2001 awards


  • Karin Wulf. Not All Wives: Women of Colonial Philadelphia. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2000.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Devoney Looser. British Women Writers and the Writing of History, 1670-1820. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000.
  • Ann Crabb. The Strozzi of Florence: Widowhood & Family Solidarity in the Renaissance. Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan Press, 2000.

EDITION<br> The Josephine Roberts Award for a Distinguished Edition Award:

  • Elizabeth Jane Weston. Elizabeth Weston’s Latin Poetry. Edited and translated by Brenda Hosington and Donald Cheney. Toronto: U. of Toronto Press, 2000.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Constance Ashton Fowler. The Verse Miscellany of Constance Ashton Fowler: A Diplomatic Edition. Edited by Deborah Aldrich-Watson. Tempe, Arizona: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, with the Renaissance English Text Society, 2000.
  • Louise Boursier. Récit véritable de la naissance de messeigneurs et dames les enfans de France. Instruction à ma fille et autres textes. Edition critique par François Rouget et Colette Winn. Genève: Droz, 2000.


  • Naomi J. Miller and Naomi Yavneh. Maternal Measures: Figuring Caregiving in the Early Modern Period. Aldershot, UK: Burlington, USA: Ashgate, 2000.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Susanne Woods and Margaret P. Hannay, eds. Teaching Tudor and Stuart Women Writers. New York: Modern Language Association, 2000.
  • Mary E. Burke, Jane Donawerth, Linda L. Dove, and Karen Nelson, eds. Women, Writing, and the Reproduction of Culture in Tudor and Stuart Britain. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2000.


  • Kirilka Stavreva. “Fighting Words: Witch-Speak in Late Elizabethan Docu-fiction,” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 30.2 (2000): 309-337.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Elizabeth S. Cohen. “The Trials of Artemisia Gentileschi: A Rape as History,” Sixteenth-Century Journal 31.1 (2000): 47-75.
  • Bernadette Andrea. “Coming Out in Margaret Cavendish’s Closet Dramas,” In-between: Essays and Studies in Literary Criticism 9.1-2 (2000): 219-241.


  • Regina Buccola, “A Tomb of One’s Own, or How to Prove that Shakespeare was a Woman in Five Costume Changes or Less.” Videotape of a performance with text and commentary.

Honorable Mention:


  • Michelle Wolfe (PhD Candidate, History, Ohio State University) “Sex, Lies, and Sacraments: Contested Masculinities and the English Clergy in Reformation Polemic.” Claremont Early Modern Graduate Symposium, Claremont, CA. March 2000.

Honorable mention:

  • Almut Spalding (PhD Candidate, German Languages and Literatures, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign). “From the Salon to the Street: Elise Reimarus on Politics and Freedom.” American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies, Philadelphia PA. April 2000

Jane Couchman, Chair, EMW Awards Committee

Département d’études françaises
Département d’études pluridisciplinaires
School of Women’s Studies
Glendon College, York University
2275 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M4N 3M6

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