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Almost by chance a woman. Cristina di Sweden

This novel is the story of an "impossible queen", cultured and rebellious, admired and opposite, unpredictable and courageous. Born and raised in a Europe at the war, Cristina itself will stay over the crossroads of religious matters, power, politics and sex, giving proof of being a reckless and heroic protagonist of her time, with a lot to tell also in the world of today. Educated by the Father as a man, Cristina will prefer male clothes, he will behave as a man and will love the women especially ... will surround himself with intellectuals, from Descal to Pascal to Molière and, converted to Catholicism, will leave the throne to move to Rome, where he will give life to the artistic movement which, after his death in 1689, will lead to the Foundation of the Academy of Arcadia. A woman out of the ordinary who fo tells her way of her, giving her voice between documents and theater. Fo examined historical texts, he observed the paintings that portray her, resumed the chronicles of the time, and a little he has also imagined it, to give him the extraordinary uniqueness of her.

  • Author: Dario Fo
  • Format: Paperback, 14 x 22 cm
  • Pages: 160
  • Publisher: Guanda
  • Necklace: Phoenix narrators
  • Year: 2017

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