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Lucrezia Marinella and the "Querelle Des Femmes" in Seventeenth-century Italy
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Lucrezia Marinella and the "Querelle Des Femmes" in Seventeenth-century Italy (Hardback)

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This book intends to prove that Lucrezia Marinella should be included in the Italian and European literary canons as a most remarkable contributor, as she excelled in several literary genres: epic, hagiography, poetry, and treatise writing. It also examines the place that Marinella holds within the dominant literary tradition of seventeenth-century Italy as a writer, as well as a woman who lived within a predominantly patriarchal culture. Integrating its values and expectations into her own view of reality, Marinella interprets literary tradition through her perspective by presenting female "heroines" engaged within the pastoral and epic traditions, the allegorical mode, and the spiritual quest.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800 Publisher: Associated University Presses Publication Date: 01/01/2008 ISBN-13: 9780838641224  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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