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Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works

Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works( )
Author: de Gournay, Marie Le Jars
Editor: Hillman, Richard
Quesnel, Colette
Translator: Hillman, Richard
Quesnel, Colette
Series title:The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-30556-1
Publication Date:Mar 2002
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $33.00
Book Description:

During her lifetime, the gifted writer Marie le Jars de Gournay (1565-1645) was celebrated as one of the "seventy most famous women of all time" in Jean de la Forge's Circle of Learned Women (1663). The adopted daughter of Montaigne, as well as his editor, Gournay was a major literary force and a pioneering feminist voice during a tumultuous period in France. This volume presents translations of four of Gournay's works that address feminist issues. Two of these...
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Book Details
Pages:200
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Civil Rights
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.811 x 8.463 x 0.503 Inches
Book Weight:0.713 Pounds



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