VOLUME 10.2 (2016)

CONTENTS

 

INTRODUCTION

1

ESSAYS

 

Istruzione alle maestre (Instruction for Teachers): A Model Text for Women’s Lay Conservatories in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Tuscany
Jennifer Haraguchi

3

Soundings of Laughter in Early Modern England: Women, Men, and Everyday Uses of Humor
Megan J. Fung

22

Women as Athletes in Early Modern Britain
Peter Radford

42

Joanna and her Sisters: Mulatto Women in Print and Image, 1602–1796
Rebecca P. Brienen

65

PERFORMANCE AND TEXT

 

Playing with Margaret Cavendish and Mary Wroth: Staging Early Modern Women’s Dramatic Romances for Modern Audiences
Naomi J. Miller

95

FILM REVIEWS

 

Imposing Romance: Cinematic Representations of Lady Jane Grey and Mary, Queen of Scots
Andrew Bretz

111

Anne of the Thousand Adaptations
Katja Pilhuj

115

Negotiating the Past: Early Modern Women in Spanish Films (1996–2010)
Esther Fernández

119

The Ladies’ Way: Representations of Early Modern Women in Two Recent French Films
Barbara Woshinsky

128

Women in Edo Japan: Contemporary Cinematic Representations
Hanako Nadehara

135

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

 

Frauensache. Wie Brandenburg Preussen wurde
Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly

143

Courtly Rivals in The Hague: Elizabeth Stuart, 1596–1662 & Amalia van Solms, 1602–1675
Jan Fernhout

150

Splendid Japanese Women Artists of the Edo Period
Tomi Suzuki

155

BOOK REVIEWS

 

Mara R. Wade, ed., Gender Matters: Discourses of Violence in Early Modern Literature and the Arts
Courtney Thomas

167

Sigrun Haude and Melinda S. Zook, eds., Challenging Orthodoxies: The Social and Cultural Worlds of Early Modern Women
Elaine Hobby

170

Isabella Campagnol, Forbidden Fashions: Invisible Luxuries in Early Venetian Convents
Patricia Allerston

172

Nirit Ben-Aryeh Debby, The Cult of St Clare of Assisi in Early Modern Italy
Lezlie Knox

176

Ann Crabb, The Merchant of Prato’s Wife: Margherita Datini and Her World, 1360–1423
Holly S. Hurlburt

 179

Stefanie Solum, Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence: Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace
Jane Tylus

182

Molly M. Martin and Paola Ugolini, ed. and trans., Veronica Gambara: Complete Poems. A Bilingual Edition
Rinaldina Russell

 185

Brendan Dooley, A Mattress Maker’s Daughter: The Renaissance Romance of Don Giovanni de’ Medici and Livia Vernazza
Konrad Eisenbichler

 188

Jesse M. Locker, Artemesia Gentilieschi: The Language of Painting
Sheila Ffolliott

 191

Nieves Baranda Leturio and Maria Carmen Marín Peña, eds, Letras en la celda: Cultura escrita de los conventos femeninos en la España moderna
Aránzazu Borrachero Mendíbil

 194

Esther Alegre Carvajal, ed., Damas de la Casa de Mendoza: Historias, leyendas y olvidos
Grace E. Coolidge

198

Jeanne Flore. Kelly Digby Peebles, ed. and trans., Marta Rijn Finch, poems trans., Tales and Trials of Love: A Bilingual Edition and Study
Deborah Lesko Baker

201

Domna C. Stanton, The Dynamics of Gender in Early Modern France: Women Writ, Women Writing
Katherine Dauge-Roth

 204

Bo Karen Lee, Sacrifice and Delight in the Mystical Theologies of Anna Maria van Schurman and Madame Jeanne Guyon
Rev. John J. Conley, S. J.

 208

Jennifer Evans, Aphrodisiacs, Fertility and Medicine in Early Modern England
Rebecca Laroche

 211

Kirilka Stavreva, Words Like Daggers: Violent Female Speech in Early Modern England
Lara Dodds

 213

Julie Crawford, Mediatrix: Women, Politics, and Literary Production in Early Modern England
Mary Ellen Lamb

 216

Susan Doran, Elizabeth I and Her Circle
Janel Mueller

220

Katherine Butler, Music in Elizabethan Court Politics
Katherine R. Larson

224

Leslie C. Dunn and Katherine R. Larson, eds., Gender and Song in Early Modern England
Deanna Smid

 227

Margaret Tyler. Joyce Boro, ed., Mirror of Princely Deeds and Knighthood
Kathryn Narramore

230

Lisa Walters, Margaret Cavendish: Gender, Science and Politics
Mary Baine Campbell

232

Alice Eardley, ed., Lady Hester Pulter’s Poems, Emblems, and The Unfortunate Florinda
Penelope Anderson

236

Jessica L. Malay, The Case of Mistress Mary Hampson: Her Story of Marital Abuse and Defiance in Seventeenth-Century England
Karen J. Cunningham

239

Sarah Apetrei and Hannah Smith, eds., Religion and Women in Britain, 1660–1760
Phyllis Mack

242

Gina Cogan, The Princess Nun: Bunchi, Buddhist Reform, and Gender in Early Edo Japan
Nam-lin Hur

244

CONTRIBUTORS

249