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Author Schor, Naomi.

Title Breaking the chain : women, theory, and French realist fiction / Naomi Schor
Published New York : Columbia University Press, 1985


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Description xiv, 203 pages ; 24 cm
Series Gender and culture
Gender and culture.
Contents 1. Reading (for) the feminine For a restricted thematics: writing, speech, and difference in Madame Bovary -- Smiles of the Sphinx: Zola and the riddle of femininity -- Une vie or the name of the mother -- L'Ensorcelée: the scandalized woman -- Eugénie Grandet: mirrors and melancholia -- 2. Breaking the chain Salammbô bound -- Naturalizing woman: Germinie Lacerteux -- Unwriting Lamiel -- 3. Theory's body Female paranoia: the case for feminist psychoanalytic criticism
Analysis Fiction in French, 1815-1900. Special subjects: Women - Critical studies
Fiction in French 1815-1900 Special subjects Women
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 185-192
Subject Psychoanalysis and literature -- France.
Men in literature.
Feminism and literature -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Feminism and literature.
Naturalism -- In literature.
French fiction -- Male authors -- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature -- France.
French fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Women in literature.
Naturalism in literature.
Psychoanalysis and literature.
Realism in literature.
LC no. 84023697
ISBN 0231058748 alkaline paper