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Conclusion

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This conclusion argues that auto/biography is shadowed by the alter ego of scepticism, whether directed at the reality or intelligibility of selves; their representability; or the adequacy of the ... More


Gender, Migration, and Empire

Marie-Paule Ha

in French Women and the Empire: The Case of Indochina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199640362
eISBN:
9780191754265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640362.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the evolution of the French female emigration movement launched at the turn of the century. According to its supporters, sending women overseas could solve myriad social and ... More


La Préparation du roman: The Novel and the Fragment

in Roland Barthes at the Collège de France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318436
eISBN:
9781846317866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318436.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Roland Barthes' La Préparation du roman lecture series at the Collège de France. It explains that the first Préparation du roman course subtitled De la vie à l'oeuvre (December ... More


“Notre Petite Amie”: Charpentier’s Oeuvre de Mimi Pinson, 1900–1914

Patricia Tilburg

in Working Girls: Sex, Taste, and Reform in the Parisian Garment Trades, 1880-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198841173
eISBN:
9780191876684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841173.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

In 1900, composer and philanthropist Gustave Charpentier founded the Oeuvre de Mimi Pinson, an association providing the workingwomen of Paris with free theater tickets, and free music and dance ... More


Mimi Pinson Goes to War: Sex, Taste, and the Patrie, 1914–1918

Patricia Tilburg

in Working Girls: Sex, Taste, and Reform in the Parisian Garment Trades, 1880-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198841173
eISBN:
9780191876684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841173.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

During World War I, the midinettes of Paris suffered unemployment and drastically cut wages; at the same time, they were elevated in wartime ephemera as a nostalgic and erotic image of a France made ... More


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