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French Dressing: Women, Men, And Ancien Rǧime Fiction Nancy K. Miller

French Dressing: Women, Men, And Ancien Rǧime Fiction

Nancy K. Miller

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ISBN : 9780415903219
Hardcover
254 pages
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French Dressing looks at the ancien regimes scenarios of libertine seduction--unsafe sex and its consequences for womens lives. It places the gender performances of male and female-authored novels in dialogue in order to recover the complexity of aMoreFrench Dressing looks at the ancien regimes scenarios of libertine seduction--unsafe sex and its consequences for womens lives. It places the gender performances of male and female-authored novels in dialogue in order to recover the complexity of a century obsessed, as we are today, with writing and living plots of desire. French Dressing exposes the erotic anxieties behind a national culture of sexual self-display--French undressing.