Bibliographic Details

Women's writing in nineteenth-century France / Alison Finch.

Author / Creator Finch, Alison.
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Description xvi, 316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Series Cambridge studies in French 65
Subject French literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- France.
French literature.
French literature -- Women authors.
Women and literature.
France.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4332636
Varying Form of Title Women's writing in 19th century France
ISBN 0521631866 (hb)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-308) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. Prejudice and reassessment
  • 2. Conditions for women writers
  • Part I. The Early Nineteenth Century: The Age of Napoleon and the Aftermath of Revolution (1800-1829)
  • 3. Overview, 1800-1829
  • 4. Foremothers and Germaine de Stadl
  • 5. Writing about history
  • 6. Mad matriarchs and other family members
  • 7. Rank and disadvantage
  • 8. The invisible women of French theatre
  • Part II. Mid-century: George Sand and her Contemporaries (1830-1869)
  • 9. Overview, 1830-1869
  • 10. George Sand, presiding genius
  • 11. Confidence and the woman writer: Amable Tastu and Sophie Ulliac-TrTmadeure
  • 12. Shame, embarrassment and Sophie's misfortunes: the comtesse de STgur
  • 13. Adventure and travel
  • 14. The journalist
  • 15. Feeling and poetic technique
  • 16. Women and politics
  • Part III. Naturalism and Symbolism: The Beginnings of a New Era (1870-1899)
  • 17. Overview, 1870-1899
  • 18. A new boldness
  • 19. Experiment: naturalism, symbolism and
  • 20. Cruelty to humans and animals
  • 21. Rachilde and the horror of gender confusion
  • 22. Postscript: England
  • 23. Legacies
  • Appendices
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index