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The prodigious muse : women's writing in counter-reformation Italy, Virginia Cox

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The prodigious muse : women's writing in counter-reformation Italy
Title
The prodigious muse
Title remainder
women's writing in counter-reformation Italy
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Cox
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Language
eng
Summary
Chapter One. Contexts: The female writer in context: opportunities, attitudes, models -- Women's writing and the counter-reformation -- Religious writing in post-Tridentine Italy: a poetics of conversion -- Secular writing in post-Tridentine Italy: the new sesualism and the misogynist turn -- Chapter Two. Lyric Verse: Women's lyric output, 1580-1630 -- Pietosi affetti: spiritual lyric and the female poet -- The dwindling muse: female-authored secular lyric in post-Tridentine Italy -- Chapter Three. Drama: Drama for the doge: Moderata Fonte's Le feste -- Arcadian adventures: women writers and pastoral drama -- The challenge of tragedy: Valeria Miani's Celinda -- Chapter Four. Sacred Narrative: Women writers and the new sacred narrative -- Refashioning the Gospels: New Testament narrative in Moderata Fonte and Francesca Turina -- Hagiographic epic: Lucrezia Marinella's Lives of Saints Columba and Francis -- Hagiographic epic remade: Marinella's Lives of Mary and Saint Catherine of Siena -- A Medicean sacred epic: Maddalena Salvetti's David perseguitato -- Chapter Five. Secular Narrative: Women writers and the literature of chivalry -- Ideology and history in female-authored chivalric epic -- Gender, arms, and love in female-authored chivalric fiction -- The fortunes of female-authored chivalric fiction -- Beyond chivalry: Lucrezia Marinella's experiments in mythological epic and pastoral romance -- Chapter Six. Discursive Prose: Output and principal trends - Authorizing women: the problem of Docere -- Preachers in print: religious Institutio in Maddalena Campiglia and Chiara Matraini -- Proclaiming women's worth: Fonte, Marinella, and the Querelle des femmes -- Coda -- Appendix: Italian women writers active 1580-1635
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Cox, Virginia
Dewey number
850.9/92870945109032
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ4063
LC item number
.C685 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Women and literature
  • Italian literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Italian literature
  • Women and literature
  • Italy
Label
The prodigious muse : women's writing in counter-reformation Italy, Virginia Cox
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Publication
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not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""CHAPTER ONE. CONTEXTS""; ""1. The Female Writer in Context: Opportunities, Attitudes, Models""; ""2. Womenâ€?s Writing and the Counter-Reformation""; ""3. Religious Writing in Post-Tridentine Italy: A Poetics of Conversion""; ""4. Secular Writing in Post-Tridentine Italy: The New Sensualism and the Misogynist Turn""; ""CHAPTER TWO: LYRIC VERSE""; ""1. Womenâ€?s Lyric Output, 1580â€?1630""; ""2. Pietosi affetti: Spiritual Lyric and the Female Poet""
  • ""3. The Dwindling Muse: Female-Authored Secular Lyric in Post-Tridentine Italy""""CHAPTER THREE: DRAMA""; ""1. Drama for the Doge: Moderata Fonteâ€?s Le feste""; ""2. Arcadian Adventures: Women Writers and Pastoral Drama""; ""3. The Challenge of Tragedy: Valeria Mianiâ€?s Celinda""; ""CHAPTER FOUR: SACRED NARRATIVE""; ""1. Women Writers and the New Sacred Narrative""; ""2. Refashioning the Gospels: New Testament Narrative in Moderata Fonte and Francesca Turina""; ""3. Hagiographic Epic: Lucrezia Marinellaâ€?s Lives of Saints Columba and Francis""
  • ""4. Hagiographic Epic Remade: Marinellaâ€?s Lives of Mary and Saint Catherine of Siena""""5. A Medicean Sacred Epic: Maddalena Salvettiâ€?s David perseguitato""; ""CHAPTER FIVE: SECULAR NARRATIVE""; ""1. Women Writers and the Literature of Chivalry""; ""2. Ideology and History in Female-Authored Chivalric Epic""; ""3. Gender, Arms, and Love in Female-Authored Chivalric Fiction""; ""4. The Fortunes of Female-Authored Chivalric Fiction""; ""5. Beyond Chivalry: Lucrezia Marinellaâ€?s Experiments in Mythological Epic and Pastoral Romance""; ""CHAPTER SIX: DISCURSIVE PROSE""
  • ""1. Output and Principal Trends""""2. Authorizing Women: The Problem of Docere""; ""3. Preachers in Print: Religious Institutio in Maddalena Campiglia and Chiara Matraini""; ""4. Proclaiming Womenâ€?s Worth: Fonte, Marinella, and the Querelle des femmes""; ""CODA""; ""Appendix: Italian Women Writers Active 1580â€?1635""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Z""
Control code
794700422
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 439 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781421401607
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794700422
Label
The prodigious muse : women's writing in counter-reformation Italy, Virginia Cox
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""CHAPTER ONE. CONTEXTS""; ""1. The Female Writer in Context: Opportunities, Attitudes, Models""; ""2. Womenâ€?s Writing and the Counter-Reformation""; ""3. Religious Writing in Post-Tridentine Italy: A Poetics of Conversion""; ""4. Secular Writing in Post-Tridentine Italy: The New Sensualism and the Misogynist Turn""; ""CHAPTER TWO: LYRIC VERSE""; ""1. Womenâ€?s Lyric Output, 1580â€?1630""; ""2. Pietosi affetti: Spiritual Lyric and the Female Poet""
  • ""3. The Dwindling Muse: Female-Authored Secular Lyric in Post-Tridentine Italy""""CHAPTER THREE: DRAMA""; ""1. Drama for the Doge: Moderata Fonteâ€?s Le feste""; ""2. Arcadian Adventures: Women Writers and Pastoral Drama""; ""3. The Challenge of Tragedy: Valeria Mianiâ€?s Celinda""; ""CHAPTER FOUR: SACRED NARRATIVE""; ""1. Women Writers and the New Sacred Narrative""; ""2. Refashioning the Gospels: New Testament Narrative in Moderata Fonte and Francesca Turina""; ""3. Hagiographic Epic: Lucrezia Marinellaâ€?s Lives of Saints Columba and Francis""
  • ""4. Hagiographic Epic Remade: Marinellaâ€?s Lives of Mary and Saint Catherine of Siena""""5. A Medicean Sacred Epic: Maddalena Salvettiâ€?s David perseguitato""; ""CHAPTER FIVE: SECULAR NARRATIVE""; ""1. Women Writers and the Literature of Chivalry""; ""2. Ideology and History in Female-Authored Chivalric Epic""; ""3. Gender, Arms, and Love in Female-Authored Chivalric Fiction""; ""4. The Fortunes of Female-Authored Chivalric Fiction""; ""5. Beyond Chivalry: Lucrezia Marinellaâ€?s Experiments in Mythological Epic and Pastoral Romance""; ""CHAPTER SIX: DISCURSIVE PROSE""
  • ""1. Output and Principal Trends""""2. Authorizing Women: The Problem of Docere""; ""3. Preachers in Print: Religious Institutio in Maddalena Campiglia and Chiara Matraini""; ""4. Proclaiming Womenâ€?s Worth: Fonte, Marinella, and the Querelle des femmes""; ""CODA""; ""Appendix: Italian Women Writers Active 1580â€?1635""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Z""
Control code
794700422
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 439 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781421401607
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794700422

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