A Lady's Man (Innbundet)

The Cicisbei, Private Morals and National Identity in Italy

Serie: Genders and Sexualities in History 


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 7
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Genders and Sexualities in History
ISBN/EAN: 9781137450920
Omtale: A Lady's Man
Three people in a marriage: a woman and two men. This was the eighteenth-century Italian aristocratic model of marriage, characterized by the presence of the cicisbeo, the escort of another man's wife. Was it a brazen depravity or a complex and refined social institution, revealing aspects of Italian civilization in the Age of the Enlightenment?

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