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Women in Italian Renaissance culture and society /

Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: University of Oxford. European Humanities Research Centre.
Other Authors: Panizza, Letizia.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford : European Humanities Research Centre, 2000.
Series:Legenda (Oxford, England)
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Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I.
  • Women and the court
  • 1.
  • Civility, courtesy and women in the Italian Renaissance /
  • Dilwyn Knox
  • 2.
  • Women as patrons and clients in the courts of Quattrocento Italy /
  • Evelyn S. Welch
  • 3.
  • Isabella Sforza: beyond the stereotype /
  • Francine Daenens
  • 4.
  • Writing for women rulers in Quattrocento Italy: Antonio Cornazzano /
  • Diego Zancani
  • Pt. II.
  • Women and the Church
  • 5.
  • Christian good manners: spiritual and monastic rules in the Quattro- and Cinquecento /
  • Gabriella Zarri
  • 6.
  • Benedictine communities in Venetian society: the convent of S. Zaccaria /
  • Victoria Primhak
  • 7.
  • History writing from within the convent in Cinquecento Italy: the nuns' version /
  • Kate Lowe
  • 8.
  • To take or not to take the veil: selected Italian case histories, the Renaissance and after /
  • Francesca Medioli
  • 9.
  • The Virgin Mary: consoler, protector and social worker in Quatrocento miracle tales /
  • Ruth Chavasse
  • Pt. III.
  • Legal constraints and ethical precepts
  • 10.
  • Women and criminal law: the notion of diminished responsibility in Prospero Farinaccio (1544-1618) and other Renaissance jurists /
  • Marina Graziosi
  • 11.
  • Women between the law and social reality in early Renaissance Lucca /
  • Christine Meek
  • 12.
  • 'Amore maritale': advice on love and marriage in the second half of the Cinquecento /
  • Brian Richardson
  • 13.
  • 'Pagare le pompe': why Quattrocento sumptuary laws did not work /
  • Jane Bridgeman
  • 14.
  • Attacking sumptuary laws in Seicento Venice: Arcangela Tarabotti /
  • Daniela De Bellis
  • Pt. IV.
  • Female models of comportment
  • 15.
  • Exemplary women in Renaissance Italy: ambivalent models of behaviour? /
  • Maria Ajmar
  • 16.
  • Womanly virtues in Quattrocento Florentine marriage furnishings /
  • Paola Tinagli
  • 17.
  • Persuasive pictures: didactic prints and the construction of the social identity of women in sixteenth-century Italy /
  • Sara F. Matthews Grieco
  • Pt. V.
  • Women and the stage
  • 18.
  • Isabella Andreini and others: women on stage in the late Cinquecento /
  • Richard Andrews
  • 19.
  • Gender deceptions: cross-dressing in Italian Renaissance comedy /
  • Maggie Gunsberg
  • 20.
  • Attitudes to women in the drama of Venetian Crete /
  • Rosemary E. Bancroft-Marcus
  • Pt. VI.
  • Women and letters
  • 21.
  • Humanism and feminism in Laura Cereta's public letters /
  • Diana Robin
  • 22.
  • Seen but not heard: the role of women speakers in Cinquecento literary dialogue /
  • Virginia Cox
  • 23.
  • Transformations of the 'buona Gualdrada' legend from Boccaccio to Vasari: a study in the politics of Florentine narrative /
  • Pamela J. Benson
  • 24.
  • Marrying for love: society in the Quattrocento novella /
  • Judy Rawson
  • 25.
  • Women and Italian Cinquecento literary academies /
  • Conor Fahy
  • 26.
  • Aretino's Sei giornate: literary parody and social reality /
  • Giovanni Aquilecchia
  • 27.
  • The rhetoric of eulogy in Lucrezia Marinella's La nobilta et l'eccellenza delle donne /
  • Adriana Chemello
  • 28.
  • Vittoria Colonna as role model for Cinquecento women poets /
  • Giovanna Rabitti
  • 29.
  • Women and the making of the Italian literary canon /
  • Nadia Cannata Salomone.