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Author Copia Sulam, Sarra, 1592-1641.

Title Jewish poet and intellectual in seventeenth-century Venice : the works of Sarra Copia Sulam in verse and prose, along with writings of her contemporaries in her praise, condemnation, or defense / Sarra Copia Sulam ; edited and translated by Don Harrán
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 598 pages) : illustrations
Series The other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Contents Sarra Copia and Ansaldo Cebà. Letters to Sarra Copia from her Christian correspondent Ansaldo Cebà (1618-22) ; Letter from Sarra Copia to Isabella della Tolfa (1623) ; References to Sarra Copia in a second collection of Ansaldo Cebà's Letters (1623) -- A controversy on the immortality of the soul. Letter from Baldassare Bonifaccio to Sarra Copia (end of 1619) ; Sarra Copia's letter in response (10 January 1620) ; Excerpts from Baldassare Bonifaccio's "Discourse on the immortality of the soul" (June 1621) ; Sarra Copia's Manifesto in self-defense (July 1621) ; Baldassare Bonifaccio's essay in rebuttal (August 1621) ; Portion of a letter by Baldassare Bonifaccio (December 1621) -- "Notices from Parnassus". "Notices from Parnassus" (1626 or thereafter) ; Excerpts from Numidio Paluzzi's Rime, as edited by Alessandro Berardelli (1626) ; Letter by Angelico Aprosio (undated, though based on a report from 1637) -- Miscellanea. Dedication to Sarra Copia from Leon Modena's play Ester (1619) ; Two poems by Gabriele Zinano and a poem by Sarra Copia in response (probably 1622-23); Leon Modena's Epitaph for Sarra Copia's tombstone (1641)
Summary The first Jewish woman to leave her mark as a writer & intellectual, Sarra Copia Sulam (1600?-41) opened her Venice home to Jews & Christians alike as a literary salon. Don Harrán has collected all her surviving writings into this volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Some text in Italian
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SUBJECT Copia Sulam, Sarra, 1592-1641 -- Translations into English
Copia Sulam, Sarra, 1592-1641 fast (OCoLC)fst01728173
Subject Poetry, Modern -- 17th century.
Italian poetry.
POETRY -- Continental European.
Italian poetry.
Poetry, Modern.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Harrán, Don.
ISBN 9780226779874
Other Titles Works. Selections. 2009
Jewish poet and intellectual in 17th-century Venice