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The Resource The honest courtesan : Veronica Franco, citizen and writer in sixteenth-century Venice, Margaret F. Rosenthal

The honest courtesan : Veronica Franco, citizen and writer in sixteenth-century Venice, Margaret F. Rosenthal

Label
The honest courtesan : Veronica Franco, citizen and writer in sixteenth-century Venice
Title
The honest courtesan
Title remainder
Veronica Franco, citizen and writer in sixteenth-century Venice
Statement of responsibility
Margaret F. Rosenthal
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Venetian courtesan has long captured the imagination as a female symbol of sexual license, elegance, beauty, and unruliness. What then to make of the cortigiana onesta-the honest courtesan who recast virtue as intellectual integrity and offered wit and refinement in return for patronage and a place in public life? Veronica Franco (1546-1591) was such a woman, a writer and citizen of Venice, whose published poems and familiar letters offer rich testimony to the complexity of the honest courtesan's position. Margaret F. Rosenthal draws a compelling portrait of Veronica Fr
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rosenthal, Margaret F
Dewey number
945/.3107/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DG678.24.F73
LC item number
R67 1992eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Women in culture and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franco, Veronica
  • Venice (Italy)
  • Courtesans
  • Authors, Italian
  • Franco, Veronica
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Authors, Italian
  • Courtesans
  • Intellectual life
  • Italy
  • Italy
Label
The honest courtesan : Veronica Franco, citizen and writer in sixteenth-century Venice, Margaret F. Rosenthal
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-376) 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
Foreword / Catharine R. Stimpson -- 1. Satirizing the Courtesan: Franco's Enemies -- 2. Fashioning the Honest Courtesan: Franco's Patrons -- Appendix: Two Testaments and a Tax Report -- 3. Addressing Venice: Franco's Familiar Letters -- 4. Denouncing the Courtesan: Franco's Inquisition Trial and Poetic Debate -- Appendix: Documents of the Inquisition -- 5. The Courtesan in Exile: An Elegiac Future
Control code
857769468
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 391 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226027494
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857769468
Label
The honest courtesan : Veronica Franco, citizen and writer in sixteenth-century Venice, Margaret F. Rosenthal
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-376) 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
Foreword / Catharine R. Stimpson -- 1. Satirizing the Courtesan: Franco's Enemies -- 2. Fashioning the Honest Courtesan: Franco's Patrons -- Appendix: Two Testaments and a Tax Report -- 3. Addressing Venice: Franco's Familiar Letters -- 4. Denouncing the Courtesan: Franco's Inquisition Trial and Poetic Debate -- Appendix: Documents of the Inquisition -- 5. The Courtesan in Exile: An Elegiac Future
Control code
857769468
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 391 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226027494
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857769468

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