Appel à contribution : Women as Readers in Early Modern Italy, date limite le 15 mars 2021
Women as Readers in Early Modern Italy edited by Julia L. Hairston and Milena Sabato
We are seeking abstracts for a collection of essays on women as readers in early modern Italy. Possible topics include but are not limited to:
- women’s literacy and education
- admonitions regarding what women read and/or write
- types of reading—oral, silent, public, private, etc.
- the various sources for the study of reading (archival documents, life-writing, portraits, treatises, etc.)
- how and where one reads in relation to one’s social status
- women and the publishing houses
- books intended for women
- genres associated with women readers
Please send inquiries or expressions of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. We would like to have all abstracts in by March 15, 2021 and the essays (6,000–8,000 words ca. notes included) by January 31, 2022 or a date to be agreed upon with the editors.