Genius Envy: Women Shaping French Poetic History, 1801-1900

Genius Envy: Women Shaping French Poetic History, 1801-1900

by Adrianna M. Paliyenko


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780271077093
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 09/15/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Adrianna M. Paliyenko is Charles A. Dana Professor of French at Colby College. Her most recent book, coedited with Joseph Acquisto and Catherine Witt, is Poets as Readers in Nineteenth-Century France.

Table of Contents





Part One: Reception Matters

1. Un/sexing Genius

2. Literary Reception and its Discontents

3. The Other History of French Poetry, 1801-1900

Part Two: Women Thinking Through Poetry and Beyond

4. Anais Ségalas on Race, Gender, and “la mission civilisatrice”

5. Work, Genius, and the In-Between in Malvina Blanchecotte

6. The Poetic Edges of Dualism in Louisa Siefert

7. Louise Ackermann’s Turn to Science

8. Marie Krysinska on Eve, Evolution and the Property of Genius





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