Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
George Sand$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Elizabeth Harlan

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780300104172

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300104172.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM YALE SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.yale.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Yale University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in YSO for personal use.date: 02 August 2021

Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.xi) Introduction
Source:
George Sand
Author(s):

Elizabeth Harlan

Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0001

This book is about George Sand, a prolific writer who not only dreamed of a liberated life but lived it. Born Amandine Aurore Lucile Dupin in Paris in 1804, she grew up to become a successful, if controversial, author who left her husband, took lovers, adopted a male pseudonym, fought for and regained custody of her children and possession of her home, founded journals, and participated in the political life of her nation. She died shortly before her seventy-second birthday surrounded by her adoring son, Maurice, his wife and two daughters, and her estranged daughter, Solange. During the course of Sand's career, she produced more than ninety novels, dozens of novellas, scores of plays, thousands of pages of autobiography, tomes of commentary and criticism, hundreds of articles, numerous travel journals, and a correspondence comprising some twenty thousand extant letters.

Keywords:   writer, George Sand, Solange, author, autobiography, Maurice

Yale Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.