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Author: Nogarola, Isotta

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Year of birth:1418
Year of death:1466
About her personal situation:Standardizing 5TrSchoolFeb13: Origin • Place of birth : Verona • Lived in: Verona, Venice • Place of death : Verona National identity • Nationality : Italian • First language (s) : Italian, Latin Marital status: - Single Number of children : - None Social class : - Nobility by birth Education: - Well educated at home Religion/ideology : - Catholic

Languages:Italian - Latin
Relations to other authors:

About her professional situation:Standardizing pr5TrSchoolFeb13: Publishing under: - Maiden name Profession(s) and activities: - Philosopher, - Feminist - Humanist Languages in which she published : - latin Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Guarino de Verona, most respected humanist scholar in northern Italy - Ludovico Foscarini, a Venetian diplomat who had come to Verona as governor Financial aspects of her career: - unknown Memberships - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:5TrSchoolFeb13 MENTIONED IN: - Italian Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook, Edited by Rinaldina Russell. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994, pp.313-323 - Jane Stevenson, Women Latin Poets. Language, Gender, and Authority, from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century, Oxford, University Press, 2005. Cf. - Holt Parker, "Angela Nogarola (ca. 1400) and Isotta Nogarola (1418-1466) : Thieves of Language", in Laurie Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, and Jane E. Jeffrey (eds.) , Women Writing Latin from Roman Antiquity to Early Modern Europe, 3 vols. (New York: Routledge, 2002) (pp.21-3, 26-9) (with trans.) - Holt Parker, "Latin and Greek Poetry by Five Renaissance Italian Women Humanists", in Barbara K. Gold, Paul Allen Miller, and Charles Platter (eds.), Sex and Gender in Medieval and Renaissance Texts: The Latin Tradition. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997), 247-86 (pp. 263-6) (with trans.) - Nogarola, Isotta. Complete writings: letterbook, dialogue on Adam and Eve, orations; edited and translated by Margaret L. King and Diana Robin, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004 - Margaret L. King, "The Religious Retreat of Isotta Nogarola (1418-1466): Sexism and Its Consequences in the Fifteenth Century" in Source: Signs, Vol. 3, No. 4 (Summer, 1978), pp. 807-822
Websites: Wikipedia on her
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Works written by this author

E 1 *Isotta Nogarola, the author ()
E 2 De pari aut impari Evae atque Adae peccato (On the Equal or Unequal Sin of Eve and Adam) (1451)
E 3 Elegia de Laudibus Cyanei Ruris (Elegy on the Countryside around the Spring of Cyanum) (1434)
E 4 Isota ad Guarinum (Isotta to Guarino) (1437)
E 5 Isotae Nogarolae ... Dialogus quo Utrum Adam vel Eve Magis Peccaverit, Quaestio Satis Nota sed non Adeo Explicata, Continetur (" Isotta Nogarola ... Dialogue which Whether Adam or Eve sinned more, the problem is well known, but not so clearly contained ") (1563)
E 6 Isotae Nogarolae Veronensis Opera quae Supersunt Omnia, accedunt Angelae et Zeneverae Nogarolae epistolae et carmina ( “Veronese Isotta Nogarola Complete Writings, including letters and poems from Angela and Ginevra Nogarola”) (1886)

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