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Moderata Fonte: Women and Life in Sixteenth-Century Venice
     

Moderata Fonte: Women and Life in Sixteenth-Century Venice

by Paola Malpezzi Price
 

What did it mean to be a woman in sixteenth-century Venice? This volume explores the role of Venetian women in sixteenth-century culture as well as the contribution of the writer Moderata Fonte to the centuries-old Owar of the sexes.O

Overview

What did it mean to be a woman in sixteenth-century Venice? This volume explores the role of Venetian women in sixteenth-century culture as well as the contribution of the writer Moderata Fonte to the centuries-old Owar of the sexes.O

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611472646
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Series:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series in Italian Studies Series
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Paola Malpezzi Price was born in Italy,where she received most of her education. She first came to the United States as an American Field Service exchange student and later pursued her doctorate in this country. She holds a PhD in Romance Languages, with specialization in French and Italian literatures of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance from the University of Oregon. She has published several articles and book chapters on Christine de Pizan, Isabella di Morra,Chiara Matraini, Moderata Fonte, Lucrezia Marinella, and Fausta Cialente. She currently teaches at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, where she chairs The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. She and her husband have two daughters and run a bicycling and walking company in Europe and in Central and South America.

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