The Provoked Wife: The Defence of Clytemnestra in Twentieth-century French Drama

ERB Forman

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Abstract

The use of provocation as a partial defence for female violence in response to male bullying, in classical and modern treatments of the character Clytemnestra, and in comparison with real cases in English law.
Translated title of the contributionThe Provoked Wife: The Defence of Clytemnestra in Twentieth-century French Drama
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85 - 108
Number of pages24
JournalEssays in French Literature
Volume44
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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