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Published by Popular Library .
Written in English


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The Loves of Lucrezia [WRIGHT] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 1st Popular Library G paperback, vg lustful woman at time of Borgias In stock shipped from our UK warehouse. The Loves of Lucrezia by Denise Robins, Francesca Wright. Published by Popular Library. Written in English. The Loves Of Lucrezia by Wright, Francesca and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Loves of Lucrezia by Francesca Wright - AbeBooks Passion for books.   What makes The Vatican Princess stand out is its sympathetic portrayal of Lucrezia Borgia. This book traced Lucrezia's development from a semi-innocent teen imbued with love for her father Rodrigo (Pope Alexander VI) and her brother Cesare to a disillusioned woman scarred by tragedy and her family's scheming/5().

What makes The Vatican Princess stand out is its sympathetic portrayal of Lucrezia Borgia. This book traced Lucrezia's development from a semi-innocent teen imbued with love for her father Rodrigo (Pope Alexander VI) and her brother Cesare to a disillusioned woman scarred by tragedy and her family's scheming/5().   Lucrezia Borgia: Life, Love, and Death in Renaissance Italy. The very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance--incest, political assassination, papal sexual abuse, poisonous intrigue, unscrupulous power grabs/5. I'd always read about the villainess, Lucrezia Borgia in passing over the years; I'd studied the opera "Lucrezia Borgia" in graduate school, even a play. But now, after reading Bellonci's detailed book about her life, I have changed my mind - she was a victim, used by the whims of her brothers and the Pope/5. Lucrezia seemed out of character but I guess we were supposed to see her in a dark pit by the end of season 4; we were unable to see her fall, though, since two hours is too short a time. I felt the same about Considering the fact that Neil Jordan had to wrap up what was supposed to be a 10 hr season in a two hour movie, it was a commendable /5.

  The book starts in , but Lucrezia has never been married so far. She is devastated by her not-even-so-beloved brother Juan's death, and goes murder-she-wrote-ing to find out who killed him. Of course she very soon begin to suspect Cesare/5. Later, Lucrezia makes a love match with Alfonso of Aragon, Prince of Naples, but Cesare disapproves of his father's indulgence, to Lucrezia's regret. Lucrezia remains a sympathetic character, conversant in literature and philosophy, with every Borgia evil laid at the feet of her father, ambitious and calculating, or Cesare, a brilliant and Brand: Random House Publishing Group.   The very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance—incest, political assassination, papal sexual abuse, poisonous intrigue, unscrupulous power grabs. Yet, as bestselling biographer Sarah Bradford reveals in this breathtaking new portrait, the truth is far more fascinating than the myth.3/5(9). The allegory is intended to represent sacred love (Lucrezia) and profane love (Venus). Such is the historical paradox of Lucrezia Borgia. Lucrezia and Venus by Titian (Galeria Borghese, Rome) Myths & Accusations The illegitimate daughter of Pope Alexander VI, this Italian Renaissance woman personified the concept of the "Black Widow".