However, Emmanuelle Seigner has suggested that the main reason she has faced attacks from her fellow Frenchwomen
was their jealousy of her "success, beauty and money".
Within days of the defeat, on 20 June 1940, Petain publicly blamed interwar Frenchwomen
for having had too few children and, by implication, of having been too urban, professional, and spoiled, especially by the Popular Front government's legislation of paid vacations in 1936.
He says Frenchwomen
are sophisticated and modest, while Brits are shameless drunks whose behaviour disgusts him.
But titillation and chippings are not everyone's cup of tea and, if muttered grumblings are to be believed, several visiting Frenchwomen
could find nothing to fire their imagination.
Finally, the appendix translates the vaudeville act The Hottentot Venus, or Hatred of Frenchwomen
, to which Sharpley-Whiting refers heavily in one of the book's early chapters.
Austin lives at that edge of society where the arts meet the rich, and his descriptions of dinner parties and salons and chic, worldly Frenchwomen
are gorgeous and enthralling, particularly if you live, as I do, in a small Florida town.
Clark's work will be useful to other scholars of women's history and of the professions in the 19th and 20th century, and her work makes an important contribution to the intriguing paradox that long before the granting of the full rights of citizenship, Frenchwomen
were moving into the higher levels of government service, creating a tradition of professional careerism, and achieving greater gender equality.
Controversy is raging on possible models for the new La France, previously posed by Brigitte Bardot and Catherine Deneuve, for many Frenchwomen
object to perceived sexism in the male judges' standards.
Agents thought one of the six Frenchwomen
who worked as cleaners on the train might cooperate.
The choice of such a work for commission not only reflects the desire to own a beautiful object, but also humanist interests among royal and noble Frenchwomen
at the end of the fifteenth and beginning of the sixteenth centuries.