Joan of Arc

Standard Name: Joan of Arc
Used Form: Jeanne d'Arc
Used Form: Joan d'Arc
Used Form: Maid of Orleans


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Friends, Associates Florence Nightingale
In this year, 1854, Elizabeth Gaskell visited the Nightingales' Derbyshire home, Lea Hurst, and stayed on there to write when the family left for Embley Park.
Cook, Edward. The Life of Florence Nightingale. Macmillan.
8n1, 39, 139
Having met FN at...
Intertextuality and Influence George Bernard Shaw
Saint Joan, a history play by GBS responding to Joan 's recent canonization, had its London opening at the New Theatre , starring Sybil Thorndike . The role was crucial for Thorndike, who was...
Intertextuality and Influence Hélène Cixous
HC underlines her argument by examining myth. The mythical image of Perseus before the Medusa is invoked to describe a male fear of woman, and she calls women the dark region of men's world, saying:...
Literary responses Elinor James
EJ 's Vindication of the Church of England drew a satirical response which shows it had hit its target. An Address of Thanks On Behalf of the Church of England, by an anonymous dissenter...
Literary responses Sylvia Pankhurst
The book was well received, and enhanced SP 's reputation with the general public. George Bernard Shaw praised it in a speech on the BBC in which he compared SP to Joan of Arc ...
Literary Setting Felicia Hemans
The volume takes its epigraphs and historical starting-points from a wide range of sources, including major male Romantics—Wordsworth , Byron , Coleridge , Goethe , Schiller —and lesser-known contemporaries including women—Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger
Literary Setting Beatrice Harraden
The stories, not arranged chronologically, cover periods from the ancient Greeks and Romans through the middle ages. Named characters include William of Wykeham (founder of Winchester College and of New College, Oxford ), the pioneer...
names Constance Lytton
Her notorious nom de guerre was chosen with no thought of Jane Warton the eighteenth-century writer, but from a sympathetic relative named Warburton (which she altered because of distinguished bearers of that name) and from...
Textual Features Evelyn Sharp
She wrote of their presence at a public procession: Joan of Arc . . . was not more typical of the spirit that leads to victory . . . than was the paper-seller, dressed in...
Textual Features Cecily Mackworth
CM notes that Villon was born in the year the English burned Joan of Arc . That is to say, using the style of a book published in 1838 entitled Journal d'un bourgeois de Paris...
Textual Features Cicely Hamilton
The historical women characters are grouped as the Learned, the Heroic, etc. As well as them, the action involves the abstract characters Prejudice and Justice. It is not Justice but Joan of Arc , one...
Textual Production Emma Robinson
ER , as the author of Whitefriars, etc. but posing as an editor, published The Maid of Orleans, a historical novel about Joan of Arc .
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1152(1849): 1177
British Library Catalogue.
Textual Production Maude Royden
MR 's Blessed Joan of Arc appeared as one of Sidgwick and Jackson 's Messages of the Saints series.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Textual Production Vita Sackville-West
VSW published a biography, Saint Joan of Arc, with the publishers Cobden-Sanderson ; the full title was Saint Joan of Arc: Born, January 6, 1412, Burned as a Heretic, May 20, 1431, Canonized as...
Textual Production George Bernard Shaw
GBS 's history play Saint Joan, a provocative treatment of Joan of Arc , was first produced in New York, three months ahead of the London opening.
Innes, Christopher, editor. The Cambridge Companion to George Bernard Shaw. Cambridge University Press.
Borne Back Daily. .
28 December 2007


Early May 1429: Joan of Arc forced the English to raise their...

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Early May 1429

Joan of Arc forced the English to raise their siege of Orléans, France.

30 May 1431: Following her trial for heresy, Joan of Arc...

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30 May 1431

Following her trial for heresy, Joan of Arc was burned at Rouen under English occupying forces.

11 September 1801: Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller's...

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11 September 1801

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller 's tragedyDie Jungfrau von Orleans (The Maid of Orleans) was first produced, in Leipzig, with tremendous success.

1876: By this date, women healers were so popular...

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By this date, women healers were so popular among spiritualists that one consultation often cost as much as a guinea.

17 June 1911: The Women's Coronation Procession was attended...

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17 June 1911

The Women's Coronation Procession was attended by 40,000 women from at least twenty-eight women's suffrage organisations, including both the Women's Social and Political Union and the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies .

16 May 1920: Joan of Arc was canonised as a saint of the...

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16 May 1920

Joan of Arc was canonised as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church .

30 May 1941: At the instigation of Charles de Gaulle,...

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30 May 1941

At the instigation of Charles de Gaulle , the feast-day of Saint Joan of Arc was marked in Nazi -occupied France by informal groups of people walking the streets of our towns and our villages...

1 March 1993: Leslie Feinberg, US writer and transgender...

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1 March 1993

Leslie Feinberg , US writer and transgender activist, published her probably most famous work, Stone Butch Blues, a novel about growing up, as she had done herself, as a butch lesbian who rejected conventional sexual roles.


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