The Resource A Feminist Analysis of Gender and Primogeniture in French Neoclassical Tragedy : The Literary Politics Behind the French Revolution, (electronic resource)

A Feminist Analysis of Gender and Primogeniture in French Neoclassical Tragedy : The Literary Politics Behind the French Revolution, (electronic resource)

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A Feminist Analysis of Gender and Primogeniture in French Neoclassical Tragedy : The Literary Politics Behind the French Revolution
Title
A Feminist Analysis of Gender and Primogeniture in French Neoclassical Tragedy
Title remainder
The Literary Politics Behind the French Revolution
Title variation
  • Feminist Analysis of Gender and Primogeniture in French Neoclassical Tragedy
  • A Feminist Analysis of Gender and Primogeniture in French Neoclassical Tragedy
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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 from Racine's Phedre and Andromache, Voltaire's Brutus (Catherine Bernard) and Marmontel's Belisarius (Stephanie Genlis) were transposed by women writers and patrons onto actresses and the queens, empresses and mistresses of the French ruling dynasties from Louis XIV- to Napoleon at a time when women were denied the ri
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Worley, Sharon
Dewey number
  • 842.509
  • 842/.509
Language note
English
LC call number
PQ538 .W67 2012
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Feminism and theater -- France -- History
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 --Theater and the revolution
  • French drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism
  • French drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism
  • French drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism
  • Heroines in literature
  • Neoclassicism (Art) -- France
  • Neoclassicism (Literature) -- France
  • Primogeniture in literature
  • Women and literature -- France -- History
  • French drama
  • French drama
  • French drama
  • Heroines in literature
  • Primogeniture in literature
  • Neoclassicism (Literature)
  • Neoclassicism (Art)
  • Women and literature
  • Feminism and theater
  • Romance Literatures
  • Languages & Literatures
  • French Literature
Label
A Feminist Analysis of Gender and Primogeniture in French Neoclassical Tragedy : The Literary Politics Behind the French Revolution, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Abstract; Illustrations List; Foreword by Marie-Emmanuelle Plagnol-Diéval; Introduction; Chapter One: Olympe de Gouges and Marie-Joseph Chénier: Gender and Feminism in Tandem with the Parabola of Revolutionary Politics and French Theatre; Chapter Two: Brutus : The Republican Reversal of Patrician Privilege and the Sublimation of Feminist Political Power
  • Chapter Three: Setting the Feminist Stage: Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis's and Marmontel's Versions of Belisarius and the Historicism of Revolutionary Politics and Drama in the Future of EmpireChapter Four: Gender and Primogeniture in Racine's Andromaque: The Politics of Power, Women, and the State; Chapter Five: Racine's Phédre as the Criminalized Femme Fatale: Political Representation and the Disjunctive Female Spectator; Chapter Six: Iphigénie: Sacrifice as the Consummation of Dynasty and the Inversion of Female Automnomy; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773411449
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000208251
  • (EBL)944779
  • (OCoLC)796383901
  • (SSID)ssj0000689084
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12227677
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000689084
  • (PQKBWorkID)10618349
  • (PQKB)10021255
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000208251
Label
A Feminist Analysis of Gender and Primogeniture in French Neoclassical Tragedy : The Literary Politics Behind the French Revolution, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Abstract; Illustrations List; Foreword by Marie-Emmanuelle Plagnol-Diéval; Introduction; Chapter One: Olympe de Gouges and Marie-Joseph Chénier: Gender and Feminism in Tandem with the Parabola of Revolutionary Politics and French Theatre; Chapter Two: Brutus : The Republican Reversal of Patrician Privilege and the Sublimation of Feminist Political Power
  • Chapter Three: Setting the Feminist Stage: Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis's and Marmontel's Versions of Belisarius and the Historicism of Revolutionary Politics and Drama in the Future of EmpireChapter Four: Gender and Primogeniture in Racine's Andromaque: The Politics of Power, Women, and the State; Chapter Five: Racine's Phédre as the Criminalized Femme Fatale: Political Representation and the Disjunctive Female Spectator; Chapter Six: Iphigénie: Sacrifice as the Consummation of Dynasty and the Inversion of Female Automnomy; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773411449
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000208251
  • (EBL)944779
  • (OCoLC)796383901
  • (SSID)ssj0000689084
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12227677
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000689084
  • (PQKBWorkID)10618349
  • (PQKB)10021255
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000208251

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