George Sand


Born
in Paris, France
July 01, 1804

Died
June 08, 1876

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Romanticism, Pastoralism, history,


Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, later Baroness (French:baronne) Dudevant (1 July 1804 – 8 June 1876), best known by her male pseudonym George Sand, was a French novelist, memoirist, and socialist. One of the most popular writers in Europe in her lifetime, being more popular than both Victor Hugo and Honoré de Balzac in England in the 1830s and 1840s, Sand is recognised as one of the most notable writers of the European Romantic era. This exceptional woman paved the way for so many feminists of today, looking for more gender equality.

Sand's reputation came into question when she began sporting men's clothing in public — which she justified by the clothes being far sturdier and less expensive than the typical dress of a noblewoman at the time.
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“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.”
George Sand

“One is happy once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience.”
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“Let us accept truth, even when it surprises us and alters our views.”
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February 2016 Old School Classic Poll

1896, The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells, 160 pages
 
  25 votes, 16.2%

1853, Villette by Charlotte Brontë, 573 pages
 
  24 votes, 15.6%

1516, Utopia by Thomas More, 135 pages
 
  19 votes, 12.3%

 
  17 votes, 11.0%

1869, The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 667 pages
 
  15 votes, 9.7%

1603, Othello by William Shakespeare, 314 pages
 
  15 votes, 9.7%

 
  11 votes, 7.1%

1796, The Monk by Matthew Gregory Lewis, 386 pages
 
  8 votes, 5.2%

1678, The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan, 324 pages
 
  7 votes, 4.5%

 
  4 votes, 2.6%

1853, Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell, 432 pages
 
  4 votes, 2.6%

1788, Emmeline by Charlotte Turner Smith, 520 pages
 
  2 votes, 1.3%

 
  2 votes, 1.3%

1832, Indiana by George Sand, 278 pages
 
  1 vote, 0.6%

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