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The Resource The Pope's daughter, Dario Fo ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar

The Pope's daughter, Dario Fo ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar

Label
The Pope's daughter
Title
The Pope's daughter
Statement of responsibility
Dario Fo ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar
Title variation
Popes daughter
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"Lucrezia Borgia is one of the most vilified figures in modern history. The daughter of a notorious pope, she was twice betrothed before the age of eleven and thrice married--one husband was forced to declare himself impotent and thereby unfit and another was murdered by Lucrezia's own brother, Cesar Borgia. She is cast in the role of murderess, temptress, incestuous lover, loose woman, femme fatale par excellence. But there is always more than one version of a story. Lucrezia Borgia is the only woman in history to serve as the head of the Catholic Church. She successfully administered several of the Renaissance Italy's most thriving cities, founded one of the world's first credit unions, and was a generous patron of the arts. She was mother to a prince and to a cardinal. She was a devoted wife to the Prince of Ferrara, and the lover of the poet Pietro Bembo. She was a child of the renaissance and in many ways the world's first modern woman."--jacket flap
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Summary
A first novel by the Nobel Prize winner for literature imagines the life of notorious Pope Alexander VI's daughter Lucrezia Borgia, tracing her violent marriages and achievements as history's only woman to serve as head of the Catholic Church
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10439630
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fo, Dario
Dewey number
853/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ4866.O2
LC item number
P67 2015
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Shugaar, Antony
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True
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  • Borgia, Lucrezia
  • Alexander
  • Borgia family
  • Nobility
  • Italy
  • Rome (Italy)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Pope's daughter, Dario Fo ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 243)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
893895327
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781609452742
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
The Pope's daughter, Dario Fo ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 243)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
893895327
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781609452742
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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