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Women in the city in French literature and culture : reconfiguring the feminine in the urban environment

Author: Siobhán McIlvanney; Gillian Ni Cheallaigh
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: French and francophone studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exciting, interdisciplinary collection of essays examining women's relationship to the city, which radically challenges many of the accepted commonplaces surrounding women's roles and positions  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1061090847
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Siobhán McIlvanney; Gillian Ni Cheallaigh
ISBN: 9781786834331 1786834332
OCLC Number: 1120759217
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 302 pages ): illustrations.
Contents: Series Editors' Preface List of illustrationsNotes on contributors Introduction - Siobhan McIlvanney and Gillian Ni CheallaighPart I. Images of the Flaneuse: Mediatic Representations of Women's Relationship to the CityChapter 1: A City for Young Ladies: The Parisian Flaneuse of the Journal des Demoiselles - Lucie Roussel RichardChapter 2: Unfolding the Domestic Interior: Women, Newspapers and the Nineteenth-Century City - Kathryn BrownChapter 3: Agnes Varda in Paris: The Urban Gaze of the Female Film-maker in Three Short Films - Jennifer WallaceChapter 4: Imagining on the Outskirts of the City: Duras's Le Camion and the marcheuse - Sarah CooperPart II. From the Periphery to the Centre: Marginalised Re-Inscriptions of the UrbanChapter 5: Morphologies of Becoming: Dehumanisation and Dandyism in Emile Zola's Therese Raquin - Marina StarikChapter 6: Towards a Globalised Banlieue? Resilience through Literature in Three Narratives of the 'Ultraperiphery' - Nathalie SegeralChapter 7: Marriage, Pregnancy and the City in Marie Darrieussecq's Le Pays - Sonja StojanovicChapter 8: Viewing the Algerian Cityscape in Nina Bouraoui's La Voyeuse interdite and Leila Sebbar's 'La Jeune Fille au balcon' - Siobhan McIlvanney and Gillian Ni CheallaighPart III. Gendered Spaces, Gendered Places: The Feminisation of the City EnvironmentChapter 9: 'For Their Trouble and Labour'. Women's Work Reconsidered in Late Medieval Amiens - Julie PilorgetChapter 10: City, War and Politicisation in Journal a quatre mains by Benoite and Flora Groult - Imogen LongChapter 11: C'est l'endroit qui nous a faits ainsi: Place, Gender and Belonging in Nathacha Appanah's Blue Bay Palace and Ananda Devi's Eve de ses decombres - Julia WatersChapter 12: Gendered Spaces of Ageing: The Liberations and Limitations of Urban Space in Annie Ernaux and Nancy Huston - Kate AverisIndex
Series Title: French and francophone studies.
Responsibility: edited by Siobhán McIlvanney and Gillian Ni Cheallaigh.

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