By C. Castiglione
Accounting for Affection examines the multifaceted nature of early sleek motherhood by means of targeting the guidelines and techniques of Roman aristocratic moms in the course of familial clash. Illuminating new ways to the maternal and the familial hired through such girls, it demonstrates how interventions won expanding prefer in early sleek Rome.
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70 Seventeenth-century Romans were well aware of this aspect of law courts. 71 To take a familial dispute into a tribunal or before a papal official was to expose what they called their “domestic affairs” [affari domestici] to the scrutiny of outsiders. The audience and the performance aspects of legal disputes were well understood by contemporaries. Within judicial documents, however were places where the testimony coached by lawyers broke down or where the differences between magistrates and litigants reached an impasse.
Her letters from the early 1630s suggest that finding and retaining wet nurses for her children was a frequent activity for her, intertwined with dealing with the children’s maladies. Since children were breastfed for as long as two to three years, Anna faced the difficulty of securing enough acceptable wet nurses for all three children. 54 Anna carried the responsibility of the choice of wet nurse, although she consulted with the Barberini physician, and she expected the long accounts of her wetnursing dilemmas to be of interest to her husband.
59 While Anna sometimes referred to her attention to the children and the Barberini casa as an obligation, she more frequently framed her actions in terms of her amore and affetto for Taddeo and the children. ”60 Such feelings prompted her to disagree (or justified her disagreements) with some of the Barberini expenditures. “Motherly affection” inspired her to advance her opinion, and despite the shortcomings of the origins of her insights (they were rooted in her excess), she showed herself in no way willing to abandon them.
Accounting for Affection: Mothering and Politics in Early Modern Rome by C. Castiglione