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.