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Gender and Early Modern Constructions of Childhood

Gender and Early Modern Constructions of Childhood by Naomi J. Miller
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Drawing on art history, literary studies and social history, the essays in this volume explore a range of intersections between gender and constructions of childhood in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries in Italy, England, France and Spain. The essays are grouped around the themes of celebration and loss, education and social training, growing up and growing old. Contributors grapple with ways in which constructions of childhood were inflected by considerations of gender throughout the early modern world. In so doing, they examine representations of children and childhood in a range of sources from the period, from paintings and poetry to legal records and personal correspondence. The volume sheds light on some of the ways in which, in the relations between Renaissance children and their parents and peers, gender mattered. Gender and Early Modern Constructions of Childhood enriches our understanding of individual children and the nature of familial relations in the early modern period, as well as of the relevance of gender to constructions of self and society.
Taylor and Francis; December 2016
264 pages; ISBN 9781351934848
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Title: Gender and Early Modern Constructions of Childhood
Author: Naomi J. Miller; Naomi Yavneh
 
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9781138269859
9781351934848
9781351934855