Verniana — Jules Verne Studies / Etudes Jules Verne — Volume 7 (2014–2015) — 87–96

Jules et Albert à propos de Sophie dans Sans dessus dessous

Jacques Crovisier


The conversation appearing at the beginning of the novel Topsy Turvy contains an allusion to the mathematician Sofia Kovalevskaya. As we show in this short article, Albert Badoureau suggested this addition to Jules Verne to mitigate the misogyny of the text.

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