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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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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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


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