Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2066
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Thompson , John Jay.
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  • Title: Medea in Christine de Pizan's "Mutacion de Fortune," or How to Be a Better Mother [the author argues that Christine becomes a man in spirit in the "Mutacion;" she becomes every man following in the steps of the man Christ in the "Juste Vie;" Christine provides a counter example to Medea who followed the path of "Grant Science" and met with disaster; the appendices reproduce four short textual extracts concerning Medea, two from the "Mutacion de Fortune" and "Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César].
  • Source: Forum for Modern Language Studies 35, 2 ( 1999): Pages 158 - 174.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Christine de Pizan, Poet- Livre de la Mutacion de Fortune Jesus Christ in Literature Literature- Verse Medea (Literary Figure) Narrator Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00158518
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