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New Book: Baranda & Cruz, “Routledge Research Companion to Early Modern Spanish Women Writers”

Nieves Baranda and Anne J. Cruz, eds, The Routledge Research Companion to Early Modern Spanish Women Writers (Routledge, 2018).

Contents include:

Introduction, Nieves Baranda Leturio and Anne J. Cruz


Aristocracy and the Urban Elite, Grace E. Coolidge

Women’s Education in Early Modern Spain, Anne J. Cruz

The Foundations of the Querella de las mujeres, Emily C. Francomano


Autobiographies, Isabelle Poutrin

Chronicles, Biographies, Hagiographies, Mercedes Marcos Sánchez

Conventual Correspondence, María Leticia Sánchez Hernández and Nieves Baranda Leturio

Convent Theater María Carmen Alarcón Román

Body, Spirit, and Verse: Reading Early Modern Women’s Religious Poetry, Stacey L. Schlau


The Poetic Voice, María Dolores Martos Pérez

Literary Academies and Poetic Tournaments, Inmaculada Osuna Rodríguez

Novels and Narratives, Shifra Armon

Women Playwrights, Amy R. Williamsen


Public Poetry, María Carmen Marín Pina

Spain’s Women Humanists, Emilie L. Bergmann

Women and Power, Nieves Romero-Díaz


Didactic Treatises, Rosilie Hernández

The Familial Lyric, Gwyn Fox

Private Correspondence, Vanessa de Cruz Medina


Foundation Narratives, Darcy Donahue

Transatlantic Religious, Sarah E. Owens

Secular Women Writers in the New World (1543-1700), Rocío Quispe-Agnoli

Transnational Exchanges, Nieves Baranda Leturio


Book Chapters: The Roman Inquisition

The Roman Inquisition: Centre versus Peripheries, Katherine Aron-Beller & Christopher Black, eds (Brill, 2018).

Kimberly Lynn, 2. From Madrid to Rome

Gretchen Starr-Lebeau, 13. Gendered Investigations in Roman Inquisitorial Trials

Redden, Friedrich & Dürr, Chapters in “Cultures of Communication”

Cultures of Communication: Theologies of Media in Early Modern Europe and Beyond, Helmut Puff, Ulrike Strasser, & Christopher Wild, eds (Toronto, 2017).

Andrew Redden, “Divine Messengers and Divine Messages: Angelic Media in Early Modern Hispanic America.”

Markus Friedrich, “On Reading Missionary Correspondence: Jesuit Theologians on the Spiritual Benefits of a New Genre.”

Renate Dürr, “Early Modern Translation Theories as Mission Theories: A Case Study of José de Acosta, De procuranda indorum salute (1588)”

New Book: Cañizares-Esguerra, Entangled Empires

Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, ed, Entangled Empires: The Anglo-Iberian Atlantic, 1500-1830 (Penn, 2018).


Ernesto Bassi, Benjamin Breen, Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, Bradley Dixon, Kristie Flannery, Eliga Gould, Michael Guasco, April Hatfield, Christopher Heaney, Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, Mark Sheaves, Holly Snyder, Cameron Strang

Chapters in “The Dialectics of Orientalism”

The Dialectics of Orientalism in Early Modern EuropeMarcus Keller and Javier Irigoyen-García, eds (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).

Oumelbanine Zhiri, “A Captive Library between Morocco and Spain.”

José Gasch-Tomás, et al., “The Discourse Regarding the Chinese and Muslim Worlds in the Hispanic Empire (New Spain and Castile, c. 1550-1630).”

Ana M. Rodríguez-Rodríguez, “Mapping Islam in the Philippines: Moro Anxieties of the Spanish Empire in the Pacific.”

Natalio Ohanna, “The Invention of Europe and the Intellectual Struggle for Political Imagination: Spanish Humanism on the Ottomans.”


Herzog, “Struggling over Indians” in “Empire By Treaty”

Tamar Herzog has a chapter, “Struggling Over Indians: Territorial Conflict and Alliance-Making in the Heartland of South America (17th and 18th Centuries),” in Empire by Treaty: Negotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900, Saliha Belmessous, ed. (Oxford, 2017).

New Book: Parker & Starr-LeBeau, “Judging Faith, Punishing Sin”

Charles H. Parker and Gretchen Starr-LeBeau, eds, Judging Faith, Punishing Sin: Inquisitions and Consistories in the Early Modern World (Cambridge, 2017).

