Conversions : gender and religious change in early modern Europe /

A timely and coherent collection on conversion studies of the Early Modern period, considering themes of conversion, materiality, embodiment and early modern spaces across and beyond Europe.

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
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Other Authors: Ditchfield, Simon (Editor), Smith, Helen, 1977- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published:Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Series:Manchester Shakespeare collection
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Conversions ; Contents; Lists of figures and tables ; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction
  • Simon Ditchfield and Helen Smith; Part I: Gendering conversion; 1 To piety or conversion more prone? Gender and conversion in the early modern Mediterranean
  • Eric Dursteler; 2 The quiet conversion of a 'Jewish' woman in eighteenth-century Spain
  • David Graizbord; 3 'A father to the soul and a son to the body': gender and generation in Robert Southwell's Epistle to his father
  • Hannah Crawforth; 4 Gender and reproduction in the Spirituall experiences
  • Abigail Shinn
  • Part II: Material conversions5 'The needle may convert more than the pen': women and the work of conversion in early modern England
  • Claire Canavan and Helen Smith; 6 Uneven conversions: how did laywomen become nuns in the early modern world?- Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt; 7 Domus humilis: the conversion of Venetian convent architecture and identity
  • Saundra Weddle ; 8 Converting the soundscape of women's rituals, 1470-1560: purification, candles, and the Inviolata as music for churching
  • Jane D. Hatter; Part III: Travel, race, and conversion
  • 9 Narrating women's Catholic conversions in seventeenth-century Vietnam
  • Keith P. Luria10 'I wish to be no other but as he': Persia, masculinity, and conversion in early seventeenth-century travel writing and drama
  • Chloë Houston; 11 Turning tricks: erotic commodification, cross-cultural conversion, and the bed-trick on the English stage, 1580-1630
  • Daniel Vitkus; 12 Whatever happened to Dinah the Black? And other questions about gender, race, and the visibility of Protestant saints
  • Kathleen Lynch; Afterword
  • Matthew Dimmock; Bibliography; Index