EMWJ Published Volumes

Volume 12.1 – Fall 2017

Early Modern Women Journal Volume 12.1


  • Pressure to Publish: Laura Terracina and her Editors
    — Amelia Papworth
  • Isabel de Borbón and the Governance of the Spanish Monarchy
    — Alejandra Franganillo Álvarez
  • The Bizarre Muse: The Literary Persona of Margherita Costa
    — Jessica Goethals
  • “Equally Charming, Equally Too Great”: Female Rivalry, Politics, and Opera in Early Eighteenth-Century London
    — Alison DeSimone

Forum: Play, Games, and Performance

  • The Game of Politics: Catherine de’ Medici and Chess
    — Susan Broomhall
  • “We made a blame game of your game”: Jean Desmarets, the Jeu des Reynes Renommées, and the Dame des Reynes
    — Naomi Lebens
  • Parlor Games, Spatial Strategy, and The Two Angry Women of Abington
    — Emma Katherine Atwood
  • Playing Cards with God: The Visions of the Portuguese Nun, Mariana de Purificação (1623–95)
    — Joana Serrado
  • Jeu de dames: A Game for Women in Renaissance Europe
    — Alex de Voogt and Wim van Mourik
  • Hazarding for Marriage: John Blagrave’s Lottery for Maidservants
    — Richelle Munkhoff
  • Gyno Ludens: Small Work and Play in Everyday Archives
    — Natasha Korda
  • Was the Long Eighteenth Century a Golden Age for Women in Sport?: The Cases of Mme Bunel and Alicia Thornton
    — Peter Radford

Book Reviews

  • James Daybell and Svante Norrhem, eds., Gender and Political Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1400–1800
    — Amanda L. Capern
  • Alison Weber, ed., Devout Laywomen in the Early Modern World
    — Laura Swan
  • Sabine Arnaud, On Hysteria: The Invention of a Medical Category between 1670 and 1820
    — Lindsay Wilson
  • Jennifer G. Germann and Heidi A. Strobel, eds., Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe
    — Chloe Wigston smith
  • Meredith K. Ray, Daughters of Alchemy: Women and Scientific Culture in Early Modern Italy
    — Tessa Storey
  • Courtney Quaintance, Textual Masculinity and the Exchange of Women in Renaissance Venice
    — Deanna Shemek
  • Holly S. Hurlburt, Daughter of Venice: Caterina Corner, Queen of Cyprus and Woman of the Renaissance
    — Monica Chojnacka
  • Danielle Callegari and Shannon McHugh, eds. and trans., Diodata Malvasia. Writings on the Sisters of San Luca and Their Miraculous Madonna
    — Saundra Weddle
  • Barry Keane, trans.,Anna Stanisławska. Orphan Girl
    — Jerzy Jarniewicz
  • Patrick John Corness and Barbara Judkowiak, ed. and trans., Franciszka Urszula Radziwiłłowa. Selected Drama and Verse
    — Ursula Phillips
  • Cordula van Wyhe, ed., and Susan M. Smith, trans., Margaret van Noort. Spiritual Writings of Sister Margaret of the Mother of God (1635–1643)
    — Victoria Christman
  • Hope Johnston, ed., and Brian Anslay, trans., Christine de Pizan. The Boke of the Cyte of Ladyes
    — Cristina Malcolmson
  • Mary Dunn, The Cruelest of All Mothers: Marie de l’Incarnation, Motherhood, and Christian Tradition
    — John J. Conley, S.J.
  • Perry Gethner, ed. and trans., Françoise Pascal, Marie-Catherine Desjardins, Antoinette Deshoulières, and Catherine Durand. Challenges to Traditional Authority: Plays by French Women Authors, 1650–1700
    — Karen Newman
  • Lisa Ze Winters, The Mulatta Concubine: Terror, Intimacy, Freedom, and Desire in the Black Transatlantic
    — Brooke N. Newman
  • Ann M. Little, The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright
    — Vivian Bruce Conger
  • Wendy Wall, Recipes for Thought: Knowledge and Taste in the Early Modern English Kitchen
    — Laura Giannetti
  • Akiko Kusunoki, Gender and Representations of the Female Subject in Early Modern England: Creating Their Own Meanings
    — Marion Wynne-Davies
  • Sarah C. E. Ross and Paul Salzman, eds., Editing Early Modern Women
    — Patricia Phillippy
  • Jenna Lay, Beyond the Cloister: Catholic Englishwomen and Early Modern Literary Culture
    — Jaime Goodrich
  • Kristianna Polder, Matrimony in the True Church: The Seventeenth-Century Quaker Marriage Approbation Discipline
    — Su Fang Ng
  • Julie Peakman, Amatory Pleasures: Explorations in Eighteenth-Century Sexual Culture
    — Tassie Gwilliam
  • Aleksondra Hultquist and Elizabeth J. Matthews, eds., New Perspectives on Delarivier Manley and Eighteenth-Century Literature: Power, Sex, and Text
    — Ros Ballaster
  • Manuel-Reyes García Hurtado, ed., El siglo XVIII en feminino: Las mujeres en el Siglo de las Luces
    — Rebecca Haidt

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