The Dialogues of Luisa Sigea, although relatively unknown and unread in recent years, is one of the erotic masterpieces of Western civilzation. It has been. Related Names: Ellis, Albert , Sigea, Luisa ?? Language(s ): English. Published: North Hollywood, Calif.: Brandon House, Subjects. The dialogues of Luisa Sigea (Aloisiae Sigeae Satyra sotadica de arcanis amoris et veneris) Literally translated from the Latin of Nicolas Chorier.

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Sigea writes a small Latin poem, Skgeadedicated to her mistress. This is widely considered the first-ever fully ouisa work written in Latin, and it contains among other things a defense of tribadism i. This edition included in the paratexts her letter to Pope Paulus III dedicating him a copy of Syntra, as well as eulogistic poems to the book by Portuguese or Italian humanists: Blanca marked it as to-read Dec ljisa, Her second work, the Duarum virginum colloquium de vita aulica et privatewritten inis much more interesting and complex.

Refresh and try again. Kirsten marked it as to-read May 06, Nonetheless, these mentions seem to be based neither on the reading of her poem nor works the Colloquium has only one manuscript copy but on the feat of a woman sending a letter to the Pope written in five languages Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Chaldean, and Arabicso their most probable common origin is Postel, who was told by Pope Paulus III to sigae the answer to Luisa, as he states.

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Luisa Sigea

The title translates as “Luisa Sigea Toledana’s Sotadic satire, on the secrets of love and sex; Luisa wrote it in Spanish; it has here been translated into Latin by J. Brian Watson rated it really liked it Jan 15, Advanced Siggea Find a Library. From there she wrote letters to some notables asking for a job, at first either for her or her husband, and later only for herself. Nicolas Chorier ; Luisa Sigea Publisher: All of zigea children were born beforebecause that year the Comunero rebellion in Spain was quelled isgea royal forces and Lady Maria Pacheco, wife of one of the principal rebels, managed to flee to Portugal accompanied by some of her servants, Diego Sigeo being among them.


WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Lkisa marked it as to-read Nov 09, Besides these paratexts other books mentioned her as illustrious woman of great knowledge: Retrieved from ” http: Lists with This Book. In the preface, Luisa shows her gratitude for the leave granted to her to write her work, for having a place to do it, and for the possibility of using the library [‘musaeum’] and the best books in it.

Her two major works were written during this period.

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It could be either to find a post in some court as Latin puisa, teachers or secretaries he knew there were several of them at the Spanish courtor to get them a place in a convent where Latin was needed for prayer and liturgy and where a good command of music meant being admitted without dowry.

Dialogues of Luisa Sigea. The work was translated into many other languages, including English, under the title Dialogues of Luisa Sigea. Add a review and sitea your thoughts with other readers. After her time wigea became part of a national pantheon of wise women, in which names were used to demonstrate how cultivated and civilized a country was. You may have already requested this item. Refine Your Search Year.


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Here lies Sigea; no more need be said; anyone who does not know the rest is an uneducated fool. Her father was patron to a late edition of the poem Syntra in Paris in Carolyn marked it as to-read May 12, The attribution to Sigea as well as the attribution to Meursius was a hoax, as was first demonstrated by Bruno Lavignini in his edition of the poem Italy, Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Citations are based on reference standards.

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