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Italy's Eighteenth CenturyGender and Culture in the Age of the Grand Tour$
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Paula Findlen, Wendy Wassyng Roworth, and Catherine M. Sama

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780804759045

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804759045.001.0001

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Revisiting Arcadia

Revisiting Arcadia

Women and Academies in Eighteenth-Century Italy

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Italy's Eighteenth Century

Elisabetta Graziosi

Stanford University Press

Women participated in the academies in eighteenth-century Italy, starting with the Roman Arcadia, the first academy that accepted women. In this chapter, the presence and roles of women in the academies is investigated. The chapter discusses the period when the academies opened to women, the restrictions imposed, and which female models were promulgated through their presence in the academies.

Keywords:   women, academies, eighteenth-century Italy, Roman Arcadia, Italy

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