Sources to be Used:

This is my current list of sources that I plan to use to use for my research:

Brown, Judith C. and Davis, Robert C., eds. Gender and Society in Renaissance Italy. New York: Addison Wesley Longman Limited, 1998.

Brown, Patricia Fortini.  Art and Life in Renaissance Venice. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1997.

Chojnacki, Stanley. Donne di potere nel Rinascimento, “At Home and Beyond: Women’s Power in Renaissance Venice.”

Chojnacki, Stanley.  Women and Men in Renaissance Venice. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Horodowich, Elizabeth, ‘Beyond Marriage and the Convent: Women, Class and Honour in Renaissance Italy’ Gender & History, Vol.14 No.2 August 2002, pp. 340–345.

Humfrey, Peter. Painting in Renaissance Venice. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995.

Junkerman, Anne Christine. Bellissima Donna: An Interdisciplinary Study of Venetian Sensuous Half-Length Images of the Early Sixteenth Century. Ann Arbor: UMI Dissertation Services, 1988

Knauer, Elfriede Regina. “Portrait of a Lady? Some Reflections on Images of Prostitutes from the Later  Fifteenth Century.” Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome 47 (2002): 95-117. (accessed October 2, 2011)

Lawner, Lynne. Lives of the Courtesans: Portraits of the Renaissance. New York: Rizzoli International Publications Inc., 1987.

Mason, Georgina. Courtesans of the Italian Renaissance. London: Secker and Warburg Limited, 1975.

Pearson, Andrea, ed. Women and Portraits in Early Modern Europe. Hampshire: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2008.

Pignatti, Terisio. The Golden Century of Venetian Painting. Los Angeles: Los Angeles  County Museum of Art, 1979.

Rogers, Mary. “Sonnets on female portraits from Renaissance North Italy.” Word and Image 2, no. 4 (October- November 1986): 291-305.

Romano, Dennis. “Gender and the Urban Geography of Renaissance Venice.” Journal of Social History 23, no. 2 (Winter 1989): 339-348. (accessed October 2, 2011).

Rosenthal, Margaret F. “Veronica Franco’s Terze Rime: the Venetian Courtesan’s Defense.” Renaissance Quarterly 42, no. 2 (Summer 1989): 227-257.

Rosenthal, Margaret F. The Honest Courtesan: Veronica Franco, Citizen and Writer in Sixteenth- Century Venice. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1992

Schuler, Carol M. “The Courtesan in Art: Historical Fact or Modern Fantasy?.” Women’s Studies 19, no. 2 (August 1991): 209. (accessed October 2, 2011).

Stortoni, Laura Anna, ed. Women Poets of the Italian Renaissance: Courtly Ladies and Courtesans, trans. Laura Anna Stortoni and Mary Prentice Lillie. New York: Italica Press, 1997.

Turner, James Grantham, ed. Sexuality and Gender in Early Modern Europe. Great Britain: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Wiesner-Hanks, Merry E. Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.


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