Lecture by Dr. Theresa Varney Kennedy "Madame de Maintenon's Dramatic Proverbs (1690-1710): Rehearsing for the Future"

DateMarch 22, 2023
LocationLecture at 4pm in Draper 152
DescriptionComposed for the female pupils at the boarding school in Saint-Cyr, Madame de Maintenon's dramatic proverbs (1690-1710) crucially reveal the values emphasized in female education at the end of the seventeenth century,
a period plagued by economic crisis
and growing aristocratic poverty.
Join us for the lecture and a staged reading of several of the proverbs. Co-sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies & Modern Languages & Cultures
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PublisherWomen's and Gender Studies
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