Critical Analysis of "Women of the Renaissance"
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This paper is a review of the book "Women of the Renaissance" by Margaret L. King. The author summarizes the book on the lives of women and the roles they played during the Renaissance era and examines King's ideas on the differences between the classes of women and the roles they had in the family, the church and in the elite class. The paper explains how, in this way, King is able to cover society as a whole including all women - from preacher's wives to prostitutes. The author also praises King's engaging and interesting literary style and adds that "Women of the Renaissance" is essential reading for any student of history or anyone interested in women's studies.
Sample of Sources Used:
- King, Margaret. Women of the Renaissance. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1991
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