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Default Placeholder Photo Arcangela Tarabotti: A Literary Nun in Baroque Venice
The exhibition focuses on the writing and cultural context of Arcangela Tarabotti, a Benedictine nun who published defenses of women that protested against social injustice, especially that of forced religious vocations.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
April 1 — Aug. 31, 1997
Subjects
Women's Studies
Italian Literature
Bernard Weinberg Tribute Bernard Weinberg, 1909-1973: A Tribute and a Bibliography
An exhibition of Italian and French Books of the Renaissance from the Bequest of Bernard Weinberg, University of Chicago scholar and teacher.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Jan. 1 — Dec. 31, 1974
Subjects
Italian Literature
French Literature
Italian Drama of the Renaissance Exhibit Program Italian Drama of the Renaissance: An Exhibition of Books from the Collection of the University of Chicago Library
This exhibition highlights the University's strong collection of Renaissance drama, which "includes some of the rarest editions of Italian plays ... and examples of every known dramatic genre from the sixteenth century to the middle of the eighteenth century" and recognizes the gifts of Louis H. Silver, Ira J. Hechler, and Howard Weingrow.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Nov. 1 — Dec. 31, 1961
Subjects
Italian Literature
Theater