Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2570
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Najemy , John M.
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  • Title: Giannozzo and His Elders: Alberti's Critique of Renaissance Patriarchy [The author argues that the figure of Giannozzo is used by Alberti to criticize the arbitrary power of fathers over sons and the resulting efforts of sons to control their wives, thereby recuperating some of their lost masculinity. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Society and Individual in Renaissance Florence.  Edited by William J. Connell.  University of California Press, 2002.  Pages 51 - 78.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Alberti, Giannozzo, Merchant and Character in His Cousin's Book, Della Famigilia by Leon Battista Alberti Family Fathers Gender in Literature Masculinity in Literature Misogyny Patriarchy
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Cornell University
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0520232542
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