Renaissance Studies Latest Issue (November 2018)

The latest issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol 32, no. 5, November 2018) is now available on-line via the Wiley-Blackwell website.



  • John-Mark Philo, 'Henry Savile’s Tacitus in Italy' (pages 687-707)
  • Jennifer Gear, 'Performing plague: Antonio Zanchi and the dynamics of spectatorship at the Scuola Grande di San Rocco in Venice' (pages 708-737)
  • Jennifer Clement, 'He being dead, yet speaketh: the preacher’s voice in early seventeenth century posthumous sermon collections' (pages 738-582)
  • Katharine A. Craik, 'Poetry, anatomy, presence' (pages 755-777)
  • Sharon Gregory, 'Michelangelo, St Bartholomew, and northern Italy' (pages 778-805)


Book Reviews

  • Joseph Lombardi: Stella Panayotova (ed.) with the assistance of Deirdre Jackson and Paolo Ricciardi, Colour: The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscripts. Harvey Miller Publishers, 2016 (pages 806-808)
  • Kevin de Ornellas: Henrietta McBurney, Ian Rolfe, Caterina Napoleone and Paula Findlen, with Carlo Violani, Onno Wijnands, Arturo Morales Muñiz, Eufrasia Roselló Izquierdo, Arthur MacGregor and Kathie Way, The Paper Museum of Cassiano Dal Pozzo: Series B – Parts Four and Five: Birds, Other Animals and Natural Curiosities. Royal Collection Trust, 2017 (pages 808-810)
  • Rebecca Unsworth: Evelyn Welch (ed.), Fashioning the Early Modern: Dress, Textiles and Innovation in Europe 1500–1800. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017 (pages 810-811)
  • Toria Johnson: Steven W. May and Alan Bryson, Verse Libel in Renaissance England and Scotland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016 (pages 812-813)
  • Toria Johnson: Emily Butterworth, The Unbridled Tongue: Babble and Gossip in Renaissance France. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016 (pages 813-815)
  • Liam D. Haydon: Wendy Wall, Recipes for Thought: Knowledge and Taste in the Early Modern English Kitchen. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016 (pages 815-817)
  • Miles Pattenden: Kimberly Lynn and Erin Kathleen Rowe (eds.), The Early Modern Hispanic World: Transnational and Interdisciplinary ApproachesCambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017  (pages 817-818)
  • Tracey Hill: Tom Rutter, Shakespeare and the Admiral’s Men: Reading Across Repertories on the London Stage, 1594–1600. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017  (pages 819-820)
  • Angela Vanhaelen: Claartje Rasterhoff, Painting and Publishing as Cultural Industries. The Fabric of Creativity in the Dutch Republic, 1580–1800. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016 (pages 821-822)
  • Harry R. McCarthy: Julie Ackroyd, Child Actors on the London Stage, circa 1600: Their Education, Recruitment and Theatrical Success. Brighton, Chicago, Toronto: Sussex Academic Press, 2017 (pages 822-824)
  • Laura Verner: Rosin Cossar, Clerical Households in Late Medieval Italy. Cambridge, Mass. and London: Harvard University Press, 2017 (pages 825-826)
  • Jennifer Maguire: Howell A. Lloyd, Jean Bodin, ‘This Preeminent Man of France’: An Intellectual Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017 (pages 826-828)


Review Essay

  • Nina Lamal, 'Renaissance of early modern letters' (pages 829-834)


Review of Exhibitions

  • Charles Robertson: Michelangelo & Sebastiano. London: National Gallery, 15 March–25 June 2017 (pages 835-847)
  • Daniel Szechi: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites. Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland, 23 June – 12 November 2017 (pages 840-847)
  • Ita Mac Carthy: Raphael: The Drawings. Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1 June – 3 September, 2017 (pages 848-857)