Marina Warner, 20 August 1992
Show More Medieval Misogyny and the Invention of Western Romantic Love by Howard Bloch.
Chicago, 308 pp., £14.95, February 1992, 0 226 05973 1Show More
Women of the Renaissance by Margaret King.
Chicago, 328 pp., £13.50, December 1991, 0 226 43618 7Show More
The Lady as Saint: A Collection of French Hagiographical Romances of the 13th Century by Brigitte Cazelles.
Pennsylvania, 320 pp., £35, November 1991, 9780812230994Show More
Heavenly Supper: The Story of Maria Janis by Fulvio Tomizza, translated by Anne Jacobson Shutte.
Chicago, 184 pp., £19.95, December 1991, 0 226 80789 4Show More
Oppositional Voices: Women as Writers and Translators of Literature in the English Renaissance by Tina Krontiris.
Routledge, 192 pp., £25, April 1992, 0 415 06329 9Show More
“... them lessons in life. Women are even known to have written such hagiography, but the two examples Brigitte Cazelles cites in the helpful introduction to her collection of saints’ lives unfortunately fall outside her chosen century. As does the most famous exponent of exemplary feminist biography, Christine de Pizan, who rebutted male poets’ laments ...”