Wednesday, 11 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Mayfair, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature and the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women
Presiding: Laura Giannetti, Univ. of Miami
1. "The Transactions of Life: Profit, Honor, and Economic Metaphors in the Correspondence of Alessandra Strozzi and Her Sons," Meredith Levin, New York Univ.
2. "Raising the Renaissance Man: Early Modern Mothers Constructing Masculinity in Advice Manuals to Their Sons," Janet Bartholomew, Michigan State Univ.
3. "'A Mother of Nations': The Politics of Lucy Hutchinson's Order and Disorder," Laura DeFurio, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
For abstracts, visit medievalrenaissanceitalianliterature.commons.mla.org/.
Comparative Literature – Medieval and Renaissance