Renaissance woman : the life of Vittoria Colonna
(Book - Regular Print)

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Published
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Status
Sedona Public Library - Nonfiction Books  1 available
851.3 TARGOFF

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Format
Book - Regular Print
Language
English
ISBN
9780374140946, 0374140944

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"Ramie Targoff's Renaissance Woman tells of the most remarkable woman of the Italian Renaissance: Vittoria Colonna, Marchesa of Pescara. Vittoria has long been celebrated by scholars of Michelangelo as the artist's best friend--the two of them exchanged beautiful letters, poems, and works of art that bear witness to their intimacy--but she also had close ties to Charles V, Pope Clement VII and Pope Paul III, Pietro Bembo, Baldassare Castiglione, Pietro Aretino, Queen Marguerite de Navarre, Reginald Pole, and Isabella d'Este, among others. Vittoria was the scion of an immensely powerful family in Rome during that city's most explosively creative era. Art and literature flourished, but political and religious life were under terrific strain. Personally involved with nearly every major development of this period--through both her marriage and her own talents--Vittoria was not only a critical political actor and negotiator but also the first woman to publish a book of poems in Italy, an event that launched a revolution for Italian women's writing. Vittoria was, in short, at the very heart of what we celebrate when we think about sixteenth-century Italy; through her story the Renaissance comes to life anew."--,Amazon.com.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Targoff, R. (2018). Renaissance woman: the life of Vittoria Colonna (First edition.). Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Targoff, Ramie. 2018. Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Targoff, Ramie. Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Targoff, Ramie. Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna First edition., Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.

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