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Chariots of LadiesFrancesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia$
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Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780801453830

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801453830.001.0001

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Feminine Virtue, Female Agency, and the Legacy of Eiximenis

Feminine Virtue, Female Agency, and the Legacy of Eiximenis

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(p.251) Conclusion Feminine Virtue, Female Agency, and the Legacy of Eiximenis
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Chariots of Ladies
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Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

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Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801453830.003.0007

This concluding chapter considers the legacy of Eiximenis in the gender discourse of the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries. It examines how this discourse had changed during the time of the writing of the Llibre de les dones from the late fourteenth century to Vives's De institutione and Eiximenis's Carro de las donas in the early sixteenth. More broadly, the chapter asks what these literary works can tell us about ideology, gender, and religion; and how these compare with the real-life experiences of the women to whom these works referred, from Sanxa Ximenis d'Arenós to Maria de Luna, and from Isabel the Catholic to Catalina of Habsburg.

Keywords:   Eiximenis's legacy, gender discourse, women's real-life experiences, ideology, gender, religion

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