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Masculinities, Violence, Childhood: Attending to Early Modern Women--and Men

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This interdisciplinary volume includes essays and workshop summaries for the 2006 Attending to Early Modern Women?and Men symposium. Essays and workshop summaries are divided into four sections, "Masculinities," "Violence," "Childhood," and "Pedagogies". Taken together, they considers women's works, lives, and culture across geographical regions, primarily in England, France, Germany, Italy, the Low Countries, the Caribbean , and the Islamic world and explore the shift in scholarly understanding of women's lives ...
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Masculinities, Violence, Childhood: Attending to Early Modern Women--and Men

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Overview

This interdisciplinary volume includes essays and workshop summaries for the 2006 Attending to Early Modern Women—and Men symposium. Essays and workshop summaries are divided into four sections, "Masculinities," "Violence," "Childhood," and "Pedagogies". Taken together, they considers women's works, lives, and culture across geographical regions, primarily in England, France, Germany, Italy, the Low Countries, the Caribbean , and the Islamic world and explore the shift in scholarly understanding of women's lives and works when they are placed alongside nuanced considerations of men's lives and works.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781611490183
  • Publisher: University of Delaware Press
  • Publication date: 12/23/2010
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.39 (w) x 9.41 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Amy E. Leonard is associate professor of history at Georgetown University. Karen L. Nelson is associate director of the Center for Renaissance & Baroque Studies at the University of Maryland.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Attending to Early Modern Women—and Men Part 2 Part I. Theorizing Early Modern Masculinity and Maleness Chapter 3 Keynote Address: Showing the Heart: Love, Friendship, and Anatomy in Early Modern Portraiture Chapter 4 Manhood, Patriarchy, and Gender in Early Modern History Chapter 5 Hymeneal Instruction Chapter 6 Workshop Summaries 1–9 Part 7 Part II. Childhood Chapter 9 Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice: Gender Difference in German Primary School Education Chapter 10 The Virgin's Body and Early Modern Surgeons Chapter 10 All You Need Is Love: Music, Romance, and Adolescent Recreation in Sixteenth-Century France Chapter 11 Workshop Summaries 10–15 Part 12 Part III. Violence Chapter 13 Bosch's Iron Age Chapter 14 English Child-Murder News and the Culture of Equity Chapter 15 Violence, Gender, and Race in the Seventeenth-Century English Atlantic Chapter 16 Workshop Summaries 16–23 Part 17 Part IV. Pedagogies Chapter 18 Telling Tales: Women in the Early Modern Arab World Chapter 20 Workshop Summaries 24–30 Chapter 20 Masculinity, Manliness, and Mediocrity: The Case of Paolo Giordano Orsini (1541–85)
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