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1. Record Number: 11021
Author(s): Holderness, Julia Simms.
Title : Compilation, Commentary, and Conversation in Christine de Pizan [The author breifly examines the conversation that Christine establishes at the beginning of "Lavision-Christine" among her sources, Dante, Boethius, and Alain de Lille, in which a fictionalized Christine's vision of Dame Nature and Chaos sheds light on human knowledge. The appendix presents excerpts from the original French text that describe Chaos. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Essays in Medieval Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 20 (2003): 47-55. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 9664
Author(s): Dudash, Susan J.
Title : Christine de Pizan and the "menu peuple" [The author examines the representation of the poor and laboring classes in four of Christine de Pizan's texts. The purposes of the texts, the audiences addressed, and the characterizations of the "menu peuple" vary, but in each case Christine serves as an intercessor on behalf of the suffering and the weak. Furthermore, she does not hesitate to point out the responsibilities of rulers and the unjust treatment of the lower classes including prostitutes and the destitute. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Speculum , 78., 3 (July 2003):  Pages 788 - 831.
Year of Publication: 2003.

3. Record Number: 4385
Title : Speaking "In Propria Persona": Authorizing the Subject as a Political Act in Late Medieval Feminine Spirituality [The author examines the writings of Marguerite Porete, Christine de Pizan, and Margery Kempe to see how they speak in their own voice; when they encounter resistance, they reappropriate it and feminize it].
Source: New Trends in Feminine Spirituality: The Holy Women of Liège and Their Impact.   Edited by Juliette Dor, Lesley Johnson, and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts, 2.   Brepols, 1999. Speculum , 78., 3 (July 2003):  Pages 269 - 294.
Year of Publication: 1999.

4. Record Number: 366
Author(s): Semple, Benjamin.
Title : Consolation of a Woman Writer: Christine de Pizan's Use of Boethius in "Lavision- Christine"
Source: Women, the Book and the Worldly: Selected Proceedings of the St. Hilda's Conference, 1993. Volume 2. [Volume 1: Women, the Book, and the Godly].   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H. M. Taylor .   D.S.Brewer, 1995. Romanic Review , 86., 2 (March 1995):  Pages 39 - 48.
Year of Publication: 1995.

5. Record Number: 1696
Author(s): Laennec, Christine Moneera.
Title : Prophétie, interprétation et écriture dans "L'Avision- Christine" [argues that Christine is concerned about her literary survival among future readers].
Source: Une femme de Lettres au Moyen Age: Études autour de Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Liliane Dulac and Bernard Ribémont .   Paradigme, 1995. Speculum , 78., 3 (July 2003):  Pages 131 - 138.
Year of Publication: 1995.

6. Record Number: 439
Author(s): Brownlee, Kevin.
Title : Widowhood, Sexuality, and Gender in Christine de Pizan
Source: Romanic Review , 86., 2 (March 1995):  Pages 339 - 353. Special issue: The Production of Knowledge: Institutionalizing Sex, Gender, and Sexualiity in Medieval Discourse. Ed. by Kathryn Gravdal.
Year of Publication: 1995.