Les Femmes Et La Tradition Litteraire: Anthologie Du Moyen Age a Nos Jours; Seconde Partie: XIXe-XXIe Siecles (annotated edition)

Les Femmes Et La Tradition Litteraire: Anthologie Du Moyen Age a Nos Jours; Seconde Partie: XIXe-XXIe Siecles (annotated edition)

By: Vicki Mistacco (author)Paperback

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Les Femmes et la tradition litteraire, a two-part anthology, offers a sweeping historical overview of women's literature in France from the twelfth century to the present. Generously illustrated and richly annotated, it presents writers such as Helisenne de Crenne, Gabrielle de Villeneuve, Louise Ackermann and Renee Vivien along with more familiar figures including Labe, Lafayette, Sand, Beauvoir, Colette and Duras. In addition to novels, short stories and poetry, it features fairy tales, sentimental and philosophical letters, feminist political and literary manifestos and some medieval and Renaissance selections appearing for the first time in modern French. Les Femmes et la tradition litteraire, a two-part anthology, offers a sweeping historical overview of women's literature in France from the twelfth century to the present. Generously illustrated and richly annotated, it presents writers such as Helisenne de Crenne, Gabrielle de Villeneuve, Louise Ackermann and Renee Vivien along with more familiar figures including Labe, Lafayette, Sand, Beauvoir, Colette and Duras. In addition to novels, short stories and poetry, it features fairy tales, sentimental and philosophical letters, feminist political and literary manifestos and some medieval and Renaissance selections appearing for the first time in modern French. Les femmes et la tradition litteraire, anthologie en deux parties, offre un vaste tableau historique de la litterature feminine en France du XIIe siecle a nos jours. Enrichie de nombreuses illustrations et de commentaires critiques, elle presente des ecrivaines telles que Helisenne de Crenne, Gabrielle de Villeneuve, Louise Ackermann et Renee Vivien aussi bien que des auteurs plus connues comme Labe, Lafayette, Sand, Beauvoir, Colette et Duras. Outre des extraits de romans, des nouvelles et des poemes, elle comprend des contes de fees, des lettres sentimentales et philosophiques, des manifestes politiques et litteraires et des textes du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance paraissant pour la premiere fois en francais moderne. "A marvelous work ...an enduring contribution to women's studies. It is informative in its encyclopedic shape and in its writing has the aura and enthusiasm of a life-work celebrating the cause of the woman writer. The book will be an event in what it offers as a history and an overview of ecriture feminine by women."--Tom Conley, Harvard University "An important contribution ...a carefully planned and well-executed anthology. Excellent."--Elaine Marks, University of Wisconsin, Madison "A superb volume that brings together the best of French literature by women and American scholarship about women's literature. I am very happy to give this project my warmest, most enthusiastic recommendation."--Marilyn Schuster, Smith College

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About Author

Vicki Mistacco is a specialist of the French novel and of women's writing in French across the centuries. She is Professor of French at Wellesley College.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/06/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780300108453
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780300108453
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 0300108451
  • language of text: French
  • edition: annotated edition

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