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La représentation des femmes espagnoles dans la guerre d'Espagne à travers la presse française

Abstract : Spanish women, French press and Spanish war, three elements that are linked in this study. Spanish war was the first war that French people could follow and specially "see" with an important quantity of Documents. Photography, information tools in growing extension were covering magazine pages. In those photography, all actors of this civil war were Represented, and among them, some women. Actually, in front of the emergency of the situation, when Franco landed in Spain, all the volunteers were gathered in the ranks of the republican troops, without sex Distinction. Images shew women involvement and permitted to follow this evolution. War continues and journalists focus on two belligerent camps. Through the articles, one can see the evolution of the roles of women in the war and the representations one wants to show. Volunteers engaged or not, alternately warriors, industrial workers or suffering mothers, all appear on pictures in the French press. The different types of images follow a chronology, which depends on the decision taken by the authorities or the needs of the media speeches. Women are either valorised in their actions or used to touch the readership in dramatic moments. Among those anonymous women, important personalities become apparent, such as the Passionaria. Her speeches and character don't leave journalists indifferent.
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Marielle Cacheux. La représentation des femmes espagnoles dans la guerre d'Espagne à travers la presse française. Histoire. 2010. ⟨dumas-00537107⟩



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