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The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan's "Cité des Dames"

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The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan's "Cité des Dames"

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The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan's "Cité des Dames"
by Maureen Quilligan (Author)
(New Book)

The first professional female writer, Christine de Pizan (1363-1431) was widowed at age twenty-five and supported herself and her family by enlisting powerful patrons for her poetry. Her Livre de la Cite des Dames (1405) is the earliest European work...

Her Livre de la Cité des Dames (1405) is the earliest European work on women's history by a woman. An allegorical poem that revises masculine traditions, it asserts and defends the authority of women in general and of its author in particular. In this generously illustrated book, Maureen Quilligan provides a persuasive and penetrating interpretation of the Cité.

Product details
Paperback: 312 pages
Publisher: Cornell University Press (January 28, 1992)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0801497884
ISBN-13: 978-0801497889
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 8.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces


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