72. LADIES OF LETTERS: LIFE AS A LITERARY TRAILBLAZER

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72. LADIES OF LETTERS: LIFE AS A LITERARY TRAILBLAZER
Laura Bailey, Francesca Peacock
Friday 28th June 10:30 (60 Min)
Stove Tent by Viking
Born in 1364, Christine de Pizan is known as the first professional female writer, whose diverse works ranged from politics to poetry. Over 250 years later, polymath Margaret Cavendish was one of the first English women to publish under her own name. Francesca Peacock author of Pure Wit: The Revolutionary Life of Margaret Cavendish and historian Laura Bailey discuss these two trailblazing women, their revolutionary lives and works, and what it meant to be a woman writer in the medieval and early modern periods.
Event Theme: Culture & Arts
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