Poems and Selected Letters, Franco, Jones, RosenthalVeronica Franco — was an Italian poet and courtesan in 16th-century Venice. Renaissance Venetian society recognized two different classes of prostitutes: the cortigiana onesta , the intellectual courtesan, and the cortigiana di lume , lower-class prostitutes who tended to live and practise their trade near the Rialto Bridge. The daughter of another cortigiana onesta , Franco learned the art at a young age from her mother and was trained to use her natural assets and abilities to achieve a financially beneficial marriage. While still in her teens, Franco married a wealthy physician, but the union ended badly. In order to support herself, Franco turned to serving as a cortigiana to wealthy men. She quickly rose through the ranks to consort with some of the leading notables of her day and even had a brief liaison with Henry III, King of France. A well-educated woman, Veronica Franco wrote two volumes of poetry: Terze rime in and Lettere familiari a diversi in
Poems and Selected Letters
Join Nick's world of English ebooks group, to ask for any kind of book. A BBC video. She has established herself as the defender of the cortigiane oneste and women in general; through the literary fame gained with the connec- tions made via prostitution, she has both the audience and the authority to publically reproach a man for wrongdoings. InFranco published her Lettere familiari a diversi "Familiar Letters to Various People" which included 50 lette.But they are the only means to get subscribers! Exempt from many of the social and educational restrictions placed on women of the Venetian patrician class, Franco used her position to recast "virtue" as "intellectual integrity," offering wit and refinement in return for patronage and a place in public life! Successful in her two lines of work, Franco also founded a charity for courtesans and their children. Her later life is largely obscure, she lost all of her material goods and wealth.
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Du kanske gillar. Spara som favorit. Skickas inom vardagar. Laddas ned direkt. Veronica Franco was a 16th-century Venetian beauty, poet, and protofeminist. This collection presents the eroticism and eloquence that set her apart from the chaste, silent woman prescribed by Renaissance gender ideology. As an "honored courtesan", Franco made her living by arranging to have sexual relations, for a high fee, with the elite of Venice and the many travellers - merchants, ambassadors, even kings - who passed through the city.
There is evidence that her connections among the Venetian nobility helped in her acquittal. Katie rated it it was amazing Oct 04, Layla marked amd as to-read Jan 19. Join Nick's world of English ebooks group, I do agree. Yes, to ask for any kind of book.
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Since Maio Venier has chosen to amd her through written verse, and the cortigiana di lume, she declares herself ready to respond in kind. Life as a courtesan Renaissance Venetian society recognized two different classes of courtesans: the cortigiana on. There is evidence that her connections among the Venetian nobility helped in her acquittal. Her work is known to have been included in an anthology of women poets in the eighteenth century edited by Luisa Bergalli.
Other editions. Online biography. This collection captures pfd frank eroticism and impressive eloquence that set her apart from the chaste, silent woman prescribed by Renaissance gender ideology. Courtesans needed to be beautiful, cultivated conversationalis.