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Convent paradise

Author: Galerana Baratotti; Meredith K Ray; Lynn Lara Westwater
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario Iter Press Tempe, Arizona Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies 2020 2020
Series: The other voice in early modern Europe / The Toronto Series, 73.; Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies, volume 568.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"English translation of Arcangela Tarabotti's major devotional work, first published in Italian in 1643, celebrating the joys of conventual life -- a striking contrast to her more famous Paternal Tyranny, attacking the practice of the forced conventualization of daughters"
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als
Tarabotti, Arcangela
Convent paradise in three books with a soliloquy to God
Tempe : Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2019
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(DLC)2019028743
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Galerana Baratotti; Meredith K Ray; Lynn Lara Westwater
ISBN: 9780866986267 086698626X
OCLC Number: 1184458442
Accession No: (DE-627)1671713427 (DE-599)KXP1671713427 (OCoLC)1184458442
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xxii, 287 pages illustrations
Contents: Illustrations xviiAbbreviations xixAcknowledgments xxiIntroduction 1The Other Voice 1Convent Paradise and Convent Life in Seventeenth-Century Venice 2The Convent of Sant'Anna 9The Contours of Monastic Life 16Composing from the Convent 31Tarabotti's Literary Works 31Publishing Convent Paradise: Context and Paratext 34Reading Convent Paradise 44In Dialogue with Saint Augustine 44Style and Rhetoric in Convent Paradise 47Sources for Convent Paradise 50Reception and Afterlife 52Editors' Note 60Convent Paradise 65Paratext: Dedication, Letters, and Poems 67Soliloquy to God 81Arcangela Tarabotti to the Reader 111Book One 115Book Two 163Book Three 201"The Archangel: Idyll" and Other Poems 245Bibliography 259Index 277
Series Title: The other voice in early modern Europe / The Toronto Series, 73.; Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies, volume 568.
Other Titles: Paradiso monacale libri tre
Convent paradise in three books with a soliloquy to God
Responsibility: Arcangela Tarabotti ; edited and translated by Meredith K. Ray and Lynn Lara Westwater.

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"English translation of Arcangela Tarabotti's major devotional work, first published in Italian in 1643, celebrating the joys of conventual life -- a striking contrast to her more famous Paternal Tyranny, attacking the practice of the forced conventualization of daughters"

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Meredith Ray and Lynn Westwater have done an excellent job reworking Tarabotti's labyrinthine, often page-long sentences, skillfully breaking them into readable, truly eloquent English equivalents. Read more...

 
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