By Marie le Jars de Gournay,Richard Hillman,Colette Quesnel
This quantity offers translations of 4 of Gournay's works that handle feminist concerns. of those look 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 glossy 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 lifestyles, from her ethical behavior to her family administration. The booklet additionally comprises Gournay's final revisions (1641) of her best-known feminist treatises, The Equality of fellows and Women and The girls' Complaint. The editors supply a common review of Gournay's occupation, in addition to person introductions and broad 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