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"Comment les femmes ordinairement appetent choses defendues": writing women into the history of Rabelais' reception (1628-1785)

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This thesis makes three key contributions to early modern French studies; it reintroduces forgotten perspectives into the history of Rabelais’ reception, offers new, less phallocentric, ways of reading the major episodes in Rabelais’ work that feature questions of women and femininity, and reconsiders early modern processes of authorial construction and posterity more generally. Women readers and audiences have thus far been excluded from the history of Rabelais’ afterlives. This study add...

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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Department:
University of Oxford
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Author, Examiner

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
French
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Deposit date:
2019-09-15

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