Complete Run of Women in French Studies on MUSE
Project Muse has recently released back issues from the journal Women in French Studies. Women In French Studies, published by the Women in French Association, encourages the study of women thinkers and writers in the Francophone world.
The first volume of this journal, published in 1993, looks at the “avant-garde women dramatists writing in French.” The essays commemorate the Association’s first two MLA sessions after becoming an Allied Association of the MLA in 1991. Articles include analysis of the works of French playwrights such as Marguerite Yourcenar, Agnes Echene, and Vera Feydar.
The most recent volume, and the first with Juliette Rogers serving as Editor in Chief, includes articles that survey a wide range of topics: from the treatment of the three female protagonists in Hugo’s Les Miserables to Guadeloupean Maryse Conde’s creole, feminist novels. The volume also includes “an extensive and inspiring interview from 2013 by Thérèse De Raedt with Bestine Kazadi Ditabala, a lawyer, poet and activist for the women of the Democratic Republic of Congo whose collection of poems Infi(r)niment femme has just been republished by l’Harmattan press this year.”
Published once a year, Women in French Studies also publishes special volumes at regular intervals, which are included on MUSE. We are very pleased to host the full run of this journal on MUSE.