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Woman and society in eighteenth-century France

Woman and society in eighteenth-century France

essays in honour of John Stephenson Spink

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Published by Athlone Press, distributed by Humanities Press in London, [Atlantic Highlands] N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- France -- Social conditions -- 18th century,
    • Women in literature,
    • French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
    • Women -- France -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Eva Jacobs ... [et al.].
      ContributionsSpink, John Stephenson., Jacobs, Eva.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1613 .W65
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 285 p. ;
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4178943M
      ISBN 100485111845
      LC Control Number80456691

      In eighteenth-century France, women artists were often taught to paint through similar channels, making the differences in Vigée-Lebrun’s and Labille-Guiard’s early careers more apparent. In most cases, the presence of an artist father or brother was a determining factor at the outset of a woman’s career as an artist.


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Woman in France During the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1. Julia Kavanagh. Smith, Elder and Company, - France. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Woman and Society in Eighteenth-century France: Essays in Honour of John Stephenson Spink.

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Salons flourished and became an important social force. Women and men worked together, in dialogue with their contemporaries, other texts, and their culture to create novels, political satire, drama, poetry, fairy tales, travel narratives, and philosophy. Women and Society in Eighteenth-Century France, ed.

Eva Jacobs et al. (London, ), ; and for England, Bridget Hill, The First English Feminist (New York, ), ; and Karen Usher Henderson and Barbara F. McManus, Half Humankind: Contexts and Texts of the Con-troversy about Women in England, (Urbana, ). This groundbreaking study examines the vexed and unstable relations between the eighteenth-century novel and the material world.

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In eighteenth-century France, the ability to lose oneself in a character or scene marked both great artists and ideal spectators. Yet it was thought this same passionate enthusiasm, if taken to unreasonable extremes, could also lead to sexual deviance, mental illness&#;even death.

Women and Pages: Women in Eighteenth-Century MathematicsOverviewEven before Aristotle ( b.c.) declared women to be "imperfect men" and incapable of rational thought, women in the ancient world were denied education. There were exceptions, like Hypatia of Alexandria (a.d.

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