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Moderata Fonte: Women and Life in Sixteenth-Century Venice

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What did it mean to be a woman in sixteenth-century Venice? How did women impact the everyday life of this brilliant, festive, but essentially patriarchal city? How did an educated, sensitive, and intelligent woman writer of the Venetian citizen class treat the question of gender relationships and of women's place in society? These questions are at the center of this ...more
Hardcover, 175 pages
Published September 24th 2003 by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (first published August 2003)
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