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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

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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