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The Book of the City of Ladies


Why is it canonical?

This is an extraordinary work of Middle French and noted early feminist prose. It is an acknowledge response to the Romance of the Rose, and seeks to reframe thoughts about women.

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Illustration from the City of Ladies


Resource page from the World Digital Library with a link to a PDF of the full text