VOLUME 9.2 (2015)

CONTENTS

 
INTRODUCTION
1

ESSAYS

 

Mapping Queenship: Anna of Denmark’s Politics of Representation in Stuart Cartography and The Masque of Queens
Katja Pilhuj

3

The Poetic Habit: Verse and Vestment in Spanish and French Carmel
Daniel J. Hanna

39

“In Sara’s Lap”: Cary, Calvin, and the Female Icon in The Tragedy of Mariam
Beverly Marshall van note

71

From Birthing Chamber to Court Room: The Medical and Legal Communities of the Colonial Essex County Midwife
Abby Chandler

109
Performance and DVD Reviews

a woman like that
Eve Straussman-Pflanzer


139

Iphigenia at Aulis
Emma Whipday

144

The Tragedie of Cleopatra
Mary Ellen Lamb

148

Arden of Faversham and The Roaring Girl
Penelope Anderson

153

“The Tragedy of Thomas Merry”
Sarah Lewis

161

Love’s Victory
Marta Straznicky

166

The Convent of Pleasure
Katherine R. Larson

 170

Queen Anne
Frank Palmeri

175

BOOK REVIEWS

 

Allyson M. Poska, Jane Couchman, and Katharine A. Mclver, eds., The Ashgate Research Companion to Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe Eleanor Hubbard, City Women: Money, Sex and the Social Order in Early Modern England
Amy M. Froide

179

Debra Barrett-Graves, ed., The Emblematic Queen: Extra-Literary Representations of Early Modern Queenship
Georgianna Ziegler

184

Nadine Akkerman and Birgit Houben, eds., The Politics of Female Households: Ladies-in-Waiting across Early Modern Europe
R. Malcolm Smuts

189

Lesley K. Twomey, The Fabric of Marian Devotion in Isabel de Villena’s Vita ChristiJohn C. Appleby, Women and English Piracy, 1540–1720: Partners and Victims of Crime
Ronald E. Surtz

193

Nicolas Terpstra, Cultures of Charity: Women, Politics, and the Reform of Poor Relief in Renaissance Italy
Michelle A. Laughran

196

Barbara Torelli Benedetti, Lisa Sampson and Barbara Burgess-Van Aken, eds. and trans. Partenia, a Pastoral Play. A Bilingual Edition
Maria Galli Stampino

200

Sean Ward, ed. and trans., Memoirs (1630–1680), by Sophia of Hanover
Lynne Tatlock

 203

Alisha Rankin, Panaceia’s Daughters: Noblewomen as Healers in Early Modern Germany
Amy Eisen Cislo

207

Amanda Pipkin, Rape in the Republic, 1609–1725: Formulating Dutch Identity
Erica Heinsen-Roach

 211

G. G. Rowley, An Imperial Concubine’s Tale: Scandal, Shipwreck, and Salvation in Seventeenth-Century Japan
Sonja Arntzen

 214

Josephine Donovan, Women and the Rise of the Novel, 1405–1726
Patricia Meyer Spacks

217

Femke Molekamp, Women and the Bible in Early Modern England: Religious Reading and Writing
Erica Longfellow

221

Genelle Gertz, Heresy Trials and English Women Writers, 1400–1670
Tim Stretton

224

Helen Smith, “Grossly Material Things”: Women and Book Production in Early Modern England
Anne Coldiron

227

Adrian Wilson, Ritual and Conflict: The Social Relations of Childbirth in Early Modern England
Mary Fissell

 230

Jennifer Higginbotham, The Girlhood of Shakespeare’s Sisters: Gender, Transgression, Adolescence
Naomi J. Miller

 233

Julie A. Eckerle, Romancing the Self in Early Modern Englishwomen’s Life Writing
Sharon Cadman Seelig

237

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann, Forms of Engagement: Women, Poetry, and Culture 1640–1680
Pamela S. Hammons

241

Lesley Peterson, ed., The Mirror of the Worlde: A Translation by Elizabeth Tanfield Cary
Bernadette Andrea

 245

H. L. Meakin, The Painted Closet of Lady Anne Bacon Drury
Jessica L. Malay

 248

Jacqueline Broad, ed., Mary Astell, The Christian Religion, as Professed by a Daughter of the Church of England
Melinda Zook

 252

Katie Barclay and Deborah Simonton, eds., Women in Eighteenth-Century Scotland: Intimate, Intellectual and Public Lives
Cathryn Spence

 255

CONTRIBUTERS

259