The Boke of the Cyte of Ladyes

The Boke of the Cyte of Ladyes

ACMRS2014

Hardback686pp Illustrated225x152mm

9780866985086     Product Code: 513367

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Hope Johnston presents a new edition of the earliest surviving English translation of Christine de Pizan’s Le Livre de la cité des dames (1405), a landmark defence of women by one of the most widely respected female authors of her era. Brian Anslay’s Middle English translation of 1521 is presented with the Middle French text of Ms London, British Library Royal 19.A.xix (L) on facing pages, with introductions, notes and bibliography.

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