Christine de Pizan: Her Life and Works

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Persea Books, 1984 - Literary Criticism - 266 pages
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"Readers will learn a great deal about Paris during the most tumultuous days of the Hundred Years' War, about the culture of Renaissance France, and most of all about this unusual and heroic woman." Virginia Quarterly

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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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User Review  - Leah - Goodreads

I've been wanting to read a good biography of Christine de Pizan ever since I read The Book of the City of Ladies, and this one was largely satisfying. It is a blend of biography, historical context ... Read full review

Contents

Illustrations
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io The Retreat to Poissy
195
Renown at Last
211
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