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  • Record Number: 462
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Brabant , Margaret and Michael Brint
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  • Title: Identity and Difference in Christine de Pizan's "Cité des Dames" [The author explores tensions within the "Cité des dames." Christine frequently calls on universal Christian values, but she also gives voice to others, in particular women who have been marginalized. By demonstrating a mutual respect for these differences, Christine skillfully navigates between universalism and a politics of the other. 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 207 - 222.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Christine de Pizan, Poet- Livre de la Cite des Dames Gender in Literature Literature- Prose Outsiders in Literature Political Science Universalism
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Butler University, University of Virginia
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0813384265
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