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The Resource Parlour games and the public life of women in Renaissance Italy, George McClure

Parlour games and the public life of women in Renaissance Italy, George McClure

Label
Parlour games and the public life of women in Renaissance Italy
Title
Parlour games and the public life of women in Renaissance Italy
Statement of responsibility
George McClure
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Confined by behavioural norms and professional restrictions, women in Renaissance Italy found a welcome escape in an alternative world of play. This book examines the role of games of wit in the social and cultural experience of patrician women from the early sixteenth to the early eighteenth century
Cataloging source
CELBN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McClure, George W.
Dewey number
305.4094509/031
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1149.I8
LC item number
M34 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Indoor games
  • Renaissance
  • Italy
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Manners and customs
  • Renaissance
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Italy
Label
Parlour games and the public life of women in Renaissance Italy, George McClure
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-305) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Renaissance Theory of Play -- The Academy of the Intronati and Sienese Women (1525-1555) -- The Games of Girolamo and Scipione Bargagli (1563-1569) -- Fortunes, Medals, Emblems : The Public Face of Private Women -- The Birth of the Assicurate: Italy's First Female Academy (1654-1704) -- Girolamo Gigli: The Legacy of the Sienese Games and Sienese Women
Control code
852803607
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 319 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442666122
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5g48x7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852803607
Label
Parlour games and the public life of women in Renaissance Italy, George McClure
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-305) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Renaissance Theory of Play -- The Academy of the Intronati and Sienese Women (1525-1555) -- The Games of Girolamo and Scipione Bargagli (1563-1569) -- Fortunes, Medals, Emblems : The Public Face of Private Women -- The Birth of the Assicurate: Italy's First Female Academy (1654-1704) -- Girolamo Gigli: The Legacy of the Sienese Games and Sienese Women
Control code
852803607
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 319 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442666122
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5g48x7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852803607

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