Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8582
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Robin , Diana.
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  • Title: Humanism and Feminism in Laura Cereta's Public Letters [the author considers six epistolary essays: "De amicitia" ("On Friendship"), "De adventu Turchorum" ("On the Coming of the Turks"), "Topographia et Epicuri defensio" ("A Topography and a Defence of Epicurus"), "De falsa delectatione vitae privatae admonitio" ("An Admonition Against the False Pleasure of the Solitary Life"), "De subeundo maritali iugo iudicium" ("An Opinion on Entering into the Bond of Matrimony"), and "De liberali mulierum institutione defensio" ("In Defense of a Liberal Education for Women")].
  • Source: Women in Italian Renaissance Culture and Society.  Edited by Letizia Panizza.  European Humanities Research Centre, University of Oxford, 2000.  Pages 368 - 384.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Cereta, Laura, Humanist- Letters Famous Women Feminist Theory Humanism Latin Literature Letters Polemics- Women
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of New Mexico
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1900755092
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