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Grandissimes

George Washington Cable

Grandissimes

by George Washington Cable

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Published by Sagamore Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Southern States -- Social life and customs -- 1775-1865.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementG.W. Cable ; introduction by Newton Arvin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination339 p.
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18670861M

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There are many well drawn characters and descriptions of life in the exotic setting of New Orleans at the time of the Louisiana Purchase.

Using the character of Frowenfeld, a northerner of German extraction, as our guide, Cable educates us about Louisiana Creole society and uses Frowenfeld to voice the author's criticisms of slavery/5(5).

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George Washington Cable (Octo - Janu ) was an American novelist notable for the realism of his portrayals of Creole life in Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.

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Cable, Sr. and Rebecca Boardman Cable. 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' historical romance depicts race and class relations in New Pages: Image 34 of The Grandissimes, 22 THE GRANDISSIMES, bathed it — not for singularity, nor for independence, nor for vainglory, but only as one of the The books in this collection are in the public domain and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress. The Grandissimes: a story of Creole life by George Washington Cable; 28 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Creoles, Vendetta, Culture conflict.

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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).

The binding is slightly rubbed, the spine ends and corners are lightly bumped, with some wear to edges and corners. The spine cloth is also slightly darkened.

There are no marks or soiling to the text. This is the author's second book and his first novel, a historical. The Grandissimes Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Historical fiction Subject: New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction Subject: Love stories Subject: Domestic fiction audio books by Jane Austen.

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