Renaissance Studies articles

Volume 0 (0)

Michelangelo's Children's Bacchanal: an allegory of the intemperate soul?
Livio Pestilli, ONLINE EARLY
Sarah D. P. Cockram, Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga: Power Sharing at the Italian Renaissance Court. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. xvi + 256 pp. 13 b & w illus. £70.00. ISBN 978-1409048311 (hb). Anne J. Cruz and Maria Galli Stampino (
Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly, ONLINE EARLY
Setting as revisionism: Vasari's use of Dürer's Siege in the Palazzo Vecchio
Tom Nichols, Titian and the End of the Venetian Renaissance. London: Reaktion Books, 2013. 336 pp. £49.00. ISBN 978-1780231860 (hb).
Benjamin Paul, ONLINE EARLY
Being human in early Virginia
Margaret Shewring (ed.), Waterborne Pageants and Festivities in the Renaissance: Essays in Honour of J. R. Mulryne. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. xxv + 439 pp. £85.00. ISBN: 978-1409400233 (hb).
Maria Shmygol, ONLINE EARLY
Kevin de Ornellas, The Horse in Early Modern English Culture. Bridled, Curbed, and Tamed. Madison-Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2014. 209 pp. £44.95. ISBN: 978-1611476583 (hb.)
Elisabetta Deriu, ONLINE EARLY
Bradley D. Ryner, Performing Economic Thought: English Drama and Mercantile Writing, 1600–1642. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013. xii + 217 pp. £70.00. ISBN: 978-0748684656 (hb.)
Caroline Bowden and James E. Kelly (eds.), The English Convents in Exile, 1600-1800: Communities, Culture and Identity. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. xxii + 282 pp. £75.00. ISBN 978-1409450733 (hb.)
Emilie K. M. Murphy, ONLINE EARLY
Erica Benner, Machiavelli's ‘Prince’: A New Reading. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. lv + 343 pp. £55.00. ISBN: 978-0199653638 (hb).
Chloe Kathleen Preedy, ONLINE EARLY
Philip Schwyzer, Shakespeare and the Remains of Richard III. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 247 pp. £55.00. ISBN: 978-0199676101 (hb).
Chloe Kathleen Preedy, ONLINE EARLY
Intersections of art and women in Renaissance Italy
Giancarla Periti, ONLINE EARLY
‘A man of curious enquiry’: John Peyton's Grand Tour to central Europe and Robert Cecil's intelligence network, 1596–1601
Sebastian Sobecki, ONLINE EARLY
Ambiguous words: Post-lapsarian language in Paradise Lost
Liam D. Haydon, ONLINE EARLY
Greek literacy in sixteenth-century England
Micha Lazarus, ONLINE EARLY
The flowers of Italian literature: language, imitation and gender debates in Paolo Giovio's Dialogus de viris et foeminis aetate nostra florentibus
Jessica Goethals, ONLINE EARLY
Sandra Cavallo and Tessa Storey, Healthy Living in Late Renaissance Italy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. xiii + 312 pp. £65.00. ISBN 978-0199678136 (hb).
J. Christopher Warner, The Making and Marketing of Tottel's Miscellany, 1557: Songs and Sonnets in the Summer of the Martyrs’ Fires. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013, xiv + 250pp. £65.00. ISBN 978-1611485387(hb).
Nicolas Moon, ONLINE EARLY
Jessica Dyson, Staging Authority in Caroline England: Prerogative, Law and Order in Drama, 1625–1642. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. x + 224 pp. £60.00. ISBN:978-1409433323 (hb).
Naya Tsentourou, ONLINE EARLY
The georgic mode and ‘poor labours’ of George Herbert
Julianne Sandberg, ONLINE EARLY
David Loewenstein, Treacherous Faith: The Spectre of Heresy in Early Modern English Literature and Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 512 pp. 17 b & w halftones. £65.00. ISBN 978-0199203390 (hb.)
Mary, Queen of Scots (Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland, 28 June–17 November 2013). Catalogue by Rosalind K. Marshall, Mary, Queen of Scots: ‘In My End is My Beginning’. Edinburgh: National Museum of Scotland, 2013. 112 pp., 145 illus. £19.99. ISBN:
John Easton Law, ONLINE EARLY
Melanie L. Marshall, Linda L. Carroll, and Katherine A. McIver (eds.), Sexualities, Textualities, Art and Music in Early Modern Italy: Playing with Boundaries. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. xv + 241 pp. £60.00. ISBN 978-1409464686 (hb).
Marlene L. Eberhart, ONLINE EARLY
Rome, sacred city
Piers Baker-Bates, ONLINE EARLY
Timothy Duguid, Metrical Psalmody in Print and Practice: English ‘Singing Psalms’ and Scottish ‘Psalm Buiks’, c.1540–1640. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. xiv + 301 pp. £70.00. ISBN 978-1409468929 (hb).
John Leonard, Faithful Labourers: A Reception History of Paradise Lost, 1667–1970. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 2 vols. xvii + 880 pp. £155.00. ISBN 978-0199666553 (hb).
Liam D. Haydon, ONLINE EARLY
Books Received

