Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3270
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Krueger , Roberta.
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  • Title: Christine's Anxious Lessons: Gender, Morality, and the Social Order from the "Enseignemens" to the "Avision" [The author maintains that Christine's didactic works from 1399 to 1405 argue for the importance of female virtue].
  • Source: Christine de Pizan and the Categories of Difference.  Edited by Marilynn Desmond.  University of Minnesota Press, 1998.  Pages 16 - 40.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Christine de Pizan, Poet Education Gender in Literature Handbooks Morality Politics Teaching Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
  • Related Resources: For Krueger, the problem lay in Christine's gender -- would anyone ever take her words seriously? She supports her argument with several telling examples of the difficulties posed by Christine's gender to her instruction of others, and even to her self-fo
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  • Author's Affiliation: Hamilton College
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0816630801
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