The Book of the City of Ladies

The Book of the City of Ladies

By: Christine De Pizan; Earl Jeffrey Richards [Translator]; Natalie Zemon Davis [Foreword];

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pp281; Paperback in good condition; Uncreased spine; Clean pages; edgewear-outer corners; front cover has a slight creaseA medieval French author considers why so many philosophers, speakers, and poets malign women, and defends feminine character, behavior, and accomplishments. In dialogues with three celestial ladies, Reason, Rectitude, and Justice, Christine de Pizan (1365-ca. 1429) builds an allegorical fortified city for women using examples of the important contributions women have made to Western Civilization and arguments that prove their intellectual and moral equality to men

Title: The Book of the City of Ladies

Author Name: Christine De Pizan; Earl Jeffrey Richards [Translator]; Natalie Zemon Davis [Foreword];

Categories: European Literature, Feminist Theory,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Persea: 1998-06-01

ISBN Number: 0892552301

ISBN Number 13: 9780892552306

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used-Good

Type: Paperback

Size: 5.3 x 0.9 x 8 inches

Seller ID: PGB0001344