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308. Voyages de femmes, entrepris et rapportés: Représentations littéraires et/ou artistiques

Friday, 10 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Mayfair, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by Women in French

Presiding: Christine M. Probes, Univ. of South Florida

Speakers: Linda Alcott, Univ. of Colorado, Denver; Arline E. Cravens, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; Hélène Diaz Brown, Principia Coll.; Molly Krueger Enz, South Dakota State Univ.; Perry J. Gethner, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater; Mariève Maréchal, Univ. of Ottawa; Catherine R. Montfort, Santa Clara Univ.

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Session Description:

A roundtable on literary and artistic representations of women travelers by French and francophone women from the seventeenth century to the present and on the rhetorical strategies they employ. Genres and topics include representations of women travelers in plays, fantastic and mystical voyages, memoirs, epistolary novels, and depictions of women travelers of color.


  • French Literature – General

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