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Livre de la cité des dames by christine de pisan, 1982, persea books edition, in english - 1st ed. Comedy city of women poster trailer 1:29 | trailer old lady: a house without a woman, they say in my parts, is like the sea without a siren don't you . Home → sparknotes → literature study guides → book of the city of ladies the book of the city of ladies christine de pizan table of contents.