The Resource Letters and orations, Cassandra Fedele ; edited and translated by Diana Robin

Letters and orations, Cassandra Fedele ; edited and translated by Diana Robin

Label
Letters and orations
Title
Letters and orations
Statement of responsibility
Cassandra Fedele ; edited and translated by Diana Robin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
By the end of the fifteenth century, Cassandra Fedele (1465-1558), a learned middle-class woman of Venice, was arguably the most famous woman writer and scholar in Europe. A cultural icon in her own time, she regularly corresponded with the king of France, lords of Milan and Naples, the Borgia pope Alexander VI, and even maintained a ten-year epistolary exchange with Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain that resulted in an invitation for her to join their court. Fedele's letters reveal the central, mediating role she occupied in a community of scholars otherwise inaccessible to women. He
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
875/.04
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PA8520.F392
LC item number
A27 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The other voice in early modern Europe
Label
Letters and orations, Cassandra Fedele ; edited and translated by Diana Robin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-174) and index
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  • net
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
Contents; Introduction to the Series; Acknowledgments; Editor's Introduction; One: Women Patrons; Two: Family Members; Three: Princes and Courtiers; Four: Academics and Literary Friends; Five: Men of the Church; Six: Unknown Correspondents and Humanist Form Letters; Seven: The Public Lectures; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn183399730
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 181 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226239316
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
portrait
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b23739563
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)183399730
  • pebcs0226239314

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