Conduct Books for Girls in Enlightenment France

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During the eighteenth-century, at a time when secular and religious authors in France were questioning women's efforts to read, a new literary genre emerged: conduct books written specifically for girls and unmarried young women. In this carefully researched and thoughtfully argued book, Professor Nadine Berenguier shares an in-depth analysis of this development, relating the objectives and ideals of these books to the contemporaneous Enlightenment concerns about improving education in order to reform society. Works by Anne ...

Conduct Books for Girls in Enlightenment France 2011, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754668756

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