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)

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
Books received
vol. 27 (2): 313-314