Renaissance Studies articles

Volume 27 (5)

Nandini Das, Renaissance Romance: The Transformation of English Prose Fiction, 1570–1620. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. xii + 242 pp. £55.00. ISBN: 978-1409410133 (hb).
Matthew Woodcock, vol. 27 (5): 772-774
Pascale Aebischer and Kathryn Prince (eds.), Performing Early Modern Drama Today. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xiii + 247 pp. £60.00. ISBN: 978-0521193351 (hb).
José A. Pérez Díez, vol. 27 (5): 774-776
John E. Law and Bernadette Paton (eds.), Communes and Despots in Medieval and Renaissance Italy. Farnham and Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2010. xx + 354 pp. £55.00, ISBN: 978-0754665083 (hb).
Stella Fletcher, vol. 27 (5): 776-778
Chloë Houston (ed.), New Worlds Reflected: Travel and Utopia in the Early Modern Period. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. xi + 262 pp. £65.00. ISBN: 978-0754666479 (hb).
Tamsin Theresa Badcoe, vol. 27 (5): 778-780
Books Received
vol. 27 (5): 781-783

Volume 27 (4)

Introduction
David Rundle, Alessandra Petrina, vol. 27 (4): 480-486
‘Medieval’, ‘Renaissance’, ‘modern’. Issues of periodization in Italian university history
Peter Denley, vol. 27 (4): 487-503
Violence and Italian universities during the Renaissance
Jonathan Davies, vol. 27 (4): 504-516
Girolamo Cardano: university student and professor
Guido Giglioni, vol. 27 (4): 517-532
Beyond the classroom: international interest in the studia humanitatis in the university towns of Quattrocento Italy
David Rundle, vol. 27 (4): 533-548
Autonomy by imposition. The birth of the natio Scota in the law faculty of the University of Padua (1534)
Francesco Piovan, vol. 27 (4): 549-559
Notes from the archives concerning the Paduan days of Thomas Savage (1481–1482)
Elda Martellozzo Forin, vol. 27 (4): 560-571
Padua and English students revisited
Jonathan Woolfson, vol. 27 (4): 572-587

Volume 27 (3)

Late Raphael (Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado, 12 June–16 September 2012 and Paris, Musée du Louvre, 11 October 2012–14 January 2013). Catalogue edited by Tom Henry and Paul Joannides , with essays by Tom Henry and Paul Joannides, Ana González Mozo,
Eun-Sung Juliana Kang, vol. 27 (3): 0-0
Postured like a whore? Misreading Hermione's statue
ERIC LANGLEY, vol. 27 (3): 318-340
Translating Cicero in Renaissance Catalunya
ALEJANDRO COROLEU, vol. 27 (3): 341-355
Perrault's memoirs and Bernini: a reconsideration
JEANNE MORGAN ZARUCCHI, vol. 27 (3): 356-370
Petrarch's letters of recommendation
KENNETH AUSTIN, vol. 27 (3): 371-388
‘Still finest wits are stilling Venus Rose’: Robert Southwell's ‘Optima Deo’, Venus and Adonis, and Tasso's canto della rosa
JASON LAWRENCE, vol. 27 (3): 389-406
Edmund Spenser and Elizabethan portraiture
TARNYA COOPER, ANDREW HADFIELD, vol. 27 (3): 407-434
The land of the Goths and Vandals: the visual presentation of Gothicism at the Swedish Court, 1550–1700
KRISTOFFER NEVILLE, vol. 27 (3): 435-459
Der Frühe Dürer (The Early Dürer) (Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, 24 May–2 September 2012). Catalogue, Der frühe Dürer, edited by Daniel Hess and Thomas Eser . Nuremberg, 2012. 604 pp. with 230 illus. €46.00. ISBN: 987-3936688597.
RUTH SLENCZKA, vol. 27 (3): 460-467
Catherine Richardson, Shakespeare and Material Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. viii + 221 pp. £14.99. ISBN: 978-0-19-956227-5 (pb).
HESTER LEES-JEFFRIES, vol. 27 (3): 468-470
Stephen Orgel, Spectacular Performances: Essays on Theatre, Imagery, Books and Selves in Early Modern England. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2011. xx + 283 pp. $80.00. ISBN: 978-0-7190-8168-2 (hb).
MELISSA E. SANCHEZ, vol. 27 (3): 470-472
Elaine Leong and Alisha Rankin (eds.), Secrets and Knowledge in Medicine and Science, 1500–1800. Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. ix + 247 pp. £60.00. ISBN: 978-0-75466-854-1 (hb).
DARIO TESSICINI, vol. 27 (3): 472-474
Books received
vol. 27 (3): 475-476

Volume 27 (2)

Friendship and religion in the Republic of Letters; the return of Justus Lipsius to Catholicism (1591)
JAN MACHIELSEN, vol. 27 (2): 161-182
William Baldwin and A Mirror for Magistrates
MIKE PINCOMBE, vol. 27 (2): 183-198
Marlowe and the Greeks
NEIL RHODES, vol. 27 (2): 199-218
Cipriano de' Mari's Lucianic speech for René of Anjou (St-Dié, MS 37): humanism and diplomacy in Genoa and beyond
OREN J. MARGOLIS, vol. 27 (2): 219-235
Market ethics and credit practices in sixteenth-century Tuscany
JAMES E. SHAW, vol. 27 (2): 236-252
The extrinsic in the architectural thinking of Leon Battista Alberti: a reading of Sant'Andrea in Mantua
JAMES LAWSON, vol. 27 (2): 253-269
Silence and secrets in Domenico Fetti's Portrait of a Man with a Sheet of Music
SEAN ROBERTS, vol. 27 (2): 270-290
I Preraffaelliti. Il Sogno del '400 italiano da Beato Angelico a Perugino, da Rossetti a Burne Jones (Ravenna, Museo d'Arte della Città, 28 February, 2010 and as The Pre-Raphaelites and Italy, Oxford Ashmolean Museum, 15 September–5 December 2010); Dante
JOHN E. LAW, vol. 27 (2): 291-296
This England: literature, locality and nation in recent Renaissance studies
STEWART MOTTRAM, vol. 27 (2): 297-301
Matthew P. Romaniello and Charles Lipp (eds.), Contested Spaces of Nobility in Early Modern Europe. Burlington, VT and Farnham: Ashgate, 2011. xiii +377 pp. £70.00. ISBN: 978-1-4094-0551-1 (hb).
BRENDAN DOOLEY, vol. 27 (2): 302-304
Michael Mallett and Christine Shaw, The Italian Wars 1494–1559: War, State and Society in Early Modern Europe. Harlow: Longman, 2012. 392 pp. £23.99. ISBN: 978-0582057586 (pb).
STELLA FLETCHER, vol. 27 (2): 304-305
Micheline White (ed.) English Women, Religion, and Textual Production, 1500–1625. Burlington, VT and Farnham: Ashgate, 2011. 252 pp. £60.00. ISBN: 978-1-4094-0651-8 (hb).
MEGAN MATCHINSKE, vol. 27 (2): 305-308
Marco Folin (ed.), Courts and Courtly Arts in Renaissance Italy: Arts, Culture and Politics, 1395–1530. Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 2011. 443 pp. £50.00. ISBN: 978-1-8514-9643-3 (hb).
FABRIZIO NEVOLA, vol. 27 (2): 308-310
Michael Potterton and Thomas Herron (eds.), Dublin and the Pale in the Renaissance, c. 1540–1660. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2011. 447 pp. €50.00. ISBN: 978-1-84682-283-4 (hb).
PATRICIA PALMER, vol. 27 (2): 310-312