The Book of the City of Ladies (Paperback)

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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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780892552306
ISBN-10: 0892552301
Publisher: Persea Books
Publication Date: June 1st, 1998
Pages: 282
Language: English