Introduction Charles H. Parker and Gretchen Starr-LeBeau

Part I. Institutional Contexts and Operations
Section 1. Local Contexts and Regional Variations:
1. Consistories Raymond A. Mentzer
2. Inquisitions Christopher F. Black

Section 2. Tribunals and Jurisdictions:
3. Consistories Margo Todd
4. Inquisitions Gretchen Starr-LeBeau and Kimberly Lynn
5. Consistories and civil authorities Sara Beam
6. Episcopal courts in Iberia, Italy, and Latin America Edward Behrend-Martínez
7. Church courts in England Martin Ingram

Section 3. Judges and Shepherds:
8. Consistories William Naphy
9. Inquisitions Kimberly Lynn

Section 4. Inquisition and Consistory Records:
10. Consistories Christian Grosse, translated by Charles Parker
11. Inquisitions Kim Siebenhüner, translated by Heidi Bek

Part II. Consistories and Inquisitions in Action
Section 5. Programs of Moral and Religious Reform:
12. Consistories Philippe Chareyre, translated by Charles H. Parker
13. Inquisitions Doris Moreno Martínez, translated by Gretchen Starr-LeBeau

Section 6. Victims as Actors:
14. Consistories Timothy Fehler
15. Inquisitions Lu Ann Homza

Section 7. Negotiating Penance:
16. Consistories Karen E. Spierling
17. Inquisitions John F. Chuchiak, IV

Section 8. Gender on Trial: Attitudes toward Femininity and Masculinity:
18. Consistories Jeffrey Watt
19. Inquisitions Allyson M. Poska

Part III. Ecclesiastical Discipline’s Expanding Reach and Decline: Section 9. Disciplinary Institutions in the Atlantic World:
20. Consistories Mark Meuwese
21. Inquisitions Allyson Poska

Section 10. Disciplinary Institutions in an Asian Environment:
22. Consistories Hendrik E. Niemeijer
23. Inquisitions Bruno Feitler

Section 11. The Endgame: The Decline of Institutional Correction:
24. Consistories Jo Spaans
25. Inquisitions James E. Wadsworth

Conclusion. Reformations of penance and scholarly renascences William Monter

New Book: After Conversion

After Conversion: Iberia and the Emergence of Modernity, ed. Mercedes García-Arenal (Brill, 2016).

Mercedes García-Arenal

Part I: Biblical Culture, Jewish Antiquities and New Forms of Sacred History

1. Nebuchadnezzar’s Jewish Legions: Sephardic Legends’ Journey from Biblical Polemic to Humanist History
Adam G. Beaver

2. Biblical Translations and Literalness in Early Modern Spain
Fernando Rodríguez Mediano

3. Language as Archive: Etymologies and the Remote History of Spain
Valeria López Fadul

4. The Search for Evidence: The Relics of Martyred Saints and Their Worship in Cordoba after the Council of Trent
Cécile Vincent-Cassy

Part II: Iberian Polemics, Readings of the Qurʾān and the Rise of European Orientalism

5. Textual Agnogenesis and the Polysemy of the Reader: Early Modern European Readings of Qur’ānic Embryology
Pier Mattia Tommasino

6. A Witness of Their Own Nation: On the Influence of Juan Andrés
Ryan Szpiech

7. Authority, Philology and Conversion under the Aegis of Martín García
Teresa Soto González and Katarzyna K. Starczewska

8. Polemical Transfers: Iberian Muslim Polemics and their Impact in Northern Europe in the Seventeenth Century
Gerard A. Wiegers

Part III: Conversion and Perplexity

9. Assembling Alumbradismo: The Evolution of a Heretical Construct
Jessica J. Fowler

10. Doubt in Fifteenth-Century Iberia
Stefania Pastore

11. Mi padre moro, yo moro: The Inheritance of Belief in Early Modern Iberia
Mercedes García-Arenal

12. Tropes of Expertise and Converso Unbelief: Huarte de San Juan’s History of Medicine
Seth Kimmel

13. True Painting and the Challenge of Hypocrisy
Felipe Pereda

Book Ch: Soyer on Prohibiting Cross-Religious Sex in 15th-Cent Portugal

François Soyer, “Prohibiting Sexual Relations across Religious Boundaries in Fifteenth-Century Portugal: Legal Severity and Practical Pragmatism” in Religious Minorities in Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Law (5th-15th Centuries), J. V. Tolan, C. Nemo-Pekelman, N. Berend, Y. Masset, eds (Brepols, 2017).

Chapters in Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the History of Architecture: “Renaissance & Baroque Architecture”

Alina Payne, ed. Renaissance and Baroque Architecture. The Companions to the History of Architecture, vol. I (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017).

Thomas Cummins, “The Architecture of the Early Modern Period ‘Because Vitruvius did not Recommend Square Columns’: Europe, Latin America, and the Globalization of the Renaissance” 678-714

Daniela del Pesco, “The Spanish Kingdom of Southern Italy: Architecture in Naples, Lecce, l’Aquila” 558-593

Jesús Escobar, “Baroque Spain: Architecture and Urbanism for a Universal Monarchy” 653-677

Nuno Senos, “The Classical Ideal in Portugal and the Portuguese World: From Lisbon to China” 624-652