Laura Cereta

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Author

Laura Cereta

Location

Brescia, Italy

Dates

1469-1499

Biography

Laura Cereta was one of the great women humanist writers of fifteenth-century Italy and is know for making women’s issues and friendships central to her work. Cereta is primarily known for her letters to other intellectuals, which contained her personal thoughts, childhood memories, and themes such as women’s education, war, and marriage.

Languages

Italian

Genres

Epistolary, Letters

Editions and Translations

Collected Letters of a Renaissance Feminist. Edited and Translated by Diana Robin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

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