Joan Darc

Joan Darc

by Nathalie Quintane

Translated by Cynthia Hogue and Sylvain Gallais

Published by: Fence Books

80 Pages, 6.00 x 8.00 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781934200711
  • Published: January 2018


In this retelling of Joan of Arc’s trials and tribulations, Nathalie Quintane scuffs up the surface of language to get at paradoxes and nuances that reveal the two parts of Joan’s life: warrior on the surface and austere virgin underneath. Quintane works this into a metaphor for contemporary feminist self-performance that subverts dominant narratives, limiting the image of woman as