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Who was Christine de Pizan?

Danièle Cybulskie talks about an awesome fifteenth-century female writer: Christine de Pizan.

This episode looks at how Christine became a writer, the wide range of works she did, and how she was a powerful voice for defending women and their abilities in an often misogynistic society.

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Learn more about Christine de Pizan:

Christine de Pizan: A Fifteenth Century Champion of Women

Christine de Pizan on Business Ethics

Christine de Pizan: A Feminist Way to Learning

Christine de Pizan’s Advice to Prostitutes

Christine de Pizan’s City of Ladies: A Monumental (Re)construction of, by, and for Women of All Time

Five Great Ladies Who Refused to Be Quiet

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