Modesta di Pozzo di Forzi

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Modesta di Pozzo di Forzi (died circa 1593) was an author living in Venice, Italy.[1] She published "in no uncertain words" a book about the superiority of women to men in 1593.[1] She died shortly after the publication and so did not hear about the great success of her book.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Spencer, Anna Garlin in Kennerley, Mitchell (ed.) (1912). "The Drama of the Woman of Genius". The Forum (New York: Forum Pub. Co.) 47: 41.