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  • Record Number: 2233
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Leppig , Linda.
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  • Title: The Political Rhetoric of Christine de Pizan: "Lamentation sur les maux de la guerre civile [Christine addresses the Duke of Berry, calling on him to abandon his allegiance to the Duke of Orléans and seek peace for the good of the French people. Leppig argues that Christine combines elements from two literary forms, the "complainte" and the epistle, in order to excite pity and, at the same time, reproach those in the ruling elite she held responsible. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Politics, Gender, and Genre: The Political Thought of Christine de Pizan.  Edited by Margaret Brabant.  Westview Press, 1992.  Pages 141 - 156.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Christine de Pizan, Poet- Lamentacion sur les Maux de la Guerre Civile Jean, Duke of Berry Literature- Prose Peace Politics in Literature Rhetoric Warfare and Warriors
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Centre College
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0813384265
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