Contents

 

Essays
 
  • Not Just Dutiful Wives and Besotted Ladies: Epistemic Agency in the War Writing of Brilliana Harley and Margaret Cavendish
    Joanne H. Wright
     
  • A Life in Letters: Argula von Grumbach (1492-1556/7)
    Peter Matheson
     
  • Body of Empire: Caterina Corner in Venetian History and Iconography
    Holly Hurlburt
     
  • Anne Bracegirdle on Fire: Historical and Contemporary Performance of a Seventeenth Century Mad Song
    Amber Youell

 

Forum: Early Modern Women and Material Culture
 
  • “Monumental Circles” and Material Culture in Early Modern England
    Patricia Phillippy
     
  • Women and the Material Culture of Foods in Early Modern Germany
    Sheilagh Ogilvie, Markus Küpker, and Janine Maegraith
     
  • Objects, Ethics, and the Gendering of Sikh Memory
    Anne Murphy
     
  • “The Secret Chamber and the Other Suspect Places”: Materiality, Space, and the Fall of Catherine Howard
    Bradley J. Irish
     
  • Music Books of Women: Private Treasures and Personal Revelations
    Lisa Urkevich
     
  • The Nun’s Crown
    Julie Hotchin
     
  • Of Guns and Other Weapons in Mary Rowlandson’s Captivity Narrative
    Jasmine Lellock
     
  • Dressing a Virgin Queen: Court Women, Dress, and Fashioning the Image of England’s Queen Elizabeth I
    Catherine L. Howey
     
  • Huron and Iroquois Mats
    Whitney Leeson
     
  • Gifts to the Sisters: Erudition and Material Culture in Family Donations to the Ursulines at Troyes
    Caroline R. Sherman
     
  • La Chymie for Women: Engaging Chemistry’s Bodies
    Sandy Feinstein
     
  • “For the Use of Women”: Women and Books of Hours
    Virginia Reinburg
     
  • Dowering Elite Palestinian Women
    Judith Tucker

 

Reviews and Bibliographies
 
  • Exhibition Review: Renaissance Art and Objects
    Sheila Folliott
     
  • Website Review: “Women Writers Online” and “The Orlando Project: A History of Women’s Writing in the British Isles”
    Erin E. Kelly
     
  • Publications in Italian in Early Modern Women’s Studies, 2004-2009
    Liliana Leopardi

 

The Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Graduate Student Prize
 
  • Abstract: Mother Sawyer and her “sweet Tom-boy” in The Witch of Edmonton
    Sarah Johnson

 

Book Reviews
  • Thomasin LaMay, ed., Musical Voices of Early Modern Women: Many-Headed Melodies
     
  • Kelley A. Harness, Echoes of Women’s Voices: Music, Art, and Female Patronage in Early Modern Florence 
    Valeria DeLucca
     
  • Anna Klosowska, ed. and trans., Madeleine de l’Aubespine, Selected Poems and Translations: A Bilingual Edition
    Leah Chang
     
  • Darcy Donahue, ed. and trans., Ana de San Bartolomé: An Autobiography and Other Writings 
    Horacio Sierra
     
  • Rebecca Krug, Reading Families: Women’s Literate Practice in Late Medieval England
    Karrie Fuller
     
  • Albrecht Classen, The Power of a Woman’s Voice in Medieval and Early Modern Literatures: New Approaches to German and European Women Writers and to Violence Against Women in Premodern Times 
    Maura Tarnoff
     
  • Charles H. Parker and Jerry H. Bentley, eds., Between Modernity and the Middle Ages: Individual and Community in the Early Modern World
    Maritere López
     
  • Kristen Post Walton, Catholic Queen, Protestant Patriarchy: Mary, Queen of Scots, and the Politics of Gender and Religion 
    Courtney Thomas
     
  • Jennifer C. Vaught, Masculinity and Emotions in Early Modern English Literature
    Anne Wohlcke
     
  • Kimberly Anne Coles, Religion, Reform, and Women’s Writing in Early Modern England
    James Goodrich