Volume 28 (5)

The Merchant of Venice and Shakespeare's sense of humour(s)
J. F. Bernard, vol. 28 (5): 643-658
Unresolved debates on usury and greed in late Renaissance France: Guillaume Bouchet and others
Jonathan Patterson, vol. 28 (5): 659-675
A Sulphur-crested Cockatoo in fifteenth-century Mantua: rethinking symbols of sanctity and patterns of trade
Heather Dalton, vol. 28 (5): 676-694
Abbess Piera de' Medici and her kin: gender, gifts, and patronage in Renaissance Florence
Sharon T. Strocchia, vol. 28 (5): 695-713
‘To serve us in that behalf when our pleasure is to call for them’: performing boys in Renaissance England
Shehzana Mamujee, vol. 28 (5): 714-730
Giannozzo Manetti's New Testament: new evidence on sources, translation process and the use of Valla's Annotationes
Annet Haan, vol. 28 (5): 731-747
Bellini, bronze and bombards: Sultan Mehmed II's requests reconsidered
Antonia Gatward Cevizli, vol. 28 (5): 748-765
Giotto e compagni (musée du Louvre, 18 April–15 July 2013). Catalogue by Dominique Thiébaut, with essays by Donal Cooper and Andrea de Marchi, and contributions by Marianne Besseyere, Thomas Bohl, Sonia Chiodo, Marco Ciatti, Joanna Dunn, Myriam Eveno, Cec
Nat Silver, vol. 28 (5): 766-776
In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion (London, The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, 10 May–6 October 2013). Catalogue In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion, ed. Anna Reynolds. London: Royal Collection Trust, 2013. 300 pp. ill
Maria Hayward, vol. 28 (5): 777-781
Elizabeth I and Her People (London, National Portrait Gallery, 10 October 2013–5 January 2014). Catalogue: Elizabeth I and Her People, ed. Tarnya Cooper, with Jane Eade. London: National Portrait Gallery, 2013. 224 pp. 140 colour illus. £30.00. ISBN: 978
Felicity Heal, vol. 28 (5): 782-786
Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe (Baltimore, The Walters Art Museum, 14 October 2012–21 January 2013; Princeton Art Museum, 16 February–9 June 2013, Princeton University Art Museum). Catalogue Revealing the African Presence in Renaiss
Colum Hourihane, vol. 28 (5): 787-792
The Springtime of the Renaissance. Sculpture and the Arts in Florence 1400–60 (Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, 23 March–18 August 2013 and Paris, Musée du Louvre, 26 September 2013–6 January 2014). Catalogue edited by Beatrice Paolozzi Strozzi and Marc Borman
Caroline Campbell, vol. 28 (5): 793-798
Iulius Caesar Scaliger, Poetices libri septem. Sieben Bücher über die Dichtkunst, Volume VI. Index to the 1561 edition introduced and edited by Immanuel Musäus. Indices to the complete edition prepared by Luc Deitz, Immanuel Musäus and Gregor Vogt-Spira.
Brian Vickers, vol. 28 (5): 799-800