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The World of George Sand

The World of George Sand (Hardback)

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Bringing together a variety of critical approaches and interdisciplinary perspectives, this work reflects the continuing vitality and breadth of George Sand scholarship around the world. It contains twenty-eight papers and a keynote address presented at the Seventh International George Sand Conference. Contributors include leading European, American, and Asian scholars in the field. The volume opens with essays by Henri Peyre and Marilyn French focusing on George Sand's relation to her own period and society and her continuing relevance to modern readers. The next three sections are devoted to an examination of Sand's work in specific genres: the novel, travel writing, and autobiography. Other subject areas addressed include the relation of text to personal ideology, political views, and sexual politics and identity. The remaining chapters explore Sand's relationships with her contemporaries, including Alfred de Musset, Balzac, Flaubert, and Alexandre Dumas fils.

Presenting the best in current scholarship in the field, this work will be of interest for studies and courses relating to nineteenth century women writers, French literature, women's studies, cultural and social history, and related subjects.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: ABC-CLIO Publication Date: 30/09/1991 ISBN-13: 9780313275845  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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NATALIE DATLOF is Director of Liaison and Creative Development, Hofstra University Cultural Center. She edited The George Sand Papers (Conference Proceedings, 1976 and 1978), and is Co-Editor-in-Chief of George Sand Studies.JEANNE FUCHS is Associate Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and Languages at Hofstra University. She has also been Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs for four years. Her main research is in eighteenth-century French literature, and she is working on a book on Rousseau's La Nouvelle Heloise.DAVID A. POWELL is Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor of French at Hofstra University. He has published a book-length study and several journal articles on George Sand, as well as articles on other literary topics. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief of George Sand Studies.

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