Struggling Under the Destructive Glance: Androgyny in the Novels of Guy de Maupassant

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Struggling to free themselves from the controlling eye of the male, Maupassant's fictional heroines move from passive to more active forms of rebellion. Early heroines look inward to the world of dreams or turn their eye to a more sympathetic lover. Later heroines actively try to captivate the eye of the male, victimizing him in turn. In this aggressive game, however, the female protagonists risk losing their humanity. Pursuing this analysis, based on the combined approaches of the Geneva critic Jean Starobinski in "L'Oeil ...

Struggling Under the Destructive Glance: Androgyny in the Novels of Guy de Maupassant 1991, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820410753

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