Marcel PRÉVOST (1862-1941), novelist and... - Lot 264 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay

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Marcel PRÉVOST (1862-1941), novelist and... - Lot 264 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay
Marcel PRÉVOST (1862-1941), novelist and playwright, academician. Important set of autograph manuscripts and typescripts. Marcel Prévost's fame was built on novels that reconciled tradition and modernity, and that were in line with current events by advocating feminist activism in the vein of Paul Hervieu. He is a pioneer of feminism, but from a strictly male point of view. This important set is the reflection of it. - Set of 15 manuscripts (drafts with many corrections, several incomplete) of articles, radio chronicles and conferences, mainly on women and fashion, + qq. scattered leaves, in total 163 pp. in-4: "La lutte de la femme contre le temps" (13 pp. in-4), "Le jeune homme moderne et la femme" (41 pp. in-4, 1931), la jeune fille moderne (25 pp.), l'esprit de la jeune fille et de la jeune femme modernes (5 pp.), Tartuffe (9 pp.) - 5 typescripts of lectures given by Marcel Prévost on women's issues: "La femme moderne" (1914, 57 pp.), "la vie féminine moderne" (1914, 48 pp.), "la vie féminine moderne III - la vie intellectuelle & la vie intérieure de la femme moderne" (37 pp.), " la vie féminine moderne IV - Le Féminisme " (proofs with numerous corrections, 1909, 18 pp.), " La pudeur et la vertu " and " changement des conditions de la vie féminine après la guerre de 1914 " (25 and 42 pp.). - 2 drafts of novels, with plan (6 pp.) - 7 fragments of novels (first drafts) for Adjudant Benoit (published in 1916, 9 pp.), Pierre et Thérèse (published in 1909, 4 pp.), Les Vierges fortes - Frédérique (1900, 4 pp.), Lettres à Françoise (1902, 2 pp.), etc. - Set of first drafts and fragments of plays (46 pp.) - 2 studies on the novel: "Les sources du roman" (17 pp.) and "Romans de crime et de police" (4 pp.) + drafts of a work on the novel (4 pp.). etc.
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