The Book of the City of Ladies [Audiobook] download free by Christine

The Book of the City of Ladies Audiobook download free by Christine
  • Listen audiobook: The Book of the City of Ladies
  • Author: Christine
  • Release date: 2000/10/3
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780140446890
  • Rating: 7.12 of 10
  • Votes: 270
  • Review by: Emmalyn Akin
  • Review rating: 7.42 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/16
  • Duration: 4H11M27S in 256 kbps (67.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-03
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, MPEG-4 SLS, WMA, WAV, FLAC, OGG, Musepack, MP3 (compression ZIP, RAR, ISO, CPIO, ACE)
  • Total pages original book: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 21M47S (5.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Christine de Pizan (c.1364 1430) was France's first professional woman of letters. Her pioneering Book of the City of Ladies begins when, feeling frustrated and miserable after reading a male writer's tirade against women, Christine has a dreamlike vision where three virtues Reason, Rectitude and Justice appear to correct this view. They instruct her to build an allegorical city in which womankind can be defended against slander, its walls and towers constructed from examples of female achievement both from her own day and the past: ranging from warriors, inventors and scholars to prophetesses, artists and saints. Christine de Pizan's spirited defence of her sex was unique for its direct confrontation of the misogyny of her day, and offers a telling insight into the position of women in medieval culture. THE CITY OF LADIES provides positive images of women, ranging from warriors and inventors, scholars to prophetesses, and artists to saints. The book also offers a fascinating insight into the debates and controversies about the position of women in medieval culture.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Historical Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Classic Books & Novels, Literary Studies: General, Literary Essays, Feminism & Feminist Theory
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.42 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x19mm
  • Weight: 247g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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