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The book of the city of ladies and other writings

Author: Christine, de Pisan; Sophie Bourgault; Rebecca Kingston; Ineke Hardy
Publisher: Indianapolis ; Cambridge : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A translation of Christine de Pizan's Christine's Vision, The Book of the City of Ladies, the Lamentation on France's Ills and her Book of Body Politic, with an introduction providing historical background and modern interpretations" --
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Christine, de Pisan; Christine, de Pisan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine, de Pisan; Sophie Bourgault; Rebecca Kingston; Ineke Hardy
ISBN: 9781624667299 1624667295 9781624667305 1624667309
OCLC Number: 1029068987
Language Note: Translated from Old French.
Notes: Includes index.
Editors' introduction --Suggestions for further reading -- Christine de Pizan: her works, her times -- Note on translating Book of the City of Ladies -- From Christine's Vision (1405) -- The Book of the City of Ladies (1404-05) -- From The Book of the Body Politic (1404-07) -- From Lamentation on France's Ills (1410) -- Index.
Description: liv, 273 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: From Christine's Vision (1405) --
The Book of the City of Ladies (1404 --
1405) --
From The Book of the Body Politic (1404 --
1407) --
From Lamentation on France's Ills (1410).
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Christine de Pizan ; edited, with an introduction, by Sophie Bourgault and Rebecca Kingston ; translated by Ineke Hardy.

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