Fresh Verdicts on Joan of Arc / Edition 2

Fresh Verdicts on Joan of Arc / Edition 2

by Bonnie Wheeler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815336640

ISBN-13: 9780815336648

Pub. Date: 08/01/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This volume of original essays employs the latest tools of historical analysis, literary criticism, and feminist inquiry to reval why Joan of Arc was such an important figure.  See more details below

Overview

This volume of original essays employs the latest tools of historical analysis, literary criticism, and feminist inquiry to reval why Joan of Arc was such an important figure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815336648
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Series:
New Middle Ages Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Joan of Arc's Sword in the Stone
A Woman as Leader of Men: Joan of Arc's Military Career3
Joan of Arc's Mission and the Lost Record of Her Interrogation at Poitiers19
True Lies: Transvestism and Idolatry in the Trial of Joan of Arc31
Was Joan of Arc a "Sign" of Charles VII's Innocence?61
Transcription Errors in Texts of Joan of Arc's History73
"I Do Not Name to You the Voice of St. Michael": The Identification of Joan of Arc's Voices85
Readers of the Lost Arc: Secrecy, Secularity, and Speculation in the Trial of Joan of Arc113
Joan of Arc and Christine de Pizan: The Symbiosis of Two Warriors in the Ditie de Jehanne d'Arc133
PR PAS PC: Christine de Pizan's Pro-Joan Propaganda145
Speaking of Angels: A Fifteenth-Century Bishop in Defence of Joan of Arc's Mystical Voices161
Martin Le Franc's Commentary on Jean Gerson's Treatise on Joan of Arc177
Why Joan of Arc Never Became an Amazon189
Joan of Arc's Last Trial: The Attack of the Devil's Advocates205
Jeanne Au Cinema237
The "Joan Phenomenon" and the French Right265
Epilogue: Joan of Arc or the Survival of a People289
App. Joan of Arc and Her Doctors295
App. Aspects of Material Culture in the Paris Region at the Time of Joan of Arc303
Contributors315

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