Women, Food Exchange, and Governance in Early Modern England.

By: Bassnett, MadelineMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Early Modern Literature in History Ser: Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 online resource (254 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319408682Subject(s): Great Britain-HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women, Food Exchange, and Governance in Early Modern EnglandDDC classification: 820.9928709031 LOC classification: PN1-PN6790Online resources: Click here to view book
Contents:
Intro -- Women, Food Exchange, and Governance in Early Modern England -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- The Politics of Food Exchange -- Women's Food, Women's Governance -- Notes -- 2 Providential Gifts and Agricultural Plenty: The Psalmes of Mary Sidney Herbert -- Psalm Discourse and Protestant Militancy -- Providential Nourishment -- The Psalmes and the English Nation -- Agriculture and National Ethics -- God's Husbandry -- Royal Husbandry -- Agricultural Production and Good Governance -- Agricultural Prosperity and Militant War -- Notes -- 3 The Milk of Wholesome Government: Elizabeth Clinton's The Covntesse of Lincolnes Nvrserie -- Puritanism and the Clintons -- Nursing and Governance -- Nursing and Spiritual Authority -- Nursing: A Local Food -- Nursing and Secessionist Renewal -- Notes -- 4 Prayerful Dining: The Diary of Margaret Hoby -- A Regional Governance -- Dining and Self-Governance -- Dining and Spiritual Practice -- Dining and Household Governance -- Dining, Hospitality, and Regional Authority -- Dining, Fasting, and National Public Health -- Notes -- 5 The Quintessence of Good Governance: Humanist Hospitality in Mary Wroth's Urania -- Court, Country, and Hospitality -- 'Brittany' and the Ethics of Hospitality -- Food and Excess at James's Court -- Luxurious Hospitality -- Restorative Hospitality -- Tacitean Hospitality -- Advisory Hospitality -- Notes -- 6 Shaping the Body Politic: Mobile Food and Transnational Exchange in Urania -- Women and Transnationalism -- Food and the Body Politic -- Food Gifts and Mobile Fruit -- Gifts of Fruit and Political Metamorphosis -- The Marriage Feast and Political Consolidation -- Hospitality and Political Usurpation -- Notes -- 7 Epilogue -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Index.
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Intro -- Women, Food Exchange, and Governance in Early Modern England -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- The Politics of Food Exchange -- Women's Food, Women's Governance -- Notes -- 2 Providential Gifts and Agricultural Plenty: The Psalmes of Mary Sidney Herbert -- Psalm Discourse and Protestant Militancy -- Providential Nourishment -- The Psalmes and the English Nation -- Agriculture and National Ethics -- God's Husbandry -- Royal Husbandry -- Agricultural Production and Good Governance -- Agricultural Prosperity and Militant War -- Notes -- 3 The Milk of Wholesome Government: Elizabeth Clinton's The Covntesse of Lincolnes Nvrserie -- Puritanism and the Clintons -- Nursing and Governance -- Nursing and Spiritual Authority -- Nursing: A Local Food -- Nursing and Secessionist Renewal -- Notes -- 4 Prayerful Dining: The Diary of Margaret Hoby -- A Regional Governance -- Dining and Self-Governance -- Dining and Spiritual Practice -- Dining and Household Governance -- Dining, Hospitality, and Regional Authority -- Dining, Fasting, and National Public Health -- Notes -- 5 The Quintessence of Good Governance: Humanist Hospitality in Mary Wroth's Urania -- Court, Country, and Hospitality -- 'Brittany' and the Ethics of Hospitality -- Food and Excess at James's Court -- Luxurious Hospitality -- Restorative Hospitality -- Tacitean Hospitality -- Advisory Hospitality -- Notes -- 6 Shaping the Body Politic: Mobile Food and Transnational Exchange in Urania -- Women and Transnationalism -- Food and the Body Politic -- Food Gifts and Mobile Fruit -- Gifts of Fruit and Political Metamorphosis -- The Marriage Feast and Political Consolidation -- Hospitality and Political Usurpation -- Notes -- 7 Epilogue -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Index.

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Madeline Bassnett is Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Writing Studies at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. She has published numerous articles on the topics of food and early modern women's writing. Her work has appeared in Modern Philology , The Seventeenth Century , Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 and Early English Studies .

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