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Italy's Eighteenth Century: Gender and Culture in the Age of the Grand Tour

Paula Findlen, Wendy Wassyng Roworth, and Catherine M. Sama (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759045
eISBN:
9780804787543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759045.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the age of the Grand Tour, foreigners flocked to Italy to gawk at its ruins and paintings, enjoy its salons and cafés, attend the opera, and revel in their own discovery of its past, but they also ... More


Luxury and Public Happiness: Political Economy in the Italian Enlightenment

Till Wahnbaeck

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269839
eISBN:
9780191710056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book charts the development of political economy in eighteenth-century Italy, and it argues that the focus on economic thought is characteristic of the Italian enlightenment at large. Through an ... More


Revisiting Arcadia: Women and Academies in Eighteenth-Century Italy

Elisabetta Graziosi

in Italy's Eighteenth Century: Gender and Culture in the Age of the Grand Tour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759045
eISBN:
9780804787543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759045.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Women participated in the academies in eighteenth-century Italy, starting with the Roman Arcadia, the first academy that accepted women. In this chapter, the presence and roles of women in the ... More


Selected Writings of an Eighteenth-Century Venetian Woman of Letters

Elisabetta Caminer Turra

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226817675
eISBN:
9780226817699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226817699.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Elisabetta Caminer Turra (1751–96) was one of the most prominent women in eighteenth-century Italy and a central figure in the international “Republic of Letters.” A journalist and publisher, Caminer ... More


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