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Bizzarrie Feminile: Opera and the Accademia degli Incogniti

Wendy Heller

in Emblems of Eloquence: Opera and Women's Voices in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209336
eISBN:
9780520919341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209336.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the Venetian Accademia degli Incogniti, whose involvement in the opera industry has been well documented, and whose idiosyncratic philosophies about women and gender shaped ... More


Paternal Tyranny

Arcangela Tarabotti

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226789651
eISBN:
9780226789675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789675.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Sharp-witted and sharp-tongued, Arcangela Tarabotti (1604–1652) yearned to be formally educated and enjoy an independent life in Venetian literary circles. But instead, at sixteen, her father forced ... More


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