Encyclopedia of Women in the Renaissance: Italy, France, and by Anne R. Larsen, Diana Robin, Carole Levin

By Anne R. Larsen, Diana Robin, Carole Levin

Encyclopedia of ladies within the Renaissance: Italy, France, and England is the 1st first entire reference dedicated completely to the contributions of ladies to eu tradition within the interval among 1350 and 1700. Focusing largely on early glossy ladies in England, France, and Italy, it deals over a hundred thirty five biographies of the extreme girls of these times.

Encyclopedia of girls within the Renaissance offers brilliant photographs of renowned girls equivalent to Catherine of Siena, Joan of Arc, Mary Queen of Scots, and Christine de Pizan. additionally integrated are much less common yet both very important girls like Elena Lucrezia Cornaro, the 1st lady in Europe to earn a doctorate; the well known Renaissance painter Artemisia Gentileschi; and the acclaimed writer of clinical textbooks and midwife to a French queen, Louise Boursier. in line with the newest examine and greater with thematic essays, this groundbreaking paintings casts our knowing of women's lives and roles in Renaissance background and tradition in a provocative new light.

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By Anne R. Larsen, Diana Robin, Carole Levin

Encyclopedia of ladies within the Renaissance: Italy, France, and England is the 1st first entire reference dedicated completely to the contributions of ladies to eu tradition within the interval among 1350 and 1700. Focusing largely on early glossy ladies in England, France, and Italy, it deals over a hundred thirty five biographies of the extreme girls of these times.

Encyclopedia of girls within the Renaissance offers brilliant photographs of renowned girls equivalent to Catherine of Siena, Joan of Arc, Mary Queen of Scots, and Christine de Pizan. additionally integrated are much less common yet both very important girls like Elena Lucrezia Cornaro, the 1st lady in Europe to earn a doctorate; the well known Renaissance painter Artemisia Gentileschi; and the acclaimed writer of clinical textbooks and midwife to a French queen, Louise Boursier. in line with the newest examine and greater with thematic essays, this groundbreaking paintings casts our knowing of women's lives and roles in Renaissance background and tradition in a provocative new light.

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Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio, J. G. Nichols

By Giovanni Boccaccio, J. G. Nichols

An excellent new translation of the paintings that Herman Hesse referred to as "the first nice masterpiece of ecu storytelling."

In the summer season of 1348, with the plague ravaging Florence, ten younger women and men take safe haven within the nation-state, the place they entertain themselves with stories of affection, demise, and corruption, that includes a number of characters, from lascivious priests and mad kings to devious enthusiasts and fake miracle-makers. Named after the Greek for "ten days," Boccaccio's e-book of reports attracts on historic mythology, modern heritage, and lifestyle, and has encouraged the paintings of myriad writers who got here after him.

J. G. Nichols's new translation, devoted to the unique yet rendered in eminently readable smooth English, captures the undying humor of 1 of the good classics of ecu literature.

Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian writer and poet, used to be born in 1313 and died in 1375.

Born in Liverpool, England, J. G. Nichols is a poet, literary critic, and translator. He was once presented the loo Florio Prize for his translation of the poems of Guido Gozzano. His translation of Petrarch's Canzoniere received the Premio Internazionale Diego Valeri in 2000.

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By Giovanni Boccaccio, J. G. Nichols

An excellent new translation of the paintings that Herman Hesse referred to as "the first nice masterpiece of ecu storytelling."

In the summer season of 1348, with the plague ravaging Florence, ten younger women and men take safe haven within the nation-state, the place they entertain themselves with stories of affection, demise, and corruption, that includes a number of characters, from lascivious priests and mad kings to devious enthusiasts and fake miracle-makers. Named after the Greek for "ten days," Boccaccio's e-book of reports attracts on historic mythology, modern heritage, and lifestyle, and has encouraged the paintings of myriad writers who got here after him.

J. G. Nichols's new translation, devoted to the unique yet rendered in eminently readable smooth English, captures the undying humor of 1 of the good classics of ecu literature.

Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian writer and poet, used to be born in 1313 and died in 1375.

Born in Liverpool, England, J. G. Nichols is a poet, literary critic, and translator. He was once presented the loo Florio Prize for his translation of the poems of Guido Gozzano. His translation of Petrarch's Canzoniere received the Premio Internazionale Diego Valeri in 2000.

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The Lost Wave: Women and Democracy in Postwar Italy by Molly Tambor

By Molly Tambor

As Italy emerged from global conflict II, the 1st ladies entered the nationwide govt. The forty five girls who grew to become parliamentarians while Italian girls have been first entitled to vote in 1946 represented a "lost wave" of feminist motion, argues Molly Tambor.

