The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France Women Writ Women Writing

This book emphasizes the central importance of historical context and close reading from a feminist perspective, which it also interrogates as practice.

The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France Women Writ Women Writing

The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France adds a new dimension to the field of early modern French literary and cultural studies by incorporating dynamic, shifting notions of gender and engaging with contemporary critical theory in an effort to gauge the specifics of textual conformity and resistance to norms. This book emphasizes the central importance of historical context and close reading from a feminist perspective, which it also interrogates as practice.

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The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Domna C. Stanton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-23 - Publisher: Routledge

In its six case studies, The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France works out a model for (early modern) gender, which is articulated in the introduction. The book comprises essays on the construction of women: three in texts by male and three by female writers, including Racine, Fénelon, Poulain
The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Domna C. Stanton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-23 - Publisher: Routledge

In its six case studies, The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France works out a model for (early modern) gender, which is articulated in the introduction. The book comprises essays on the construction of women: three in texts by male and three by female writers, including Racine, Fénelon, Poulain
Men and Women Making Friends in Early Modern France
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Lewis C. Seifert, Rebecca M. Wilkin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-03 - Publisher: Routledge

Today the friendships that grab people’s imaginations are those that reach across inequalities of class and race. The friendships that seem to have exerted an analogous level of fascination in early modern France were those that defied the assumption, inherited from Aristotle and patristic sources, that friendships between men and
Representing Judith in Early Modern French Literature
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Kathleen M. Llewellyn
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-23 - Publisher: Routledge

Although attention to the Book of Judith and its heroine has grown in recent years, this is the first full-length study to focus on adaptations of the Bible’s Old Testament Book of Judith across a range of literary genres written in French during the early modern era. Author Kathleen Llewellyn
The Places of Early Modern Criticism
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Gavin Alexander, Emma Gilby, Alexander Marr
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-29 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

What is criticism? And where is it to be found? Thinking about literature and the visual arts is found in many places - in treatises, apologies, and paragoni; in prefaces, letters, and essays; in commentaries, editions, reading notes, and commonplace books; in images, sculptures, and built spaces; within or on