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The Book of the City of Ladies

The Book of the City of Ladies
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Astonishing, original. . . . an early chapter in womens revisionary history that offers true eloquence resurrected from the silence of the past. The New York Times Book ReviewIn dialogues with three celestial ladies, Reason, Rectitude, and Justice, Christine de Pizan (1365-ca. 1429) builds an ...
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  • ISBN-13: 9780892552306
  • ISBN-10: 0892552301
  • Publisher: Persea Books
  • Media: Paperback
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Astonishing, original. . . . an early chapter in womens revisionary history that offers true eloquence resurrected from the silence of the past. The New York Times Book ReviewIn 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. Earl Jeffrey Richards acclaimed translation is used nationwide in the most eminent colleges and universities in America, from Columbia to Stanford.

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  • ISBN-13 : 9780892552306
  • ISBN-10 : 0892552301
  • Media : Paperback
  • Pages : 281
  • Status : 51 on hand
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