Renaissance eloquence and female exemplarity: Coriolanus and the matrona docta

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleRenaissance eloquence and female exemplarity: Coriolanus and the matrona docta Author(S)Danielle Clarke (Author)
Abstract  This article argues that Shakespeare's Coriolanus draws on the powerful exemplary figure of Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi, in its ambiguous depiction of the relationship between eloquence and femininity. ...Paginationp 128–146
SubjectEurope -- HistoryDescriptorsRenaissance
Journal TitleRenaissance studies: Journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies  
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