In this paintings, Tambor reconstructs the function that those girl politicians performed in Italy's new democratic Republic. They proved severe in making sure that the recent structure officially assured the equality of all voters despite intercourse, translating the overall constitutional promises into direct legislative rights and protections. They used a selected electoral and legislative approach, "constitutional rights feminism," to build a picture of the feminine citizen as a bulwark of democracy. Mining present tropes of femininity reminiscent of the Resistance heroine, the operating mom, the sacrificial Catholic, and the "mamma Italiana," they sought for social consensus for women's equality that can succeed in throughout non secular, ideological, and gender divides. The political biographies of lady politicians are intertwined with the heritage of the legislation they created and helped go, together with paid maternity depart, the remaining of state-run brothels, and women's correct to turn into judges.

Women politicians navigated gendered political id as they picked and selected between competing versions of femininity in chilly struggle Italy. In so doing, The misplaced Wave shows, they solid a political legacy that affected the rights and possibilities of all Italian electorate.

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By Molly Tambor

As Italy emerged from global conflict II, the 1st ladies entered the nationwide govt. The forty five girls who grew to become parliamentarians while Italian girls have been first entitled to vote in 1946 represented a "lost wave" of feminist motion, argues Molly Tambor.

In this paintings, Tambor reconstructs the function that those girl politicians performed in Italy's new democratic Republic. They proved severe in making sure that the recent structure officially assured the equality of all voters despite intercourse, translating the overall constitutional promises into direct legislative rights and protections. They used a selected electoral and legislative approach, "constitutional rights feminism," to build a picture of the feminine citizen as a bulwark of democracy. Mining present tropes of femininity reminiscent of the Resistance heroine, the operating mom, the sacrificial Catholic, and the "mamma Italiana," they sought for social consensus for women's equality that can succeed in throughout non secular, ideological, and gender divides. The political biographies of lady politicians are intertwined with the heritage of the legislation they created and helped go, together with paid maternity depart, the remaining of state-run brothels, and women's correct to turn into judges.

Women politicians navigated gendered political id as they picked and selected between competing versions of femininity in chilly struggle Italy. In so doing, The misplaced Wave shows, they solid a political legacy that affected the rights and possibilities of all Italian electorate.

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Mussolini and Fascist Italy (Lancaster Pamphlets) by Martin Blinkhorn

By Martin Blinkhorn

During this absolutely revised and up-to-date pamphlet, Martin Blinkhorn explains the importance of the fellow, the circulate and the regime which ruled Italian existence among 1922 and the second one global battle.

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By Martin Blinkhorn

During this absolutely revised and up-to-date pamphlet, Martin Blinkhorn explains the importance of the fellow, the circulate and the regime which ruled Italian existence among 1922 and the second one global battle.

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Fascism in Popular Memory: The Cultural Experience of the by Luisa Passerini

By Luisa Passerini

This publication is predicated at the oral existence histories of approximately 70 women and men employees, born among the top of the final century and 1920, that are mixed with assets corresponding to police reviews, documentary motion pictures and judicial files. The interviewees recount their visions of existence, of heritage, and of themselves; they name to reminiscence the fascist interval, and the ambivalent dating among the Duce and the loads. an image of resistance emerges, via such minor episodes as jokes and graffiti, donning a crimson tie or whistling an outdated socialist song, and during significant concerns comparable to abortions conducted in direct competition to kingdom propaganda. Acquiescence can also be recalled, in spite of the fact that, within the enrolment of youngsters in fascist formative years agencies or within the use of latest state-controlled social companies. the ultimate bankruptcy reconstructs an occasion that received nice symbolic that means: the eloquent and unforeseen silence of the Fiat employees prior to Mussolini in 1939 on the inauguration of the Miraflori manufacturing facility.

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By Luisa Passerini

This publication is predicated at the oral existence histories of approximately 70 women and men employees, born among the top of the final century and 1920, that are mixed with assets corresponding to police reviews, documentary motion pictures and judicial files. The interviewees recount their visions of existence, of heritage, and of themselves; they name to reminiscence the fascist interval, and the ambivalent dating among the Duce and the loads. an image of resistance emerges, via such minor episodes as jokes and graffiti, donning a crimson tie or whistling an outdated socialist song, and during significant concerns comparable to abortions conducted in direct competition to kingdom propaganda. Acquiescence can also be recalled, in spite of the fact that, within the enrolment of youngsters in fascist formative years agencies or within the use of latest state-controlled social companies. the ultimate bankruptcy reconstructs an occasion that received nice symbolic that means: the eloquent and unforeseen silence of the Fiat employees prior to Mussolini in 1939 on the inauguration of the Miraflori manufacturing facility.

