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Sibling relations and gender in the early modern world : sisters, brothers and others

Sibling relations and gender in the early modern world : sisters, brothers and others

Author: Naomi J Miller; Naomi Yavneh
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2017. ©2006
Series: Women and gender in the early modern world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats

With a focus on the gender and sibling relations, the essays in this work, explore the sibling dynamics that shaped family relations from the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries in Italy,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi J Miller; Naomi Yavneh
ISBN: 9780754640103 0754640108 9781138258914 1138258911
OCLC Number: 1111868008
Description: xiv, 238 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: 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 ... ' : sibling, convents, and the reformation / Merry Wiesner-Hanks --
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 --
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 sixteenth 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 --
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.
Series Title: Women and gender in the early modern world.
Responsibility: edited by Naomi J. Miller and Naomi Yavneh.


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Prize: Winner of the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Award for a collaborative project published in 2006 'There is no biblical commandment to "love thy siblings" but there is rich and Read more...

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