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Daughters of Eve

A Cultural History of French Theater Women from the Old Regime to the Fin de Siècle

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$89.00 • £71.95 • €80.00

ISBN 9780674005969

Publication Date: 12/15/2001

Short

320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

9 halftones

World

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Setting the Scene
  • 2. Theater Women and Aristocratic Libertinism, 1715–1789
  • 3. Defining the Modern Gender Order, 1760–1815
  • 4. Magdalenes of Postaristocratic France, 1815–1848
  • 5. The Erotic Culture of the Stage
  • 6. The Struggle against Pornocracy, 1848–1880
  • 7. Imagining Republican Actresses, 1880–1914
  • 8. Performing a Self
  • 9. From Notorious Women to Intimate Strangers
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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