VOLUME 4 (2009)

CONTENTS

 

 

Not Just Dutiful Wives and Besotted Ladies: Epistemic Agency in the War Writing of Brilliana Harley and Margaret Cavendish
Joanne H. Wright

1

A Life in Letters: Argula von Grumbach (1492-1556/7)        
Peter Matheson

27

Body of Empire: Caterina Corner in Venetian History and Iconography
Holly Hurlburt

61

Anne Bracegirdle on Fire: Historical and Contemporary Performance of a Seventeenth Century Mad Song       
Amber Youell

 

101

FORUM


Early Modern Women and Material Culture

 

Introduction                                                         

                                           

135

“Monumental Circles” and Material Culture in Early Modern England           
Patricia Phillippy

139

Women and the Material Culture of Foods in Early Modern Germany         
Sheilagh Ogilvie, Markus Küpker, and Janine Maegraith

149

Objects, Ethics, and the Gendering of Sikh Memory            
Anne Murphy

161

“The Secret Chamber and the Other Suspect Places”: Materiality, Space, and the Fall of Catherine Howard       
Bradley J. Irish

169

Music Books of Women: Private Treasures and Personal Revelations       
Lisa Urkevich          

          

175

The Nun’s Crown    
Julie Hotchin 

187

Of Guns and Other Weapons in Mary Rowlandson’s Captivity Narrative  
Jasmine Lellock

195

Dressing a Virgin Queen: Court Women, Dress, and Fashioning the Image of England’s Queen Elizabeth I                           
Catherine L. Howey

201

Huron and Iroquois Mats
Whitney Leeson

209

Gifts to the Sisters: Erudition and Material Culture in Family Donations to the Ursulines at Troyes                           
Caroline R. Sherman

215

La Chymie for Women: Engaging Chemistry’s Bodies
Sandy Feinstein

223

“For the Use of Women”: Women and Books of Hours      
Virginia Reinburg

235

Dowering Elite Palestinian Women                                                        
Judith Tucker

 

241

REVIEWS AND BIBLIOGRAPHIES

 

 

Exhibition Review: Renaissance Art and Objects
Sheila Ffolliott

247

Website Review: “Women Writers Online” and “The Orlando Project: A History of Women’s Writing in the British Isles”
Erin E. Kelly

259

Publications in Italian in Early Modern Women’s Studies, 2004-2009
Liliana Leopardi

 

265

THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF EARLY MODERN WOMEN 2008 PRIZE FOR A GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

 

 

Abstract: Mother Sawyer and her “sweet Tom-boy” in The Witch of Edmonton
Sarah Johnson

 

273

BOOK REVIEWS

 

 

Thomasin LaMay, ed., Musical Voices of Early Modern Women: Many-Headed Melodies
Kelley A. Harness,
Echoes of Women’s Voices: Music, Art, and Female Patronage in Early Modern Florence

Valeria DeLucca

275

Anna Klosowska, ed. and trans., Madeleine de l’Aubespine, Selected Poems and Translations: A Bilingual Edition
Leah Chang

281

Darcy Donahue, ed. and trans., Ana de San Bartolomé: An Autobiography and Other Writings
Horacio Sierra

284

Rebecca Krug, Reading Families: Women’s Literate Practice in Late Medieval England       
Karrie Fuller

287

Albrecht Classen, The Power of a Woman’s Voice in Medieval and Early Modern Literatures: New Approaches to German and European Women Writers and to Violence Against Women in Premodern Times
Maura Tarnoff

289

Charles H. Parker and Jerry H. Bentley, eds., Between Modernity and the Middle Ages: Individual and Community in the Early Modern World
Maritere López

292

Kristen Post Walton, Catholic Queen, Protestant Patriarchy: Mary, Queen of Scots, and the Politics of Gender and Religion
Courtney Thomas

296

Jennifer C. Vaught, Masculinity and Emotions in Early Modern English Literature               
Anne Wohlcke

298

Kimberly Anne Coles, Religion, Reform, and Women’s Writing in Early Modern England  
James Goodrich

301