Volume 6
Women’s Writing | Women’s Work in Early Modernity

Book & Performance Reviews

Donawerth, Jane. Conversational Rhetoric: The Rise and Fall of a Women’s Tradition, 1600-1900. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2012. 205 pp. $57.00.

Finn, Kavita M. The Last Plantagenet Consorts: Gender, Genre, and Historiography, 1440-1627. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 280pp. $76.00.

Frye, Susan. Pens and Needles: Women’s Textualities in Early Modern England. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. 344 pp. $65.00.

Herbert, Amanda E. Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain. New Haven, CT and London: Yale University Press, 2014. 272 pp. $55.00.

Johnson, Sarah E. “Staging Women and the Soul-Body Dynamic in Early Modern England.” Women and Gender in the Early Modern World. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. 185 pp. $104.95.

Larson, Katherine R. Early Modern Women in Conversation. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 218 pp. $90.00.

Meakin, H.L. The Painted Closet of Lady Anne Bacon Drury. Surrey UK; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. 328 pp. $129.95.

Pender, Patricia. Early Modern Women’s Writing and the Rhetoric of Modesty. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 232 pp. $85.00.

Edith Snook. Women, Beauty and Power in Early Modern England: A Feminist Literary History. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 208 pp. $77.73.

Performance Review | Moll Cutpurse. Victorian Drag King: Jo Davies’s “The Roaring Girl”

Performance Review | Uncomplicated Desire: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s “The Two Noble Kinsmen”

Performance Review | True Crime Voyeurs: “Arden of Faversham” at the RSC