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The Resource Letters and orations, Cassandra Fedele ; edited and translated by Diana Robin, (electronic book)

Letters and orations, Cassandra Fedele ; edited and translated by Diana Robin, (electronic book)

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
CaPaEBR
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Selections
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1465?-1558
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Fedele, Cassandra
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
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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Robin, Diana Maury
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  • Speeches, addresses, etc., Latin (Medieval and modern)
  • Authors, Latin (Medieval and modern)
  • Humanists
  • Feminists
  • Italy
  • Fedele, Cassandra
  • Fedele, Cassandra
Label
Letters and orations, Cassandra Fedele ; edited and translated by Diana Robin, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-174) and index
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
Control code
ebr10210020
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxvii, 181 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780226239330
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
port.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Letters and orations, Cassandra Fedele ; edited and translated by Diana Robin, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-174) and index
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
Control code
ebr10210020
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxvii, 181 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780226239330
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
port.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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