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Giovanni and Lusanna


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Dezember 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"Set against the grindstone of social class, this story of Lusanna versus Giovanni, gleaned from the archives of Renaissance Florence, throws a floodlight on relations between the sexes. Gene Brucker's wonderful account has remarkable resonance."--Lauro Martines, author of "April Blood "In the years since it first appeared, Gene Brucker's Giovanni and Lusanna has attracted a large and loyal readership. There is no better introduction to the complex realities of life (and love) in Florence during the Renaissance."--William J. Connell, Professor of History and La Motta Chair in Italian Studies, Seton Hall UniversityPRAISE FOR THE PREVIOUS EDITION: "At its core, this splendid study is about stubborn love and the forms of law, and the impossibility of each to accommodate the ultimate claims of the other."--"New York Times Book Review

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface to the 2005 Edition Preface to the First Edition 1. The Context 2. The History of a Relationship 3. The Quest for Justice 4. Love, Marriage, and the Social Order 5. Epilogue References Sources for Illustrations

Portrait

Gene Brucker is Shepard Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley.He is the author of Renaissance Florence (California, 1983), Florence: The Golden Age (California, 1998), and Living on the Edge in Leonardo's Florence: Selected Essays (California, 2005).

Pressestimmen

"Set against the grindstone of social class, this story of Lusanna versus Giovanni, gleaned from the archives of Renaissance Florence, throws a floodlight on relations between the sexes. Gene Brucker's wonderful account has remarkable resonance." - Lauro Martines, author of April Blood "In the years since it first appeared, Gene Brucker's Giovanni and Lusanna has attracted a large and loyal readership. There is no better introduction to the complex realities of life (and love) in Florence during the Renaissance." - William J. Connell, Professor of History and La Motta Chair in Italian Studies, Seton Hall University"
EAN: 9780520244955
ISBN: 0520244958
Untertitel: Love and Marriage in Renaissance Florence. 2 Rev ed. 14 b/w illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: University of California Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2004
Seitenanzahl: 154 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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