Christine De Pisan's "Treasure of the City of Ladies" Analytical Essay

Christine De Pisan's "Treasure of the City of Ladies"
Book report on Christine De Pisan's "Treasure of the City of Ladies". A look at the theme of women in the book.
# 2273 | 1,180 words | 1 source | 2001 | US
Published by on Feb 16, 2003 in Literature (French) , English (Analysis) , Women Studies (General)


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The paper provides a critical analysis of Christine De Pisan?s medieval book, "Treasure of the City of Ladies". Originally composed in 1406. The author describes the emphasis of the book on the treatment, roles and lives of women throughout all classes in medieval society.

From the Paper:

"By addressing all classes of females in society the text expresses that exploitation and oppression were not just conditions suffered by the peasant class. The author espouses consistent, redundant expressions of women's roles throughout all classes, demonstrating that feminine life was in constant comparison with the image of feminine perfection in medieval society, one of religious virtue and piety. "

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