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The Death of the Child Valerio Marcello

The Death of the Child Valerio Marcello( )
Author: King, Margaret L.
ISBN:978-0-226-43620-3
Publication Date:Jan 1994
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $97.00
Book Description:

Margaret King shows what the death of a little boy named Valerio Marcello over five hundred years ago can tell us about his time. This child, scion of a family of power and privilege at Venice's time of greatness, left his father in a state of despair so profound and so public that it occasioned an outpouring of consoling letters, orations, treatises, and poems. In these documents, we find a firsthand account, richly colored by humanist conventions and expectations,...
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Pages:502
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / General
Family & Relationships / Parenting / Fatherhood
History / Europe / Italy
Self-Help / Death, Grief, Bereavement
Social Science / Death & Dying
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.794 cm
Book Weight:0.81 Kilograms



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