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Proto-Feminism, gender, and Genre: Moderata Fonte and Maria de Zayas Sotomayor's Silent Alliance

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2008
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In their comparative study of Medieval and Renaissance European women writers, Pamela Benson and Victoria Kirkham, exploring the relationship between Italian women writers and their English and French counterparts, assumed a "dynamic interaction" existed. Despite the absence of Spanish women writers in that collection when observing the themes and writing strategies ofModerata Fonte and Maria de Zayas Sotomayor, one can observe a number of similarities that points toward a dynamic interaction and moreover, to the transmission of proto-feminist ideas along "memory chains".
Title: Proto-Feminism, gender, and Genre: Moderata Fonte and Maria de Zayas Sotomayor's Silent Alliance.
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Name(s): Sardu Castangia, Luisanna
Ruthenberg, Myriam Swennen, Thesis advisor
Florida Atlantic University, Degree grantor
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Date Created: 2008
Date Issued: 2008
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, Fla.
Physical Form: application/pdf
Extent: 99 p.
Language(s): English
Summary: In their comparative study of Medieval and Renaissance European women writers, Pamela Benson and Victoria Kirkham, exploring the relationship between Italian women writers and their English and French counterparts, assumed a "dynamic interaction" existed. Despite the absence of Spanish women writers in that collection when observing the themes and writing strategies ofModerata Fonte and Maria de Zayas Sotomayor, one can observe a number of similarities that points toward a dynamic interaction and moreover, to the transmission of proto-feminist ideas along "memory chains".
Identifier: FA00000960 (IID)
Degree granted: Thesis (M.A.)--Florida Atlantic University, 2008.
Collection: FAU Electronic Theses and Dissertations Collection
Note(s): Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Subject(s): Fonte, Moderata,--1555-1592--Criticism and interpretation
Zayas y Sotomayor, María de,--1590-1650--Criticism and interpretation
Spanish literature--Classical period, 1500-1700--Criticism and interpretation
Feminism in literature
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