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«Ti lascio con la penna, non col cuore». Lettere di Eleonora Rinuccini al marito Neri dei principi Corsini. 1835-1858

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  • Cristina Badon,

Published here are two hundred of the approximately seven hundred unpublished letters that Eleonora Rinuccini, the last representative of her dynasty, wrote to her husband, Neri Corsini, Marquis of Lajatico. A daily correspondence over twenty-five years of a marriage lived mostly at a distance on account of his numerous political and administrative commitments and her family and social duties. The letters, which are conserved in the Corsini archive in Florence, bear witness among other things, to a marital relationship characterised by great affection. They also reveal to us a woman who was in many respects ahead of her time, in terms of her moral codes, her behaviour and her vision of society and the people who moved in it in the crucial years of the Italian Risorgimento.

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Cristina Badon

Tuscia University, Italy

Cristina Badon has a PhD in the economic and social history of the pre-unification States from the Department of History and Social Studies of the Orientale University of Naples. Having held numerous research bursaries under the Chair of Economic History in the Department of History and Geography of the University of Florence, she is currently working in the same section as a research fellow. She is author of the essay Le donne di Casa Corsini attraverso i loro scritti (XIX-XX secolo), in Carte di Donne. Per un censimento regionale della scrittura delle donne dal XVI al XX secolo, vol. II, edited by Alessandra Contini and Anna Scattigno, Roma, 2007. Among her most recent publications Le vie dell'Italia unita: la politica stradale italiana nell'epoca delle ferrovie (1850-1900), Firenze, 2011.
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Book Title

«Ti lascio con la penna, non col cuore». Lettere di Eleonora Rinuccini al marito Neri dei principi Corsini. 1835-1858

Editors

Cristina Badon

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Number of Pages

424

Publication Year

2012

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© 2012 Author(s)

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Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6655-132-4

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978-88-6655-129-4

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978-88-6655-132-4

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978-88-6655-357-1

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978-88-9273-595-8

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Fonti storiche e letterarie – Edizioni cartacee e digitali

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2704-5994

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2704-6001

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