French Feminism in the 19th Century
SUNY Press, 1984 - 311 Seiten
Histories of France have erased the feminist presence from nineteenth-century political life and the feminist impact from the changes that affected the lives of the French. Now, French Feminism in the Nineteenth Century completes the history books by restoring this missing--and vital--chapter of French history.
The book recounts the turbulent story of nineteenth-century French feminism, placing it in the context of the general political events that influenced its development. It also examines feminist thought and activities, using the very words of the women themselves--in books, newspapers, pamphlets, memoirs, diaries, speeches, and letters. Featured is a wealth of previously unpublished personal letters written by Saint-Simonian women. These engrossing documents reveal the nuances of changing consciousness and show how it led to an autonomous women's movement.
Also explored are the relationships between feminist ideology and women's actual status--legal, social, and economic--during the century. Both bourgeois and working-class women are surveyed.
Beginning with a general survey of feminism in France, the book provides historical context and clarifies the later vicissitudes of the "condition feminine."
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
Patriarchy and Resistance
The Image and Reality of Womanhood
Creating a New World Order
The Birth of an Autonomous Womens Movement
Searching for Direction
Feminist Activism during the Revolutionary Upheavals of 18481851
La Querelle des Femmes of the Second Empire
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
activities Adam Aglae Saint-Hilaire association birth bourgeois Cecile Fournel century civil Claire Bazard clubs Code congress Daubie demand Desiree divorce Droit des femmes economic emancipation Enfantin equality Eugenie Niboyet father female Femme libre Flora Tristan Fourier Fourierists France French feminism French feminists French women Gazette des femmes girls Herbinot Hericourt Histoire Hubertine Auclert husband Ibid ideas issue Jeanne Deroin journal Jules Juliette Adam La Citoyenne Legouve Leon Richer liberal live Madame male Marguerite Durand Maria Deraismes marriage married Mauchamps Michelet morality mother nineteenth nineteenth-century French organized Paris participation paternity patriarchal Pauline Roland petition Pierre-Joseph Proudhon political rights Poutret prostitution Proudhon published radical reform republican Revolution revolutionary role Saint-Simonian women Saint-Simonism schools sexual social society Souvenirs suffrage Sullerot Suzanne Voilquin Tribune des femmes utopian socialists Voix des femmes vote wife woman workers workshops writings wrote young
Alle Ergebnisse von Google Books »
Ventriloquized Bodies: Narratives of Hysteria in Nineteenth-century France
Janet L. Beizer
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1994