Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 17575
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Dulac , Liliane.
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  • Title: The Representation and Functions of Feminine Speech in Christine de Pizan’s "Livre des Trois Vertus" [In this didactic text directed to female readers, Christine examines the problematic role of feminine speech in relation to male discourse. Through an analysis of Christine’s allegorical female personifications of Virtues, the author explores the social importance and resources of feminine speech in literary texts. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Reinterpreting Christine de Pizan.  Edited by Earl Jeffrey Richards, Joan Williamson, Nadia Margolis, and Christine Reno.  University of Georgia Press, 1992.  Pages 13 - 22.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Allegory Christine de Pizan, Poet- Livre des Trois Vertus Handbooks Literature- Prose Speech in Literature Women Authors
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0820313076
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