Vittoria Colonna and the Spiritual Poetics of the Italian Reformation

Hampshire, Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2008.

Octavo, xvi, 218 pages with a map plus 23 pages of plates and endpaper illustrations.

Papered boards; leading edge and rear flyleaf slightly marked; ownership details; an excellent copy with the excellent dustwrapper very slightly rubbed, marked and creased.

'Vittoria Colonna was one of the best known and most highly celebrated female poets of the Italian Renaissance. [This book is] the first full length study of Vittoria Colonna in English for a century ... essential reading for scholars interested in issues of gender, literature, religious reform [and] the dynamics of cultural transmission in sixteenth-century Italy'.

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