Joan of Arc

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French heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English and to have Charles VII crowned king

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The first part consists of texts written between the spring and summer of 1429, including the correspondence of the archbishop of Embrun, Jacques Gelu; the treatise, De quandam puella (DQP); the conclusions of the Poitiers committee that examined Joan; the prophetic Virgo puellares; Joan's own Letter to the English (Lettre aux Anglais); the Dissertatio of Jacques Gelu; and Christine de Pizan's Le Ditie de Jehanne d'Arc. Part two begins with an examination of the popular De mirabili victoria (DMV), which was circulated in the summer of 1429.
(2) As Maureen Quilligan points out, "hers is the only signed poem written during Jehanne d'Arc's lifetime explicitly to celebrate her miraculous deliverance of France.
She also deals with the major 15th-century literary texts about the Maid, especially two poems: Christine de Pizan's Ditie de Jehanne d'Arc (1429) and Martin LeFranc's Le Champion des Dames (1442).
Quel Honneur au Femenin Sexe!': Female heroism in Christine de Pizan's Ditie de Jehanne d'Arc"; Jonathon Mallison, "Writing wrongs: Lettres portugaises and the search for an identity"; Michael Moriarity, "Decision, desire, an asymmetry in La Princesse de Cleves"; Shirley Jones Day, "Madame d'Aulony's Julie: a heroine of the 1690s"; Judith Beale, "Angel or Sylph?