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Françoise Parturier (1919–1995)

Author of Les hauts de Ramatuelle

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Birthdate
1919
Date of death
1995
Gender
female
Nationality
France
Occupations
novelist

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These caricatures of "bluestockings" (1844) and "socialist women" (1848) are not pretty. Parturier points out the perhaps strange contradiction in a republican man disturbed with the established order and striving for a more just world, that Honore Daumier appears to be radically anti-feminist. One is reminded that in the French Revolution, women were excluded from political life--no right to vote, participate or speak in assemblies. Of course, women were not excluded from the scaffold. The Notes provide translation and insight into the sarcasm and bitterness, with appreciation and humor.… (more)
 
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