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Publication Date

Spring 1-4-2013

Quick Facts

  • Art history Professor Laura Dufresne spent 24 years compiling material for her book, "The Fifteenth-Century Illustrations of Christine de Pizan's ‘The Book of the City of Ladies’ and ‘The Treasure of the City of Ladies.’"
  • The book's foreword, written by Jo Koster, an English professor who chairs the medieval studies program at Winthrop, reports that Dufresne’s wide knowledge of art history allows her to contribute to a deeper understanding of Pizan’s agenda.