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Difficult Loves by Italo Calvino

By Italo Calvino

Stories of affection and loneliness during which the writer blends fact and phantasm. “The quirkiness and beauty of the writing, the originality of the mind's eye at work,...and a undeniable cute nuttiness make this assortment really worth reading” (Margaret Atwood). Translated by means of William Weaver, Peggy Wright, and Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and Kurt Wolff publication

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By Italo Calvino

Stories of affection and loneliness during which the writer blends fact and phantasm. “The quirkiness and beauty of the writing, the originality of the mind's eye at work,...and a undeniable cute nuttiness make this assortment really worth reading” (Margaret Atwood). Translated by means of William Weaver, Peggy Wright, and Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and Kurt Wolff publication

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Gasparo Contarini: Venice, Rome, and Reform by Elisabeth G. Gleason

By Elisabeth G. Gleason

Gasparo Contarini (1483-1542) was once a huge protagonist in the Counter-Reformation of the 16th century. a sophisticated Venetian patrician, he later grew to become an ascetic recommend of Church reform and, as a Catholic cardinal, was once despatched to the $64000 Colloquy of Regensburg. He failed in his challenge to result in an contract among Lutherans and Catholics; however, his existence and inspiration, in addition to his friendships with the main vocal proponents of harmony, peace, and toleration, make him a magnificent and important ancient determine. within the first biography of Contarini due to the fact 1885, Elisabeth Gleason significantly broadens our knowing of the fellow and his instances. for that reason, students and scholars will come to determine Cardinal Gasparo Contarini as a reminder of substitute thoughts of authority and liberty in either church and nation.

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By Elisabeth G. Gleason

Gasparo Contarini (1483-1542) was once a huge protagonist in the Counter-Reformation of the 16th century. a sophisticated Venetian patrician, he later grew to become an ascetic recommend of Church reform and, as a Catholic cardinal, was once despatched to the $64000 Colloquy of Regensburg. He failed in his challenge to result in an contract among Lutherans and Catholics; however, his existence and inspiration, in addition to his friendships with the main vocal proponents of harmony, peace, and toleration, make him a magnificent and important ancient determine. within the first biography of Contarini due to the fact 1885, Elisabeth Gleason significantly broadens our knowing of the fellow and his instances. for that reason, students and scholars will come to determine Cardinal Gasparo Contarini as a reminder of substitute thoughts of authority and liberty in either church and nation.

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Football and Fascism: The National Game under Mussolini by Simon Martin

By Simon Martin

This is a cultural heritage of Italian Fascism considered in the course of the lens of football. The Nineteen Thirties have been the zenith of feat for Italian football--Italy hosted and received the 1934 international Cup and retained the trophy in 1938. At membership point, Calcio was once reorganized right into a nationwide league, and then the 1st Italian membership groups emerged to dominate eu festival. It used to be at present that Mussolini's celebration institutionalized football as a fascist video game. Italian Fascism absolutely exploited the possibilities soccer supplied to form public opinion, penetrate lifestyle, and strengthen conformity. by way of politicizing the sport, Fascism additionally sought to augment the regime's foreign status and inculcate nationalist values. soccer and Fascism is an unique examine the appropriation of recreation to serve political ends in the course of a gloomy interval of Italian history.

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By Simon Martin

This is a cultural heritage of Italian Fascism considered in the course of the lens of football. The Nineteen Thirties have been the zenith of feat for Italian football--Italy hosted and received the 1934 international Cup and retained the trophy in 1938. At membership point, Calcio was once reorganized right into a nationwide league, and then the 1st Italian membership groups emerged to dominate eu festival. It used to be at present that Mussolini's celebration institutionalized football as a fascist video game. Italian Fascism absolutely exploited the possibilities soccer supplied to form public opinion, penetrate lifestyle, and strengthen conformity. by way of politicizing the sport, Fascism additionally sought to augment the regime's foreign status and inculcate nationalist values. soccer and Fascism is an unique examine the appropriation of recreation to serve political ends in the course of a gloomy interval of Italian history.

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Ravenna in Late Antiquity by Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis

By Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis

Ravenna used to be essentially the most very important towns of past due old Europe. among four hundred and 751 advert, it used to be the place of dwelling of western Roman emperors, Ostrogothic kings, and Byzantine governors of Italy, whereas its bishops and archbishops ranked moment simply to the popes. in this 350-year interval, town used to be gradually enlarged and enriched via awesome artworks and structure, a lot of which nonetheless live on this day. hence, Ravenna and its monuments are of serious value to historians and paintings historians of the past due historic international. This e-book presents a accomplished survey of Ravenna's background and monuments in overdue antiquity, together with discussions of scholarly controversies, archaeological discoveries, and new interpretations of paintings works. A synthesis of the voluminous literature in this subject, this quantity presents an English-language access aspect for the examine of this interesting urban.

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By Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis

Ravenna used to be essentially the most very important towns of past due old Europe. among four hundred and 751 advert, it used to be the place of dwelling of western Roman emperors, Ostrogothic kings, and Byzantine governors of Italy, whereas its bishops and archbishops ranked moment simply to the popes. in this 350-year interval, town used to be gradually enlarged and enriched via awesome artworks and structure, a lot of which nonetheless live on this day. hence, Ravenna and its monuments are of serious value to historians and paintings historians of the past due historic international. This e-book presents a accomplished survey of Ravenna's background and monuments in overdue antiquity, together with discussions of scholarly controversies, archaeological discoveries, and new interpretations of paintings works. A synthesis of the voluminous literature in this subject, this quantity presents an English-language access aspect for the examine of this interesting urban.

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