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Damned women [electronic resource] : lesbians in French novels, 1796-1996 / Jennifer Waelti-Walters.

By: Waelti-Walters, Jennifer, 1942-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montreal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2000Description: 1 online resource (270 p.).ISBN: 0773520716 (bound); 9780773520714 (bound); 0773521100 (pbk.); 9780773521100 (pbk.); 9780773568570 (electronic bk.); 0773568573 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Lesbians in literature | French fiction -- History and criticism | Lesbians' writings, French -- History and criticism | French fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Lesbiennes dans la litt�erature | Roman fran�cais -- Histoire et critique | �Ecrits de lesbiennes fran�caises -- Histoire et critique | Electronic books | LITERARY CRITICISM / Gay & Lesbian | Romans | Frans | Lesbiennes | Roman | Lesbische Liebe | Geschichte 1796-1996 | Franz�osischGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Damned women.DDC classification: 843.009/353 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- A note on translations and sources -- Introduction -- pt. 1. The male gaze, 1796-1929. 1. Damned women: the prototypes ; 2. Contrasting attitudes: male and female writers -- pt. 2. Through women's eyes, 1929-1968. 3. Constrained desires ; 4. Contrasting generations: Leduc and Beauvoir, Wittig and Cixous -- pt. 3. Specifically French lesbians, 1968-1996. 5. Exporing lesbian identity ; 6. Contrasting perspectives: Fran�cois, Best, and Monferrand -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Appendix: French quotations -- Bibliography. A. French lesbian novels ; B. Works cited and general works on lesbianism in France ; C. Sources of French medical attitudes to lesbianism, 1870-1960 ; D. Bibliographies of lesbian fiction -- Index.
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Acknowledgments -- A note on translations and sources -- Introduction -- pt. 1. The male gaze, 1796-1929. 1. Damned women: the prototypes ; 2. Contrasting attitudes: male and female writers -- pt. 2. Through women's eyes, 1929-1968. 3. Constrained desires ; 4. Contrasting generations: Leduc and Beauvoir, Wittig and Cixous -- pt. 3. Specifically French lesbians, 1968-1996. 5. Exporing lesbian identity ; 6. Contrasting perspectives: Fran�cois, Best, and Monferrand -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Appendix: French quotations -- Bibliography. A. French lesbian novels ; B. Works cited and general works on lesbianism in France ; C. Sources of French medical attitudes to lesbianism, 1870-1960 ; D. Bibliographies of lesbian fiction -- Index.

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