"In a study that features close readings of little-known and very well known texts and examination of marginalia and other indications of reader response, [Francomano] deftly traces the troubled relationship between women and wisdom . . . an overview cannot do justice to the richness and complexity of Emily Francomano's book." - Speculum
Wisdom and Her Lovers in Medieval and Early Modern Hispanic Literatureby Emily C. Francomano
This book explores how Medieval and Early Modern writers reconstructed, and also how readers read, the contradictory meanings of 'Lady' Wisdom
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Emily C. Francomano is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Georgetown University.
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