Christine de Pizan (Book published November 17, 1990)

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Author  Charity Cannon Willard
Publisher  Persea
Publication Date   November 17, 1990
ISBN  9780892551521
Pages  266

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"Readers will learn a great deal about Paris during the most tumultuous days of the Hundred Years' War, about the culture of Renaissance France, and most of all about this unusual and heroic woman."―Virginia Quarterly

A biography of France's first woman of letters, who lived from 1364-1429. Among her works is the classic defense of women, The Book of the City of Ladies.

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