Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2926
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Nouvet , Claire.
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  • Title: Writing (In) Fear [The author analyzes Christine's authorial personae, Cupid and Creintis(Fear); in writing her defense of women Christine must speak as a man].
  • Source: Gender and Text in the Later Middle Ages.  Edited by Jane Chance.  University Press of Florida, 1996.  Pages 279 - 305.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Christine de Pizan, Poet- Epistre au Dieu d'Amours Cupid (Literary Figure) Deception in Literature Fear in Literature Gender in Literature Literature- Verse Misogyny in Literature Polemics - Women Women Authors
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
  • Related Resources: Claire Nouvet returns to the texts by Christine de Pisan in whom she discovers an author bent on gaining a position within the mainstream of literary discourse. Interpreting her Epistre au Dieu d'Amours, she argues that Christine successfully struggled to
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  • Author's Affiliation: Emory University
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0813013917
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