Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 June 2018

304 Pages | 14 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198818960

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Imagining the Woman Reader in the Age of Dante

Elena Lombardi

  • Offers a new perspective on the woman reader in medieval Italian literature
  • Contextualises the woman reader within the history of female literacy, the material culture of the book, and the ways in which writers and poets imagined her
  • Explores the works of Guido Cavalcanti, Dante, and Boccaccio
  • An exceptional contribution to Medieval Italian intellectual and cultural debates

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