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Author Diaconoff, Suellen.

Title Through the reading glass : women, books, and sex in the French Enlightenment / Suellen Diaconoff
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 268 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series in feminist criticism and theory
SUNY series in feminist criticism and theory.
Contents Female readers and l'espace du livre: a quiet revolution -- Autobiography and rereading: Manon Roland, 1754-1793 -- Romance as transformative reading: F©♭licit©♭ de Genlis, 1746-1805 -- Project of desire: constructing reader and readings: Isabelle de Charri©·re, 1740-1805 -- Reading rape in the culture wars of the eighteenth century: Marie-Jeanne Riccoboni, 1713-1792 -- Books, sex, and reading in the fairy tale: Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, 1685-1755, Jeanne Leprince de Beaumont, 1711-1780 -- Periodical print press for women: an enlightenment forum for females
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-258) and index
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Subject French literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Women -- Books and reading -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0791464210 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
142374408X (electronic bk.)
9780791464212 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781423744085 (electronic bk.)