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Medieval French: manuscript culture and text circulation

Marie de France, Lais

Primary texts:

Marie de France, Lais de Marie de France, ed. Karl Warnke and trans. L. Harf-Lancner (Paris: Livre de Poche, 1990)

Marie de France, Lais de Marie de France, trans. A. Micha (Paris : Flammarion, 1994)

Secondary texts:

Sharon Kinoshita and Peggy McCracken, Marie de France: a critical companion (Suffolk; Rochester, N. Y.: D. S. Brewer, 2012)

Paula Clifford, Marie de France: Lais (London: Grant and Cutler, 1982)

Logan E Whalen, ed., A Companion to Marie de France (Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011)

Glyn S Burgess, The Lais of Marie de France: text and context (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1987)


Christine de Pizan, Le Livre de la cité des dames

Primary text:

Christine de Pizan, Le Livre de la cité des dames, trans. Thérèse Moreau and Éric Hicks (Paris: Stock/Moyen Age, 1986, repr. 2000)

Manuscripts:

The 'Manuscrit du duc': Paris, BnF, f.fr. 607

Paris, BnF, f.fr. 1178

Paris, BnF, f.fr. 1179

Paris, BnF, f.fr. 24293

The Queen's Manuscript: London, BL Harley MS 4431

Secondary texts:

Rosalind Brown-Grant, Christine de Pizan and the Moral Defence of Women: Reading Beyond Gender (Cambridge: CUP, 1999)

Nadia Margolis, An Introduction to Christine de Pizan (Gainsville: University Press of Florida, c2011)

Maureen Quilligan, The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan’s Cité des Dames (Ithaca; London: Cornell University Press, c1991)

Judith l. Kellogg, ‘Le Livre de la Cité des dames: Reconfiguring Knowledge and Reimagining Gendered Space’, in Christine de Pizan: A Casebook, ed by Barbara Altmann et al (New York: Routledge, 2003), pp. 129-146

Julia Smith, ‘Textual and Visual Building Blocks: Agency and Social Responsibility in Christine de Pizan’s ‘The City of Ladies’, in The Responsiblities of Rhetoric, ed by Michelle Smith et al (Long Grove: Waveland, 2010), pp. 165-174

Links:

Christine de Pizan Project