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Author: Christine de Pizan

Spouse/other names:Pisan, Christine de
Year of birth:1364
Year of death:1430
About her personal situation:standardizingjul12jdg: Origin • Location where born : Venice (Italy) • Locations where lived : Abbaye de Poissy, Paris, Venice • Location where died : Abbaye de Poissy (France) National identity • Nationality : French, Italian • Mother tongue : French, Italian Marital status : - married 1380, widowed (1389) Number of children : 3 (1 daughter, 2 sons) Social class : - upper class Education: Religion/ideology : - catholic

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About her professional situation:standardizingjul12jdg: Profession(s) and activities : - fiction writer - poet Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Not yet checked Financial aspects of this woman’s career: - living by her pen Memberships - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Boudier de Villemert 1778 - Briquet 1804 - Mongellaz, 1828 - Jacquinet, Les femmes de France poètes et prosateurs, 1886 - Henri Carton, Histoire des femmes ecrivains de la France, 1886 - Desplantes et Pouthier, 1890, p.7-14 - Larnac, 1921 - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992 - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) I, 181 - Debeljak, Pregled, 1912 Cf. - C. Willard, Christine de Pizan. Her life and works. New York, 1984. - M. Quilligan, The Allegory of Female Authority. Ithaca/Londen, 1991. - H. Solterer, The Master and Minerva. Disputing Women in French Medieval Culture. Berkely/London, 1995. - Lerner, Creation of Feminist Consciousness, 1993, discussed p.49-50, 143-6, 192-5 reception: William Caxton, epilogue de sa traduction des Enseignemens moraux (1478), dans W.J.B. Crotch, The Prologues and Epilogues of William Caxton, Londres, Oxford University Press, 1928, p. 32 et épilogue de The Fayttes of Armes (1489), traduction des Fais d'armes et de chevalerie, id., p. 103-104.
Websites: Christine de Pizan database, Edinburgh
Early Modern French Women Writers: biography
Other Women's Voices
Biography SIEFAR
Christine de Pizan on Wikipedia
New SIEFAR Dictionnaire Briquet
Boudier de Villemert in new SIEFAR
ARLIMA-Archives de littérature du Moyen Âge
NEWW Franzén in Narrations genrées 2014

Editors: Susanne Parren (update on 12 December 2009)
Emma van den Eijnde (update on 20 May 2010)
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Works written by this author

E 1 *Christine de Pizan, the author ()
E 2 Faits d'armes et de chevalerie. Les douze vertus d'un noble homme (1488)
E 3 La Cité des Dames (1405)
E 4 La Vision (1405)
E 5 Le Livre des faits et bonnes mœurs du sage roi Charles V (1404)
E 6 Le Livre des trois vertus (1401)
E 7 Le chemin de longue estude (1403)
E 8 Les cent hystoires de Troye (1522)
E 9 Livre du corps de policie (1407)
E 10 Oeuvres poétiques de Christine de Pizan (1430)

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