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  • Author:
    Christine,E.J. Richards
  • ISBN:
    0330283243
  • ISBN13:
    978-0330283243
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  • Publisher:
    Macmillan (January 13, 1984)
  • Pages:
    336 pages
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In dialogues with three celestial ladies, Reason, Rectitude, and Justice, Christine de Pizan (1365-ca.

The book was written to dispel some of the nastier slanders then current about women, but it's still good reading today

The book was written to dispel some of the nastier slanders then current about women, but it's still good reading today. I confess that during the part about martyrs I wandered off a bit (it is some gruesome stuff in places), but as a period source, it's definitely one every history maven ought to have.

Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. A key text in the history of feminism, the City of Ladies not only provides powerful positive images of women, ranging from warriors, inventors and scholars to prophetesses, artists and saints, but also offers a fascinating insight into the debates and controversies about the position of women in medieval culture. In her Introduction to this new translation for Penguin Classics, Rosalind Brown-Grant sets the work within its historical and intellectual context.

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New book releases, author information and best seller books from Pan Macmillan, one of the largest general book publishers in the U. Picador is the literary imprint at Pan Macmillan and what defines a Picador book is the author’s voice: we believe the way a story is told is just as important as the story itself.

The Book of the City of Ladies or Le Livre de la Cité des Dames (finished by 1405), is perhaps Christine de Pizan's most famous literary work, and it is her second work of lengthy prose

The Book of the City of Ladies or Le Livre de la Cité des Dames (finished by 1405), is perhaps Christine de Pizan's most famous literary work, and it is her second work of lengthy prose. The book serves as her formal response to Jean de Meun's popular Roman de la Rose. Pizan combats Meun's statements about women by creating an allegorical city of ladies

The actual plot of The Book of the City of Ladies begins when three allegorical goddesses arrive and tell Christine that she must build a city for honorable women of all types.

The actual plot of The Book of the City of Ladies begins when three allegorical goddesses arrive and tell Christine that she must build a city for honorable women of all types. Reason, Rectitude and Justice tell Christine: We have come to vanquish from the world the same problem upon which you have fallen, so that from now on, ladies and valiant women may have a refuge and a defense against the various assailants.

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