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French Feminisms 1975 and After (2017)
Book
Atack, M., Fell, A. S., Holmes, D., & Long, I. (2017). I. Long, M. Atack, A. S. Fell, & D. Holmes (Eds.), French Feminisms 1975 and After. Oxford, Berne: Peter Lang. doi:10.3726/b13051

This volume explores contemporary French women’s writing through the prism of one of the defining moments of modern feminism: the writings of the 1970s that came to be known as «French feminism». With their exhilarating renewal of the rules of fictio... Read More

A powerful political platform: Françoise Giroud and L'Express in a Cold War climate (2016)
Journal Article
Long, I. (2016). A powerful political platform: Françoise Giroud and L'Express in a Cold War climate. French History, 30(2), 241-258. doi:10.1093/fh/crw001

Founded in 1953 by Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber and Françoise Giroud, L’Express was a politically committed outlet predominantly led by Giroud’s strong editorial direction until its rebranding in 1964 along the lines of Time magazine. Its goals were... Read More

Writing Gaullist feminism: Françoise Parturier's open letters 1968–1974 (2011)
Journal Article
Long, I. (2011). Writing Gaullist feminism: Françoise Parturier's open letters 1968–1974. Modern & contemporary France / ASM & CF, 19(3), (313-327). doi:10.1080/09639489.2011.588794. ISSN 0963-9489

Gaullist feminist Françoise Parturier's open letters written during the second wave women's movement in France are striking examples of how politically engaged women use writing in innovative ways in order to make intellectual interventions. H... Read More

Women intellectuals in post-68 France: petitions and polemics
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Long, I. Women intellectuals in post-68 France: petitions and polemics. The University of Hull

Cultural and historical accounts of the public intellectual and French feminism have been remiss in their failure to recognise an important group of major women intellectuals in France. In particular, studies of French feminism and public intellectua... Read More