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Name: Janet Levarie SmarrPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: 1949 in Chicago, Illinois
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Biographical and Professional InformationJanet Levarie Smarr is a professor of theater and Italian studies at the University of California, San Diego, La Jolla.
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ISBN: 1282593935. OCLC Number: 743200907 University of Michigan Press. . Avoiding the male-authored model of competing orations, French and Italian women of the Renaissance framed their dialogues as informal conversations, as letters with friends that in turn became epistles to a wider audience, and even sometimes as dramas. No other study to date has provided thorough, comparative view of these works across French, Italian, and Latin. Smarr's comprehensive treatment relates these writings to classical, medieval, and Renaissance forms of dialogue, and to other genres including drama, lyric exchange, and humanist invective -- as well as to the real conversations in women's lives -- in order to show how women adapted existing models to their own needs and purposes. Janet Levarie Smarr is Professor of Theatre and Italian Studies at the University of California, San Diego.
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ISBN: 0472114352. OCLC Number: 613192831 University of Michigan Press,. .