Unmanly Citizens: Jean-Jacques Rousseau's and Germaine de Stakl's Subversive Women

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In (Un)Manly Citizens, political theorist Lori Marso explores an alternative vision of citizenship in the writings of French Enlightenment figures Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Germaine de Stael. This critique transgresses the boundary between political philosophy and literature in turning explicitly to fictional texts as the site of an alternative conception of the self, citizenship, and democratic politics. Marso departs from previous feminist scholarship on Rousseau by reading Emile and La Nouvelle Heloise from the ...

Unmanly Citizens: Jean-Jacques Rousseau's and Germaine de Stakl's Subversive Women 1999, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801860324

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