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The Grandissimes, a story of Creole life

George Washington Cable

The Grandissimes, a story of Creole life

by George Washington Cable

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources,inc., 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 11853)

    Other titlesCreole life, A story of
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 11853.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationix, 448 p.
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17552398M

    BAL Cable's second book and many think his most important. Arlin Turner in GEORGE W. CABLE, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A SOUTHERN HERETIC calls this book the "first 'modern' Southern novel" and "the first important work of fiction written by a Southerner" that attempts "to deal honestly with the complexity of Southern racial experience.".   At the centre of this novel is a story of two lovers from feuding Creole families in early 19th century New Orleans. 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 /5().

    The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life is a novel by author George Washington story is written as historical fiction based in New Orleans in the early s. Though it is a romance. THE GRANDISSIMES A STORY OF CREOLE LIFE GEORGE W. CABLE AUTHOR OF "OLD CREOLE DAYS " NEW YORK CHARLES SCRIBNER S AND BROADWAY in a land and which was bearing a wide reproach for a male celi day not of the pious sort. bacy In a flock of Grandissimes might always be seen a Fusilier or two fierce-eyed, strong-beaked, dark, heavytaloned.

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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 /5(11).

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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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 Cited by: 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 A story of Creole life book and De Grapions.

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He also gave speeches, wrote letters to editors, and published articles on the problems of African-Americans in the South. Cable is especially well known for his stories about Creole life. His most successful literary work is The Grandissimes (), which has been compared in power and scope to the fiction of William Faulkner.4/5(1).

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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). 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 Orleans at the start of the 19th century, immediately following the Louisiana Purchase in The book examines the lives and loves of the Pages: 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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Cable (, Paperback) at the best online .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 : OctoNew Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.