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by Claire Lynch Wade
Download Marguerite de Navarre «Les Prisons»: A French and English Edition (American University Studies) fb2
History & Criticism
  • Author:
    Claire Lynch Wade
  • ISBN:
    0820408026
  • ISBN13:
    978-0820408026
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    Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers; A French and English ed edition (June 1, 1989)
  • Pages:
    143 pages
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    History & Criticism
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Marguerite d'Alençon, Queen of Navarre and surrogate queen of France while egerie to her brother, Francis I, was a central motivator of both the Renaissance and Reformation movements. Les Prisons, a quest epic in three cantos, in recounting her struggle toward philosophical illumination, documents her compelling personality and original reflection. In addition to being Luther's translator, Calvin's and Rabelais' deliverer, she was a model feminist and the outstanding woman poet of the sixteenth century. Her masterpiece appears here for the first time in English.