"Evaluates Christine de Pizan's literary engagement with fifteenth-century French politics. Locates the writer's works within a detailed narrative of the complex history of the dispute between the Burgundians and the Armagnacs, the two largest political factions"--Provided by publisher.
Christine and the Armagnac-Burgundian feud: regency and kingship -- The beginnings of the feud and Christine's political poetry, 1393-1401 -- The point of no return and the political allegories, 1401-1404 -- Jean of Burgundy and reconfiguring regency, 1405 -- Heading toward showdown and the prose treatises, 1405-1407 -- The great feud, after 1407
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