Michelle Perrot

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Michelle Perrot
Michelle Perrot juin 2016 (cropped).jpg
Perrot in 2016
Born18 May 1928
NationalityFrench
Occupation
Notable work
Simone de Beauvoir Prize recipient

Michelle Perrot (born 18 May 1928, Paris) is a French historian, and Professor emeritus of Contemporary History at the Paris Diderot University.[1] She won the 2009 Prix Femina Essai.[2]

Life[edit]

She has worked on the history of labor movements, and studied with Ernest Labrousse, with Michel Foucault, and with Robert Badinter.

She is a pioneer in the emergence of women's history and gender studies in France. She edited with Georges Duby, Histoire des femmes en Occident ("History of women in the West"; 5 vols.), Plon, 1990–1991).

Her work appears in Libération, and she produced and presented "History Mondays" (les lundis de l'histoire) on France Culture radio.

In 2014, she received the Simone de Beauvoir Prize[3].

For her, feminism is a universal freedom"[4].One of the works of Michelle Perrot is The Bedroom, a review of an intimate history. The bedroom, according to Perrot, is the place where we are most authentically, and explosively, ourselves..[5] She is a co-author to the book "A history of Women".[6]

Works[edit]

  • Délinquance et système pénitentiaire en France au XIXe siècle, Annales: Économies, Sociétés, Civilisations, 1975.
  • Georges Duby & Michelle Perrot (eds.), Histoire des femmes en Occident, Paris: Plon, 1990–1991 (5 vols.)
  • Images de femmes, (co-written with) Georges Duby, Paris: Plon, 1992, 189 p.
  • Les femmes ou les silences de l'histoire, Paris: Flammarion, 1998.
  • Les Ombres de l’Histoire. Crime et châtiment au XIXe siècle, Paris: Flammarion, 2001.
  • Mon histoire des femmes, Paris: Éditions du Seuil, 2006, 251 p. (ISBN 978-2-7578-0797-2).
  • Histoire de chambres, Paris: Le Seuil, 2009 – Prix Femina Essai 2009.
  • George Sand à Nohant : Une maison d'artiste, 2018

In translation[edit]

  • The Bedroom: An Intimate History, translated by Lauren Elkin, Yale University Press, 2018, ISBN 978-0300167092

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ ""+titre+"". Univ-paris-diderot.fr. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  2. ^ "L' ''Histoire de chambres'' de Michelle Perrot : prix Femina essai 2009 - Nonfiction.fr le portail des livres et des idées". Nonfiction.fr. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  3. ^ "Le prix Simone-de-Beauvoir pour la liberté des femmes attribué à Michelle Perrot". Le Monde.fr (in French). 2013-12-24. ISSN 1950-6244.
  4. ^ "Qui a peur de Beauvoir ?". France Culture (in French). 2018-01-08.
  5. ^ Hughes, Kathryn (2018-12-11). "The Bedroom by Michelle Perrot review – an intimate history". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  6. ^ Duby and Perrot, Georges and Michelle (1993). A history of women. London, England: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. pp. Nil. ISBN 0-674-40366-5.