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A Gil Blas in California

Alexandre Dumas

A Gil Blas in California

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Published by Hammond, Hammond & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gold discoveries,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    This book is often considered to be a work of non-fiction that Dumas reworked from the journal of a Californian gold miner. Dumas does not give the name of the journal writer, but does include an introductory essay describing how he came to meet the miner and write the book. The more modern interpretation is that it is a work of fiction based on conversations with his last great love, Ada Isaacs Menken and her memories of men she had met through her life in San Francisco before Dumas.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementtr. by Marguerite Eyer Wilbur
    ContributionsWilbur, Marguerite Eyer, b. 1889, tr
    The Physical Object
    Pagination196 p.
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26885542M

    About Book Book Description It seems extraordinary that a story of American life, and especially so competently written a tale of so romantic a period in American expansion as the California gold-rush of '49 should have been "lost" to American readers so long. When he was arrested, Gragnon remembered this officer telling him about Gil Blas and located the book among his effects. Gil Blas was the name of a nationalist Brazilian literary journal inreflecting the gallic leanings of Brazil's literary scene in the early 20th century and the resonance of the picaresque character in Brazilian culture. The rest is a secret you must learn from her own mouth.

    In a letter to William Dean Howells A Gil Blas in California book 5,Mark Twain tells of just completing the manuscript for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer written in the third person and deciding against taking Tom into adulthood: to do so, he says, "would be fatal Nice size bedroom and lovely sheets. Date de l'edition originale: Ce livre est la reproduction fidele d'une oeuvre publiee avant et fait partie d'une collection de livres reimprimes a la demande editee par Hachette Livre, dans le cadre d'un partenariat avec la Bibliotheque nationale de France, offrant l'opportunite d'acceder a des ouvrages anciens et souvent rares issus des fonds patrimoniaux de la BnF. In his plan for the novel The Life of a Great SinnerDostoyevsky notes that the concision of this work will at times mirror that of Gil Blas. By Marguerite Eyer Wilbur Download Book Respecting the intellectual property of others is utmost important to us, we make every effort to make sure we only link to legitimate sites, such as those sites owned by authors and publishers. It is to be back in time and enjoy modern comfort and elegance Fidel Puerto Rico Romantic hotel in a historic building in the center of Santillana del Mar.

    In the chapter aimed at the "House Steward and Land Steward", Swift specifically instructs the reader to look up what Gil Blas has to say on the matter, as a more qualified source thus acknowledged. Date de l'edition A Gil Blas in California book Ce livre est la reproduction fidele d'une oeuvre publiee avant et fait partie d'une collection de livres reimprimes a la demande editee par Hachette Livre, dans le cadre d'un partenariat avec la Bibliotheque nationale de France, offrant l'opportunite d'acceder a des ouvrages anciens et souvent rares issus des fonds patrimoniaux de la BnF. If you have any questions about these links, please contact us. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE. One can't help but wonder, at the same time, if it might not have been the subject of numerous reminiscential conversations between Dumas and his last great love -- Ada Isaacs Menken -- Mazeppa, boasting that she had never "lived with Houston; it was General Jackson, and Methuselah, and other big men" -- who, from captivating the hearts of California gallants, dashed to the arms of the King of Romance.


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A Gil Blas in California by Alexandre Dumas Download PDF Ebook

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When he was arrested, Gragnon remembered this officer telling him about Gil Blas and located the book among his effects. The rest is a secret you must learn from her own mouth.

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One can't help but wonder, at the same time, if it might not have been the subject of numerous reminiscential conversations between Dumas and his last great love -- Ada Isaacs Menken -- Mazeppa, boasting that she had never "lived with Houston; it was General Jackson, and Methuselah, and other big men" -- who, from captivating the hearts of California gallants, dashed to the arms of the King of Romance.

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