Flora Tristan

Standard Name: Tristan, Flora
Birth Name: Flora Célestine Thérèse Henriette Tristan Moscoso
Married Name: Flora Chazal
French writer FT refused to limit herself to feminine genres, and her writing enjoyed limited success during her lifetime. She did, however, gain a degree of notoriety through the drama of her life, which culminated in her husband's attempt to murder her. FT 's political pamphlets and travel narratives, published in Paris, promote her views regarding the oppression of women and the working classes, advocate reform, and advance early feminist theory. Her Promenades dans Londres analyses early Victorian British parlimentary and social systems in order to compare them with those of France.
Black and white photograph of a painting of Flora Tristan. She is depicted from the side with her face turned to face the viewer. She is wearing a dress with long flared sleeves that is opened at the front to reveal a light ruffled shirt. Her hair is partially pinned in a bun at the back of her head with the rest of her hair hanging down in ringlets around her face.
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Friends, Associates Anna Wheeler
She nevertheless became an important link between French and English socialists, a friend not only of Fourier, but also of Flora Tristan , Frances Wright , Desirée Veret , and Jeanne Victoire .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Intertextuality and Influence Julia O'Faolain
The topics covered in richly informative detail, far too many to enumerate, include a father's life-or-death rights over his offspring in ancient Greece, while such topics as buying and selling sex, or the relation...
Textual Features Cecily Mackworth
She concentrates on the visits of her subjects to England in the late nineteenth or early twentieth centuries. To all of them—Mallarmé (a poet she deeply loved), Verlaine (whose list of books probably read...


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