Bibliographic Details

The hysteric's revenge : French women writers at the fin de siècle / Rachel Mesch.

Author / Creator Mesch, Rachel.
Imprint Nashville [Tenn.] : Vanderbilt University Press, c2006.
Description xii, 268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject French literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Women in literature.
French literature.
French literature -- Women authors.
Women and literature.
Women in literature.
France.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Format E-Resource, Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6205967
ISBN 0826515304 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780826515308 (cloth : alk. paper)
0826515312 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780826515315 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-256) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1.
  • Literary science and the female subject : the brains behind Emile Zola's Nana
  • 2.
  • Memoirs of the Fille Publique
  • 3.
  • Virility and the intellectual woman or, can a woman be a naturalist?
  • 4.
  • Can a woman be a decadent? : Rachilde, gender, and the male body
  • 5.
  • The right to pleasure : sex and the sentimental novel.