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Author Fülöp, Erika.

Title Cherchez la femme : Women and Values in the Francophone World
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011
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Description 1 online resource (306 pages)
Contents Exploring the ambiguities of feminism with Rachilde / Adeline Soldin -- Sexual politics in early French feminism: Natalie Clifford Barney's Pensées d'une amazone / Chelsea Ray -- Virginie despentes or a French third-wave of feminism? / Michèle A. Schaal -- Déwé Gorodé: Cognitive dissonance and the re-negotiation of values / Raylene Ramsay -- Equal in death?: The deaths of three leading Haitian feminists / Katie Billotte -- Christine de Pizan et l'échelle de l'imagination / Kate Robin -- "Une femme héroïque, pleine de courage et de résolution": representations of Queen Semiramis in Christine de Pizan and Paul Valéry / Marcelline Block -- Claude de France, mère/mer de vertueuse mémoire / Lidia Radi -- Femmes par l'esprit / Adriana Bontea -- Des femmes de culture et de pouvoir au dix-huitième siècle: Lady Montagu et Madame du Boccage / Cécile Champonnois -- The suffering woman in nineteenth-century French oratorio / Sarah Ruddy -- Présence du corps dans l'oeuvre de Marie-Claire Bancquart / Béatrice Bonhomme -- Au seuil du texte / Geneviève Guétemme -- The ballet body beautiful: pleasure and pain in Amélie Nothomb's Robert des noms propres / Áine Larkin -- Amélie's horse: writing as Jouissance in Nothomb / Erika Fülöp -- "Imaginez-vous, à me lire, que je fais mon portrait?": looking at the narrator in women's autobiographical texts / Laurie Corbin -- L'ecriture du soi et un certain théâtre de l'obscène dans des romans québécois récents / Lucie Lequin -- Altering alterity: Sylvie Germain's rewriting of the Lévinassian "Triangle" / Amy L. Allen Sekhar -- The poetics of mourning: language and self-knowledge in Nathalie Rheims's Postmortem encounters / Adrienne Angelo
Summary Throughout the history of all civilizations at least until very recently, the most fundamental values at the basis of societal organization and culture were determined and sanctified almost exclusively by men - including the values traditionally associated with women, such as corporeal beauty, purity, motherhood, or empathy. However, from the ancient times already, and increasingly toward the end of the second millennium, women have always found ways to overcome the limits set to them by the .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English and French
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Subject Feminism and literature -- France.
Feminism and literature -- French-speaking countries.
Feminism -- France.
Feminism -- French-speaking countries.
Human body in literature.
Women in literature.
Form Electronic book
Author Angelo, Adrienne.
ISBN 1443829331 (hbk.)
1443831123 (electronic bk.)
9781443829335 (hbk.)
9781443831123 (electronic bk.)