Renaissance Studies Latest Issue (April 2018)

The latest issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol 32, no. 2, April 2018) is now available on-line via the Wiley-Blackwell website. 



  • Alejandro García-Reidy, 'Celebrities and the stage: theatrical stardom in early modern Spain' (pages 165–182)
  • Miles Pattenden, 'Antonio de Fuenmayor's Life of Pius V: A pope in early modern Spanish historiography' (pages 183–200)
  • Doyeeta Majumder, 'Absolutism without Tyranny in Gorboduc: The Changing Poetics of Tudor Political Drama' (pages 201–218)
  • Richard A. Goldthwaite, 'Florentine household accounts, fourteenth to seventeenth centuries' (pages 219–235)
  • Jonas Roelens, 'Gossip, defamation and sodomy in the early modern Southern Netherlands' (pages 236–252)
  • Giacomo Giudici, 'The writing of Renaissance politics: Sharing, appropriating, and asserting authorship in the letters of Francesco II Sforza, Duke of Milan (1522–1535)' (pages 253–281)
  • Scott Nethersole, 'Armeggerie, wedding chests and battles in fifteenth-century Florence' (pages 282–304)


Review of Exhibitions

  • Paul Hills, 'In the Age of Giorgione' – Catalogue by Simone Facchinetti and Arturo Galansino (pages 305–312)
  • Laura Llewellyn, 'Visions of Paradise: Botticini's Palmieri Altarpiece' – Catalogue by Jennifer Sliwka (pages 313–321)
  • Irene Brook, 'Aldo Manuzio: il rinascimento di Venezia' – Catalogue Edited by Guido Beltramini and Davide Gasparotto (pages 322–331)


Book Reviews

  • Jackie Watson, A Cultural History of the Senses in the Renaissance – Edited by Herman Roodenburg (pages 332–334)
  • John Flood, Shakespeare, Court Dramatist – By Richard Dutton (pages 334–336)
  • Matthew Steggle, Armine… thou art a foole and knaue’. The Fools of Shakespeare's Romances – By Alice Equestri (pages 336–337)