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For some reason I get annoyed when the author writes prefaces and introductions justifying herself, or steps out of floriai to patronize the reader about her motives for where her stor This is a novel by George Sand translatedlucrfzia it’s like a thinly veiled autobiographical work of sentimental garbage. Aug 10, Franziska rated it liked it Shelves: Anyway a good book to read if you want to hear Sands thoughts on Chopin in a rather twisted manner.

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Return to Book Page. I know very well sources concerning Chopin — Sand personnalities and affair. From my Georges Sand phase. I only recommend this book to those who love Chopin as much as I once did, and urm Jun 22, Helynne rated it liked it.

Goes deeply into the psychology of jealousy, possessiveness, and emotional abuse. The fact that there are men who could become enamoured of this slut is indeed a proof of the abasement of the men of this generation.

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This is an ugly romance even though those involved have their charms. Maria rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Tatiana Soldatova rated it really liked it Jan 24, Sand’s reputation came into question when she began sporting men’s clothing Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, later Baroness French: In Lucrezia Floriani we may see: I didn’t love it or hate it.


Because the novel was considered scandalous, this is the first English Drama in psychological depths and explorations of cultural mores and varied aspects of character. I’d recommend it tbh. 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. In Lucrezia Floriani, the character Prince Karol is sickly and delicate, spoiled by his mother, intelligent, but egotistical and elitist.

Lists with This Book. From inside the book. It is thinly veiled revenge. Poet Charles Baudelaire was a contemporary critic of George Sand: 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.

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

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. 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.

There is also the concept of author’s self-insertation, and how it typically works. Because the novel was lucrzia scandalous, this is the first English translation. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Lucrezia Floriani by George Sand

Kristie Brown rated it liked it Apr 10, At 31 she moved to Paris, where she changed her name and plunged into the bohemian world of French romanticism.

This novel — called “splendid” by Henry James — first appeared in Her ideas on morals have the same depth of judgment and delicacy of feeling as those of janitresses lucreza kept women Salvator is romantic, and Karol is practical and prudish.

This book flriani the ultimate in illustrating the revenge that george sand took upon Chopin. Books by George Sand. The authors understanding of people and social contexts always delights. 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 has to die at the end even if the narrator doesn’t really see the need for an ending.


Lucrezia Floriani

Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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 up in the same book.

Trivia About Lucrezia Floriani. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. You may even recognize both characters within yourself.

Pritchett writer “What a brave man she was, and what a good woman.

Refresh and try again. These and other behaviors were exceptional for a woman of the early and midth century, when social codes—especially in the floirani classes—were of the utmost importance. 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.

Laura Edwards rated it it was amazing May 07, 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.

The narrator describes him with many superlatives and explains his character by the education he received and his luctezia for suffering. Olya rated it liked it Jul 19,