French Dressing: Women, Men, and Ancient Regime Fiction by Nancy K. Miller, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
French Dressing: Women, Men, and Fiction in the Ancien Regime

French Dressing: Women, Men, and Fiction in the Ancien Regime

by Nancy K. Miller
     
 

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French Dressing looks at the ancien régime's scenarios of libertine seduction--unsafe sex and its consequences for women's lives. It places the gender performances of male and female-authored novels in dialogue in order to recover the complexity of a century obsessed, as we are today, with writing and living plots of

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French Dressing looks at the ancien régime's scenarios of libertine seduction--unsafe sex and its consequences for women's lives. It places the gender performances of male and female-authored novels in dialogue in order to recover the complexity of a century obsessed, as we are today, with writing and living plots of desire. French Dressing exposes the erotic anxieties behind a national culture of sexual self-display--French undressing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781317959335
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/31/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
254
File size:
3 MB

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