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Complete Writings: Letterbook, Dialogue on Adam and Eve, Orations

Isotta Nogarola

Abstract

Renowned in her day for her scholarship and eloquence, Isotta Nogarola (1418–66) remained one of the most famous women of the Italian Renaissance for centuries after her death. And because she was one of the first women to carve out a place for herself in the male-dominated republic of letters, Nogarola served as a crucial role model for generations of aspiring female artists and writers. This volume presents English translations of all of Nogarola's extant works and highlights just how daring and original her convictions were. In her letters and orations, Nogarola elegantly synthesized Greco- ... More

Keywords: Isotta Nogarola, Italian Renaissance, Greco-Roman thought, biblical teachings, Adam and Eve, history, religion, politics, morality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780226590073
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226590097.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Isotta Nogarola, author