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Introduction

PAUL SMITH

in Feminism and the Third Republic: Women's Political and Civil Rights in France, 1918-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206231
eISBN:
9780191677045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206231.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The expansion of education has lead to the establishment of a notion referred to as feminism—the awakening of women's consciousness. This involved how women increasingly felt that they should be ... More


Introduction

Birgit Schippers

in Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640898
eISBN:
9780748671830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640898.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The Introduction positions the feminist reception of Kristeva's ideas within the diverse and heterogeneous intellectual landscape of recent feminist thought. It outlines a key argument of the book: ... More


Voix Blanche?: Annie Ernaux, French Feminisms and the Challenge of Intersectionality

Lyn Thomas

in Making Waves: French Feminisms and their Legacies 1975-2015

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620429
eISBN:
9781789629880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620429.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

One of the most important ‘nouvelle vérités’ that has challenged 1970s feminisms in the Anglophone world is intersectionality, and particularly the need to address race and ethnicity as constantly ... More


Feminism and the Third Republic: Women's Political and Civil Rights in France, 1918-1945

Paul Smith

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206231
eISBN:
9780191677045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206231.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Why did women in France not win the right to vote until 1945, three-quarters of a century after universal male suffrage had been established? The 1789 Déclaration des Droits de lʼHomme et du Citoyen ... More


Race, Religion, and Gender: Feminist Intersectional Politics in “Postsecular” Times

Éléonore Lépinard

in Feminist Trouble: Intersectional Politics in Post-Secular Times

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190077150
eISBN:
9780190077198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077150.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter retraces the Islamic veiling debates in France and Quebec, and how feminist organizations engaged in them in both contexts. It explains why intersectional coalitions in the context of ... More


Feminism and the Republic

Karen Offen

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0033
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter portrays the feminist struggle for women's rights and emancipation following the events of the French Revolution as well as the five French Republics. It examines their roots dating from ... More


Across the Waves: Benoîte Groult, Catel Muller and bande dessinée

Imogen Long

in Making Waves: French Feminisms and their Legacies 1975-2015

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620429
eISBN:
9781789629880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620429.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

BenoîteGroult’s caustic yet humorous essay Ainsisoit-elle was published in 1975, the same year as the innovative feminist text Les Femmes s’entêtent, and, just as the collective volumedemanded a ... More


Women’s Rights

Françoise Vergès

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0029
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1971, French white male doctors were found not-guilty of having practiced thousands of abortions and sterilizations without consent upon poor women of color in Reunion Island, a French overseas ... More


The Heroines in the Chora of Writing 1

Efrossini Spentzou

in Readers and Writers in Ovid's Heroides: Transgressions of Genre and Gender

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255689
eISBN:
9780191719608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255689.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is concerned with the heroines' feminine voice. Building on the metapoetic metaphor of the heroines' artistic awakening, it follows their efforts to establish their own discourse and ... More


From Muse to Insoumuse: Delphine Seyrig, Vidéaste

Grace An

in Making Waves: French Feminisms and their Legacies 1975-2015

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620429
eISBN:
9781789629880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620429.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Most people have no idea that French film actress Delphine Seyrig was equal parts feminist activist and militant filmmaker. Distinctive for her beauty, singular voice, and roles in modernist films ... More


Queer, Republican France, and Its Euro-American “Others”

Lucille Cairns

in What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on a key text by the French pioneer of queer studies, Marie-Hélène Bourcier: Sexpolitiques: Queer Zones 2 (2005). Bourcier analyses the role of one central European institution, ... More


Speaking of love: philosophy, theology, and French feminism

Sal Renshaw

in The Subject of Love: Hélène Cixous and the Feminine Divine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069604
eISBN:
9781781702956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069604.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter revolves round the concept of love. It reflects on the tension between Plato's eros, both vulgar and divine, and Christianity's divine love, and inquires into who might be the subjects ... More


The Continental Perspective on the Idea

Simon Glendinning

in The Idea of Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624706
eISBN:
9780748671885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624706.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

From around the start of the 1970’s many non-analytic philosophers in the English-speaking world began to use the title “Continental Philosophy” to identify their own area of interest and expertise. ... More


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