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From she-wolf to martyr

the reign and disputed reputation of Johanna I of Naples

by Elizabeth Casteen

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Queens,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-286) and index.

    StatementElizabeth Casteen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG847.5 .C37 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 296 pages :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26755475M
    ISBN 100801453860
    ISBN 109780801453861
    LC Control Number2015014131
    OCLC/WorldCa10204339, 907295796

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In a seventeen-year-old girl named Johanna () ascend 4/5. In From She-Wolf to Martyr, Elizabeth Casteen examines Johanna I of Naples's evolving, problematic reputation and uses it as a lens through which to analyze often-contradictory late-medieval conceptions of rulership, authority, and femininity.

"In From She-Wolf to Martyr, Elizabeth Casteen provides a very important and useful contribution not only to Italian history and Neapolitan studies but also to the current lively discussion of queenship and female agency in the Middle Ages."—Ronald G.

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Elizabeth Casteen’s book From She-Wolf to Martyr is the first scholarly biography of Johanna I of Anjou, regnant queen of Naples from toto appear in any language since Émile-Guillaume Léonard’s volumes in the s. The reasons for such an apparently inexplicable neglect of one of the most prominent ruling women in European history are partially addressed in the introduction.

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