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Refiguring Woman reassesses the significance of gender in what has been considered the bastion of gender-neutral humanist thought, the Italian Renaissance. It brings together eleven new essays that investigate key topics concerning the hermeneutics and political economy of gender and the relationship between gender and the Renaissance canon. Taken together, they call into question a host of assumptions about the period, revealing the implicit and explicit misogyny underlying many Renaissance social and discursive practices.
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Book Description Cornell University Press, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110801425387
Book Description Cornell University Press, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0801425387