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'.