Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe : 1500 - 1700
By: Richards, Penny.
Contributor(s): Munns, Jessica.Material type: TextSeries: Women And Men In History: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (234 p.).ISBN: 9781317875512.Subject(s): Europe -- History -- 1492-1648 | Europe -- History -- 1648-1715 | Europe -- Politics and government -- 1492-1648 | Europe -- Politics and government -- 1648-1715 | Europe -- Social conditions -- To 1492Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe : 1500 - 1700DDC classification: 303.48/2604 | 303.482604 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; Introduction; 1 Gender and sexuality in early modern England; How has gender been defined?; Gender and the body; Complicating the picture: men, class and sexuality; 2 Gender and early emancipation in the Low Countries in the late Middle Ages and early modern period; Introduction; Gender, marriage and social advancement; Gender as a feature of economic life; Violence against women: how to decode the gender factor?
Gender-based discourse and practice: public morality and the preservation of ethical normsImagining gender: femininity and masculinity in visual arts and fiction; Conclusions: early emancipation and discrimination in the Low Countries; 3 ''So was thys castell layd wyde open'': Battles for the phallus in early modern responses to Chaucer''s Pardoner; 4 The importance of a name: Gender, power and the strategy of naming a child in a noble Italian family: The Martinengo of Brescia; Introduction; Names for a surname; Genealogical chart; Saints and godfathers, the deceased
Prestige and heritage: Choices which countThe right name for the right heir; The defence of the rule; Conclusion; 5 ''Our Trinity!'': Francis I, Louise of Savoy and Marguerite d'Angoulême; 6 Elizabeth I as Deborah: Biblical typology, prophecy and political power; 7 Queen Anna bites back: Protest, effeminacy and manliness at the Jacobean court; Marriage; Scotland; England; Gender confusion; 8 Privileges of the soul, pains of the body: Teresa de Jesús, the mystic beatas and the Spanish Inquisition after Trent; 9 Allarme to England!: Gender and militarism in early modern England
10 The Guise women: Politics, war and peaceMaking war and playing politics - women's work?; 1562-98: Civil war, religion and magnate power; The Guise women and the family network of power; The Guise women and war; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Surveying court life and urban life, warfare, religion, and peace, this book provides a comprehensive history of how gender was experienced in early modern Europe.Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe shows how definitions of sexuality and gender roles operated and more particularly, how such definitions--and the activities they generated and reflected--articulated concerns inside a given culture. This means that the volume embodies an interdisciplinary approach: literature as well as history, religious studies, economics, and gender studies form the basis of this cultural history of early modern Europe.There are new approaches to understanding famous figures, such as Elizabeth I, James VI and I and his wife Anna of Denmark; Francis I; St. Teresa of Avila. Other chapters investigate topics such as militarism and court culture, and wider groups, such as urban citizens and noble families. The collection also studies ways in which gender and sexual orientation were represented in literature, as well as examinations of the theoretical issues involved in studying history from the angle of gender.