Feminism and Renaissance Studies / Edition 1

Feminism and Renaissance Studies / Edition 1

by Lorna Hutson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198782438

ISBN-13: 9780198782438

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This collection brings together essays by well-known feminist scholars from the wide range of disciplines that make up Renaissance Studies. It forms an accessible introduction to the ways in which feminism has replaced the universal, abstract 'Renaissance Man' of traditional scholarship with strategies for the analysis of the conceptual work of gender in the

Overview

This collection brings together essays by well-known feminist scholars from the wide range of disciplines that make up Renaissance Studies. It forms an accessible introduction to the ways in which feminism has replaced the universal, abstract 'Renaissance Man' of traditional scholarship with strategies for the analysis of the conceptual work of gender in the formation of European modernity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198782438
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Series:
Oxford Readings in Feminism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, Lorna Hutson
Part I. Humanism after Feminism
1. Did Women Have a Renaissance?, Joan Kelly
2. Women Humanists: Education for What?, Lisa Jardine
3. The Housewife and the Humanists, Lorna Hutson
4. The Tenth Muse: Gender, Rationality, and the Marketing of Knowledge, Stephanie Jed
Part II. Historicizing Feminity
5. The Notion of Woman in Medicine, Anatomy, and Physiology, Ian MacLean
6. Women on Top, Natalie Zemon Davis
7. The 'Cruel Mother': Maternity, Widowhood, and Dowry in Florence in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries, Christiane Klapisch-Zuber
8. Witchcraft and Fantasy in Early Modern Germany, Lyndal Roper
Part III. Gender and Genre
9. Diana Described: Scattered Woman and Scattered Rhyme, Nancy J. Vickers
10. Literary Fat Ladies and the Generation of the Text, Patricia Parker
11. Margaret Cavendish and the Romance of Contract, Victoria Kahn
12. Surprising Fame: Renaissance Gender Ideologies and Women's Lyric, Ann Rosalind Jones
Part IV. Women's Agency
13. Women on Top in the Pamphlet Literature of the English Revolution, Sharon Achinstein
14. La Donnesca Mano, Fredrika Jacobs
15. Guilds, Male Bonding and Women's Work in Early Modern Germany, Merry Wiesner
16. Language, Power, and the Law: Women's Slander Litigation in Early Modern London, Laura Gowing
17. Finding a Voice: Vittoria Archilei and the Florentine 'New Music', Tim Carter

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