Tender Geographies: Women and the Origins of the Novel in France (Paperback)Joan DeJean (author)
Paperback 297 Pages / Published: 24/11/1993
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This treatise argues that women writers were the originators of the modern novel in France. It uses the novels of Scudery and Lafayette to illustrate how such works undermined French tradition by suggesting that women had a right to choose their husbands and to lead independent lives.
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Number of pages: 297
Weight: 425 g
Dimensions: 224 x 149 x 19 mm
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