VOLUME 9.1 (2014)

CONTENTS

 
INTRODUCTION
1

ESSAYS

 

Shifting the Frame: Trans-Imperial Approaches to Gender in the Atlantic World
Susan D. Amussen And Allyson M. Poska

3

A Guided Tour of Heaven and Hell: The Otherworldly Journey in Chiara Matraini and Lucrezia Marinella
Shannon McHugh

25

Beyond The Tale of Genji: Murasaki Shikibu as Icon and Exemplum in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Popular Japanese Texts for Women
Satoko Naito

47

FORUM

Women Patrons, Collectors, and Curators

 

Royal Tudor Women as Patrons and Curators
Valerie Schutte

79

Mencia de Mendoza, Marquise of Zenete: Early Modern Spain’s Cultural Ambassador
Noelia García Perez

89

Anna of Saxony and her Library
Brian Hale

101

Madame de Sable’s Salon of Reconciliation
John Conley, S. J.

115

“Une abundance extra ordinaire”: The Porcelain Collection of Amalia van Solms
Virginia Treanor

127

Cutting, Arranging, and Pasting: Sarah Sophia Banks as Collector
Arlene Leis

141

BOOK REVIEWS

 

Eleanor Hubbard, City Women: Money, Sex and the Social Order in Early Modern England
Bernard Capp

155

Wendy D. Churchill, Female Patients in Early Modern Britain: Gender, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Lisa Forman Cody

158

Retha M. Warnicke, Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners
Susan Doran

162

John C. Appleby, Women and English Piracy, 1540–1720: Partners and Victims of Crime
Claire Jowitt

165

Elizabeth Heale, ed., The Devonshire Manuscript: A Women’s Book of Courtly Poetry
Christopher Martin

167

Mario DiGangi, Sexual Types: Embodiment, Agency, and Dramatic Character from Shakespeare to Shirley
Theodora A. Jankowski

170

Caroline Bowden, Laurence Lux-Sterritt, and Nicky Hallett, eds., English Convents in Exile, 1600–1800. Part 1, Vol. 1–3
Jenna Lay

 174

Caroline Bowden, Katrien Daemen-de Gelder, James E. Kelly, and Carmen M. Mangion, eds., English Convents in Exile, 1600–1800. Part 2, Vol. 4-6
Jaime Goodrich

 178

Emily C. Francomano, ed. and trans., Three Spanish Querelle Texts: Grisel and Mirabella, The Slander against Women, and The Defense ofLadies against Slanderers. Pere Torrellas and Juan de Flores. A Bilingual Edition and Study
Emily S. Beck

 182

Gabriella Zarri and Nieves Baranda Leturio, eds., Memoria e comunita femminili: Spagna e Italia, secc. XV–XVII
Silvia Evangelisti

185

Stacey Schlau, Gendered Crime and Punishment: Women and/in the Hispanic Inquisitions
Nieves Romero-Díaz

 189

Sarah E. Owens and Jane E. Mangan, eds., Women of the Iberian Atlantic
Stacey Schlau

 193

Christopher Nissen, Kissing the Wild Woman: Concepts of Art, Beauty, and the Italian Prose Romance in Giulia Bigolina’s Urania
Valeria Finucci

197

Konrad Eisenbichler, The Sword and the Pen: Women, Politics, and Poetry in Sixteenth-Century Siena
Maria Galli Stampino

200

Meredith K. Ray and Lara Westwater, eds. and trans., Letters Familiar and Formal by Arcangela Tarabotti
Laura Giannetti

 204

George W. McClure, Parlour Games and the Public Life of Women in Renaissance Italy
Holly S. Hurlburt

207

Virginia Cox, Lyric Poetry by Women of the Italian Renaissance
Gerry Milligan

 210

Valerie Worth-Stylianou, ed. and trans. Pregnancy and Birth in Early Modern France: Treatises by Caring Physicians and Surgeons
Wendy Perkins

 214

Marianne Legault, Female Intimacies in Seventeenth-Century French Literature
Barbara Woshinsky

 217

Joni M. Hand, Women, Manuscripts and Identity in Northern Europe, 1350–1550
Kathleen Wellman

 221

Tryntje Helfferich, The Iron Princess: Amalia Elizabeth and the Thirty Years War
Silvia Z. Mitchell

 224

CONTRIBUTORS

 229