Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 February 2006

384 Pages | 20 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719072093

Bookseller Code (06)


Women in Italy 1350-1650

Ideals and realities

Mary Rogers and Paola Tinagli

Published by Manchester University Press

  • This book fills a gap in the still burgeoning literature on all aspects of women¹s lives in this period A broad range of material is used, most of which has never been translated before The three sections of the book provide a comprehensive account of all aspects of Renaissance womens' lives as well as contemporary views on the nature of women and the ethical and aesthetic ideals seen as suitable to them The authors demonstrate that there was no single 'Renaissance woman' and that the realities of women's experiences were rich and various

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