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Possible Lives: Authors and Saints in Renaissance Italy Alison Frazier

Possible Lives: Authors and Saints in Renaissance Italy

Alison Frazier

Published February 1st 2005
ISBN : 9780231503396
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551 pages
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The lives of saints were among the most reproduced and widely distributed literatures of medieval and early modern Europe. This study examines how humanist authors received, criticized, and rewrote the traditional stories of exemplary virtue forMoreThe lives of saints were among the most reproduced and widely distributed literatures of medieval and early modern Europe. This study examines how humanist authors received, criticized, and rewrote the traditional stories of exemplary virtue for patrons and audiences who were surprisingly open to their textual experiments.