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Representations of Women in the French Imaginary

Historicizing the Gallic Singularity

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

a French manifesto against the American #MeToo movement in Le Monde in 2018. One of the most important academic incarnations of the debate over “the Gallic singularity” remains the mixed French and American response to the work of Mona Ozouf in

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Colette française (et fille de zouave)

Colette and the French Singularity

Kathleen Antonioli

contributions of Colette, and particularly of French reviewers of Colette's works, to this myth of “French singularity,” a term popularized by Mona Ozouf in the 1995 Les Mots des femmes: Essai sur la singularité française . Ozouf's use of the term, like that of

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The Gallic Singularity

The Medieval and Early Modern Origins

Tracy Adams

emotionally rewarding than its American counterpart is not restricted to popular culture, but has entered into scholarly discourse over the past few decades. Historian Mona Ozouf dubs this presumably satisfying relationship the “French singularity,” Eric

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Political Regeneration

José Bonifácio and Temporal Experiences in the Luso-American World in the Early Nineteenth Century

Maria Elisa Noronha De Sá and Marcelo Gantus Jasmin

. 10 Mona Ozouf, “Regeneração,” in Dicionário crítico da revolução francesa , François Furet and Mona Ozouf, eds. (Rio de Janeiro: Nova Fronteira, 1989). 11 Ilmar Rohloffde Mattos, “Transmigrar—nove notas a propósito do Império do Brasil” in Estado e

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Pablo Facundo Escalante

adventure.” 11 “The 10th of August,” claimed Michel Winock, “raises the curtain for the Republic, but it does not deserve to be commemorated.” 12 “The 10th of August,” affirmed Mona Ozouf, “imposes the republican regime.” 13 In light of the preceding

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Christine Adams

and civilization in a way that many of their foreign counterparts did not. 10 Modern French historians, most notably Mona Ozouf, continue to emphasize the historically distinctive role of French women and their relationship with men based on

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The Modernity of Political Representation

Its Innovative Thrust and Transnational Semantic Transfers during the Sattelzeit (Eighteenth to Nineteenth Centuries)

Samuel Hayat and José María Rosales

,” European Journal of Political Theory 4, no. 3 (2005): 263–282. 15 Eric J. Hobsbawm, The Age of Revolution: Europe, 1789–1848 (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1962); Keith Michael Baker, Colin Lucas, François Furet, and Mona Ozouf, eds., The French

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Whitney Walton

in France and elsewhere, and that frequently appeared in her biographical studies of women and men. Barine's work bears some resemblance to historian Mona Ozouf's notion of the French singularity, which refers to the civilizing influence of women

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Outrageous Flirtation, Repressed Flirtation, and the Gallic Singularity

Alexis de Tocqueville's Comparative Views on Women and Marriage in France and the United States

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

); and Whitney Walton, Eve's Proud Descendants: Four Women Writers and Republican Politics in Nineteenth-Century France (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2000). 11 For Mona Ozouf's use of Tocqueville's work as a “counterproof,” see Mona Ozouf

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Science, Customs, and the Modern Subject

From Emulation to Education in the Semantics of Spanish Enlightenment

Pablo Sánchez León

Renaissance to the Revolution (Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 1995); Mona Ozouf, “‘Public Opinion’ at the end of the Old Regime,” Journal of Modern History 60 (1988): 3–21. Scholars tend to classify authors depending on whether they offered a positive or