improvvisatrice

Related to improvvisatrice: Improvisatrice

improvvisatrice

(improvisaːˈtritʃe) or

improvisatrix

n
a woman who extemporizes or improvises
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Smith develops this notion of performing identity as a prophetic act via readings of Germaine de Stael and Hester Lynch Piozzi, both of whom would see in the improvvisatrice "a type of female genius directly associated with an historical tradition of women visionaries that predated, and perhaps even superseded, the Pauline injunctions against women's participation in the public sphere" (83).
In chapter three, evidence of Morandi's anatomical studies in partnership with her husband, and of contemporary testimony of her professionalism, is juxtaposed to later depictions of her as "improvvisatrice," self-taught in the anatomical science.
In brief, the identification between the figure of the improvvisatrice and an idea of 'Italy' in Milli's verse as in her public persona as 'l'usignolo del Risorgimento' is equally an echo and a rewriting of that earlier elision, Corinne, ou l'Italie.
(25) Oreste Raggi, Biografia con alquante poesie inedite di Giannina Milli improvvisatrice, 2nd edn (Florence: Le Monnier, 1861), p.
Germany (chapter 3) not only produces its own improvvisatrice of the North (Anna Louisa Karsch), but also the most cogent contemporary account of the phenomenon by a foreign traveler to Rome, Carl Ludwig Fernow's Uber die Improvisatoren (1806).
Esterhammer welcomes this condition as justification for her argument "that the significance of the improvvisatore and improvvisatrice for Romantic and post-Romantic culture lies in their reception, much more than in the poetry that was actually extemporized" (220).
Ephemeral as it is, then, Andrew of Padua deserves notice for being the only one of the numerous nineteenth-century novels and poems on the fashionable figure of the improvvisatore or improvvisatrice that develops the potential of this figure for a reflection on narrative authority and the act of telling--and selling--one's stories to a targeted audience.
Tutto sommato, il caso Corilla e un esempio della difficile carriera di una donna che cercava di farsi strada con la propria professione di poetessa improvvisatrice. Da bambina fu incoraggiata e protetta da vari membri dell'aristocrazia, ma fu poi abbandonata quando i gesuiti fecero di lei uno strumento politico.
Il presente libro, decimo volume della collana "Cultura e memoria" promossa dalla Provincia di Firenze, contiene 451 lettere scambiate fra l'erudito ecclesiastico Giovanni Cristofano Amaduzzi, professore di lingua greca alla Sapienza, e l'improvvisatrice toscana Maria Maddalena Morelli, famosa sotto il nome arcade di Corilla Olimpica, ispiratrice, fra altro, del romanzo Corinne ou l'Italie di Madame de Stall e del dramma Corilla Olimpica di Paolo Giacometti, opere letterarie che non giovarono alla comprensione della figura storica della poetessa.
Those trends include the English Della Cruscan poetic movement; portraits of famous improvvisatores and improvvisatrices (e.g., Corilla, Taddei, Sgricci); debates about Homer as an improviser; extempore poetics (e.g., Brun); adaptations of commedia dell'arte; improviser literature; the Bildungsroman; and "how-to-improvise" textbooks.