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I‐opener: feminine enunciation in Marguerite Duras

Catherine Rodgers (Lecturer, Department of French, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK)

Equal Opportunities International

ISSN: 0261-0159

Article publication date: 1 March 2000

Abstract

Discusses the difficulties women experience in speaking and writing as women. Outlines feminine problems of using the word “I”. Looks at the writing of Marguerite Duras and charts her attempts at producing a feminine “I”. Profiles excerpts from her books in some details, looking at specific examples of her work and advocating further use of her style.

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Rodgers, C. (2000), "I‐opener: feminine enunciation in Marguerite Duras", Equal Opportunities International, Vol. 19 No. 2/3/4, pp. 82-92. https://doi.org/10.1108/02610150010786319

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