Introduction

  • Roger Célestin
  • Eliane DalMolin
  • Isabelle de Courtivron

Abstract

The “beyond” in the title of this book is not meant to indicate that women’s issues have been resolved in France, or elsewhere for that matter, and that the concept of feminism is no longer needed and can begin to wither away like the proverbial state. Rather, it aims to stress a number of new phenomena that illustrate the differences between recent debates about women and gender in France and those that took place in the 1970s, which became known in the United States as “French feminisms.” What the essays in this collection also reveal, however, are the culturally specific continuities between these recent developments and the French feminisms of three decades ago.

Keywords

Europe Steam Amid Assimilation Posit 

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Notes

  1. Jean Philippe Mathy’s French Resistance: The French-American Culture Wars (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000) andGoogle Scholar
  2. David F. Bell’s essay “Text, Context: Transatlantic Sokal,” in Ralph Sarkonak ed., France/USA: The Cultural Wars, spec. issue of Yale French Studies 100 (Fall 2001), ed. Ralph Sarkonak.Google Scholar
  3. 13.
    See Dominique Viart, Le roman français au XXe siècle (Paris: Hachette, 1999).Google Scholar

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© Roger Célestin, Eliane DalMolin, Isabelle de Courtivron 2003

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  • Roger Célestin
  • Eliane DalMolin
  • Isabelle de Courtivron

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