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Author Waelti-Walters, Jennifer R.

Title Damned women : lesbians in French novels, 1796-1996 / Jennifer Waelti-Walters
Published Montreal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2000]
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Contents Acknowledgments -- A note on translations and sources -- Introduction -- pt. 1. The male gaze, 1796-1929. 1. Damned women: the prototypes ; 2. Contrasting attitudes: male and female writers -- pt. 2. Through women's eyes, 1929-1968. 3. Constrained desires ; 4. Contrasting generations: Leduc and Beauvoir, Wittig and Cixous -- pt. 3. Specifically French lesbians, 1968-1996. 5. Exporing lesbian identity ; 6. Contrasting perspectives: François, Best, and Monferrand -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Appendix: French quotations -- Bibliography. A. French lesbian novels ; B. Works cited and general works on lesbianism in France ; C. Sources of French medical attitudes to lesbianism, 1870-1960 ; D. Bibliographies of lesbian fiction -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject French fiction -- History and criticism.
French fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Lesbians in literature.
Lesbians' writings, French -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773568573 (electronic bk.)
9780773568570 (electronic bk.)