Contemporary French Fiction by Women

Feminist Perspectives

Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr

Written in English
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  • Literary Criticism,
  • History,
  • French Novel And Short Story,
  • Women In Literature,
  • Women authors,
  • History and criticism,
  • 20th century,
  • Feminism,
  • French,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Feminism and literature,
  • France,
  • French fiction

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