Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8881
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Brownlee , Kevin.
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  • Title: Christine de Pizan's Canonical Authors: The Special Case of Boccaccio [analyzes Christine's rewriting in the "Cite des Dames" of three of Boccaccio's stories from the "Decameron" (the story of Bernabò da Genova, Ambruogiuolo, and Zinevra ; the story of Elisabetta, Lorenzo, and the "testo di bassilico"); Christine rereads Boccaccio's female exemplars in part to establish a new female authorial persona].
  • Source: Comparative Literature Studies 32, 2 ( 1995): Pages 244 - 261.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Authority Boccaccio, Giovanni, Author- De Mulieribus Claris Boccaccio, Giovanni, Author- Decameron Christine de Pizan, Poet- Livre de la Cite des Dames Literature- Prose Polemics- Women Sources Women Authors Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: France;Italy
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00104132
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