Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy

Replica Books, 2000 - 222 páginas
The story of Sister Benedetta Carlini, Abbess of the Convent of the Mother of God, and Sister Bartolomea Crivelli represents the earliest documented lesbian relationship in Western history.

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In the year 1600, at the tender age of nine, Benedetta Carlini was sent to a nunnery in the small city of Pescia in north-central Italy. What today might be considered cruel and highly unusual was ... Leer reseña completa

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By titling the biography of Sister Benedetta Carlini, Immodiest Acts: The Life of Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy, Judith C. Brown sensationalizes the true nature of her work. This book deals little ... Leer reseña completa

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