The Queen's Library

In The Queen's Library, Cynthia J. Brown examines the cultural issues surrounding female modes of empowerment and book production in late medieval and early Renaissance France.

The Queen's Library
Image-Making at the Court of Anne of Brittany, 1477-1514

Cynthia J. Brown

2010 | 416 pages | Cloth $79.95
Literature | Women's/Gender Studies
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction

Chapter One. Rituals of Entry: Women and Books in Performance
Chapter Two. Female Patronage and the Politics of Personification Allegory
Chapter Three. Women Famous and Infamous: Court Controversies About Female Virtues
Chapter Four. Famous Women in Mourning: Trials and Tribulations
Chapter Five. Women Mourned

Appendix. Manuscript and Printed Books Associated with Anne of Brittany
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments