Olympe de Gouges

This week, Isaac and Demetria unpack the career of the firebrand revolutionary playwright Olympe de Gouges. Along the way, we tackle such important questions as: what was the French Revolution about? What even is feminism? And why is Isaac’s French accent so bad?

You can read her complete trial transcript here.

Featured image: Portrait of Olympe de Gouges by Alexander Kucharski (Image source)

 

Olympe’s pamplet, Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen, 1791. (Image source)

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