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The Life of Madame Necker : Sin, Redemption and the Parisian Salon

By: Boon, Sonja.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.""The Body, Gender and Culture"": Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (193 p.).ISBN: 9781317323686.Subject(s): France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century | Necker, Suzanne Curchod, 1739-1794 -- Family | Necker, Suzanne Curchod, 1739-1794 -- Health | Necker, Suzanne Curchod, 1739-1794 | Salons -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century | Women -- France -- Paris -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Life of Madame Necker : Sin, Redemption and the Parisian SalonDDC classification: 944.035092 LOC classification: DC146.N363 B66 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Abjection and Display; 1 'She Will Never Acquire the Art of Pleasing'; 2 Embodied Faith: Madame Necker's Intimate Theology; 3 Filial Duty and the Maternal Body; 4 Performing Pathology: Staging the Sick Body; 5 Specular Death: Staging the Virtuous Body; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Summary: Madame Necker occupies a unique position in French social and cultural history. This study breaks new ground by examining the profoundly corporeal nature of Madame Necker's life - her debilitating, decades-long psychic and somatic suffering and subsequent curious death.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Abjection and Display; 1 'She Will Never Acquire the Art of Pleasing'; 2 Embodied Faith: Madame Necker's Intimate Theology; 3 Filial Duty and the Maternal Body; 4 Performing Pathology: Staging the Sick Body; 5 Specular Death: Staging the Virtuous Body; Notes; Works Cited; Index

Madame Necker occupies a unique position in French social and cultural history. This study breaks new ground by examining the profoundly corporeal nature of Madame Necker's life - her debilitating, decades-long psychic and somatic suffering and subsequent curious death.

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