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Boccaccio's Heroines: Power & Virtue in Renaissance Society

Margaret Franklin
Format
Book
Published
Burlington : Ashgate, 2006.
Language
English
Series
Women and Gender in the Early Modern World
ISBN
0754653641 (hardback : alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents
Contents
  • Text and its critics
  • Lauds and libraries
  • The art of virtue
  • Authorial intent
  • Dedication : the nature of virtue
  • Preface : a book for men about women
  • A bad example
  • Overstepping the boundaries
  • Action/reaction
  • Dangerous minds and bodies
  • Calculated anomalies
  • Famous women in Renaissance Tuscany
  • Boccaccio's heroines
  • A woman's place
  • Daring but decorous : donne illustri in the art of the Tuscan republics
  • Famous women and famous women : Boccaccio and the court consorts
  • Eleonora d'Aragona d'Este
  • Isabella d'Este and Mantegna.
  • Art of virtue
  • Bad example
  • Woman's place
  • Daring but decorous
  • Famous women and famous women
Description
205 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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