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Sibling Relations in the Early Modern World: Thicker Than Water / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754640103
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/2006
Series: Women and Gender in the Early Modern World Series
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Naomi J. Miller is Professor of English at Smith College, USA and Naomi Yavneh, is Associate Professor of Humanities and Director of Undergraduate Research at the University of South Florida, USA.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: Thicker than water: evaluating sibling relations in the early modern period, Naomi J. Miller and Naomi Yavneh. Divine Devotion: Making a Saint Out of a Sibling, Susan D. Laningham; Recusant sisters: English Catholic women and the bonds of learning, Kari Boyd McBride; Families, Convents, Music: The Power of Sisterhood, Craig A. Monson; 'Liebe Schwester...': Siblings, convents, and the Reformation, Merry Wiesner-Hanks. Ties That Bind: Resisting Henri IV: Catherine de Bourbon and her brother, Jane Couchman; Sister-subject/sister-queen: Elizabeth I among her siblings, Carole Levin; Mary Sidney's other brothers, Margaret P. Hannay. Drawing the Line: The Politics of Private Discourse: Familial Relations in Lady Mary Wroth's Urania, Sheila T. Cavanagh; When the Mirror Lies: Sisterhood Reconsidered in Moderata Fonte's Thirteen Cantos of Floridoro, Valeria Finucci; Andrea and Giovanni Gabrieli: musicians and sororal relations in later 16th-century Venice, Rebecca Edwards; The shame of siblings in David and Bethsabe, Stephen Guy-Bray; Sibling bonds and bondage in (and beyond) Shakespeare's The Tempest, Naomi J. Miller. Hand in Hand: Playing the game: sisterly relations in Sofonisba Anguissola's The Chess Game, Naomi Yavneh; 'My deare sister': sainted sisterhood in early modern England, Kathryn R. McPherson; Sisterly feelings in Cavendish and Brackley's drama, Alison Findlay; 'Thy passionately loving sister and faithfull friend': Anne Dormer's letters to her sister Lady Trumbull, Sara Mendelson and Mary O'Connor; Siblings, publications, and the transmission of memory: Johann Albert Hinrich and Elise Reimarus, Almut Spalding; Thicker than blood: l'oltr'altra, Naomi J. Miller and Naomi Yavneh. Index.

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