"Did Women Have a Renaissance?"
Did Women Have a Renaissance? Unfortunately, the absence of women's stories in many areas of Renaissance studies has led to little discussion of the social and political regulation that caused it, and of how transgressions of female boundaries might have been achieved. However, a growing number of feminist scholars have shown that women in the Renaissance did not merely internalize the roles urged on them, but rather constructed positions for
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images or whether they rebelled against what they saw, but we do know that certain pictures were intended for female consumption. We also have some evidence, though scant, that women were not to be controlled as easily as may have been hoped. Nor were women completely conjoined from being successful artists and assertive patrons or from interpreting and understanding art of various subject matter in ways of transgress and unacceptable towards the dominant male view.