Renaissance Studies Latest Issue (April 2019)

The latest issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol 33, no. 2, April 2019) is now available on-line via the Wiley-Blackwell website.



  • Bart van Es , 'Captive children: John Lyly, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and child impressment on the early modern stage', pages: 166-184
  • Lesley Mickel, ‘"Our Hielandmen": Scots in Court Entertainments at home and abroad 1507–1616', pages: 185-203
  • Per Sivefors, 'Masculinity and husbandry in Joseph Hall's Virgidemiarum', pages: 204-221
  • Julia McClure, 'The Franciscans Order: Global history from the margins', pages: 222-238
  • Christina Juliet Faraday , 'Tudor time machines: Clocks and watches in English portraits c.1530–c.1630', pages: 239-266
  • Annet den Haan, 'The Greek library of Giannozzo Manetti (1396–1459): his collection and his Greek studies', pages: 267-280
  • Daniel Knapper, 'In praise of bad prose: Reading Pauline style in the Reformation', pages: 281-298



Review of exhibitions

  • Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 13 November 2017–12 February 2018), reviewed by Sarah Vowles, pages: 299-306
  • Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth (Boston, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 22 February–20 May 2018), reviewed by Amy Bloch, pages: 307-320



Book reviews

  • Jonathan E. Glixon, Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters? Venetian Nunneries and Their Music. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xvii + 451 pp. £35.99. ISBN 978‐0‐19‐0259‐12‐9 (hb). Reviewed by Barbara Eichner, pages: 321-323
  • Michelle M. Dowd. The Dynamics of Inheritance on the Shakespearean Stage. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xiv + 289 pp. £69.99. ISBN: 978‐1316163184 (hb). Reviewed by Douglas Clark, pages: 324-325
  • Tatiana Matasova. Sophia Palaiologina (Coфья Пaлeoлoг). Moscow: Molodaya Gvardiya, 2017 (Lives of Outstanding People Book Series). 299 pp. ₽484. ISBN 978‐5‐235‐03977‐3 (pb). Reviewed by Ovanes Akopyan, pages 326-327
  • Nadine Akkerman, Invisible Agents, Women and Espionage in Seventeenth‐Century Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxii + 264 pp. £20.00. ISBN 978‐0‐19‐882301‐8. Reviewed by Dannielle Shaw
  • Michel Hochmann, Colorito. La technique des peintres vénitiens à la Renaissance. Turnhout: Brepols, 2015. 395 pp. 25 b/w + 164 colour illustrations. €150. ISBN 978‐2‐503‐55537‐9 (hb). Reviewed by Carlo Corsato, pages 329-330
  • Giancarla Periti. In the Courts of Religious Ladies: Art, Vision, and Pleasure in Italian Renaissance Convents. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2016. ix+294 pp. $75.00. ISBN 978‐0‐300‐21423‐9 (hb). Reviewed by Liise Lehtsalu, pages 331-332