Renaissance woman


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Renaissance woman

n.
A woman who has broad intellectual interests and is accomplished in areas of both the arts and the sciences.
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Ren′aissance wom′an



n.
a woman knowledgeable or proficient in more than one field.
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Modern day renaissance woman and 15-time GRAMMY Award winner Alicia Keys will lend her voice to help inspire, empower and motivate people to be their authentic selves at the 'Achieve the Unimaginable' event on September 3 at the Coca Cola Arena, joining an already stellar line-up that includes headliner Tony Robbins.
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This is not new terminology; Pamela Benson, in her book The Invention of the Renaissance Woman, terms Boccaccio's De mulieribus "pro-feminist rather than feminist," but she uses the term to signify the paradoxical subversion of female praise, praise that is necessarily "short-circuited" by the social and cultural limitations of the times (Pennsylvania State UP, 1992, p.
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Maud Suiter was a genuine Renaissance woman; a poet, artist and art curator.
Lynch has never been a follower and describes herself as an "artistic renaissance woman." At one time she considered becoming a fashion designer, but her mother suggested an architecture program instead because it was a more "financially realistic career." She took her mother's advice and relocated to Colorado from Georgia and is now enrolled in the program learning how to work with 2D and 3D parametric software and prepare mechanical drawings.
ITALIAN researchers edge closer to solving one of art history's great mysteries - identifying the Renaissance woman who posed for Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.