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Sexual Contract and mariage blanc: Marie Jeanne Riccoboni

Description: Article on sexual contract and mariage blanc. Abstract: Reading Marie Jeanne Riccoboni's biography as exemplifying eighteenth-century marriage based on women's limited legal recourse within the marriage contract, I argue that the author offers women an empowering alternative to the sexual contract in her fiction, a mariage blanc based on friendship.
Date: 2005
Creator: Kaplan, Marijn S.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Eighteenth-Century Women Novelists at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century - Part 2

Description: This bibliography forms the sequel to the author's 'Eighteenth-Century Women Novelists at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century: A Selected Bibliography,' which appeared in this Newsletter in the spring of 2007. The author provides an overview of the most important French women writers of the eighteenth century who did not write novels primarily.
Date: 2010
Creator: Kaplan, Marijn S.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences