The Devil's Pool and Other Stories

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SUNY Press, 15 հլս, 2004 թ. - 197 էջ
Newly translated into English, The Devil s Pool is the most popular of George Sand s novellas and her best-selling work in France today. Illustrating Sand s brevity, liveliness, and exemplary storytelling, the tale deals with many of her characteristic themes the relations between the sexes, the plight of the underprivileged, and the role of fantasy in human life making it an ideal introduction to her work. Also included are translations of two of Sand s most admired short stories, Lavinia and The Unknown God, as well as various relevant essays and documents.
 

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Introduction
1
Lavinia 1833
19
The Unknown God 1836
53
Open Letter to Monsieur Nisard 1836
67
Mothers in Fashionable Society 1845
75
The Devils Pool 1845
87
A Country Wedding 1846
155
Prefatory Note to The Devils Pool 1851
181
Bibliography
195
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E. H. Blackmore, A. M. Blackmore, and Francine Giguère are freelance writers and translators. Their previous collaborative translations include Five Comedies by George Sand, also published by SUNY Press, and Twelve Plays by Alfred de Musset. The Blackmores have also coedited and cotranslated Selected Poems of Victor Hugo; The Major Epics of Victor Hugo; and (with James McGowan and Martin Sorrell) Six French Poets of the Nineteenth Century.

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