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Twilight of the Goddesses - Gutwirth, Madelyn
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From Library Journal Gutwirth (professor emeritus, French, West Chester Univ.) explores the ambiguous, generally powerless existence of 18th-century French women and the roles male contemporaries assigned them. She marshals her arguments to greatest purpose when pondering the French Revolution; her discussion of contrasting depictions of Marie Antoinette as a naive consort and a demonized symbol constitutes a highlight. While these ruminations draw upon 200 years of distinguished historiography, sections based on original ...

Twilight of the Goddesses 1994, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813517995

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Twilight of the Goddesses 1992, Rutgers University Press

ISBN-13: 9780813517872