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EP 81: Paris History Avec A Hemingway (George Sand)

February 01, 2021 Krystal Kenney Episode 81
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EP 81: Paris History Avec A Hemingway (George Sand)
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EP 81: Paris History Avec A Hemingway (George Sand)
Feb 01, 2021 Episode 81
Krystal Kenney

George Sand, the woman that marched to her own beat, broke with tradition, and carved out her own life is this week's featured lady on La Vie Creative - Paris History Avec a Hemingway. 

Born in Paris on July 1, 1804, Amantine Lucille Aurore Dupin as she was known long before she went by George. As many of these stories go, her mother was a prostitute and her father only married her in the final weeks of her pregnancy. Luckily her grandmother Marie-Aurore de Saxe took her in.

At 16 she was married off to François Casimir Dudevant and two children came shortly after but the marriage wasn’t a happy one and François was happy to spend all her money and sleeping with all the staff. In 1831 George left for Paris and met a group of writers including Jules Sandeau. The two began an affair and also wrote articles together under the name J. Sand.  

When she wanted to use the same moniker to publish her book Indiana, Jules said no. At that moment George Sand was born. George Sand would become known more for her dressing like a man today but in her day she was one of the top-selling writers and the first to ever be able to live off her proceeds. 

Besides her writing, she had many romantic adventures filled with drama and scandal. Today you can find her in the Jardin du Luxembourg and the Musée de la Vie Romantique but her presence fills the air of Paris to this day.

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Show Notes

George Sand, the woman that marched to her own beat, broke with tradition, and carved out her own life is this week's featured lady on La Vie Creative - Paris History Avec a Hemingway. 

Born in Paris on July 1, 1804, Amantine Lucille Aurore Dupin as she was known long before she went by George. As many of these stories go, her mother was a prostitute and her father only married her in the final weeks of her pregnancy. Luckily her grandmother Marie-Aurore de Saxe took her in.

At 16 she was married off to François Casimir Dudevant and two children came shortly after but the marriage wasn’t a happy one and François was happy to spend all her money and sleeping with all the staff. In 1831 George left for Paris and met a group of writers including Jules Sandeau. The two began an affair and also wrote articles together under the name J. Sand.  

When she wanted to use the same moniker to publish her book Indiana, Jules said no. At that moment George Sand was born. George Sand would become known more for her dressing like a man today but in her day she was one of the top-selling writers and the first to ever be able to live off her proceeds. 

Besides her writing, she had many romantic adventures filled with drama and scandal. Today you can find her in the Jardin du Luxembourg and the Musée de la Vie Romantique but her presence fills the air of Paris to this day.

More info and photos: https://www.claudinehemingway.com/paris-history-avec-a-hemingway-podcast-1

Support Claudine on Patreon and get more of Paris and all her stories and benefits like discounts on her tours, custom history, and exclusive content  https://www.patreon.com/bleublonderouge

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BleuBlondeRouge

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/claudinebleublonderouge/

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