London: Strand Magazine, Newnes, 1900. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good Condition. Item #258043
La FrondeÂ (The Sling) was aÂ French feministÂ newspaper,Â published byÂ Marguerite DurandÂ (1864â€"1936). Durand,Â a well known actress and journalist, used her high-profile to attract notable Parisian women to contribute articles to her newspaper, which was the first of its kind in France to be run, written, and printed entirely by women. The provocative title of the publication refers to the 1648â€"1653 Fronde rebellion against the monarchy in France. The paper gave wide coverage to feminist issues and profiled such things asÂ Jeanne Chauvin's demand that the French government grant her the right to practice law andÂ Madeleine Pelletier's argument for her right to become a psychiatrist.Â Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 6 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Strand Magazine; Special Interest; Featured; Inventory No: 258043.