By Marie le Jars de Gournay,Richard Hillman,Colette Quesnel
This quantity provides translations of 4 of Gournay's works that handle feminist matters. of those seem right here 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 was once 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 loved ones administration. The e-book additionally comprises Gournay's final revisions (1641) of her best-known feminist treatises, The Equality of guys and Women and The girls' Complaint. The editors offer a normal evaluation of Gournay's profession, in addition to person introductions and large annotations for every work.
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