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The Honest Courtesan by Margaret F. Rosenthal

Title The Honest Courtesan
Author Margaret F. Rosenthal
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Release 1992
Category History
Total Pages 391
ISBN 9780226728124
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Study of the life and work of the Venetian courtesan and writer Veronica Franco (1546-1591), who worked within the literary traditions of 16th-century Venice. The author analyses her poems and letters, and sketches the historical background. Adaptation of Rosenthal's dissertation.

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