Le Pelerinage de Charlemagne Publie Avec Un Glossaire Par Cooper Introduction de Felix Klein
by Cooper, Anna J.
Paris: A. Lahure, 1925. First and only edition. 8vo; xvi, 99pp; + acheve d'imprimer page, index included, frontis portrait of Charlemagne by Durer; text in old and modern French verse on facing pages; gray-green printed wrappers, part of spine to light brown with some additional fading to edges of wrappers and age toning to pages, still very good, housed in custom-made black cloth clamshell box. A medieval text, this chanson de geste, is based on the earliest known manuscript of Charlemagne travels to Jerusalem and Constantinople and was intended for the use of American students of French literature. It is edited and put into modern French by Cooper, with her preface, notes, and her French-English glossary. LE PELERINAGE DE CHARLEMAGNE was the author's doctoral thesis for Columbia University and was published in Paris. Anna Julia Haywood Cooper (1859? - 1964) was the fourth African American woman to earn a PhD. She was a remarkable African-American scholar, suffragist, educator, feminist, and Pan-Africanist. NAW Modern Period, pp. 163-165. (Inventory #: 11279)
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