VOLUME 1 (2006)

CONTENTS

 

Letter from the Editors

Jane Donawerth, Adele Seeff, Diane Wolfthal, Editors

1

‘High Housewifery’: the Duties and Letters of Barbara Gamage Sidney, Countess of Leicester

Margaret P. Hanney

 

7

Bocche Inutili: Incorporating Pisa in the Florentine Imaginary

Cristelle L. Baskins

 

37

Maladies up Her Sleeve? Clerical Interpretation of a Suffering Female Body in Counter-Reformation Spain

Susan Laningham

69

Suppressing Women Philosophers: The Case of the Early Modern Canon

John J. Conley, SJ

 

99

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Ermine: Elizabeth I’s Coronation Robes and Mothers’ Legacies in Early Modern England

Elizabeth Mazzola

 

115

A Renaissance Woman (Still) Adrift in the World

Merry E. Weisner-Hanks

 

137

BOOK REVIEWS

 

 

Wendy Heller, Emblems of Eloquence: Opera and Women’s Voices in
Seventeenth-Century Venice

Sarah F. Williams

 

159

Amy Leonard, Nails in the Wall: Catholic Nuns in Reformation Germany

Rebecca Clark Nykwest

 

162

Maria Bogucka, Women in Early Modern Polish Society, Against the
European Background

Elizabeth Driver

 

165

Nancy Bradley Warren, Women of God and Arms: Female Spirituality and Political Conflict, 1380–1600

Susan Dinan

 

168

Jane Couchman and Ann Crabb, editors, Women’s Letters Across Europe, 1400–1700: Form and Persuasion

Erin A. Sadlack

 

171

Pamela Allen Brown and Peter Parolin, editors, Women Players in England, 1500–1660: Beyond the All-Male Stage

Meg Pearson

 

175
Contributors 179