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The Grandissimes-The Story of Creole Life

George Washington Cable

The Grandissimes-The Story of Creole Life

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Published by Amereon Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11255664M
    ISBN 100884117960
    ISBN 109780884117964
    OCLC/WorldCa24144695


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The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Summary George Washington Cable, one of the most influential American writers during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, was born Octo in New Orleans to George W.

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Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cable, George Washington, Grandissimes. New York, Hill and Wang, (OCoLC) Document Type. 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 4/5(1). Subtitled "A Story of Creole Life" and set in New Orleans during the early s, the main thread of this novel revolves around a family feud between the Grandissimes and De Grapions.

Various members of each family love and hate members of the other, which is eventually worked out to the satisfaction of some (Honore and Aurora) and the.

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Cable, George Washington, Grandissimes. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, [©].

Grandissimes, The, a story of Creole life, by George W. Cable. The Grandissimes, whose fortunes are here told, are one of the leading families in Louisiana. The bead of the family is Honoré, a banker. He has an older half-brother, a quadroon, of the same name, to whom the father leaves the bulk of his property.

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Full text of "The Grandissimes: a story of Creole life" See other formats. THE GRANDISSIMES: A STORY OF CREOLE LIFE. Author Cable, George W[ashinton] Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Publisher Charles Scribner's Sons Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords Early American Fiction; Victorian Fiction.

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The romance of "the grandissimes" the masked ball at the beginning of the story, the conversations in patois, the scenes between reluctant but eventually blessed lovers, the colours of the Creole spring and the French quarter helped make George Washington Cable famous in America during the s.

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After scoring a brilliant success in his first volume of short stories, ‘Old Creole Days,’ he undertook the more ambitious task of writing the novel, ‘The Grandissimes.’ The setting is the old Spanish-and-French city that centered about the Rue Royale — “a long, narrowing perspective of arcades, lattices, balconies, dormer windows.

The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life by George W. Cable. Penguin Publishing Group, Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. This book provides a really good insight into Creole life at the time of the Louisiana purchase in Using the device of an outsider, our central character Frowenfeld, Cable intorduces us to the Creole s: 2.

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New Jersey residents please add 7% sales tax. InCable published his first novel, The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life, portraying multiracial members and different classes of society in the early s shortly after the Louisiana had first been serialized in Scribner's. The plot follows the adventures and romances of several members of the Grandissime family, a French Creole family with mixed-race members.

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