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The Book of the City of Ladies – Character List

id=”Christine de Pizan”> Christine de Pizan – The protagonist. Christine is a successful writer and scholar who is visited by three women representing Reason, Rectitude, and Justice. They help her to counter the sexist claims popularly made by male writers of the day. They also debate and discuss the merits and accomplishments of notable women, thereby constructing …

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The Book of the City of Ladies – Christine de Pizan

Christine de Pizan is both the author of and a character in her literary creation. She straddles two realms, serving as a bridge between the book’s historical and contemporary references and the imaginative world of the three allegorical figures and their symbolic city. In addition, her presence accommodates and unites the various references that constitute …

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