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Marriage Wars in Late Renaissance Venice
Based on a fascinating body of previously unexamined archival material, this book brings to life the lost voices of ordinary Venetians during the age of Catholic revival. Looking at scripts that were brought to the city's ecclesiastical courts by spouses seeking to annul their marriage vows, this book opens up the emotional world of intimacy and conflict, sexuality, and li ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 27th 2001 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 2001)
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