By Tracy Adams
In Christine de Pizan and the struggle for France, Tracy Adams deals a reevaluation of Christine de Pizan’s literary engagement with modern politics. Adams locates Christine’s works inside of a close narrative of the complicated heritage of the dispute among the Burgundians and the Armagnacs, the 2 biggest political factions in fifteenth-century France. opposite to what many students have lengthy believed, Christine regularly supported the Armagnac faction all through her literary profession and maintained powerful ties to Louis of Orleans and Isabeau of Bavaria. by means of concentrating on the historic context of the Armagnac-Burgundian feud at diversified moments and delivering shut readings of Christine’s poetry and prose, Adams indicates the ways that the author used to be heavily engaged with and stimulated the risky politics of her time.
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