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Title Virtue ethics for women 1250-1500 / Karen Green, Constant J. Mews, editors.

Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  179.90820902 VIRT    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 224 pages ; 25 cm.
Series The new synthese historical library ; v. 69.
New synthese historical library ; v. 69.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Does Virtue Recognise Gender? Christine de Pizan's City of Ladies in the Light of Scholastic Debate / István P. Bejczy Bejczy, István P. 1 -- 2 Speculum dominarum (Miroir des dames) and Transformations of the Literature of Instruction for Women in the Early Fourteenth Century / Constant J. Mews Mews, Constant J. 13 -- 3 A Mirror of Queenship: The Speculum dominarum and the Demands of Justice / Rina Lahav Lahav, Rina 31 -- 4 A Lady's Guide to Salvation: The Miroir des dames Compilation / Janice Pinder Pinder, Janice 45 -- 5 Charles V's Visual Definition of the Queen's Virtues / Cécile Quentel-Touche Quentel-Touche, Cécile 53 -- 6 Jean Gerson's Writings to His Sisters and Christine de Pizan's Livre des trois vertus: An Intellectual Dialogue Culminating in Friendship / Earl Jeffrey Richards Richards, Earl Jeffrey 81 -- 7 From Le Miroir des dames to Le Livre des trois vertus / Karen Green Green, Karen 99 -- 8 Appearing Virtuous: Christine de Pizan's Le Livre des trois vertus and Anne de France's Les Enseignements d'Anne de France / Tracy Adams Adams, Tracy 115 -- 9 Weaving Virtue: Laura Cereta as a New Penelope / R. Natasha Amendola Amendola, R. Natasha 133 -- 10 Margherita Cantelmo and the Worth of Women in Renaissance Italy / Carolyn James James, Carolyn 145 -- 11 Like Mother Like Daughter: Moral and Literary Virtues in French Renaissance Women's Writings / Catherine M. Müller Müller, Catherine M. 165 -- 12 Joanna of Castile's Entry into Brussels: Viragos, Wise and Virtuous Women / Anne-Marie Legaté Legaté, Anne-Marie 177.
Language notes Text in English with extracts in French.
Other author Green, Karen, 1951-
Mews, C. J.
Subject Women -- Conduct of life -- History -- To 1500.
Feminine virtue.
ISBN 9789400705289 (cased)
9789400705296 (ebook)