Peter Burke, 6 March 1986
Show More Trial by Impotence: Virility and Marriage in Pre-Revolutionary France by Pierre Darmon, translated by Paul Keegan.
Chatto, 234 pp., £10.95, March 1985, 9780701129149Show More
The Boundaries of Eros: Sex, Crime and Sexuality in Renaissance Venice by Guido Ruggiero.
Oxford, 223 pp., £25, March 1985, 0 19 503465 1Show More
The Tuscans and their Families: A Study of the Florentine Catasto of 1427 by David Herlihy and Christiane Klapisch-Zuber.
Yale, 404 pp., £32, March 1985, 0 300 03056 8Show More
Women, Family and Ritual in Renaissance Italy by Christiane Klapisch-Zuber, translated by Lydia Cochrane.
Chicago, 338 pp., £25.50, September 1985, 0 226 43925 9Show More
French Women in the Age of Enlightenment edited by Samia Spencer.
Indiana, 429 pp., $35, November 1984, 0 253 32481 5Show More
“... on female literacy, appeared too late to be included. The essays, almost impeccably translated by Lydia Cochrane, are concerned in the main with Florence, or at any rate Tuscany, from about 1300 to about 1530, and they deal with such topics as female celibacy, marriage, motherhood, wet-nursing, widowhood, the difference between the experience of ...”