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 ...

Giovanni And Lusanna

Author: Gene A. Brucker
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520244955
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"Set against the grindstone of social class, this story of Lusanna versus Giovanni, gleaned from the archives of Renaissance Florence, throws a floodlight on relations between the sexes.

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.

Clandestine Marriage In England 1500 1850

Author: R. B. Outhwaite
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781852851309
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In this intriguing book Brian Outhwaite explores the nature and scale of clandestine marriage. He describes why it attracted so many customers and why it was so hard to suppress.

Given Time

Author: Jacques Derrida
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226143149
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At stake in his reading of the tale, to which the second half of this book is devoted, are the conditions of gift and forgiveness as essentially bound up with the movement of dissemination, a concept that Derrida has been working out for ...