The Italian Renaissance : The Essential Sources (Paperback)

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These primary sources open a window onto the ways that women and men in Renaissance Italy sought to communicate their beliefs, desires, fears, and hopes, both about their own lives and about the dynamic culture they helped to shape.
An ideal complement to Paula Findlen''s ''The Italian Renaissance: Essential Readings'' (Blackwell Publishing, 2002).
Includes canonical texts alongside newly available ones that give fresh perspectives.
Selections address topical issues, such as the family strategies of women, attitudes towards non-Italians, and women as patrons of art.
Genres represented include correspondence, poetry, the story, dialogue, oratory, and autobiography.
Brings the teaching of the Italian Renaissance to life, showing how citizens communicated about their beliefs, desires, fears, and hopes.

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Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9780631231653
SKU 31010685
Format Paperback
ISBN10 063123165X
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.75H x 6.25L x 1.25T
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Editors Note These primary sources open a window onto the ways that women and men in Renaissance Italy sought to communicate their beliefs, desires, fears, and hopes, both about their own lives and about the dynamic culture they helped to shape.An ideal complement to Paula Findlen’s ‘The Italian Renaissance: Essential Readings’ (Blackwell Publishing, 2002). Includes canonical texts alongside newly available ones that give fresh perspectives. Selections address topical issues, such as the family strategies of women, attitudes towards non-Italians, and women as patrons of art. Genres represented include correspondence, poetry, the story, dialogue, oratory, and autobiography. Brings the teaching of the Italian Renaissance to life, showing how citizens communicated about their beliefs, desires, fears, and hopes.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0320
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell

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