Marriage Wars in Late Renaissance Venice / Edition 1

Marriage Wars in Late Renaissance Venice / Edition 1

by Joanne M. Ferraro
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195144961

ISBN-13: 2900195144962

Pub. Date: 09/27/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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

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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 living arrangements that did not fit normative models of marriage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900195144962
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/27/2001
Series:
Studies in the History of Sexuality Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240

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