Reflections of the Trial of a Queen, by a Woman
LORI J. MARSO (ESSAY DATE SPRING 2002)
SOURCE: Marso, Lori J. "Defending the Queen: Wollstonecraft and Staël on the Politics of Sensibility and Feminine Difference." The Eighteenth Century 43, no. 1 (spring 2002): 43-60.
In the following excerpt, Marso analyzes de Staël's Reflections on the Trial of a Queen, by a Woman discussing how she negotiates the politics of sense and sensibility and uses a masculine model to offer a notion of the female self.
I shall therefore only speak of that verdict, analyzing the political, in telling what I have...
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