Renaissance Studies articles

Volume 27 (5)

Plague in the city: identifying the subject of Giovanni di Paolo's Vienna Miracle of Saint Nicholas of Tolentino
Louise Marshall, vol. 27 (5): 654-680
Giovanni Bellini's Baptism of Christ in its visual and devotional context: transforming sacred space in Santa Corona in Vicenza
Joanne Allen, vol. 27 (5): 681-704
The Piacevoli Notti of Giambattista Casali: diplomats and fairy tales in early modern Italy
Megan K. Williams, vol. 27 (5): 705-723
The art of friendship: Daniel Nijs, Isaac Wake and the sale of the Gonzaga collection
Christina M. Anderson, vol. 27 (5): 724-737
Leonardo da Vinci. Painter at the Court of Milan (London, National Gallery, 9 November 2011–5 February 2012). Catalogue by Luke Syson with Larry Keith. London: National Gallery, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-85709491-6 (hb). La Sainte-Anne. L'ultime chef-d'oeuvre d
Juliana Barone, vol. 27 (5): 738-753
Bagliori dorati: Il Gotico Internazionale a Firenze, 1375–1440 (Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, 19 June–4 November 2012). Catalogue by Antonio Natali, Enrica Neri Lusanna, Angelo Tartuferi, with contributions by Andrea Baldinotti, Marco Collareta, Vale
Scott Nethersole, vol. 27 (5): 754-764
Lucretius' Renaissance
Stuart Gillespie, vol. 27 (5): 765-769
Adrian Streete (ed.), Early Modern Drama and the Bible: Contexts and Readings, 1570–1625. Houndsmills: Palgrave, 2012. i-xii + 267pp. £50.00. ISBN: 978-0-230-30109-2 (hb).
David Walker, vol. 27 (5): 770-772
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)

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