Nuns Chronicles and Convent Culture in Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italy K.J.P. Lowe

ISBN: 9780521621915

Published: December 4th 2003

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454 pages


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Nuns Chronicles and Convent Culture in Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italy  by  K.J.P. Lowe

Nuns Chronicles and Convent Culture in Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italy by K.J.P. Lowe
December 4th 2003 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 454 pages | ISBN: 9780521621915 | 9.40 Mb

Analyzing convent culture in sixteenth-century Italy through the medium of three unpublished nuns chronicles, this study examines the nuns intellectual and imaginative achievements to determine how they preserved individual and convent identitiesMoreAnalyzing convent culture in sixteenth-century Italy through the medium of three unpublished nuns chronicles, this study examines the nuns intellectual and imaginative achievements to determine how they preserved individual and convent identities by writing chronicles. The chronicles reveal many examples of the nuns achievements, especially with regard to cultural creativity, and demonstrate that convent traditions ultimately determined the cultural priorities that dictated convent ceremonial life.



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