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Savonarola and Savonarolism. Stefano Dall'Aglio. Essays and Studies, No. 24. (2010) Forthcoming
Savonarola and Savonarolism retraces the history of the reformer's controversial Florentine period and examines his political, religious, and cultural legacy throughout the sixteenth century in Florence and beyond.
The Poetics of Masculinity in Early Modern Italy and Spain. Ed. Gerry Milligan & Jane Tylus. Essays and Studies, No. 22. (2010); Forthcoming
This collection opens new paths in literary and theatre studies by addressing not only how literary texts represented masculinity but how different representational strategies in such texts produce masculinity.
Faith and Fantasy in the Renaissance . Ed. Olga Pugliese and Ethan Kavaler. Essays and Studies, No. 21. (2009)
These essays explore the intersection between religion and the creative forces during the Renaissance of the individuals who wrote about sacred matters, practised their religion, or fashioned religious themes in their artwork.
Sport and Culture in Early Modern Europe. Ed. John McClelland & Brian Merrilees. Essays and Studies, No. 20. (2010).
This volume deals with a wide range of sports from the thirteenth through the seventeenth century.
Ars Reminiscendi. Ed. Donald Beecher and Grant Williams. Essays and Studies, No. 19. (2009)
Reflecting the latest scholarship on memory in the Renaissance, the essays in this volume trace the plurality and complexity of memory's cultural work throughout the English and Continental Renaissance
Renaissance Medievalisms. Ed. Konrad Eisenbichler. Essays and Studies, No. 18. (2009)
Essays examining continuity and change between the Renaissance and the Middle Ages.
Power, Gender, and Ritual in Europe and the Americas. Ed. Peter Arnade & Michael Rocke. Essays and Studies, No. 17. (2008)
Essays in memory of Richard C. Trexler.
The Renaissance in the Streets, Schools, and Studies. Ed. Konrad Eisenbichler & Nicholas Terpstra. Essays and Studies, No. 16. (2008)
Essays on the intellectual, cultural and social history of the Italian Renaissance, in honour of Paul F. Grendler.
Florence and Beyond: Culture, Society and Politics in Renaissance Italy. Ed. David S. Peterson with Daniel E. Bornstein. Essays and Studies, No. 15. (2008)
Essays in honour of John M. Najemy.
Florence in the Time of the Medici: Public Celebrations, Politics, and Literature in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries. By Michel Plaisance. Trans. and Ed. by Nicole Carew-Reid. Essays and Studies, No. 14. (2008)
Eight articles by one of the most influential scholars of 15th- and 16th-century Florentine culture.
Metamorphosis: The Changing Face of Ovid in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Ed. Alison Keith & Stephen Rupp. Essays and Studies, No. 13. (2007)
Essays examining the literary influence of Ovid's Metamorphoses from the late Middle Ages to the seventeenth century.
Christian Magistrate and Territorial Church: Johannes Brenz and the German Reformation. James M. Estes. Essays and Studies, No. 12. (2007)
A study of Johannes Brenz and the relationship between local political authority and the developing evangelical churches.
French Ceremonial Entries in the Sixteenth Century: Event, Image, Text. Ed. Nicolas Russell & Hélène Visentin. Essays and Studies, No. 11. (2007)
Articles exploring sixteenth-century French ceremonial entries from a variety of disciplinary approaches.
Reformation Sources: The Letters of Wolfgang Capito and His Fellow Reformers in Alsace and Switzerland. Ed. Erika Rummel & Milton Kooistra. Essays and Studies, No. 10. (2007)
Primary sources and interpretive essays relating to the correspondence of Wolfgang Capito.
At the Centre of the Old World: Trade and Manufacturing in Venice and the Venetian Mainland, 1400-1800. Ed. Paola Lanaro. Essays and Studies, No. 9. (2006)
Essays positioning Venice and her economy during the fifteenth through the eighteenth centuries in relation to the larger European and Mediterranean context.
Sacrilege and Redemption in Renaissance Florence: The Case of Antonio Rinaldeschi. William J. Connell and Giles Constable. Essays and Studies, No. 8. (2005)
An examination of the execution of Antonio Rinaldeschi in the political and religious context of Renaissance Florence.
Sins of the Flesh: Responding to Sexual Disease in Early Modern Europe. Ed. Kevin Siena. Essays and Studies, No. 7. (2005)
The ten essays in this volume seek to gauge the impact of sexual disease on early modern society by exploring the rich variety of ways in which European culture reacted to the presence of a new deadly sexual infection.
Ave Papa Ave Papabile: The Sacchetti Family, Their Art Patronage, and Political Aspirations Lilian H. Zirpolo. Essays and Studies, No. 6. (2005)
This study examines the art patronage of the Sacchetti family in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries in Rome.
Fantasies of Troy: Classical Tales and the Social Imaginary in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Ed. Alan Shepard and Stephen D. Powell. Essays and Studies, No. 5. (2004)
These essays consider texts and performances of Troy across a wide generic range-from learned court poetry to burlesque, from treatises on linguistic history to public spectacles.
Shell Games: Studies in Scams, Frauds, and Deceits (1300-1650). Ed. Mark Crane, Richard Raiswell, and Margaret Reeves. Essays and Studies, No. 4. (2004)
Thirteen papers raise crucial questions about the nature of truth as well as its construction and detection for pre-modern men and women.
A Renaissance of Conflicts: Visions and Revisions of Law and Society in Italy and Spain. Ed. John A. Marino and Thomas Kuehn. Essays and Studies, No. 3. (2004)
Essays studying conflict and continuity across the spectrum of political, jurisdictional, and spiritual traditions from late medieval Umbria and Tuscany to sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Venice, Rome, and Castile.
The Renaissance in the Nineteenth Century. Ed. Yannick Portbois and Nicholas Terpstra. Essays and Studies, No. 2. (2003)
Sixteen authors examine the many Renaissances conceived in the nineteenth century by European novelists and poets, artists and composers, architects and city planners, political theorists and politicians, businessmen and advertisers.
The Premodern Teenager: Youth in Society, 1150-1650. Ed. Konrad Eisenbichler. Essays and Studies, No. 1. (2002)
A collection of seventeen essays on the nature of adolescence from the High Middle Ages to the end of the Renaissance.