Who is Mary? : three early modern women on the idea of the Virgin Mary (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Who is Mary? : three early modern women on the idea of the Virgin Mary

Author: Susan Haskins; Vittoria Colonna; Chiara Matraini; Lucrezia Marinella
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, ©2008.
Series: Other voice in early modern Europe.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For women of the Italian Renaissance, the Virgin Mary was one of the most important role models. Who Is Mary? presents devotional works written by three women better known for their secular writings: Vittoria Colonna, famed for her Petrarchan lyric verse; Chiara Matraini, one of the most original poets of her generation; and the wide-ranging, intellectually ambitious polemicist Lucrezia Marinella. At a time when the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Who is Mary?
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008038941
(OCoLC)225876050
Named Person: Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint.; Vittoria Colonna; Chiara Matraini; Lucrezia Marinella; Vittoria Colonna; Lucrezia Marinella; Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint.; Chiara Matraini
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Haskins; Vittoria Colonna; Chiara Matraini; Lucrezia Marinella
ISBN: 9780226113975 0226113973 9780226113982 9780226114002 0226113981 0226114007 1282679007 9781282679009 9786612679001 661267900X
OCLC Number: 650524774
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 280 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Vittoria Colonna's The plaint of the marchesa di Pescara on the passion of Christ --
Chiara Matraini's Brief discourse on the life and praises of the most blessed Virgin and mother of the son of God --
Lucrezia Marinella's The life of the Virgin Mary, empress of the universe --
Appendix: the Magnificat (Luke 1:46 : 55).
Series Title: Other voice in early modern Europe.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Susan Haskins.

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For women of the Italian Renaissance, the Virgin Mary was one of the most important role models. This book testifies to the emotional and spiritual relationships that women had with the figure of  Read more...

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"'The Other Voice' series is a timely contribution to our understanding of the nature and extent of the participation of women and profeminist supporters in early modern European culture and Read more...

 
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