The authors understanding of people and floeiani contexts always delights.
For deMusset’s point of view of the relationship, see his novel Confession d’un Enfant du Siecle. Sand was friend and correspondent with many of the major artists and writers of her age, including Balzac, Flaubert, and Liszt. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Jennifer rated it liked it Oct 16, These opposites are more interesting to the reader. Dec 04, Cassandra Gillig rated it liked it.
Refresh and try again. Prince Karol is not a complete sketch of anyone, but rather one half of human nature, the practical, sensitive soul that is masked by the other half, depicted in Salvator Albani. 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. When he meets the tempestuous Lucrezia Florianai, a popular traveling actress and musician, he is at first repulsed by her bohemian nature at age 30, is she six years his senior and has children by three different former lovers.
Maria rated it really liked it Jan 24, As a consequence of many unorthodox aspects of her lucezia, Sand was obliged to relinquish some of ffloriani 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.
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The fact that there are men who could become enamoured of this slut is indeed a proof of oucrezia abasement of the men of this generation. Because the novel was considered scandalous, this is the first English translation.
Each time I have loved, it was with so much of my heart that I thought it was for the first and last time in my life. She is regarded as the first French female novelist to gain a major reputation. Paperbackpages.
Open Preview See a Problem? The virtues and flaws of Karol are those she continually sought in all her relationships, if anything Karol is an ideal type and Sands lovers fit his description because they are also her type. She had previously done this most notably in Elle et Lui lucrdzia, which included the details of her passionate, but ultimately noxious relationship with poet Alfed de Musset. Fatma rated it liked it Nov 20, Jun 13, Ruth rated it liked it.