Women, Texts and Authority in the Early Modern Spanish World

Women, Texts and Authority in the Early Modern Spanish World

by Marta V. Vicente, Luis R. Corteguera

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351871396
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/05/2017
Series: Women and Gender in the Early Modern World
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 218
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Marta V. Vicente is Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and History at the University of Kansas. She is the author of several articles on women and family work in Early Modern Spain. She is completing a book titled Clothing the Spanish Empire: Families and the Calico Trade in the Atlantic World,1700-1815. Luis R. Corteguera is Associate Professor of History at the University of Kansas. He is the author of For the Common Good: Popular Politics in Barcelona, 1580-1640 (2002). His next book project is Before God and King: Ordinary People in Politics in Early Modern Spain.

Table of Contents

Contents: Women in texts: From language to representation, Marta V. Vicente and Luis R. Corteguera; Sclaves molt fortes, senyors invalts: Sex, lies and paternity suits in 15th-century Spain, Debra Blumenthal; The gender of shared sovereignty: texts and the royal marriage of Isabella and Ferdinand, Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt; Writing (for) her life: Judeo-conversas in early modern Spain, Gretchen D. Starr-LeBeau; Representing madness: text , gender and sexuality in early Habsburg Spain, Bethany Aram; Patience and pluck; Job's wife, conflict and resistance in Morisco manuscripts hidden in the 16th century, Mary Elizabeth Perry; The three lives of the Vida: The uses of convent autobiography, Alison Weber; Visualizing gender on the page in convent literature, Sherry M. Velasco; Forms of authority: women's legal representations in mid-colonial Cuzco, Kathryn Burns; The making of a visionary woman: The life of Beatriz Ana Ruiz, 1666-1735, Luis R. Corteguera; textual uncertainties: the written legacy of women entrepreneurs in 18th-century Barcelona, Marta V. Vicente, Index.

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