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Marguerite de Navarre Mother of the Renaissance

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ISBN-10: 0231134126

ISBN-13: 9780231134125

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Patricia Francis Cholakian, Rouben Charles Cholakian, Rouben C. Cholakian

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Sister to the king of France, queen of Navarre, gifted writer, religious reformer, and patron of the arts-in her many roles, Marguerite de Navarre (1492-1549) was one of the most important figures of the French Renaissance. In this, the first major biography in English, Patricia F. Cholakian and Rouben C. Cholakian draw on her writings to provide a vivid portrait of Marguerite's public and private life. Freeing her from the shadow of her brother Franois I, they recognize her immense influence on French politics and culture, and they challenge conventional views of her family relationships. The authors highlight Marguerite's considerable role in advancing the cause of religious reform in…    
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Book details

List price: $70.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/13/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Patricia F. Cholakian was professor emerita at Hamilton College. She was the author of Rape and Writing in the Hemptam�ron of Marguerite de Navarreand Women and the Politics of Self-Representation in Seventeenth-Century France.Rouben C. Cholakian is professor emeritus at Hamilton College and the author of The Bayeux Tapestry and the Ethos of Warand The Troubadour Lyric: A Psychocritical Reading.

Introduction
The Deeds of Ferderick Barbarossa A Letter of the August Emperor to Otto, Bishop of Friesing
The First Book
The Chapters
The Prologue
The Text
The Second Book
The Chapters
The Prologue
The Text
The Third Book
The Chapters
The Prologue
The Text Part 5
The Fourth Book
The Chapters
The Text
Appendix
Bibliography
Index