Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11917
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Donovan , Michelle A.
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  • Title: Rewriting Hagiography: The "Livre de la cité des dames"
  • Source: Women in French Studies 4, ( 1996): Pages 14 - 26.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Body Christine de Pizan, Poet- Livre de la Cite des Dames Hagiography Literature- Prose Martyrs in Literature Women in Literature Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Table: Two charts. Goddard Elliott's chart of alliances within a "passio" which uses the semiotic square of Greimas. A second chart shows the number of female saints by category (virgins, cross-dressing, married, repentant prostitues, total number of virgins, total number of female saints, total number of saints) in Jacob of Voragine's "Legenda Aurea" and Christine's "Cite des Dames."
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
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