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Read online Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy The discovery of the fascinating and richly documented story of Sister Benedetta Carlini Abbess of the Convent of the Mother of God by Judith C Brown was an event of major historical importance Not only is the story revealed in Immodest Acts that of the rise and fall of a powerful woman in a church community and a record of the life of a religious visionary it is also the earliest documentation of lesbianism in modern Western history Born of well to do parents Benedetta Carlini entered the convent at the age of nine At twenty three she began to have visions of both a religious and erotic nature Benedetta was elected abbess due largely to these visions but later aroused suspicions by claiming to have had supernatural contacts with Christ During the course of an investigation church authorities not only found that she had faked her visions and stigmata but uncovered evidence of a lesbian affair with another nun Bartolomeo The story of the relationship between the two nuns and of Benedetta s fall from an abbess to an outcast is revealed in surprisingly candid archival documents and retold here with a fine sense of drama by Judith C. Brown

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Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy
Title:Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy
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Number of Pages:224
Category:History, Non fiction, Italy, Religion, Biography, Glbt, Queer
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I delitti che non si potevano nominare non avevano nome letteralmente e hanno cos lasciato rare tracce nei documenti storici Furono le idee contraddittorie degli europei occidentali sulla sessualit femminile a impedire che si trattasse apertamente della sessualit lesbica al punto che si fin per seppellirla sotto una coltre di silenzio il silenzio aliment la confusione e la confusione accrebbe la paura Su queste basi la societ occidentale ha eretto una barriera impenetrabile durata quasi duemila anni Sono questi i motivi per cui l inchiesta ecclesiastica su Benedetta Carlini badessa del convento della Madre di Dio risulta estremamente importante, No description available, Offering an in depth synthesis of recent scholarship in the field this book presents a reconstruction of the Renaissance in Italy as both a social and a gendered experience Successive chapters explore this theme in the context of work law politics and notion of the state and as expressed in Renaissance concepts of honour representational art medicine and magic sexual practices religious organization and spirituality Introductory and concluding chapters on the historiography of Italian social and gender history draw these specific studies together, A szerz a Firenzei Nemzeti Lev lt rban v letlen l bukkant r egy iktat c dul ra amelyen az llt Azon per dokumentumai melyet a vellan i Benedetta Carlini n v r a pescai teat nus ap c k f n kasszonya ellen folytattak aki misztikusnak t ntette fel mag t de v g l rossz h r asszonynak bizonyult Az iratok a f n kasszony l tom sait s csod s ll t sait vizsg l elj r sokat s egy m sik ap c hoz f z d nemi viszony nak r szleteit taglalj k Az jkor el tti Eur p ban p ratlan ez a dokumentum amely felbecs lhetetlen rt k nek bizonyult a n i szexualit s eddig felt ratlan ter leteinek kutat s ban s a n k nemi let re vonatkoz renesz nsz n zetek megismer s ben