Virtue Ethics for Women 1250-1500

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ISBN: 978-94-007-0528-9 (Print) 978-94-007-0529-6 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxi

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    Pages 1-11

    Does Virtue Recognise Gender? Christine de Pizan’s City of Ladies in the Light of Scholastic Debate

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    Pages 13-30

    The Speculum dominarum (Miroir des dames) and Transformations of the Literature of Instruction for Women in the Early Fourteenth Century

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    Pages 31-44

    A Mirror of Queenship: The Speculum dominarum and the Demands of Justice

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    Pages 45-52

    A Lady’s Guide to Salvation: The Miroir des dames Compilation

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    Pages 53-80

    Charles V’s Visual Definition of the Queen’s Virtues

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    Pages 81-98

    Jean Gerson’s Writings to His Sisters and Christine de Pizan’s Livre des trois vertus: An Intellectual Dialogue Culminating in Friendship

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    Pages 99-113

    From Le Miroir des dames to Le Livre des trois vertus

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    Pages 115-131

    Appearing Virtuous: Christine de Pizan’s Le Livre des trois vertus and Anne de France’s Les Enseignements d’Anne de France

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    Pages 133-143

    Weaving Virtue: Laura Cereta as a New Penelope

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    Pages 145-163

    Margherita Cantelmo and the Worth of Women in Renaissance Italy

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    Pages 165-175

    Like Mother Like Daughter: Moral and Literary Virtues in French Renaissance Women’s Writings

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    Pages 177-186

    Joanna of Castile’s Entry into Brussels: Viragos, Wise and Virtuous Women

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 187-223