Consuelo. Volume 1
- Author: George Sand
- Collection: "Domina" Collection
- Year: 15-02-2016
- Translator From French: Georgi Tsankov
- Availability: In Stock
- Product Code: 1657-01
- SKU: 11.0132
- ISBN: 978-619-209-015-9
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A novel of musical life set in the 18th century. The story of Consuelo, a Gypsy singer, and her adventures in Venice, Austria and Bohemia, narrated by the most eminent of French female writers. Sand was a prolific (nearly 60 novels) writer who shocked Paris with her own sexual escapades, but in her writing dealt with the serious issues of her time and was identified with the Romantic literary movement.
Sand's strong, independent women characters would win her both the adoration of many other writers (mostly women) and the wrath of many reviewers (mostly men). She and her characters are enthusiastic, outspoken, sententious, with a bold manifesto of women's independence and a legitimate claim to emotional and sexual fulfillment. She was unique in her approach as a woman who refused to trivialize her craft because of her gender. Sand became known more for her eccentric lifestyle and love affairs with famous contemporaries, such as Alfred de Musset and Frederic Chopin, than her career as a writer.
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Tags: Women's Fiction, Historical Fiction, Classics, Adventure Novels
|Translator||From French: Georgi Tsankov|
|Genre||Women's Fiction, Historical Fiction, Classics, Adventure Novels|