Roman de la Rose

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  • Analysis Of Roman De La Rose

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    Roman de la Rose Manuscript Analysis This author’s portrait is from a manuscript called Roman de la rose that was written by Jeanne de Montbaston, however, Roman de la rose was originally composed by Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun. The manuscript was written somewhere between 1351 and 1375 in France. This version of the Roman de la rose is located in the National Library of France in Paris. The manuscript can be identified by the number btv1b6000307m. The author's art is located on folio 1

  • The Role Of Women : A Feminist Theory Of Christine De Pizan

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    had engrained into the methods of politics, economic, and social issues. Christine de Pizan became known as a feminist because of her continuous works about women at the turn of the 15th century. Born in 1364, Pizan was brought into a world where women were exceedingly judged and questioned, based on biblical text. The church played a major role in regulating what women could do and how men perceived them. Christine de Pizan acted as a pioneer in changing this controlling façade, by engaging in social

  • Analysis Of Artemisia's Self-Portrait As The Allegory Of Painting

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    Her most famous work is The Book of the City of Ladies. Written in the vernacular, Christine writes of all the injustices women face in society and how a woman could strike back. The book is as well, a formal and lengthy response of Jean de Meun’s Romance of the Rose, by defending women and providing a wide range of strong, famous women in history to defend her argument of a strong, independent woman. In The Book of the City of Ladies, Christine writes that “...others have said and continue to say and

  • Renaissance Women : An Ideal Renaissance Woman

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    time. Although advancement was a goal of the era, women were seen as subservient to men, excluding them from education and politics. Christine de Pizan; however, brought awareness to these issues through her writing. As a result, she exemplifies the Renaissance era, for she was cultured, self-reliant, and aware of the need for change. In 1386, Christine de Pizan was born in Venice, Italy. She is well known for her writings that brought awareness to the oppression women faced from their male counterparts

  • Women In King Shahrayar's A Thousand And One Nights

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    Outside of sex, learned women could manipulate powerful men via their intellectual abilities, reflecting the increased amount of knowledge they could potentially gain. Shahrazad takes on this role in A Thousand and One Nights, a frame narrative translated from Arabic into a Syrian manuscript in the fourteenth century centering on King Shahrayar’s disillusionment with women. After seeing his wife, his brother’s wife, and a demon’s wife all have affairs, he decides to take a bride every night and kill

  • The Defamation Of Women In The Medieval Era

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    were mentally weaker and therefore more susceptible to temptations of the flesh. This assumption often resulted in women being portrayed as overly sexual beings that aggressively sought to physically soil a man’s goodness. As painted in Bibliothèque De L'Arsenal, the woman is shown as a contentious predator that clings to the man’s clothes urging him to sleep with her. It can be noted that he is half-dressed, quite clearly uncomfortable and attempting to make an escape while she, fully naked, tugs

  • Research Paper On Barcelona

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    established by local farmers. Ever since those early years, Barcelona has grown to become one of Europe's most cosmopolitan cities along with a fascinating way of life and a lively atmosphere. Attractions One of the most popular boulevards in Barcelona is La Rambla, a favorite among locals and tourists. This lively spot is shared among

  • La Bella Mano

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    Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s “La Bella Mano” is an intriguing painting that faithfully contains symbolic objects, intricate detail, and vividness of colour. These elements all reinforce the Pre-Raphaelite goals (Lecture 4). Furthermore, Dante Gabriel Rossetti wrote a sonnet to accompany the piece which adds another layer of meaning in understanding the painting. The “proliferated minute detail across the whole work” is punctuated across the entire canvas. At the bottom left of the painting, there

  • Summary Of The Stanze Per La Giostra

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    The visual work I have chosen is the Bith of Venus and is one of the world’s most famous works of art. Painted by Sandro Botticelli between 1482 and 1485, it is the first example of painting on canvas. The written work I have chosen is the Stanze per la Giostra. It was written by Angelo Poliziano, written between 1475-8. Both works are examples from the Italian Renaissance era, during the Medici rule, and share the theme of beauty and humanism. The works I've selected share the same subject matter

  • Les Nuits D'Ete

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    Amy Shuford 5 April 2011 Music History II Research Paper – Les Nuits d’Ete Dr. Christina Reitz An Analysis of Hector Berlioz’s Les Nuits d’Ete Born in 1803, in the village of La Côte-Saint-André, France, Hector Berlioz produced some of the most invigorating and exciting music of the Romantic period (Holoman, 1, 6). Romanticism primarily focused on subjectivism, therefore people were concentrating more on their emotions and spirituality and less on logical explanations for the problems of humanity