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I see what you mean. Elaine Send a noteboard - 05/11/2009 01:32:09 PM


I haven't read that one, but I will :D


I think you will enjoy it.
I would love her much more if she could tone down the essentialist feminism. Feminism is all well and good, but she keeps talking about Woman as a fixed thing. It annoys me, and also surprises me in such an otherwise good historian.


I think it particularly irked me in the Marie Antoinette book. It wasn't nearly as evident in the one about seventeenth-century English women, Empty Vessels, which is surprising.
Elaine
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