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The family in Renaissance Florence. A translation by Renée Neu Watkins, with an introduction by the translator.

; Watkins, Renée Neu, translator
[1st ed.].. Columbia, University of South Carolina Press [1969] .
ISBN 9780872491526, 0872491528

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Standard Title Della famiglia. English
Other Authors Watkins, Renée Neu,
Subjects Families -- Italy -- Florence.
Families.
Gezinsrelaties.
Italy -- Florence.
Jeunes hommes -- Morale pratique.
Renaissance -- Italy -- Florence.
Renaissance.
Young men -- Conduct of life.
Description 322 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes Translation of Della famiglia.
"Selected bibliography of works in English on civic humanism and leaves B. Alberti": pages 21-23.
Translation of I libri della famiglia.
Summary "I libri della famiglia has long been viewed by Italians as a classic of Italian literature. It displays a variety of styles--high rhetoric, systematic moral exposition, novelistic portrayal of character--in the typical Renaissance framework of the dialogue. The chief merit of the work lies in its scope: it directly assays the personal value system of the Florentine bourgeois class, which did so much to foster the development of art, literature, and science. This translation is based upon the critical edition by Cecil Grayson, Serena Professor of Italian Studies, Oxford."--Jacket.
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)30312
(OCoLC)ocm00030312
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472.
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