Who Is Mary?: Three Early Modern Women on the Idea of the Virgin Mary

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For women of the Italian Renaissance, the Virgin Mary was one of the most important role models. "Who Is Mary? "presents devotional works written by three women better known for their secular writings: Vittoria Colonna, famed for her Petrarchan lyric verse; Chiara Matraini, one of the most original poets of her generation; and the wide-ranging, intellectually ambitious polemicist Lucrezia Marinella. At a time when the cult of the Virgin was undergoing a substantial process of redefinition, these texts cast fascinating light ...

Who Is Mary?: Three Early Modern Women on the Idea of the Virgin Mary 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226114002

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Who Is Mary?: Three Early Modern Women on the Idea of the Virgin Mary 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226113982

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