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Women, texts, and authority in the early modern Spanish world

Author: Marta V Vicente; Luis R Corteguera
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2003.
Series: Women and gender in the early modern world.
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An essay collection examining the relation between text and gender in Spain from a broad geographical, social and cultural perspective across more than 300 years. It focuses on two main themes:  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Women, texts, and authority in the early modern Spanish world.
Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2003
(OCoLC)603905664
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marta V Vicente; Luis R Corteguera
ISBN: 0754609502 9780754609506
OCLC Number: 51855507
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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 fifteenth-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 authority in early Habsburg Spain / Bethany Aram --
Patience and pluck: Job's wife, conflict and resistance in Morisco manuscripts hidden in the sixteenth 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 eighteenth-century Barcelona / Marta V. Vicente.
Series Title: Women and gender in the early modern world.
Responsibility: edited by Marta V. Vicente and Luis R. Corteguera.
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'These essays harken to previously unheard voices in early modern Spain and shed new light on familiar texts. The authors expand our understanding of presence and power in important ways. Their Read more...

 
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