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Christine de Pizan: A Bibliographical Guide: Supplement 2
     

Christine de Pizan: A Bibliographical Guide: Supplement 2

by Angus J. Kennedy
 
Martin Le Franc's prediction in Le Champion des dames (c. 1440) that Christine de Pizan's name would endure for ever is borne out in the current extraordinary vogue of interest in Christine as France's first professional female writer (c. 1364-c. 1431). Supplement II, building on the volumes published by Kennedy in 1984 (502 items) and 1994 (391 items), covers the

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Martin Le Franc's prediction in Le Champion des dames (c. 1440) that Christine de Pizan's name would endure for ever is borne out in the current extraordinary vogue of interest in Christine as France's first professional female writer (c. 1364-c. 1431). Supplement II, building on the volumes published by Kennedy in 1984 (502 items) and 1994 (391 items), covers the most productive period to date of scholarship on her work: 1991-2002 (1255 items). The present work is made up of six chapters: Bibliographies and Manuscript Catalogues; General Surveys of Christine de Pizan's Life and Works; Studies of Specific Topics (Manuscripts, Miniatures and Manuscript Illumination; Christine de Pizan, England, Spain, and Portugal; Christine de Pizan and Italy; Feminism and Related Topics; Humanism; Political, Social, and Educational Themes; The Court of Love 1400/01; Poetic Themes and Form; Language; Musical Settings; Miscelleaneous); Anthologies, Selections, and Collected Critical Studies; Individual Works: Manuscripts, Editions, Translations, and Critical Studies; Reviews of Items Listed in the 1994 volume. The Indexes are now cumulative, covering all three volumes published to date. This analytical bibliography will provide a unique interdisciplinary resource to all scholars working in the field of late-mediaeval studies.ANGUS J. KENNEDY is Stevenson Professor of French at the University of Glasgow.

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Le résultat le plus impressionnant réside certainement dans l'analyse toujours claire et précise d'une telle masse de travaux. LE MOYEN AGE This remarkably comprehensive bibliography is an invaluable tool for research at whatever level on Christine de Pizan. FORUM FOR MODERN LANGUAGE STUDIESA very comprehensive, detailed and accurate bibliography which allows scholars to map their way into an enormous body of literature. YEAR'S WORK IN MODERN LANGUAGE STUDIES Kennedy confirms his already established position as 'official' bibliographer of Christine de Pizan. (...) Still an invaluable resource for scholars, Kennedy's mammoth undertaking sets the highest standard for any bibliographical project in the future. FRENCH STUDIES Kennedy's annotations are succinct and lucid, giving precise facts and valuable guidance... In accounting for the diverse achievements of other scholars, Angus Kennedy has accomplished a Herculean task in the field of Christine de Pizan studies.... For ensuring that Christine de Pizan's fame continues in the twenty-first century, Angus Kennedy has earned the deep and lasting gratitude of scholars and students. NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF FRENCH STUDIES On ne peut que saluer le remarquable travail d'A.J.K.; une bibliographie classée avec des rubriques bien choisies, manuscrits, thèmes, oeuvres particulières, traductions etc., très claire et très fournie.Bien plus, on trouve un grand nombre de renvois et de références croisées sur ses centres d'intérêt, qui permettent au chercheur un fructuex parcours bibliographique sur ses centres d'intérêt. CAHIERS DE RECHERCHES MEDIÉVALS

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855661028
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
03/15/2004
Series:
Research Bibliographies and Checklists: new series , #5
Pages:
301
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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