Christine de Pizan: her life and works

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Persea Books, 1984 - Literary Criticism - 266 pages
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A biography of France's first woman of letters discusses her major writings on politics, literature, bookmaking, illustration, and life in early-fifteenth-century France

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User Review  - hyarrowen - LibraryThing

An engrossing guide to the life of one of the most impressive women in any age – but doubly impressive considering that Christine lived during the Late Mediaeval period. Here are trials and triumphs ... Read full review

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User Review  - Becky - Goodreads

I am so glad I read a bunch of Christine's works before reading this biography. Why? Because this bio gave me new insight on those books and a better understanding. Plus I got to learn about Christine whom I've quite fallen in love with. Read full review

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