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The Book of the City of Ladies
by Christine De Pizan and Earl Jeffrey Richards and Natalie Zemon Davis


Overview - In dialogues with three celestial ladies, Reason, Rectitude, and Justice, Christine de Pizan (1365-ca. 1429) builds an allegorical fortified city for women using examples of the important contributions women have made to Western Civilization and arguments that prove their intellectual and moral equality to men.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In dialogues with three celestial ladies, Reason, Rectitude, and Justice, Christine de Pizan (1365-ca. 1429) builds an allegorical fortified city for women using examples of the important contributions women have made to Western Civilization and arguments that prove their intellectual and moral equality to men. Earl Jeffrey Richards' acclaimed translation is used nationwide in the most eminent colleges and universities in America, from Columbia to Stanford.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780892552306
  • ISBN-10: 0892552301
  • Publisher: Persea Books
  • Publish Date: September 1998
  • Page Count: 282
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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Books > History > Civilization
Books > Social Science > Women's Studies
Books > Literary Collections > European - General

 
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