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Title The sword and the pen [electronic resource] : women, politics, and poetry in sixteenth-century Siena / Konrad Eisenbichler.
Publication Info. Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, 2012.

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Description xiii, 371 p.
Note Includes analysis and reproduction of many poems in Italian and modern English translation.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- At Petrarch's tomb: the first bloom of a short springtime -- Aurelia Petrucci: admired and mourned -- Laudomia Forteguerri: constructions of a woman -- Virginia Salvi: an indomitable woman -- Epilogue -- Appendix: selected poetry by Sienese women. Ermellina Arringhieri de' Cerretani; Francesca B; Pia Bichi; Ortensia Scarpi; Atalanta Donati; Laudomia Forteguerri; Lucrezia Figliucci; Cassandra Petrucci; Silvia Piccolomini; Virginia Martini Casolani Salvi -- Onorata Tancredi Pecci.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Note English and Italian.
Subject Italian poetry -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
Italian poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- Italy -- History -- 16th century.
Italian poetry -- Italy -- Siena -- History and criticism.
Italian poetry -- 16th century.
Italian poetry -- Italy -- Siena.
Italian poetry -- Translations into English.
Italy -- Politics and government -- 16th century.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Women, politics, and poetry in sixteenth-century Siena
ISBN 9780268027766 (pbk.)
9780268078652 (e-book)
OCLC # EBC3441113
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