A producao literaria de Christine de Pisan
nao e um verso solto: integra o conjunto de obras e pronunciamentos de cunho pedagogico que, na Franca, desde o periodo carolingio, tiveram o intuito de civilizar o comportamento rude, por vezes barbaro, do homem com relacao a mulher.
My references to Stephanie Jed, an Italianist, and Christine de Pisan
were motivated in part by the occasion for the original paper, the Legacy-sponsored panel at the Transatlantic Women II conference in Florence, Italy, in June 2013.
Hubo asimismo sorpresas gratas durante las pesquisas, una de ellas la vida de Christine de Pisan
, originaria de Italia, cuya biografia y poemas se incluyen en el libro: "Su padre fue llamado a Francia por Carlos v para que fuera su astrologo y consejero.
The class observes that Jocelyn comports herself in a manner starkly at odds with that stipulated by norms of the times as evidenced in the admonitions of de Pisan
's version, however, reframes the tale to celebrate Griselda's strength and her success in reforming her husband and de Pisan
presents Griselda as the first of many examples of female strength, seeing Griselda's patience not as a quality that benefits her per se but as what enables her to restore order.
Fourteenth century single mom Christine de Pisan
wrote poetry and letters and was quite possibly the first European woman to support herself by writing.
For example, Gabrielle Suchon, Harriet Taylor, Mary Wollstonecraft, Blaise Pascal, Christine de Pisan
and Simone de Beauvoir all (indirectly) broach the question of the unthought and allow hope for change in epistemology and social conditions.
But "This face--not her face" reminds the reader to be vigilant against particular attributions of identity, for example to de Pisan
or Guest herself.
The feminist viewpoint is not forgotten and is given a well-balanced treatment, with analysis of Christine de Pisan
, Helen Cixous, Nancy Miller, and A.
Philippe de Mezieres, Eustache Deschamps, Honore Bovet, and Christine de Pisan
are the poets.
AD Of all the books that interest me, or to mention one in particular, I'm currently reading Rabelais and Christine de Pisan
In contrast to these metacritical authors, as Lorna Jane Abray's essay shows, Christine de Pisan
appropriates Troy's fall quite pointedly as an exemplum; over the course of her career, Christine repeatedly evokes Hector and his fate as a warning to the powerful dukes of her own time, whose lack of self-control might otherwise lead to "a kingdom-ruining holocaust comparable to the fiery destruction" of Troy.