Northeast Modern Language Association 53rd Annual Covention, Baltimore MD, March 10-13, 2022
Panel: Networks of Care in Early Modern Women’s Maternal Fiction and Nonfiction
Chairs: Kate Albrecht (University of Miami), Claire Richie (Univesity of Miami)
This panel seeks to explore how Early Modern maternity is figured through various genres and creates social networks of care. From recipes to poetry, how do Early Modern women, within proto-feminist coteries, create a written record of their reproductive choices and roles as caregivers?