EMWJ Published Volumes

Volume 8 – 2013

Early Modern Women Journal v8


  • Household Help: Early Modern Portraits of Female Servants
    — Diane Wolfthal
  • Theorizing Transatlantic Women’s Writing: Imperial Crossings and the Production of Knowledge
    — Mónica Díaz and Stephanie Kirk
  • The Politics of Marriage in Carpaccio’s St. Ursula Cycle
    — Elizabeth Rodini
  • Isabeau of Bavaria, Anne of France, and the History of Female Regency in France
    — Tracy Adams and Glenn Rechtschaffen
  • The Goddess Re-described: Louise Labé’s “Diana” and its Intertexts
    — Deborah Lesko Baker
  • Reimagining Paradise: The Politics of Form in Dorothy Calthorpe’s Garden of Eden
    — Michelle M. Dowd
  • Gender and Civil War Politics in Margaret Cavendish’s “Assaulted and Pursued Chastity”
    — Elizabeth Walters

Forum: Revisiting Joan Kelly’s “Did Women Have a Renaissance?”

  • Foreword
    — Natalie Zemon Davis
  • “Did Women Have a Renaissance?”: A Medievalist Reads Joan Kelly and Aemilia Lanyer
    — Theresa Coletti
  • Did Children Have a Renaissance?
    — Kate Chedgzoy
  • Did Beguines Have a Late-Medieval Crisis?: Historical Models and Historiographical Martyrs
    — Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane
  • Elisabeth Parr’s Renaissance at the Mid-Tudor Court
    — Helen Graham-Matheson
  • Casting New Molds: The Duchess of Aveiro’s Global Colonial Enterprise (1669–1715)
    — Jeanne Gillespie
  • Women’s Black-Seal Letters in Sixteenth-Century Japan
    — Tomoko L. Kitagawa

Exhibition/Television Reviews

  • Royalists to Romantics: Women Artists from the Louvre, Versailles, and Other French National Collections
    — Norma Broude
  • The Borgias: The Showtime Series
    — Margaret F. Rosenthal
  • Isabel: The Televisión Española Series
    — Barbara F. Weissberger
  • The Tudors: The Showtime Series
    — Retha Warnicke

Book Reviews

  • Naomi Miller and Naomi Yavneh, Gender and Early Modern Construction of Childhood
    — Mary Ellen Lamb
  • Natasha Korda, Labors Lost: Women’s Work and the Early Modern Stage; Bella Mirabella, ed., Ornamentalism: The Art of Renaissance Accessories
    — Pamela S. Hammons
  • Katherine A. McIver, ed., Wives, Widows, Mistresses, and Nuns in Early Modern Italy: Making the Invisible Visible through Art and Patronage
    Sally Ann Hickson, Women, Art, and Architectural Patronage in Renaissance Mantua: Matrons, Mystics, and Monasteries
    — Diane Yvonne Ghirardo
  • Saundra Weddle, ed. and trans., The Chronicle of Le Murate by Sister Giustina Niccolini
    — Elissa B. Weaver
  • Janet Smarr, trans. and ed., Louise-Geneviève Gillot de Sainctonge, Dramatizing Dido, Circe, and Griselda
    — Virginia Scott
  • Susan Broomhall and Jennifer Spinks, eds., Early Modern Women in the Low Countries: Feminizing Sources and Interpretations of the Past
    — Martine van Elk
  • Marjorie Elizabeth Plummer, From Priest’s Whore to Pastor’s Wife: Clerical Marriage and the Process of Reform in the Early German Reformation
    — David M. Whitford
  • Lloyd Strickland, ed. and trans., Leibniz and the Two Sophies: The Philosophical Correspondence
    — Barbara Becker-Cantarino
  • William David Myers, Death and a Maiden: Infanticide and the Tragical History of Grethe Schmidt
    — Jason P. Coy
  • Sherry Velasco, Lesbians in Early Modern Spain
    — Lisa Vollendorf
  • Kevin Donnelly and Sandra Sider, eds. and trans., Cecilia del Nacimiento: Journey of a Mystic Soul in Poetry and Prose
    — Evelyn Toft
  • Elizabeth Rhodes, Dressed to Kill: Death and Meaning in Zayas’s Desengaños
    — Encarnación Juárez-Almendros
  • George Antony Thomas, The Politics and Poetics of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
    — Nina M. Scott
  • Michelle M. Dowd and Thomas Festa, eds., Early Modern Women on the Fall: An Anthology
    — Sarah C. E. Ross
  • Rebecca Laroche and Jennifer Munroe, eds., Ecofeminist Approaches to Early Modernity
    — Charles Whitney
  • Deborah Uman, Women as Translators in Early Modern England
    — Belén Bistué
  • Jane Donawerth, Conversational Rhetoric: The Rise and Fall of a Women’s Tradition, 1600–1900
    Katherine R. Larson, Early Modern Women in Conversation
    — Marion Wynne-Davies
  • Donald Stump, Linda Shenk, and Carole Levin, eds., Elizabeth I and the ‘Sovereign Arts’: Essays in Literature, History, and Culture
    — Helen Hackett
  • Akiko Kusunoki, Mary Sidney Wroth: The Woman Who Challenged Shakespeare
    — Kimiko Nishimura
  • Patricia Phillippy, ed., The Writings of an English Sappho: Elizabeth Cooke Hoby Russell
    — Sara Jayne Steen
  • Sarah C. E. Ross, ed., Katherine Austen’s Book M: British Library, Additional Manuscript 4454
    — S. J. Wiseman
  • Reid Barbour and David Norbrook, eds., The Works of Lucy Hutchinson. Volume I (Parts 1 and 2): Translation of Lucretius
    — Shannon Miller
  • Rachel Trubowitz, Nation and Nurture in Seventeenth-Century English Literature
    — Diane Purkiss
  • Penelope Anderson, Friendship’s Shadows: Women’s Friendship and the Politics of Betrayal in England, 1640–1705
    — Megan Matchinske
  • Bernadette Andrea, ed., English Women Staging Islam, 1696–1707
    — Ros Ballaster

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