Monday 21 July 2014

Fans – Special issue of Seventeenth-Century French Studies

Louis XIV R°" by Bruno Befreetv, via Wikimedia Commons 
For those with an interest in the history of fan the journal Seventeenth-Century French Studies has published an entire issue of the subject, Volume 36, Issue no. 1, 2014.

As you can tell from the contents listed below, two of the articles are in French and the rest in English:-

New Pleasure in Life Unfolding: Madeleine de Scudéry’s Friendship Fan, by Laura Burch. pp. 4–17
The frisson of No-Touch: A Fan’s Gallant Allegory of the Senses, Juliette Cherbuliez. pp. 18–27
Le don du roi, ou les vingt ans du Grand Dauphin, byMarie-Claude Canova-Green. pp. 28–37
Fanning The ‘Judgment of Paris’: The Early Modern Beauty Contest, by Elizabeth C. Goldsmith. pp. 38–52
Putti Galore: ‘Eventails de Bosse’ and the Judgment of Paris, by Karen Newman. pp. 53–72
A Battle for Hearts and Minds: Turenne and Louis XIV, by Harriet Stone. pp. 73–83
Introduction à l’éventail européen aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles, by Pierre-Henri Biger. pp. 84–92

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