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Christine de Pizan: from medieval writer to feminist icon

Charlotte Cooper-Davis details the life and legacy of the prolific medieval author and poet, Christine de Pizan

Published: May 20, 2022 at 10:24 am
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Charlotte Cooper-Davis delves into the life and legacy of Christine de Pizan, a late medieval writer who was actively involved in the production of her own works. Speaking with Emily Briffett, Charlotte explores Christine’s vast catalogue of written work and how she has since become seen as a feminist icon.


Charlotte Cooper-Davis is the author of Christine de Pizan: Life, Work, Legacy (Reaktion Books, 2021)



Emily BriffettPodcast editorial assistant

Emily is HistoryExtra’s podcast editorial assistant. Before joining the BBC History team in 2021, Emily graduated with an MA in Public History from Royal Holloway, University of London


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