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Author Tarabotti, Arcangela.
Title Semplicita ingannata. English
Paternal tyranny / Arcangela Tarabotti ; edited and translated by Letizia Panizza.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Author Tarabotti, Arcangela.
Series The other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Subject Monastic and religious life of women -- Italy -- Venice.
Women -- Italy -- Venice -- Social conditions.
Patriarchy -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Women -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Alt Name Panizza, Letizia.
Description 1 online resource (xxix, 182 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 33-36) and index.
Summary Sharp-witted and sharp-tongued, Arcangela Tarabotti (1604-52) yearned to be formally educated and enjoy an independent life in Venetian literary circles. But instead, at sixteen, her father forced her into a Benedictine convent. To protest her confinement, Tarabotti composed polemical works exposing the many injustices perpetrated against women of her day. Paternal Tyranny, the first of these works, is a fiery but carefully argued manifesto against the oppression of women by the Venetian patriarchy. Denouncing key misogynist texts of the era, Tarabotti shows how despicable it was for Venice, a.
Contents Acknowledgments; Series Editors'Introduction; Volume Editor's Introduction; Volume Editor's Bibliography; Paternal Tyranny; Dedication; Book One; Book Two; Book Three; Appendix One: Arcangela Tarabotti; Appendix Two: Ferrante Pallavicino; Series Editors'Bibliography; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780226789675 (electronic bk.)
0226789675 (electronic bk.)
9780226789651 (alk. paper)
0226789659 (alk. paper)
9780226789668 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0226789667 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 190565196
Additional Format Print version: Tarabotti, Arcangela. Semplicita ingannata. English. Paternal tyranny. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004 0226789659 9780226789651 (DLC) 2003002121 (OCoLC)51647743

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