Daughters of Eve : a cultural history of French theater women from the Old Regime to the fin de siècle /

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Main Author: Berlanstein, Lenard R.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Setting the Scene
  • 2. Theater Women and Aristocratic Libertinism, 1715-1789
  • 3. Defining the Modern Gender Order, 1760-1815
  • 4. Magdalenes of Postaristocratic France, 1815-1848
  • 5. The Erotic Culture of the Stage
  • 6. The Struggle against Pornocracy, 1848-1880
  • 7. Imagining Republican Actresses, 1880-1914
  • 8. Performing a Self
  • 9. From Notorious Women to Intimate Strangers
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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