Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Disguise in George Sand's Novels
Foyalty 182

Disguise in George Sand's Novels (Hardback)

£59.95
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Sandian heroines swirl around men in their sororal and sartorial disguises like moths around candle flames. However, as Disguise in George Sand's Novels illustrates, the disguise is not an instrument to seduce men but rather to assert the heroines' true selves. The portrayal of female and androgynous protagonists in Rose et Blanche (1831), Indiana (1832), Lelia (1833/39), Gabriel (1839), Consuelo (1842), and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt (1844) is a metaphor to demonstrate the continuity of identities before and after the disguise as George Sand stipulates in her theory of the menechme. Disguise in George Sand's Novels explores the maturation process of Romantic and artistically inclined heroines and highlights the spiritual meaning of the disguise as a rite of passage for the birth of a new type of protagonist: spiritual, self-assertive, and dedicated to erasing gender inequality and helping the poor.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: general Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc Publication Date: 16/10/2009 ISBN-13: 9780820449326  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

The Author: Francoise Ghillebaert is Associate Professor of French at The University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus. She received her Ph.D. in French literature from The University of Texas at Austin. She is the founder and chief editor of the electronic journal Crisolenguas for the Department of Foreign Languages at The University of Puerto Rico. She served as guest editor of a special issue of Postscript: Essays in Films and the Humanities dedicated to the Double in Movies (2003). Ghillebaert has received grants from the Fondo Institucional para la Investigacion and from the Programa de Estudios de la Mujer y el Genero awarded by The University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus.

More books by Francoise Ghillebaert

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Nano Nagle: The Life and the ...
(Hardback)
Deirdre Raftery
 
 
£24.99
 
Reviving Cicero in Drama: From the...
(Hardback)
Gesine Manuwald
 
 
£72.00
 
Studying Early Printed Books,...
(Paperback)
Sarah Werner
 
 
£17.99
 
Routledge Companion to Women, Sex, ...
(Hardback)
Kimberly Anne Coles; Eve Keller
 
 
£175.00
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close