City of Scholars: New Approaches to Christine de Pizan (European Cultures Series #2)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110138795
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
  • Publication date: 6/28/1994
  • Series: European Cultures Series , #2
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Christine de Pizan and Classical Mythology. Some Examples from the "Mutacion de Fortune" 3
Christine de Pizan and Sacred History 15
"Sequere me:" "Imitatio" dans la "Divine Comedie" et dans le "Livre du Chemin de long estude" 31
Chivalry and the (En)Gendered Poetic Self. Petrarchan Models in the "Cent Balades" 43
A Clerk In Name Only - A Clerk In All But Name. The Misogamous Tradition and "La Cite des Dames" 67
Fondements et fondations de l'ecriture chez Christine de Pizan. Scenes de lecture et Scenes d'incarnation 79
L'unite des "Cent Balades" 97
Le manuscrit de Chatellerault. Un manuscrit perdu du VIIe livre de "La Mutacion de Fortune" 107
Maternity and Paternity in "La Mutacion de Fortune" 116
La tragedie thebaine dans "La Mutacion de Fortune" 127
De l'art de la digression dans "Le Livre des Fais et bonnes meurs du sage Roy Charles V" 148
Memoire - tradition - historiographie. Christine de Pizan et son "Livre des Fais et bonnes meurs du sage Roy Charles V" 158
Christine de Pizan et l'encyclopedisme scientifique 174
Reflecting Heroes. Christine de Pizan and the Mirror Tradition 189
Christine de Pizan analyste de la societe 197
Christine et les pauvres 206
Insurgent Voices. Illuminated Versions of Christine de Pizan's "Le Livre du Duc des vrais amans" 221
Christine de Pizan - le "moi" dans le texte et l'image 232
Christine de Pizan as Literary Mother. Woman's Authority and Subjectivity in "The Floure and the Leafe" and "The Assembly of Ladies" 245
Illumination as Reception. Jean Mielot's Reworking of the "Epistre Othea" 260
Bibliography 273
Notes on Contributors 297
Index 302
Illustrations 315
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