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Published: 01 May 2019

280 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781786941886

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Figurations of the Feminine in the Early French Women's Press, 1758-1848

Siobhán McIlvanney

Liverpool University Press

Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures LUP

  • The first book in English on the origins of the French women's press
  • Innovative feminist readings of early French women's journals
  • Analyses of women's journals rarely accessed by contemporary readers
  • A powerful defense of the political potential of more popular, 'domestic' forms of writing
  • The only publication to cover a range of different French magazine genres