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Women"s rights and the French Revolution

Sophie Mousset

Women"s rights and the French Revolution

a biography of Olympe de Gouges

by Sophie Mousset

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, NJ .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSophie Mousset ; translated from the French by Joy Poirel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 108 p. ;
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22767421M
ISBN 109780765803450

As this era held promise of equality, proceeding after the French Revolution, women still had yet to gain the title of equal citizens, making it a difficult and dangerous venture to publicize opinions promoting the advancement of women's rights. She argued that women were equal to men in all respects, that women should have all the same legal rights. Under the rule of the Jacobins she was accused of treason, and executed in the Reign of Terror. Ironically, the French Revolution was such a setback to the rights of women in France that they did not achieve full citizenship and the right to vote until the end of World War .

The Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen (French: Déclaration des droits de la femme et de la citoyenne), also known as the Declaration of the Rights of Woman, was written on 5 September in by French activist, feminist, and playwright Olympe de Gouges in response to the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the publishing this . The liberal discourse of the rights of man places all writing by and about women in a double bind, from which even the subtitle of this work, Women and the French Revolution, cannot escape. A collection of essays that criticize and take us beyond the discursive category of "women" as inherited from the liberal discourse of the French Revolution.

The other secondary source Women in French Revolution represent the women efforts in economy and her role in the French Revolution. Role and Status of Women prior French Revolution In the eighteenth century, in France, women s role was to be inferior to man and to have very few rights.   History 4, , T-Th Women in the French Revolution: The Ultimate Failure of Women’s Acquisition of Equal Rights The French Revolution has often been touted as the revolution that liberated individuals and gave triumph to traditionally oppressed groups. The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, which was France’s declaration of rights drafted during the revolution.


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Women faced many challenges during the French Revolution (), with their status enduring various transformations.

In the face of the fixed perception of the female gender, women secured, albeit for a moment (), the right to marry without parental consent, to initiate divorce and to own property.

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