Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13720
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Gajano , Sofia Boesch, Prosperi , Adriano and Albano Biondi
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  • Title: La Donna e il libro [the three authors react to the studies edited by Gabriella Zarri in "Donna, Disciplina, creanza cristiana" (Edizioni di storia e letteratura, 1996); among the findings is a repertory of 2,626 titles for women published in the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries in Italy; most provide women with models of conduct, legal rules of life, and norms for behavior; the literature on conduct emphasized obedience; women played significant roles in this development as authors, especially of autobiographies, buyers of books, and readers].
  • Source: Quaderni storici , 1 (Aprile 1998): Pages 227 - 242.
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  • Article Type: Review Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Literacy Manuscripts Printed Books Readers
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15- 16- 17
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03016307
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