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French Salons: High Society and Political Sociability from the Old Regime to the Revolution of 1848
Among the most enduring of French cultural institutions, the salon, is among the most misunderstood. Seen primarily as a venue for apolitical social gatherings, the salon's influence is generallyExpand
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Women, the Public Sphere, and the Persistence of Salons
<p> Did French salon culture cease to exist prior to the Revolution, or did salons persist as important institutions well into the nineteenth century? On the one hand, feminist scholars andExpand
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Women, Salons, and the State in the Aftermath of the French Revolution
Historians have generally accepted the argument that the salon culture through which women participated in the public sphere of eighteenth-century France faded in the 1780s, foreshadowing andExpand
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GOBINEAU, RACISM, AND LEGITIMISM: A ROYALIST HERETIC IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE
The work of Arthur de Gobineau has presented scholars with a number of interpretive problems concerning his status as a race theorist, his place in the history of racial thought, and the influence ofExpand
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Women, Salons and Sociability as Constitutional Problems in the Political Writings of Madame de Staël
The recent scholarship on Madame de Stael has been drawn to her work as a novelist, literary critic and salonniere, but it has largely neglected her contribution as a serious political thinker.1Expand
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