Mar 30, 2020
The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan's "Cit' Des Dames"
Posted by Maureen Quilligan

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 Cit 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 oThe 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 Cit 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 Cit.

  • Title: The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan's "Cit' Des Dames"
  • Author: Maureen Quilligan
  • ISBN: 9780801497889
  • Page: 357
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Allegory of Female Authority Christine de Pizan s Cit Des Dames The first professional female writer Christine de Pizan was widowed at age twenty five and supported herself and her family by enlisting powerful patrons for her poetry Her Livre de la Cit


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