La Pucelle

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the Maid of Orleans, Joan of Arc.

See also: Pucelle

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Born Jeanne la Pucelle in 1412 in Domremy, France, St.
One might as well ask what is being repressed by refusal to reference Joan la Pucelle in subsequent plays.
The section's opening chapter examines characters for whom "girl" signifies "peevish" or "perverse" behavior: Joan La Pucelle (7 Henry VI), Silvia (Two Gentlemen of Verona), Kate and Bianca (The Taming of the Shrew) and Juliet.
Such a capacious definition allows Williams to study an entire range of girls, including Joan La Pucelle, Ophelia, Queen Isabella, and even Romeo and Macbeth, as well as historical girls inspired by Shakespeare's works.
Of special note is the inclusion of maps and illustrations, a bibliography, a timeline for Jehanne la Pucelle, and the Julian Calendar of 1429.
Chaque fois que sourd le matin Quand la pucelle contemple ses seins Quand la mere petrit le pain Pense a moi Et oublie ton chagrin!
With her short, bright-blue hair and her tight armour enhancing the shape of her breasts, Jeanne la Pucelle (actress Flora Diguet) was far from the traditional representation of the saviour of France and liberator of Orleans (14).
323-26; << La pucelle de Pembroke ou la construction d'une heroine franco-ontarienne >>, Communication presentee dans le cadre du colloque << Produire et reproduire la francophonie en la nommant >>, Universite d'Ottawa, septembre 2007.
A May 31,1834 ad for La Pucelle de Belleville boasted "Paul de Kock" in letters quadruple the size of the title, indicating that this new "mise en vente" was less significant than the fact that it was written by de Kock.
Documents et Recherches Relatifs a Jeanne la Pucelle. II.