Cartesian Women: Versions and Subversions of Rational Discourse in the Old Regime (Reading Women Writing)
- Publish Date: 1992-05-12
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Erica Harth
The little-known writings that Erica Harth examines here reveal a remarkable chapter in the history of Western thought. Drawing upon current theoretical work in gender studies, cultural history, and literary criticism, Harth looks at how women in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century France attempted to overcome gender barriers and participated in the shaping of rational discourse.