Contents

 

Articles

  • Letter from the Editors
    Jane Donawerth, Adele Seeff, Diane Wolfthal, editors
     
  • ‘The Breast and Belly of a Queen: Elizabeth After Tilbury
    Christopher Martin
     
  • A Recluse of the Inner Quarters: The Poet Ji Xian (1614-1683)
    Grace Fong
     
  • The Dominicans and Cloistered Women: The Convent of Sant’Aurea in Rome
    Anne Dunlop
     
  • Reading the Space of the Closet in Aemilia Lanyer’s Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum
    Katherine R. Larson
     
  • Back Talk: Two Prostitutes’ Voices from Rome c. 1600
    Elizabeth S. Cohen
     
  • This Music which is not One: Inaudible Order and Representation of the Feminine in Francesca Caccini’s Primo libro delle musiche (1618)
    Susanne Cusick
     
  • Ashgate Undergraduate Prize Abstract: The Princess, the Lady, and the Maid: Gender, Class, and Meaning in Thomas Heywood’s If You Know Not Me, You Know Nobody and John Webster’s The White Devil
    Natasha Luepke
     
  • A Sweet Nosegay of Scholarship: Publications in English in Early Modern Women’s Studies, 2004-2006
    Kathleen Barker, Karen L. Nelson, with Rachel McCann
     
  • Exhibition Review: Italian Women Artists from Renaissance to Baroque, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D. C., March 16 through July 15, 2007
    Marjorie Och

 

Book Reviews

  • Justine Siegemund, The Court Midwife
    Caroline Bicks
     
  • Andrea Pearson, Envisioning Gender in Burgundian Devotional Art 1350-1530: Experience, Authority, Resistance
    Pia F. Cuneo
     
  • Caroline P. Murphy, The Pope’s Daughter: The Extraordinary Life of Felice della Rovere
    Laura Giannetti
     
  • Allison Levy, Widowhood and Visual Culture in Early Modern Europe
    Katherine A. McIver
     
  • Valerie Traub, The Renaissance of Lesbianism in Early Modern England
    B. R. Siegfried