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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Imaginary conversations.,
  • Women -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Women -- History -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Feminism -- Early works to 1800.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of: Le livre des trois vertus.

Other titlesBook of the three virtues.
StatementChristine de Pisan ; translated with an introduction by Sarah Lawson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ1575 .L6913 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2596969M
ISBN 10014044453X
LC Control Number85152226

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Having completed the city, the three Virtues turn it over to Christine, who rejoices in all that they have accomplished. Christine speaks to all women and declares the City of Ladies a refuge where they can find respite and safety from the sexual aggression and cruel attacks by by: Advice and guidance for women of all ages, from Europe's first professional woman writer Written by Europe’s first professional woman writer, The Treasure of the City of Ladies offers advice and guidance to women of all ages and from all levels of medieval society, from royal courtiers to prostitutes. It paints an intricate picture of daily life in the courts and streets of fifteenth-century Cited by: The Treasure of the City of Ladies: Or the Book of the Three Virtues - Ebook written by Christine de Pizan. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Treasure of the City of Ladies: Or the Book of the Three Virtues.5/5(1).   The Treasure of the City of Ladies: Or the Book of the Three Virtues. Written by Europe’s first professional woman writer, The Treasure of the City of Ladies offers advice and guidance to women of all ages and from all levels of medieval society, from royal courtiers to prostitutes. It paints an intricate picture of daily life in the.

The Book of the City of Ladies has a three-part structure. The first section introduces the three Virtues—Reason, Rectitude, and Justice—with whom the author communes. Christine then tells the stories of 11 ladies of political and military accomplishment, 18 ladies of learning and skill, and 4 ladies of prudence.   The treasure of the city of ladies, or, The book of the three virtues by Christine de Pisan, , Penguin edition, in EnglishCited by: The Treasure of the City of Ladies: Or the Book of the Three Virtues Christine (de Pisan), Christine de Pizan Penguin Books Limited, - Fiction - pages4/5(1). Treasure 0/the City 0/Ladies, stillexist (Willard,'Three Virtues").' Por-tuguese and Dutch editions ofThe Treasure date from the fifteenth cen-tury, and French copies were stillbeing printed in Its precursor, The Book 0/the City 0/Ladies, was translated into English in and published inEnglish l in(Willard,'Three Virtues File Size: KB.

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