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Christine de Pisan

Lecture no. 22 from the course: Great Minds of the Medieval World

Christine de Pisan

Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

The intellectually brilliant Christine de Pisan became Europe’s first professional female writer. Learn about the extraordinary diversity of her work, her masterful love poetry, and her writings in response to the distorted representation of women in medieval literature, highlighting her allegorical text, The Book of the City of Ladies.


June 13, 2017