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    Christine de Pisan's "The Book of the City of Ladies": A Brief Summary

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    What arguments or concerns does Christine de Pisan raise concerning the role and status of women in the Middle Ages? What solutions does she offer? These questions are posed.

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    Christine de Pisan's "The Book of the City of Ladies" proposes two important arguments: 1) that women are just as capable as men and should, therefore, be given the same educational opportunities as men; and, 2) that there is a societal double standard concerning the role of sex for men and women, one which is rooted in a general hostility towards the female sex. The common argument which Pisan uses to ...

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