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The first Jewish girl to depart her mark as a author and highbrow, Sarra Copia Sulam (1600?–41) was once doubly tainted within the eyes of early glossy society by means of her faith and her gender. This extraordinary girl, who in the past has been particularly ignored through sleek scholarship, was once a different determine in Italian cultural lifestyles, establishing her domestic, within the Venetian ghetto, to Jews and Christians alike as a literary salon.

For this bilingual variation, Don Harrán has amassed all of Sulam’s formerly scattered writings—letters, sonnets, a Manifesto—into a unmarried quantity. Harrán has additionally assembled all extant correspondence and poetry that used to be addressed to Sulam, in addition to all recognized modern references to her, making them to be had to Anglophone readers for the 1st time. that includes wealthy biographical and historic notes that position Sulam in her cultural context, this quantity will offer readers with perception into the idea and creativity of a girl who dared to precise herself within the male-dominated, overwhelmingly Catholic Venice of her time.

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