vendredi 9 décembre 2011

Nina Baym, NOVELS, READERS, AND REVIEWERS, Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1984, 287 pages

[Women author's] private lives were sctrutinized to see whether they lived womanly lives; the category of genius was denied to them because, writing as women rather than as individuals, they could not attain something that was in its essence the highest expression of individuality.

p. 249.

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