VOLUME 5 (2010)

CONTENTS

 

"Lady without Equal": Lucrezia Paolina, Salvator Rosa, and Feminist Art History
Linda Hults

11

"The art to desifer the true Caracter of Constancy": Female Silence in Wroth's Urania      
Elisa Oh

45

"This is that I may remember what passing that happened in Waterford": Inscribing the 1641 Rising in the Letters of the Wife of the Mayor of Waterford
Naomi McAreavey

77

"We shall discover our Selves": Practicing the Mermaid's Law in Margaret Cavendish's The Convent of Pleasure       
Tara Pedersen

137

Rape and Sociopolitical Positioning in the Histoire tragique      
Anne E. Duggan

 

 

FORUM

 

 

Introduction                  

                                                                                  

167

Margaret's Beard      
Amy Greenstadt

171

The Chaste and the Licentious: Female Sexuality and Moral Discourse in Ming and Early Qing China      
Weijing Lu

183

"Be more strange and bold": Kissing Lepers and Female Same-Sex Desire in The Book of Margery Kempe                                                            
Jonathan Hsy

189

Sex, Starch-Houses, and Poking Sticks: Alien Women's Work and the Technologies of Material Culture       
Natasha Korda

201

Rising Above the Injustice: An Abbess Secures Her Identity in Fifteenth-Century Avignon       
Whitney Leeson      

             

209

"Incontinent Practices": Women, Language, and Sexual Crime in Colonial Maine
Abigail Chandler 

217

Single Women and Sex in the Early Modern Atlantic World  
Lindsay Moore

223

Modeling Female Sexuality in Early Modern Letter Books                      
Ian Moulton

229

"All the Many and Varied Remedies and Secrets": Sexual Practices and Reproductive Knowledge in the Renaissance
Brian Sandberg

235

Sex, Astrology, and the Almanacs of Sarah Jinner                           
Chantelle Thauvette

243

Making Sexual Knowledge                                                            
Valerie Traub

 

251

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

 

 

Exhibition Review: Reasons to Look Back: Judith Leyster, 1609-1660, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, June 21-November 29, 2009
Aneta Georgievska-Shine

261

Exhibition Review: Pomp and Power: Antoinette Bouzonnet Stella's Entrance of the Emperor Sigismond into Mantua, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, February 5, 2010-August 22, 2010
Sonja hansard Weiner

269

Publications in German in Early Modern Women’s Studies, 2004-2009
Olga Trokhimenko

281

The Society for the Study of Early Modern Women 2009 Prize for a Graduate Student Conference Presentation Abstract: "The Role of Women's Discourse, Men's Honor, and Domestic Abuse in Marfa de Zayas's The Disenchantments of Love
Horacio Sierra

293

"Attending to Early Modern Women" Conference 2009: Review by Graduate Students
Amy L. Merritt, Marisha Caswell, Marie Ladino, Nora Lambert, Lara Langer

 

295

BOOK REVIEWS

 

 

Jonathan K. Nelson, ed., Plautilla Nelli (1524-1588): The Painter-Prioress of Renaissance Florence        
Julia Dabbs

303

Mary Wiesner-Hanks, The Marvelous Hairy Girls: The Gonzales Sisters and Their Worlds
Rebecca Lush

306

Margaret L. King and Albert Rabil, Jr., eds., Teaching Other Voices: Women and Religion in Early Modern Europe
Bo Karen Lee

309

Nicholas D. Paige, trans., Marie-Madeleine Pioche de La Vergne, Zayde: A Spanish Romance
Javier Irigoyen-Garcia

312

Rouben Cholakian and Mary Skemp, eds. and trans. Marguerite de Navarre. Selected Writings. A Bilingual Edition 
Eve-Alice Roustang-Stoller

314

Anne J. Cruz and Mihoko Suziki, eds., The Rule of Women in Early Modern Europe
Tim Elston

316

Michelle M. Dowd and Julie A. Eckerle, eds., Genre and Women's Life Writing in Early Modern England; Nicky Hallett, ed., Lives of Spirit: English Carmelite Self-Writing of the Early Modern Period
Wendy Weise

 

318

CONTRIBUTORS

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