By Marie le Jars de Gournay,Richard Hillman,Colette Quesnel
This quantity offers translations of 4 of Gournay's works that handle feminist matters. of those seem the following in English for the 1st time—The prom of Monsieur de Montaigne and The Apology for the girl Writing. one of many first smooth mental novels, the best-selling Promenade used to be additionally the 1st to discover lady sexual feeling. With the autobiographical Apology, Gournay defended each element of her existence, from her ethical behavior to her family administration. The publication additionally comprises Gournay's final revisions (1641) of her best-known feminist treatises, The Equality of fellows and Women and The women' Complaint. The editors offer a normal assessment of Gournay's occupation, in addition to person introductions and vast annotations for every work.
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Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe) by Marie le Jars de Gournay,Richard Hillman,Colette Quesnel