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Memoirs of Mistral (1907) Frédéric Mistral

Memoirs of Mistral (1907)

Frédéric Mistral

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ISBN : 9780548894774
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380 pages
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Written in the relaxed conversational style of an elderly gentlemen reminiscing about old days, the Memoirs describe the circumstances of mistrals childhood and early manhood--the Provencal landscapes, the seasonal life of the farm, the religiousMoreWritten in the relaxed conversational style of an elderly gentlemen reminiscing about old days, the Memoirs describe the circumstances of mistrals childhood and early manhood--the Provencal landscapes, the seasonal life of the farm, the religious observances and seasonal festivities, many clearly of pagan origin. Memoirs, which is not so much an autobiography as a recollection of the life of ordinary country people in his early years, filled with delightful anecdotes, tales, folksongs, and poetry.