Strong voices, weak history : early women writers & canons in England, France, & Italy / Pamela Joseph Benson & Victoria Kirkham, editors
- Women writers and the canon in sixteenth-century Italy: the case of Vittoria Colonna / Virginia Cox -- A female tradition?: women's dialogue writing in sixteenth-century France / Janet Levarie Smarr -- Strong voices, weak minds?: the defenses of Eve by Isotta Nogarola and Christine de Pizan, who found themselves in Simone de Beauvoir's situation / Thelma S. Fenster -- The canon of religious life: Maria Domitilla Galluzzi and the Rule of St. Clare of Assisi / E. Ann Matter -- Christine de Pizan: gender and the new vernacular canon / Kevin Brownlee -- Women writers in renaissance Italy: courtly origins of new literary canons / Fabio Finotti -- Sappho on the Arno: the brief fame of Laura Battiferra / Victoria Kirkham -- The place of female mysticism in the Italian literary canon / Armando Maggi -- Thomas Bentley's monument of matrons: the earliest anthology of English women's texts / John N. King -- The collector's cabinet: Lodovico Domenichi's gallery of women / Deanna Shemek -- Recollecting the renaissance: Luisa Bergalli's Componimenti poetici (1726) / Stuart Curran -- Bad press: modern editors versus early modern women poets (Tullia d'Aragona, Gaspara Stampa, Veronica Franco) / Ann Rosalind Jones -- Fascist appropriations: the case of Jolanda De Blasi's Le scrittrici italiane / Lina Insana -- A woman for all seasons: the reinvention of Anne Askew / Elaine V. Beilin.
- 0472098810 (cloth : alk. paper) and 0472068814 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Results of a conference held at the University of Pennsylvania in March 2000.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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