Courtesan Bibliography

Brown, David Alan and Sylvia Ferino-Pagden., Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Brown, Patricia Fortini. Art and Life in Renaissance Venice. Upper Saddle River: Laurence King Publishing Limited, 1997.

Clark, David Lang. “The Masturbating Venuses of Raphael, Giorgione, Titian, Ovid, Martial, and Poliziano. Aurora, The Journal of the History of Art 6 (2005):  16.  Web Accessed October 21, 2008.

Feldman, Martha and Bonnie Gordon, ed. The Courtesan’s Arts: Cross-Cultural Perspectives. New York: Oxford Press, 2006.

Jones, Ann Rosalind and Margaret F. Rosenthal, ed. and trans. Veronica Franco: Poems and Selected Letters. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Junkerman, Anne Christine. Bellissima Donna: An Interdisciplinary Study of Venetian Sensuous Half-Length Images of the Early Sixteenth Century. Ann Arbor: UMI Dissertation Services, 1988.

Norwich, John Julius. A History of Venice. New York: Vintage Books, 1982.

Romano, Dennis. “Gender and the Urban Geography of Renaissance Venice.” Journal of Social History 23/2 (1989): 339-353.

Rosenthal, Margaret F. The Honest Courtesan: Veronica Franco, Citizen and Writer in Sixteenth-Century Venice. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1992.

Rosenthal, Raymond, Aretino’s Dialogues (translation). New York: Stein and Day Publishers, 1971.

Stortoni, Laura Anna, ed. Women Poets of the Italian Renaissance: Courtly Ladies & Courtesans. New York: Italica Press, 1997.

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