Christine de Pisan


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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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Christine de Pisan

(French krɪstin də pizɑ̃)
n
(Biography) ?1364–?1430, French poet and prose writer, born in Venice. Her works include ballads, rondeaux, lays, and a biography of Charles V of France
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Many of the chapters base themselves on financial accounts, taxation records, and the like, but Stephen Rigby, in his examination of the wider justification for social inequality, looks at the works of John of Salisbury, Giles of Rome, and Christine de Pisan arguing that they all supported the need for hierarchy that underlies the structure of the rural and urban economy.
The phrase is also found in two poems of Christine de Pisan. The first provides a precise designation as to its purpose: Prenez en gre le don de vostre amant ("Take willingly the gift of your lover").
(1) "Early Modern Sapphos" starts in France, where the poet is mentioned by both Christine de Pisan and Mme.
In other words, she practices a form of collecting and reframing that may be aligned in some ways with practices that stretch from Christine de Pisan to the Norton anthologies.
As early as 1838, Raimond Thomassy demonstrated in his Essai sur les ecrits politiques de Christine de Pisan that Christine de Pizan's writings had a political and not simply literary dimension.
Algunas mujeres como Collette, Olimpe de Gouges, Christine de Pisan, Leonore de Aquitania y algunos hombres como Balzac, la Rochefoucault, Rimbaud, Michel Ney, Mariscal de Francia, no agotan la lista pero dan una idea de sus posturas ante la vida.
Klanac used excerpts from medieval French poet Christine de Pisan, said to be Europe's first professional writer.
Fourteenth century single mom Christine de Pisan wrote poetry and letters and was quite possibly the first European woman to support herself by writing.