Thursday, 28 December
174. Early Modern Women’s Manuscripts
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon K, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Renaissance English Text Society
Presiding: Margaret P. Hannay, Siena Coll.
1. “Petitioning Power: The Rhetorical Fashioning of Elizabethan Women’s Letters,” Erin Anne Sadlack, Marywood Univ.
2. “‘Leaven for a Suspitious Jealous Cake’: Cooking, Cash, and Civil War in Jane Cavendish’s Manuscript Poetry,” Emily Smith, Decatur, GA
3. “‘Saturn (Whose Aspects Soe Sads My Soul)’: Lady Hester Pulter’s Feminine Melancholic Genius,” Alice Eardley, Warwick Univ.
Respondent: Elizabeth H. Hageman, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham