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My Story

Moutzan-Martinengou, Elisavet

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ISBN 10: 0820311251 / ISBN 13: 9780820311258
Published by University of Georgia Press, Baltimore, 1989
Used Condition: As New Hardcover
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Translation of the autobiography of Elizabeth Moutzan - Martinegou (1801-1832) who was the first woman novelist in modern Greece, but who never saw her work published in her lifetime. The "Autobiography" is of a young woman of the bourgeoisie in the Ionian Islands [Zakynthos] not able to take part in the intellectual life of the town but forced to live in seclusion in her father's house What is remarkable is that she taught herself to write in Greek, Italian and French at a time when girls were not given any education except in domestic skills.of a young girl in Zakynthos (1800-1830) - remarkablein that she taught herself to write in Greek, Italian and French at a time when girls were not given any education except for training in domestic skills. Bookseller Inventory # 28921

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Title: My Story

Publisher: University of Georgia Press, Baltimore

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Trans. Helen Dendrinou Kolias

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: 1st.US Ed..

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Text: English, Greek (translation)

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