The four volumes present 59 essays, articles, and extracts of books relating to feminism, most from recent decades, but beginning with Christine de Pizan
in the 15th century and including such luminaries as Emma Goldman, Emmeline Pankhurst, bell hooks, and Virginia Woolf.
Moreover, the author's analysis of these specific texts is situated within an impressive historical and critical framework; starting in the late medieval period with brief considerations of 14th-century sumptuary laws and writers such as Christine De Pizan
, she draws parallels between descriptions of women's public appearances from the 15th-century works of Leon Battista Alberti to late 19thcentury capitalist society.
Christine de Pizan
and the Fight for France, by Tracy Adams.
Christine de Pizan
, Montaigne, Moliere, Diderot, Hugo, Giono.
Next, Mishtooni Bose focuses on the role of opinion in the vernacular philosophical and moral works of Christine de Pizan
and Bishop Reginald Pecock.
Mahoney offers a similar assessment of Hoccleve in "Middle English Regenderings of Christine de Pizan
," in The Medieval Opus: Imitation, Rewriting, and Transmission in the French Tradition, ed.
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Laurel then wrote this book which includes Virginia Woolf, a well-behaved person and badly behaved in her books, and medieval writer Christine de Pizan
, who even then said that hundreds of women get forgotten.
Perdre son latin': Christine de Pizan
and Vernacular Humanism.
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.
Nesse percurso nomes como Christine de Pizan
, Flora Tristan, Alexandra Kollontai, Simone de Beauvoir, Virginia Woolf, entre outras, se destacam, resgatando, assim, a importancia de mulheres que por meio de seus escritos impulsionaram e regeram as primeiras linhas de acao contra a conduta patriarcal imposta.
On the textual level, feminists looking through history for "grand-mothers" have often visited the works and recorded histories of women like Christine de Pizan
, but feminist critical inquiry has often been sparked by thinking about motherhood in a self-reflexive way while the feminist scholar /close reader is herself a mother.