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Writing gender in women"s letter collections of the Italian Renaissance

Meredith K. Ray

Writing gender in women"s letter collections of the Italian Renaissance

by Meredith K. Ray

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-354) and index.

StatementMeredith K. Ray
SeriesToronto Italian studies, Toronto Italian studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ4183.L4 R39 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 362 p. ;
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24581236M
ISBN 100802097049
ISBN 109780802097040
LC Control Number2010291588
OCLC/WorldCa312883262

Letter to Urbertino (De Ingenuis Moribus) (Hanover Historical Texts Project) "Writing Women and Reading the Renaissance" (JSTOR) E. J. McCorkell "Humanism and the Middle Ages" (JSTOR) The Italian Renaissance of the Fifteenth Century(Natale Williams, ReNATssance). Compiuta Donzella (13th century), earliest women poet writing in Italian Paola Drigo (–), short story writer, novelist Francesca Duranti (born ), novelist.

Meredith K. Ray is associate professor of Italian at the University of Delaware. She is the author of Writing Gender in Women’s Letter Collections of the Italian Renaissance (University of Toronto Press, ). Lynn Lara Westwater is assistant professor of Italian at The George Washington University. She has published extensively on women’s. Woman, WOMAN This article is arranged according to the following outline: the historical perspective Biblical Period marriage and children women in househol Saint Teresa, Teresa by Neera THE LITERARY WORK A novel set in northern Italy in the late nineteenth century; published in Italian (as Teresa) in , in English Renaissance, In the medieval period, few women described women's .

Family and Gender in Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Italy New York University in Florence Fall a broad understanding of the nature of the family and of the dynamics of gender interaction in Italian Renaissance society; b) the ability to trace back to their late medieval and Renaissance origins those social ‘Book-lined Cells. Teaching French Women Writers of the Renaissance and Reformation considers the issues critical to teaching recently rediscovered writers, such as Hélisenne de Crenne, Pernette Du Guillet, and Louise Labé, who have enriched the literary canon by offering alternative perspectives on the social, political, and religious issues of early modern France.


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Writing Gender in Women's Letter Collections of the Italian Renaissance Book Description: Ray's study includes extensive new archival research and highlights a widespread interest in women's letter collections during the Italian Renaissance that suggests a deep curiosity about the female experience and a surprising openness to women's participation in this kind of literary production.

Writing Gender in Women's Letter Collections of the Italian Renaissance is a pleasure to read. A strong, well-argued book, it is written in an engaging, scholarly, and polished style.

A strong, well-argued book, it is written in an engaging, scholarly, and polished by: 7. Writing Gender in Women's Letter Collections of the Italian Renaissance examines the letter collections of women writers, arguing that these works were a studied performance of pervasive ideas about gender as well as genre, a form of self-fashioning that variously reflected, manipulated, and subverted cultural and literary conventions regarding femininity and masculinity.4/5(1).

Writing Gender in Women's Letter Collections of the Italian Renaissance is a pleasure to read. A strong, well-argued book, it is written in an engaging, scholarly, and polished style. A strong, well-argued book, it is written in an engaging, scholarly, and polished style.

Writing Gender in Women's Letter Collections of the Italian Renaissance examines the letter collections of women writers, arguing that these works were a studied performance of pervasive ideas. Women and literature — Italy — History — 17th century.

Letter writing, Italian — History — 16th century. Letter writing, Italian — History — 17th century. Italian prose literature. Writing gender in women's letter collections of the Italian Renaissance. [Meredith K Ray] -- "Following the enormous success of the publication of Pietro Aretino's first volume of vernacular letters indozens of writers throughout Europe rushed to publish their own collections of.

Ray's study includes extensive new archival research and highlights a widespread interest in women's letter collections during the Italian Renaissance that suggests a deep curiosity about the female experience and a surprising openness to women's. Margaret L. King, "Book-Lined Cells: Women and Humanism in the Early Italian Renaissance," Beyond Their Sex: Learned Women of the European Past, ed.

Patricia Labalme (New York: New York University. Ray's study includes extensive new archival research and highlights a widespread interest in women's letter collections during the Italian Renaissance that suggests a deep curiosity about the female experience and a surprising openness to women's participation in this kind of literary production.

Writing gender in women's letter collections of the Italian Renaissance. [Meredith K Ray] -- Ray's study includes extensive new archival research and highlights a widespread interest in women's letter collections during the Italian Renaissance that suggests a deep curiosity about the female.

A Corresponding Renaissance: Letters Written by Italian Women is an anthology of 55 letters of Renaissance women, translated into English. BUY IT NOW. Translations and transcriptions of letters in the Bodman Italian Renaissance Collection were made by Janet Ross (London, ), Rosa Guidoni (Florence, ), William H.J.

Kennedy (), Carlo Pedretti, and Salih Hadzialich. Written by Marcella Stockstill, Ph.D. student, Early Modern History, Claremont Graduate University. Related Resources. In A Corresponding Renaissance: Letters Written by Italian Women, Lisa Kaborycha considers the lives and cultural contributions revealed by these women in their own words, through their correspondence.

By turns highly personal, didactic, or devotional, these letters expose the daily realities of women's lives and their feelings, ideas Author: Lisa Kaborycha. In this informative and lively volume, Margaret L.

King synthesizes a large body of literature on the condition of western European women in the Renaissance centuries (), crafting a much-needed and unified overview of women's experience in Renaissance society. Utilizing the perspectives of social, church, and intellectual history, King looks at women of all classes, in both.

Panizza, ed., Women in Italian Renaissance Culture and Society (Oxford, ) [ –HIS] Benson, Pamela J., The Invention of the Renaissance Woman: the Challenge of Female Independence in the Literature and Thought of Italy and England (University Park, PA, ), ch.

3 – discussion on the role of women in Book 3 [BEN]. My first book, Writing Gender in Women’s Letter Collections of the Italian Renaissance, explored the performative aspects of published epistolary collections – a genre that was all the rage in the early modern period.

My work on women’s letters sparked my interest in another popular early modern pursuit, mentioned in some of the letters I /5. This collection supplies tools to examine more completely the construction and application of gender in both Latin and vernacular texts of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

"Without question, the topic of this book is significant, the treatment overdue. The word that comes to mind about this book is 'exciting.'. Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque: Meredith Ray: Writing Gender in Women’s Letter Collections of the Italian Renaissance (U Toronto P) Twentieth Century: Lina Insana: Arduous Tasks: Primo Levi, Translation, and the Transmission of Holocaust Testimony (U Toronto P).

The book presents a view of the interaction between artist and patron, and also of the function of these paintings in Italian society of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

using letters, poems, and treatises, it examines through the eyes of the contemporary viewer the way women were represented in paintings. WRITING WOMEN AND READING THE RENAISSANCE Margaret Ferguson, Maureen Quilligan). But work by these and other scholars on women's texts often receives little attention either from the grand old scholars of Renaissance man, or from the newer scholars of early modern ideology and culture, with their focus on class, race, gender, and power.

Letizia Panizza, ed. Women in Italian Renaissance Culture and Society Oxford: University of Oxford European Humanities Research Centre, xxi + pp. $ ISBN: Se le carte sin qui state e gl'inchiostri / per voi non sono, or sono ai tempi nostri. Orlando furioso 37 vii, Renaissance writer Laura Cereta (–) presents feminist issues in a predominantly male venue—the humanist autobiography in the form of personal letters.

Cereta's works circulated widely in Italy during the early modern era, but her complete letters have never before been published in English.