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作者 Brown-Grant, Rosalind
書名 Christine de Pizan and the Moral Defence of Women : Reading beyond Gender
出版項 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000
國際標準書號 9780511150982 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (244 pages)
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系列 Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature ; v.40
Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature
附註 Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- WORKS BY CHRISTINE DE PIZAN -- WORKS BY OTHER MEDIEVAL AUTHORS -- SECONDARY SOURCES ON THE WORKS OF CHRISTINE DE PIZAN -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 The 'querelle de la "Rose" ': Christine's critique of misogynist doctrine and literary practice -- ANTI-FEMINISM IN THE FIRING LINE -- Misogyny in the 'Rose': men, women and love -- Defending the indefensible? Misogyny in the 'querelle' -- JEAN DE MEUNG'S ROSE: A POETICS OF MISOGYNY? -- An 'auctor' assailed: authorship and authority -- Readership and the 'Rose': response and responsibility -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 2 The 'Epistre Othéa': an ethical and allegorical alternative to the 'Roman de la Rose'? -- TRAINING THE READER -- FORSAKING FOOLISH LOVE -- PUTTING A GLOSS ON GENDER -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 3 The 'Avision-Christine': a female exemplar for the princely reader -- ALLEGORY, ETHICS AND POLITICS -- PUBLIC VIRTUE AND PRIVATE LIVES -- To play the king: lessons in leadership -- On earth as it is in heaven: lessons in social cohesion -- (SELF)-PORTRAIT OF A LADY: REFLECTIONS OF A HUMAN SOUL -- A widow's complaint -- The consolation of Philosophie -- An ethical model for the prince -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 4 The 'Livre de la Cité des Dames': generic transformation and the moral defence of women -- TELLING TITLES: CONCERNING FAMOUS OR INFAMOUS WOMEN? -- PREFATORY REMARKS: THREE AUTHORS IN SEARCH OF AUTHORITY -- PERSPECTIVES ON HISTORY: PROGRESS VERSUS DECLINE -- CONCLUSION -- CHAPTER 5 The 'Livre des Trois Vertus': a betrayal of the 'Cité'? -- SUCCOURING THE SOUL: PIETY AND RATIONALITY -- PRACTICAL MORALITY AND THE 'POLITICS OF VISIBILITY' -- WOMEN IN LOVE: REWRITING MISOGYNIST STEREOTYPES -- CONCLUSION -- Conclusion -- Index
The first book-length study of a seminal 'feminist' text from the Middle Ages
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Brown-Grant, Rosalind Christine de Pizan and the Moral Defence of Women : Reading beyond Gender Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,c2000 9780521641944
主題 Middle Ages, 500-1500
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Alt Author Minnis, Alastair
Boyde, Patrick
Burrow, Professor John
Copeland, Rita
Deyermond, Alan
Dronke, Peter
Palmer, Nigel
Wetherbee, Winthrop
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