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Confined Women: The Walls of Female Space in Early Modern Spain

Ed. Brian M. Phillips and Emily Colbert Cairns

Introduction
Spaces of Confinement
Brian M. Phillips and Emily Colbert Cairns

1. The Devotional Space of Performance in Counter-Reformation Spain
Joan F. Cammarata

2. The Prayer of the Walled-Up Woman: Devotion and Superstition in Spain (1450–1550)
Gregroria Cavero Domínguez

3. Confined Conversion: Critiquing Institutional Care for Women in Seventeenth-Century Madrid
Margaret E. Boyle

4. Disciplining Sinful Women: Magdalena de San Jerónimo’s All-Work, No-Play Model of Punishment and Rehabilitation
Stacey Schlau

5. Giving Birth to Science: Oliva Sabuco and Her Intrusions into the Male Episteme
Silvia Arroyo

6. Upon Being “Badly Married”: The Figure of the malcasada in Cervantes’s Novella El celoso extremeño
Emily Colbert Cairns

7. Confining the Pícara: Ethnic Violence and Heterotopic Spaces in La Hija de Celestina
Electra Gamón Fielding

8. The Enemy Outside the Gates: Isabel the Catholic Queen and the Extramural mujer varonil in Tirso de Molina’s Antona García
Christopher C. Oechler

9. Passing through Walls, Transgressing Social Norms: Superstitions about Ghosts and Women in Calderón de la Barca’s La dama duende
Fernando Gómez

10. Early Modern #MeToo: María de Zayas’s Response to Women’s Confined Lives
Ana M. Rodríguez-Rodríguez

11. Docile Bodies and the Walls of Female Confinement Past and Present: A Biopolitical Look at Orange is the New Black and Chicaba
Brian M. Phillips

12. Northworld: Peregrinajes, Prisons, and the (In)escapable Loops of the Open Road
Stephen Hessel

Afterword
Women’s Confinement in Early Modern Spain
Anne J. Cruz

Contributors