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Discourse to Lady Lavinia His Daughter

Annibal Guasco

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310534
eISBN:
9780226310565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226310565.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

When eleven-year-old Lavinia Guasca began her new life as a lady-in-waiting at the court of Turin, she brought with her a parting gift from her father Annibal (1540–1619): a detailed guidebook he ... More


Lavinia's Foreword

Annibal Guasco (ed.)

in Discourse to Lady Lavinia His Daughter

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310534
eISBN:
9780226310565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226310565.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter presents the translation of Lavinia's Foreword, which is significant because it is the only place in Guasco's text where we hear Lavinia's voice speaking directly. Written in response to ... More


Case Study II: A Self-Portrait of Christ or the White Noise of Photography?: Paul Vignon and the Earliest Photograph of the Shroud of Turin

Peter Geimer

in Inadvertent Images: A History of Photographic Apparitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226471877
eISBN:
9780226471907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226471907.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter adds a second case study on the first photograph of the Shroud of Turin, that was said to reveal more and something other than the cloth itself, which was hidden from public view. Here ... More


Opera and the Carnival Entertainment Package in Eighteenth-Century Turin

Margaret R. Butler

in Operatic Geographies: The Place of Opera and the Opera House

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226595962
eISBN:
9780226596150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226596150.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera

Although opera has long been viewed as eighteenth-century Italy’s main carnival season activity, in urban centers the genre was one of many entertainment forms available to the public. Audiences’ ... More


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