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Refiguring Woman: Perspectives on Gender and the Italian Renaissance
     

Refiguring Woman: Perspectives on Gender and the Italian Renaissance

by Marilyn Migiel (Other)
 

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Refiguring Woman reassesses the significance of gender in what has been considered the bastion of gender-neutral humanist thought, the Italian Renaissance. It brings together eleven new essays that investigate key topics concerning the hermeneutics and political economy of gender and the relationship between gender and the Renaissance canon. Taken together, they call

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Refiguring Woman reassesses the significance of gender in what has been considered the bastion of gender-neutral humanist thought, the Italian Renaissance. It brings together eleven new essays that investigate key topics concerning the hermeneutics and political economy of gender and the relationship between gender and the Renaissance canon. Taken together, they call into question a host of assumptions about the period, revealing the implicit and explicit misogyny underlying many Renaissance social and discursive practices.

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Eleven essays reassess the significance of gender in what has been considered the bastion of gender-neutral humanist thought, the Italian Renaissance. They call into question a host of assumptions about the period, revealing the implicit and explicit misogyny underlying many Renaissance social and discursive practices. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780801497711
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Series:
7/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.45(w) x 6.30(h) x (d)

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