Convents And The Body Politic In Late Renaissance Venice

Author: Jutta Gisela Sperling
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226769363
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And on a more individual level, she tells the fascinating stories of these women. Some became scholars or advocates of women's rights, some took lovers, and others escaped only to survive as servants, prostitutes, or thieves.

Convent Culture Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199809493
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▻Sperling, Jutta Gisela. Convents and the Body Politic in Late Renaissance
Venice. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. Provocative analysis of the
interrelationships among Venetian patrician marriage strategies, female
monasticism, and civic ideology at the height of forced monastic professions,
circa 1600, utilizing extensive convent and state records. ▻Strocchia, Sharon T.
Nuns and Nunneries in Renaissance Florence. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins
University Press, 2009.

Women Writing Back Writing Women Back

Author: Anke Gilleir
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004184635
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Transnational Perspectives from the Late Middle Ages to the Dawn of the Modern
Era Anke Gilleir, Alicia A. Montoya, Suzanna van Dijk ... Compelling girls to enter
the convent was, as Tarabotti often said, a form of imprisonment. ... Rivista
trimestrale di studi storici 30, 3 (1994) 431–454; Sperling J.G., Convents and the
Body Politic in Late Renaissance Venice (Chicago: 1999); Laven M., Virgins of
Venice: Enclosed Lives and Broken Vows in the Renaissance Convent (London:

Across The Religious Divide

Author: Jutta Sperling
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135235007
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Examining women's property rights in different societies across the entire medieval and early modern Mediterranean, this volume introduces a unique comparative perspective to the complexities of gender relations in Muslim, Jewish, and ...

The Honest Courtesan

Author: Margaret F. Rosenthal
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226728124
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Study of the life and work of the Venetian courtesan and writer Veronica Franco (1546-1591), who worked within the literary traditions of 16th-century Venice.

Venetian Ships And Shipbuilders Of The Renaissance

Author: Frederic Chapin Lane
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801845147
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Additional chapters detail the actual process of ship construction, the organization and activity of the craft guilds, and the development and management of the Arsenal.

Virgins Of Venice

Author: Mary Laven
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780142004012
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Documents the experiences of late-Renaissance Venetian nuns, many of whom were upper-class women immured against their will, exploring how convents of the period were often political hotbeds and the sites of illicit love affairs in their ...