Nanon (Classic Reprint)

Nanon (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Nanon Nanon, one of the last works of George Sand, was written only four 01 five years prior to her death, which occurred June 8th, 1876. Its real importance will be better understood after a brief sketch of the authors life. Aurore Dupin, better known under the nom de plume of George Sand, was born in Paris, July 5th, 1804. Her early life was spent in the quiet of her grandmother's country house, and in 1817 she entered the Couvent des Dames anglaises in Paris, where shie remained till 1820. In a letter to Gustave Flaubert, dated October 25th, 1872, George Sand looks back on her childhood days and says: At seventeen years OI age I was as backward as a child six years old, and even more sol This I ascribe to Deschartres, my father'a tutor, a man supremely contradictory, surely well read, and yet quite devoid of common sense. I owe it furi thermore to the convent where I had been relegated, God alone knows the reason why, seeing that those whp had care of me did not believe in anything. I owe in fact to the surroundings pregnant with principles (if the Restoration, in which my grandmother's life was powerless to stem the monarchical current and was faet ebbing away. I was then reading Rousseau and Oha teaubriand perusing the Gospel after the Contrat socia'l. I Was studying the history of the Revolution, written. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 366 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 491g
  • French
  • 153 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243049439
  • 9780243049431

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