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Title The Borgia family : rumor and representation / Jennifer Mara De Silva
Published Abingdon, Oxen ; New York : Routledge, 2020
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Contents "What would Rome be without a Good Plot? Telling Tales about the Borgias" / Jennifer Mara DeSilva -- "Sexuality, Agency, and Honour in the Connections between the Borgia and Farnese Families in Renaissance Rome" / Loek Luiten -- "Lucrezia Borgia's Honor" / Diane Yvonne Francis Ghirardo -- "Lucrezia Borgia's Performances at the Este Court" / Sergio Costola -- "Electing Alexander... or Not? The Development and Reception of a Reacting to the Past RoleImmersion Game Based on the Papal Conclave of 1492" / William Keene Thompson -- "Picture the Borgias: What Pope Alexander VI's Appartamento Borgia can tell us" / Roger Gill -- "Depictions of Pope Alexander VI as the Devil" / Katharine Fellows -- "Caught between Fact and Fantasy: The Borgia in English literature" / Stella Fletcher -- "The Hispanic Ballad of the Death of the Duke of Gandía: Propaganda against or Sympathy for the Borgia?" / Clara Marías -- "Prince, Villain, Fortune's fool: Is Cesare Borgia's reputation beyond repair?" / Lucinda Byatt -- "From Church to Street: Making Meaning out of Cesare Borgia's Death and Burials in Viana, Navarre" / Alexander Mizumoto-Gitter -- "The Secularization of Cesare Borgia and the American Motion Picture Production Code" / Jennifer Mara DeSilva -- Requiescat in Pace: The Afterlife of the Borgia in Assassin's Creed II and Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood / Amanda G. Madden
Summary "The Fortunes of the Borgia Family explores the historical and cultural structures that underpin the Borgia family, their notoriety, and persistence and reinvention in the popular imagination."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Jennifer Mara DeSilva is an associate professor of History at Ball State University. Her published research explores the mechanics of family strategy and group identity, as well as the practical realities of ecclesiastical reform in early modern Europe. Her previous publications include, as editor, The Sacralization of Space and Behaviour in the Early Modern World (2015) and Episcopal Reform and Politics in Early Modern Europe (2012)
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Subject Borgia family -- In mass media
Borgia family
Borgia family.
Historical films -- History and criticism
Nobility -- Italy -- History
Renaissance -- Italy
HISTORY / General
Historical films.
Mass media.
Italy -- History -- 1492-1559
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author De Silva, Jennifer Mara, editor
LC no. 2019032532
ISBN 042926528X
Other Titles Rumor and representation