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The Book of Gladness / le Livre de Leesce - a book by Le Fèvre, Jehan

The Book of Gladness / le Livre de Leesce

A 14th Century Defense of Women, in English and French, by Jehan le Fevre

The Book of Gladness / le Livre de Leesce( )
Author: Le Fèvre, Jehan
Translator: Burke, Linda
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

The Book of Gladness contains one of the most powerful, original, and influential pro-feminine voices of the late Middle Ages. Despite its foundational importance, the work has never been translated into English. This translation offers aBook of Gladness> that is lively and accessible. An introduction explains the textual challenges hindering the full recognition of this classic up to now and elucidates its contribution to the medieval debate on the nature and status of women and marriage.

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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory

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