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The Grandissimes

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Published by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Classic fiction,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11729080M
ISBN 101414230486
ISBN 109781414230481

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Aug 09,  · The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life (Penguin Classics) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5(11). Jan 27,  · The Grandissimes by George Washington Cable was published in after first appearing as a serial novel and tells the tale of two Creole families in early New Orleans/5(5). Aug 09,  · The Grandissimes A Story of Creole Life Hardcover – September 21, by George W Cable (Author)/5(11). Jun 01,  · His most successful literary work is The Grandissimes (), which has been compared in power and scope to the fiction of William Faulkner. The novel is somewhat marred by obvious editorializing and some wooden characterization, but it contains powerful scenes and deals with racial injustice, a subject all but taboo in the fiction of the time.4/5(1).

Jan 27,  · The Grandissimes by George Washington Cable was published in after first appearing as a serial novel and tells the tale of two Creole families in early New Orleans. I was disappointed that my Kindle edition didn't include the illustrations that accompany the original book. However, I looked them up on kauainenehcp.com(5). Set in the mysterious shadowed city of New Orleans in the years immediately following the Louisiana Purchase, George Washington Cable's classic novel of the Old South traces the declining fortunes of a family and their society as they struggle with long-standing divisions of race and class and with the ideals of democracy and liberty imposed by their new American rulers/5(3). Dec 28,  · The Paperback of the The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life by George Washington Cable at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: Penguin Publishing Group. The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life is a novel by George Washington Cable, published as a book in by Charles Scribner's Sons after appearing as a serial in Scribner's. The historical romance depicts race and class relations in New Orleans at the start of the 19th century, immediately following the Louisiana Purchase in

May 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Apr 01,  · Set in exotic New Orleans during the time when Louisiana was being admitted to the Union, the novel is atmospheric and rich in description. The plot is complex but never enervating. The Grandissimes will be a real surprise to readers who have only read the society novels of Henry James and Edith kauainenehcp.com by: About the Author. George Washington Cable (October 12, - January 31, ) was an American novelist notable for the realism of his portrayals of Creole life in his native New Orleans, kauainenehcp.com: CreateSpace Publishing. In he published his first novel, The Grandissimes, a story about Creole society in the early s, which he hoped would increase awareness of contemporary racial injustice. After writing Madame Delphine (), a novella addressing miscegenation, and a longer work on prison reform entitled Dr. Sevier (), Cable turned to non-fiction in order to voice his growing concerns about social .