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George Sand Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 28 pages of information about the life of George Sand.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on George Sand

George Sand (Armantine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin) is often remembered for her work as a novelist, but she devoted much of her abundant energy to drama and the theater as well, producing twenty-one plays for the professional theaters in Paris and at least ninety plays and scenarios for her private theater at her home in Nohant. From Sand's twenty-five volumes of correspondence emerges a detailed chronicle of her extensive work in both the professional theater and her private, experimental one. Indeed, several of her more than one hundred novels were written as plays but published as closet or armchair dramas. Several novels use the theater as their settings. One, Pierre qui roule (Rolling Stone, 1870), focuses on the training of professional actors, and the other, Le Château des désertes (Castle in the Wilderness, 1851), explores the education of young adults in a private theater at home. Many of Sand's...

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This section contains 8,337 words
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