VOLUME 3 (2008)

“Thy Righteousness is but a menstrual clout”: Sanitary Practices and Prejudice in Early Modern England
Sara Read          

1

Inscribing Gender on the Early Modern Body: Marital Violence in German Texts of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Century
Katja Altpeter-Jones

27

Elizabeth Cary’s Female Trinity: Breaking Custom with Mosaic Law in The Tragedy of Mariam
Cristina León Alfar

61

A Women’s Republic of Letters: Anna Maria van Schurman, Marie de Gournay and Female Self-Representation in Relation to the Public Sphere
Anne R. Larsen

105

Women's Musical Voices in Sixteenth-Century England
Linda Phyllis Austern

127

Demure Transgression: Portraying Female "Saints" in Post-Tridentine Italy
Helen Hills

153

FORUM


The Rise of the Mercantile Economy and Early Modern Women

 

Forum Introduction                             

                                                                       

209

Femininity in the Marketplace: The Ideal Woman in Fourteenth-Century Florence
Juliann Vitullo

211

Merchant Wives, Agency, and Ambivalence in Early Modern Studies          
Ann Christensen

217

Gaining Honor as Husband’s Deputy: Margherita Datini at Work, 1381-1410  
Ann Crabb

225
Widows, Legal Rights, and the Mercantile Economy of Early Modern Milan
Jeannette M. Fregulia
233

Identifying Women Proprietors in Wills from Fifteenth-Century London     
Kate Kelsey Staples    

                      

239

Women, Objects, and Exchanges in Early Modern Florence    
Ann Matchette                                         

       

240

THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF EARLY MODERN WOMEN GRADUATE STUDENT PRIZE

 

 

Abstract, Rembrandt’s The Death of the Virgin, Cartesianism, and Modernity in the Dutch Republic
Elissa Auerbach

 

253

BIBLIOGRAPHIES


Recent Spanish and French Publications

 

Mujeres que saben latín: Publications in Spanish in Early Modern Women’s Studies, 2004-2007
Ana Kothe

257

Je nomme ceci votre proumenoir: Publications in French in Early Modern Women’s Studies, 2004-2007
Stéphane Pillet

 

271

ART EXHIBITION REVIEW

 

 

Images of Women in Old Master Prints and Drawings/ Images by Women in Old Master Prints and Drawings, Spaigthwood Galleries, Upton, MA
Jodi Cranston

 

309

BOOK REVIEWS

 

 

Early Modern Women and the Genesis of Modern Science: A Review Essay
Judith P. Zinsser, Men, Women, and the Birthing of Modern Science
Lianne McTavish, Childbirth and the Display of Authority in Early Modern France
Katharine Park, Secrets of Women: Gender, Generation, and the Origins of Human Dissection
Elspeth Whitney

319

John Newton and Jo Bath, Witchcraft and the Act of 1604
Raisa Maria Toivo

325

Sylvia Brown, Wonder, Gender and Radical Religion in Early Modern Europe
Carrie F. Klaus

328

Edith Snook, Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England
Katheryn Giglio

331

Gina Bloom, Voice in Motion: Staging Gender, Shaping Sound in Early Modern England
Erin Minear

333

Kate Chedgzoy, Women’s Writing in the British Atlantic World: Memory, Place and History, 1550-1700
Anita Gilman Sherman

335

Dympna Callaghan, The Impact of Feminism in English Renaissance Studies
Pamela Hammons

338

Gabrielle Langdon, Medici Women: Portraits of Power, Love, and Betrayal from the Court of Duke Cosimo I
Joyce De Vries

341

The Marian Catholic Revival: A Review Essay
Eamon Duffy and David Loades, The Church of Mary Tudor
William Wizeman, S.J., The Theology and Spirituality of Mary Tudor’s Church
Robert Scully, S.J.

344

Classical Medicine and the Origins of Gynecology: A Review Essay              
Helen King, Midwifery, Obstetrics, and the Rise of Gynecology:
The Uses of a Sixteenth-Century Compendium

Eve Keller, Generating Bodies and Gendered Selves: The Rhetoric
Of Reproduction in Early Modern England

Rachana Sachdev

350