Apology for the woman writing and other works [electronic resource] /Marie de Gournay ; edited and translated by Richard Hillman and Colette Quesnel ; general and section introductions by Richard Hillman.
Contributor(s): Hillman, Richard | Quesnel, Colette.Material type: BookSeries: Other voice in early modern Europe: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 176 p.).ISBN: 9780226305264 (electronic bk.); 0226305260 (electronic bk.); 9780226305554 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226305554 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780226305561 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0226305562 (pbk. : alk. paper).Uniform titles: Selections. English. 2002 Subject(s): Gournay, Marie Le Jars de, 1565-1645 -- Translations into English | Gournay, Marie Le Jars de, 1565-1645 | Women's rights -- Early works to 1800 | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- French | Vrouwen | Vrouwelijke auteurs | Women's rights | Electronic books | ლიტერატურა-- ფრანგული ლიტერატურაGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 848/.309 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-166) and index.
Introduction to Marie le Jars de Gournay (1565-1645) -- The promenade of Monsieur de Montaigne (1594). Introduction ; The printer to the reader ; Dedicatory epistle ; The promenade of Monsieur de Montaigne, for himself -- The equality of men and women (1641). Introduction ; Dedication ; The equality of men and women -- The ladies' complainte (1641). Introduction ; The ladies' complaint -- Apology for the woman writing (1641). Introduction. Apology for the woman writing.
During her lifetime, the gifted writer Marie le Jars de Gournay (1565-1645) was celebrated as one of the "seventy most famous women of all time" in Jean de la Forge's Circle of Learned Women (1663). The adopted daughter of Montaigne, as well as his editor, Gournay was a major literary force and a pioneering feminist voice during a tumultuous period in France. This volume presents translations of four of Gournay's works that address feminist issues. Two of these appear here in English for the first time?The Promenade of Monsieur de Montaigne and The Apology for the Woman Writing. One.