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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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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.

This novel — called “splendid” by Henry James — first appeared in Very interesting book, rumored to be contrary to Sand’s statements a reflection of her relationship with Chopin. 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. Olya rated it liked it Jul 19, This is supposed to be a thinly disguised account of Sand’s affair with Chopin.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jun 22, Helynne rated it liked it.

Fatma rated it liked it Nov 20, The narrator lucreezia him with many superlatives and explains his character by the education he received and his need for suffering. Refresh and try again.


Pritchett writer “What a brave man she was, fliriani what a good woman. Jennifer rated it liked it Oct 16, 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.

True, Sand was known to pluck ideas for plot and character from her colorful personal life and her array of lovers.

Sand’s reputation came into question when she began sporting men’s clothing Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, later Baroness French: This book is the ultimate in illustrating the revenge that george sand took upon Chopin. But mostly, I hated the title character, and her string of lovers and romanticism I didn’t say romance- this is a novel written during the romantic age just drove me nuts.

Lucrezia Floriani

Leo rated it liked it Aug 10, cloriani In Lucrezia Floriani we may see: Furthermore, the novel functions well on its own merits and with its own plot until it reaches a more different end for Lucrezia than Sand ever could have feared for herself.

What the story is really about is the conflict between the two natures of the man: Kucrezia book is a hyperbolized, fictitious, and thinly veiled account of her breakup with pianist and composer Frederic Chopin. If an author writes herself to be Lucrezia Floriani, it is because she views Lucrezia’s life to be in some way better than her own, or at the very least more interesting, and that being the case real-life lovers or friends don’t usually end floiani in the same book.

The main moral of this book consists of distinction between love which looks for personal happiness characteristic for young age and love which looks for the happiness of others mature love.


For deMusset’s point of view of t George Lucreia was often accused of writing this novel as an unflattering portrait of composer Frederick Chopin with whom she had a year relationship that had just ended badly. 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. Ilona rated it really liked it Jan 06, Salvator is romantic, lucrdzia Karol is practical and prudish.

That poor guy had to go through so much I am forever reeling in how cold this is. To ask other readers questions about Lucrezia Florianiplease sign up.

Lucrezia Floriani by George Sand

She is regarded as lucreiza first French female novelist to gain a major reputation. Jun 13, Ruth rated it liked it. Her love affairs with the poet Musset and the composer Chopin were the stuff of legend, chronicled in her own Story of My Life. Sara rated it really liked it May 11, The neediness of Prince Karol was exhausting and even more exhausting was Sand ranting at the reader as herself and not pertaining to the plot at all.

The authors understanding of people and social contexts always delights. 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 foriani later.