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Author Fedele, Cassandra, 1465?-1558.

Title Letters and orations [electronic resource] / Cassandra Fedele ; edited and translated by Diana Robin.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.

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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 181 pages) : portrait.
Series The other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-174) and index.
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.
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.
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Subject Fedele, Cassandra, 1465?-1558 -- Translations into English.
Fedele, Cassandra, 1465?-1558 -- Correspondence.
Fedele, Cassandra, 1465?-1558 -- Translations into English -- Correspondence.
Fedele, Cassandra, 1465?-1558.
Speeches, addresses, etc., Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Italy -- Venice -- Translations into English.
Authors, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Italy -- Venice -- Correspondence.
Italy -- Intellectual life -- 1268-1559 -- Sources.
Humanists -- Italy -- Venice -- Correspondence.
Feminists -- Italy -- Venice -- Correspondence.
Chronological Term 1268-1559
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Records and correspondence.
Added Author Robin, Diana Maury.
Added Title Works. Selections. English. 2000
Other Form: Print version: Fedele, Cassandra, 1465?-1558. Selections. English. 2000. Letters and orations. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000 0226239314 9780226239316 (DLC) 99051321 (OCoLC)42649671
ISBN 9780226239330 (electronic bk.)
0226239330 (electronic bk.)
9780226239316 (alk. paper)
0226239314 (alk. paper)
0226239322 (pbk. ; alk. paper)