Selected Writings of An Eighteenth-century Venetian Woman of Letters

Selected Writings of An Eighteenth-century Venetian Woman of Letters

eBook - 2003
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Elisabetta Caminer Turra (1751-96) was one of the most prominent women in eighteenth-century Italy and a central figure in the international "Republic of Letters." A journalist and publisher, Caminer participated in important debates on capital punishment, freedom of the press, and the abuse of clerical power. She also helped spread Enlightenment ideas into Italy by promoting and publishing Voltaire's latest works and translating new European plays-plays she herself directed, to great applause, on Venetian stages. . Bringing together Caminer's letters, poems, and journalistic writing.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003
ISBN: 9780226817682
0226817687
9780226817675
0226817679
9780226817699
0226817695
0226817687
0226817679
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxxv, 234 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Sama, Catherine M.

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