Women's Rights and the French Revolution A Biography of Olympe de Gouges

ISBN-10: 1412854636

ISBN-13: 9781412854634

Edition: 2014

Authors: Sophie Mousset

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Women played a major part in the French Revolution of 1789, but have received very little recognition for their contributions. The many claims and protests put forth by women at that time were suppressed, women's clubs were banned, and Olympe de Gouges, a leading contemporary advocate for women's rights, was silenced and has since remained an obscure figure. This book is the first biography of this astonishing woman.After boldly publishing her Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen in 1791, de Gouges was sent to the guillotine for having had the courage to mount the rostrum on behalf of women. Unlike many who have captured posterity's attention, de Gouges had great sympathy but no indulgence for her sex. Instead of considering her female colleagues as eternal victims, she understood that they were to some extent responsible for their misfortunes, and that if they united and devoted themselves to changing their image, they could become great. De Gouges called for the advent of a new woman, one who would relinquish the "nocturnal administering" of men.Olympe de Gouges rightly deserves the title of pioneer, prophet, and heroine. This long-overdue biography pays her due homage. It will be of interest to students of the French Revolution, women's studies, and biography.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 8/4/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 114
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English

Sophie Mousset is an avid writer, photographer, and traveler who spends most of her time abroad and on the high seas as a crew member of the three-masted ship, The Boudeuse .

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