Sand, the premier 19th century French novelist, earned as much notoriety for her Bohemian lifestyle as for her more than 100 novels, plays, and essays. Her first novel, Indiana is the story of a dangerous liaison between an intelligent but naive woman trapped in a brutal marriage and a worldly... show more
Sand, the premier 19th century French novelist, earned as much notoriety for her Bohemian lifestyle as for her more than 100 novels, plays, and essays. Her first novel, Indiana is the story of a dangerous liaison between an intelligent but naive woman trapped in a brutal marriage and a worldly young nobleman who toys with her passions.
Publish date: July 13th 2009
Edition language: English
‘You’ve been unbelievably imprudent!’ said Raymon, carefully closing the door behind him. ‘And my servants know you’re here! They’ve just told me.’ ‘I made no secret of my presence,’ she replied coldly, ‘and, as for the word you use, I think it ill-chosen.’ ‘I said imprudent; I ought to have said ...
I have only read one other Sand work, and I preferred that one. This was her first novel, which I found too ambitious and bloated. It reminded me a bit of Madame Bovary, but that was written afterward, so I wonder if Flaubert found influence in this. Either way, not a favorite.
“A day will come when everything in my life will be changed, when I shall do good to others, when some one will love me, when I shall give my whole heart to the man whi gives ne his; neanwhile, U will suffer in silence and keep my love as a reward for him who shall set me free.”i thought Indiana was...
Premier roman de Sand sans "l'aide" d'un auteur masculin. Elle vole de ses propres ailes et publie Indiana, roman de jeunesse, de quête, de formation où l'on trouve les thèmes chers à Sand qui reviendront tout au long de sa longue carrière d'écrivain. Le sort des femmes, leurs rôles, leurs avenirs, ...
Take that Jane Austen! Sand writes women with flaws and balls. Indiana's a sick virgin wimp at times, but then again she makes a couple of sea voyages, risks her reputation, and endures domestic violence. The central device is a love triangle - but this tired soap opera shtick is reinvigorated by Sa...
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