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Urania [electronic resource] :a romance / Giulia Bigolina ; edited and translated by Valeria Finucci.

By: Bigolina, Giulia, d. 1569.
Contributor(s): Finucci, Valeria.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Other voice in early modern Europe: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xxxiii, 192 p.).ISBN: 9780226048796 (electronic bk.); 0226048799 (electronic bk.).Uniform titles: Urania, nella quale si contiene l'amore d'una giovane di tal nome. English Contained works: Bigolina, Giulia, d. 1569. Novella di Giulia Camposampiero et di Thesibaldo Valiani. English & Italian.Subject(s): Bigolina, Giulia, d. 1569. Urania, nella quale si contiene l'amore d'una giovane di tal nome | Bigolina, Giulia, d. 1569. Urania, nella quale si contiene l'amore d'una giovane di tal nome. English | Italian literature -- 16th century | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- Italian | იტალიური ლიტერატურა კრიტიკაGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 853/.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Presented for the first time in a critical English edition, Urania: A Romance provides modern readers with a rare glimpse into the novel and novella forms at a time when narrative genres were not only being invented but, in the hands of women like Giulia Bigolina (1518?-1569?), used as vehicles for literary experimentation. The first known prose romance written by a woman in Italian, Bigolina's Urania centers on the monomaniacal love of a female character falling into melancholy when her beloved leaves her for a more beautiful woman. A tale that includes many of the conventions that would late.
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"Novella di Giulia Camposampiero et di Tesibaldo Valiani" (Italian text with English translation): p. 46-68.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Presented for the first time in a critical English edition, Urania: A Romance provides modern readers with a rare glimpse into the novel and novella forms at a time when narrative genres were not only being invented but, in the hands of women like Giulia Bigolina (1518?-1569?), used as vehicles for literary experimentation. The first known prose romance written by a woman in Italian, Bigolina's Urania centers on the monomaniacal love of a female character falling into melancholy when her beloved leaves her for a more beautiful woman. A tale that includes many of the conventions that would late.

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