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Lyric and Memory: Marceline Desbordes-Valmore's "Tristesse"

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Accounts of Marceline Desbordes-Valmore’s poetry tend to foreground above all the question of gender. Nineteenth-century poets such as Sainte-Beuve and Baudelaire viewed her as conforming to a stereotypically feminine role–natural, maternal, melancholic, and passive–and this perception persists in more recent criticism, such as Wendy Greenberg’s Uncanonical Women (106-107). However, commentators such as Michael Danahy, Christine Planté and Edward Kaplan have shown how she challenged the male ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1353/frf.2017.0024

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Hertford College
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Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press Publisher's website
Journal:
French Forum Journal website
Volume:
42
Issue:
2
Pages:
217-232
Publication date:
2018-01-25
Acceptance date:
2017-07-20
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ISSN:
0098-9355
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pubs:708542
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uri:89e4b6df-e32b-43b2-a3d9-789129160772
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uuid:89e4b6df-e32b-43b2-a3d9-789129160772
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