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  • Record Number: 8956
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Blumenfeld-Kosinski , Renate
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  • Title: Jean Gerson and the Debate on the "Romance of the Rose" [Jean Gerson and Christine de Pizan both attacked the Roman de la Rose. Christine rejected the poem's misogyny, while Gerson thought reading it would inspire people to sin. The defenders of the text rejected Christine as a woman and Gerson as ignorant of literature. Both Christine and Gerson made a direct, causal link between reading and human conduct. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: A Companion to Jean Gerson.  Edited by Brian Patrick McGuireBrill's Companions to the Christian Tradition: A Series of handbooks and reference works on the intellectual and religious life of Europe, 500-1700.  Brill, 2006.  Pages 317 - 356.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Christine de Pizan, Poet Col, Pierre, Author Gerson, Jean, Theologian Jean de Meun, Poet- Roman de la Rose Jean de Montreuil, Author Misogyny Polemics- Women Querelle de la Rose
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
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  • Year of Publication: 2006.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9004150099
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