Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2039
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Vickers , Nancy J.
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  • Title: Diana Described: Scattered Woman and Scattered Rhyme [The author explores the connections between Laura/the goddess Diana and the poet/Actaeon. By visualizing Laura only in her perfect parts and minimizing her opportunities to speak, Petrarch affirms himself as a poet. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Feminism and Renaissance Studies.  Edited by Lorna Hutson.  Oxford Reading in Feminism series. Oxford University Press, 1999.  Pages 233 - 248. Earlier published in Studies in Church History 27 (1990): 53-78.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Beauty in Literature Diana (Mythological Figure) Laura (Literary Figure) Literature- Verse Mythology- Classical Petrarca, Francesco, Poet Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: Bryn Mawr College [President]
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0198782446
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