By Tracy Adams
In Christine de Pizan and the struggle for France, Tracy Adams bargains a reevaluation of Christine de Pizan’s literary engagement with modern politics. Adams locates Christine’s works inside of an in depth narrative of the advanced background 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 continuously supported the Armagnac faction all through her literary profession and maintained robust ties to Louis of Orleans and Isabeau of Bavaria. through concentrating on the old context of the Armagnac-Burgundian feud at varied moments and providing shut readings of Christine’s poetry and prose, Adams exhibits the ways that the author was once heavily engaged with and inspired the unstable politics of her time.
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