Christine de Pizan

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Chris·tine de Pi·zan

or Chris·tine de Pi·san  (krēs-tēn′ də pē-zäN) c. 1364-c. 1431.
French writer noted for her numerous poems of courtly love, a biography of Charles V of France (1404), and several polemical works in defense of womankind, such as Le Livre de la cité des dames (1405).
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Especially over the last few decades, Christine de Pizan has served as a source of inspiration for medievalists and various researchers to such an extent that one might wonder if there is anything left to say about her.
81-88) reproduces the Catherine narrative of Alvaro de Luna's fifteenth-century Libro de las claras e virtuosas mugeres, linking it to profeminist defenses of Boccaccio and Christine of Pizan, and the fourth ("Medieval and Renaissance Poems," pp.
We find this argument articulated not only by Aristotle and pagan Roman thinkers but also by one of the fathers of the Roman Church, by East Roman or Byzantine thinkers such as Emperor Leo VI the Wise, and by Western Europeans in the Middle Ages and early modern times, from Christine de Pizan to the many authors of the 16th to 18th centuries who wrote about war.
For instance, in "Christine de Pizan's Life in Lament," Nadia Margolis traces the historical causes for the many different types of heart-rending lament that Christine de Pizan penned over her life, ending with a discussion of Pizan's Heures de Contemplacion.
There are household names like groundbreaking fashion designer Coco Chanel, but also lesser knowns, such as Christine de Pizan, a bookmaker and writer who argued for the worth of women in the early 15th century.
However, great beauty and profitability associated with the fine art of weaving glorified by Christine de Pizan in The book of the city of ladies (1983: 83) is reversed in the dramatisation of the biblical episode in the cycles.
She presents the women's voices in the debate, beginning with Christine de Pizan.
Stories span generations and pinpoint women from the Roman Empire, such as Christian pioneer and saint Helena Augusta, to medieval times when Christine de Pizan became the first female professional writer.
Focusing on the lives and works of three women in particular--15th-century French poet Christine de Pizan, 19th-century American activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and 20th-century English novelist Virginia Woolf--Ulrich interweaves the experiences of countless other mythical, fictional, and real-life women.