Aretino, Pietro 1492 - 1556,: Aretino's Dialogues
Book Number: 0274000
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Translated by Raymond Rosenthal384 pages, in illustrated dust jacket, price clipped. The book itself has no damage. It is clean and free of annotation.Written in the street language of the day, the author in these frank, boisterous dialogue, with tongue-in-cheek, describes the advantages and disadvantages, the perils and pleasures of being either a wife, a whore, or a nun, these being the only occupations open to women in the Renaissance, and it is written from the point of view of two women who have experienced them all. – Paraphrasing the dust jacket blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Italy; Erotica. ISBN: 004850002x. ISBN/EAN: 9780048500021. Inventory No: 0274000.