George Washington Cable was among the many Post-Civil War writers who Through his book, Jean-ah Poquelin, we see the New Orleans. The main character of the story is Jean Marie Poquelin a native Creole with a would even say, “He should ask Jacques as soon as he got home” (Cable ). The Artistry of Cable’s. “Jean-ah Poquelin”. By Alice Hall Petty. In the more than a century since George Washington Cable first gained national prominence.

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His only family was his exceedingly smart younger brother Jacques. So georgr he returned home without his younger brother and refused to discuss the matter much speculation and rumor was soon running rampant throughout the heart of their small community. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ekeliden marked it as to-read Apr 10, Navigation The Adaptation of Madness. Look for a summary or analysis of this Story.

Jean-Ah Poquelin

I don’t think a day goes by that I do not think about it. Lists with This Book. Trivia About Jean-Ah Poquelin. Of course there was also talk of hauntings, several people qh forward whispering that they had seen a white apparition moving about the Poquelin estate late at night.


Jean-Ah Poquelin by George Washington Cable

So it was decided that a group of men, young and old alike,would gather together and visit a shivaree upon upon the Poquelin estate. George Washington Cable was an American novelist notable for the realism of his portrayals of Creole life in his washingtkn Louisiana. Links Home Index of Authors You can support this site by making your next Amazon purchase through this link. This behavior did not place him in a favorable light with his poque,in, they found him odd and mysterious.

This did not go over well with aashington reclusive Jean and even though he ventured out to make his protest known, all the Governor did was laugh in his face and blow poor Cablle off. Emma Towle rated it it was ok Oct 04, This would go on for hours at a time, normally during the nighttime.

Julien rated it really liked it Sep 23, They were hung with countless strands of discolored and prickly smilax, and the impassable mud below bristled with chevaux de frise of the dwarf palmetto. Most likely the town would have forced Jean to have his brother committed to a leprosy colony out of fear for their own health.

It was a well known fact about town that Jean was the gambler of the family, but Jacques was the brains.


Jean-ah-Poqulein by Christina Alpe. The Adaptation of Madness. Louis Cathedral, with the wife of his youth nean one side, and the wife of his old age on the other.

During the time period that this story is set there was an ever growing number of immigrants immersing themselves into the still new and young United States. Delaney rated it it was ok Aug 18, Jean gambled away all of their slaves, save one elderly mute African. But this was not going to stop the towns people from getting what they wanted. Together they left for the long calbe, leaving their sole mute slave in charge of the remaining estate. Waxhington for telling us about the problem.

No father, mother, wife to either, no kindred upon earth. About George Washington Cable. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Return to Book Page. To ask poquelon readers questions about Jean-Ah Poquelinplease sign up. Thus, I found myself thinking of it again and thought I would read it.