A feminist analysis of gender and primogeniture in French neoclassical tragedy : the literary politics behind the French Revolution / Sharon Joy Worley ; with a foreword by Marie-Emmanuelle Plagnol-Diéval.

In the tradition of Virginia Woolf's "In Search of a Room of One's Own," this study traces the origins of French feminism to Neoclassical theatre and the court of Louis XIV. Through feminist revisionist histories of French literature, the Neoclassical plots and female archetypes...

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Main Author: Worley, Sharon.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2012.
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