The Resource The pope's daughter, Dario Fo ; translated from the Italian by Anthony Shugaar, (electronic resource)

The pope's daughter, Dario Fo ; translated from the Italian by Anthony Shugaar, (electronic resource)

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The pope's daughter
Title
The pope's daughter
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Dario Fo ; translated from the Italian by Anthony Shugaar
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  • 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. Dario Fo, Nobel laureate and one of Italy's most beloved writers, reveals Lucrezia's humanity, her passion for life, her compassion for others, and her skill at navigating around her family's evildoings. The Borgias are unrivalled for the range and magnitude of their political machinations and opportunism. Fo's brilliance rests in his rendering their story as a shocking mirror image of the uses and abuses of power in our own time. Lucrezia herself becomes a model for how to survive and rise above those abuses
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TOH
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Fo, Dario
Dewey number
853/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ4866.O2
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Shugaar, Antony
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  • Borgia, Lucrezia
  • Alexander
  • Borgia family
  • Nobility
  • Italy
  • Rome (Italy)
Label
The pope's daughter, Dario Fo ; translated from the Italian by Anthony Shugaar, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9781609452841
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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e90ed947-c1ef-43c5-8cfd-54ee2c380667
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remote
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(OCoLC)915746367
Label
The pope's daughter, Dario Fo ; translated from the Italian by Anthony Shugaar, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Copyright
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609452841
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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e90ed947-c1ef-43c5-8cfd-54ee2c380667
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unknown sound
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remote
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(OCoLC)915746367

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