French women's writing, 1848-1994 /

"A wide range of French women writers is surveyed, some like Sand, Colette, Beauvoir, Duras, already 'canonized', some marginalised or forgotten, some contemporary names not yet widely known outside France. These writers are seen within the political, economic and cultural context of...

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Main Author: Holmes, Diana, 1949-
Description of Work:Bibliography
Format: Book Electronic
Published:London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Athlone, 1996.
Series:Women in context (London, England) ; 3.
Online Access:EBSCOhost - Click to view - Access for Lincoln College students, faculty, and staff only
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Table of Contents:
  • Women in French society 1848-1914
  • George Sand and the problem of authority
  • Feminism, romance and the popular novel: Colette Yver, Gabrielle Reval and Marcelle Tinayre
  • Rachilde: decadence, misogyny and the woman writer
  • From the pillory to Sappho's Island: the poetry of Renée Vivien
  • Women in French society 1914-1958
  • Everyday adventures, or what makes Colette a feminine writer
  • Simone de Beauvoir and The second sex
  • Elsa Triolet: stories of exile and resistance
  • Women in French society 1958-94
  • Ecriture féminine: the theory of a feminine writing
  • Defining a feminine writing: Chantal Chawaf and Marguerite Duras
  • Feminism and realism: Christiane Rochefort and Annie Ernaux
  • An open conclusion: women's writing now.