The Worth of Women: Wherein Is Clearly Revealed Their Nobility and Their Superiority to Men (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe) (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe: The Chicago Series)
Gender equality and the responsibility of husbands and fathers: issues that loom large today had currency in Renaissance Venice as well, as evidenced by the publication in 1600 of The Worth of Women by Moderata Fonte.
Moderata Fonte was the pseudonym of Modesta Pozzo (1555–92), a Venetian woman who was something of an anomaly. Neither cloistered in a convent nor as liberat
The seven women taking part in this dialogue are conversing easily with each other, with much humor and outspokenness. They have very definite personalities and this serves to reveal much about their societ ...more
Well, have a look at this. And wonder what other such works are missing for lack or translation/publication.
The second da ...more