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Le corps dialogique dans l’autoportrait de Catherine Des Roches

  • Publication type: Article from a collective work
  • Collective work: Autoportraits, autofictions de femmes à l’époque moderne. Savoirs et fabrique d’identité
  • Author: Yandell (Cathy)
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  • Abstract: In her “Dialogue de Sincero et de Charite,” Catherine des Roches creates an equally intelligent and lettered character in Charite, who embodies both erudition and erotic desire. A reading of the “corporal [af]filiation” between mother and daughter indeed reveals the symbiotic attachment of mother and daughter in both literary and social spheres. Yet a more refined version of Catherine’s self-fashioning can be glimpsed in her Missives. Catherine des Roches inscribes a dialogic body that is a new model for the humanist woman.
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  • Pages: 33 to 46
  • Last edition: 2018
  • Collection: Masculine/ Feminine in Modern Europe, n° 14
  • Subcollection: XVIe siècle, n° 2

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-07236-2
  • ISSN: 2111-6970
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-07238-6.p.0033
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 03-29-2018
  • Language: French
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