1st Edition

Stendhal's Less-Loved Heroines
Fiction, Freedom, and the Female





ISBN 9780367602024
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
144 Pages

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Book Description

In this book, the author challenges the notion that French Realist fiction is peculiarly and intrinsically hostile to female freedom, arguing that it is criticism itself that has marginalized Stendhal's noncompliant heroines and condemned them as self-centred.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Mina, Vanina, and the Logic of the Strange Step 2. Mathilde and the Paradox of Authenticity 3. On Not Taking Lamiel Seriously 4. Conclusion

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Biography

Maria C. Scott