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Author Kadish, Doris Y.

Title Fathers, daughters, and slaves : women writers and French colonial slavery / Doris Y. Kadish.

Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 186 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series Liverpool studies in international slavery ; 7
Liverpool studies in international slavery ; 7.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-171) and index.
Contents Patriarchy and abolition : Germaine de Staël -- Fathers and colonization : Charlotte Dard -- Daughters and paternalism : Marceline Desbordes-Valmore -- Voices of daughters and slaves : Claire de Duras -- Uniting black and white families : Sophie Doin.
Summary This title brings to life the unique contribution by French women during the early 19th century, a key period in the history of colonialism and slavery. The book enriches our understanding of French and Atlantic history in the revolutionary and post-revolutionary years when Haiti was menaced with the re-establishment of slavery and when class, race, and gender identities were being renegotiated.
Language notes In English; occasional phrases in French with English translations.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817.
Dard, Charlotte-Adelaïde.
Desbordes-Valmore, Marceline, 1786-1859.
Duras, Claire de Durfort, duchesse de, 1777-1828.
Doin, Sophie, 1800-1846.
French literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery in literature.
Fathers in literature.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 9781781386538 (electronic bk.)
1781386536 (electronic bk.)
9781846317828 (e-book)
1846317827 (e-book)