Today’s Birthday: GEORGE SAND (1804) and Reverie from Collections: “Tales of the Cities”

George Sand (1804)

Born Amandine Dupin, Sand was raised in a strict household but began to rebel after spending time in a convent. She wore men’s clothes and urged women to live as men did. In 1836, she divorced her aristocratic husband and moved to Paris with their two children, supporting them by writing some 80 novels. Under her pseudonym, she became a star of the French literary scene, drawing admiration from Gustave Flaubert and vitriol from Charles Baudelaire. What famous composer was Sand’s longtime lover? More… Discuss

Collection: Tales of the Cities
by Various

This is a collection of city stories, fiction or non-fiction, in English and published before 1923. Contributions have been chosen by the reader himself. Summary by BellonaTimes.

One response to “Today’s Birthday: GEORGE SAND (1804) and Reverie from Collections: “Tales of the Cities”

  1. Hi,
    She was one of the preparers of the way for many female writers and also for many of the women’s rights that most women have in Europe and anywhere else in the world.

    Ciao,
    Patricia

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