Scipione Vannutelli, Portrait of Margaret of Valois, 1862. Villa Belgiojoso Bonaparte, Museo dell’Ottocento, Milano © De Agostini Picture Library / Studio AB / Bridgeman Images
For the fourth episode of Women House, Caroline Trotot reads excerpts of The Memoirs of Margaret of Valois.
Carlone Trotot is professor of Renaissance language and literature at the Université Gustave Eiffel. She conducts research on the writing of the self and coordinates various projects dedicated to the relationship between women and knowledge, including Cité des Dames, créatrices dans la cité. She and her colleagues recently published an opensource publication Femmes à l’œuvre dans la construction des savoirs, Laboratoire Littératures, Savoirs et Arts (LISAA), collection Savoirs en Texte.
AWARE’s podcast Women House is made possible by the support of Belinda de Gaudemar. Produced by Elodie Royer. Sound by Andrew Nelson. In the credits of the episode is an excerpt of the film La Reine Margot (1994) directed by Patrice Chéreau.