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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Review: Christine de Pizan: Her Life and Works

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

Review: Christine de Pizan: Her Life and Works

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
7
io The Retreat to Poissy
195
Renown at Last
211
Copyright

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