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Tender geographies

women and the origins of the novel in France

by Joan E. DeJean

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • French fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
    • French fiction -- 17th century -- History and criticism,
    • French fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
    • Women and literature -- France -- History -- 17th century,
    • Women and literature -- France -- History -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJoan DeJean.
      SeriesGender and culture
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ637.W64 D4 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 297 p. :
      Number of Pages297
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1548724M
      ISBN 100231062303
      LC Control Number91028239


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Women and the Origins of the Novel in France. Joan DeJean. Columbia University Press. Tender Geographies: Women and the Origins of the Novel in France Joan E. DeJean Limited preview - Tender Geographies: Women and the Origins of the Novel in France All Book Search results » About the author () Jean DeJean is a Trustee Professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

Tender Geographies offers a new version of literary history by arguing that French women writers were the originators of the modern novel. Joan DeJean exposes the gender politics of canon formation in what is considered the Great Century of French Letters (), women writers were active in numbers unheard of before or by: Free Online Library: Tender Geographies: Women and the Origins of the Novel in France.

by "College Literature"; Literature, writing, book reviews Education Book reviews Books Printer Frien, articles and books. On the other hand, Tender Geographies is not designed for the generalist or the neophyte, for it assumes a staggering level of familiarity with seventeenth-century French novels.

In offering an encyclopedic account of the authors’ imbrication in French history, DeJean apparently decided to minimize analysis of the fictional texts. Tender Geographies offers a new version of literary history by arguing that French women writers were the originators of the modern novel.

Joan DeJean exposes the gender politics of canon formation in what is considered the Great Century of French Letters (), women writers were active in numbers unheard of before or since.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Women's places, women's spaces --The politics of tenderness: Madeleine de Scudéry and the generation of --"What is an author": Lafayette [Marie-Madeleine Pioche de La Vergne, comtesse de La Fayette; Madame de La Fayette].

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