Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle

Author by : Melanie Milburne
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Description : They're suave, sophisticated...and incredibly sexy. Who could resist the four Mediterranean men in our Latin Lovers & Greek Husbands Bundle? From an Italian bad boy to a wealthy Greek tycoon, you're bound to find the hero of your dreams! Bundle includes: The Venadicci Marriage Vengeance by Melanie Milburne, The Multi-Millionaire's Virgin Mistress by Cathy Williams, The Greek Tycoon's Reluctant Bride by Kate Hewitt and Proud Greek, Ruthless Revenge by Chantelle Shaw.


Francesca Caccini At The Medici Court

Author by : Suzanne G. Cusick
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Description : A contemporary of Shakespeare and Monteverdi, and a colleague of Galileo and Artemisia Gentileschi at the Medici court, Francesca Caccini was a dominant musical figure there for thirty years. Dazzling listeners with the transformative power of her performances and the sparkling wit of the music she composed for more than a dozen court theatricals, Caccini is best remembered today as the first woman to have composed opera. Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court reveals for the first time how this multitalented composer established a fully professional musical career at a time when virtually no other women were able to achieve comparable success. Suzanne G. Cusick argues that Caccini’s career depended on the usefulness of her talents to the political agenda of Grand Duchess Christine de Lorraine, Tuscany’s de facto regent from 1606 to 1636. Drawing on Classical and feminist theory, Cusick shows how the music Caccini made for the Medici court sustained the culture that enabled Christine’s power, thereby also supporting the sexual and political aims of its women. In bringing Caccini’s surprising story so vividly to life, Cusick ultimately illuminates how music making functioned in early modern Italy as a significant medium for the circulation of power.


Public Opinion

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The Pall Mall Budget

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The Popular Educator

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The Select Circulating Library

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The Nation Electronic Resource

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The Nation

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Allen S Synonyms And Antonyms

Author by : Frederic Sturges Allen
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