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Les sœurs Grimké

De l’antiesclavagisme aux droits de la femme

Grimké sisters: from antislavery to woman’s rights

How can the story of the Grimké sisters be of interest to contemporary French readers, who are not particularly au fait with 19th century American history? Will they seem them as activists in the radical antislavery movement or pioneers for the feminist cause? The sisters’ story, including the destinations they selected or disowned, chronicles their journey, from a South mired in tradition to New England, the land of radical reform. It tells of the gestation of their own rebellion, of the ...

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Editor's note

Textes réunis et présentés par Colette Collomb-Boureau.

Illustration de couverture : Angelina Emily Grimké (1805-1879) et Sarah Moore Grimké (1792-1873), gravures sur bois, Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

  • Publisher : ENS Éditions
  • Series : Les fondamentaux du féminisme anglo-saxon
  • Place of publication : Lyon
  • Year of publication : 2016
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 09 novembre 2016
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782847888010
  • Electronic EAN : 9782847888034
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.enseditions.6788
  • Number of pages : 192 p.


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