Renaissance Studies Latest Issue (June 2018)

The latest issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol 32, no. 3, June 2018) is now available on-line via the Wiley-Blackwell website.



  • Domenico Lovascio, 'Merchants, usurers and harlots: Genoa in early modern English drama' (pages 346-364)      
  • Kelli Wood, 'Balls on walls, feet on streets: Subversive play in Grand Ducal Florence' (pages 365-387)
  • Matteo Salonia, 'Charles V's universal empire in the Compendio of Antonio Doria' (pages 388-405)
  • Kevin Chovanec, 'The German liberty in England and the Dutch Republic: On the pan-Protestant literary field and the circulation of a loaded epithet' (pages 406-426) 
  • Peter Mack, 'Learning and transforming conventional wisdom: Reading and rhetoric in the Elizabethan grammar school' (pages 427-445)
  • Jose Murgatroyd Cree 'Protestant evangelicals and addiction in early modern English' (pages 446-462)
  • Bernardo Jerosch Herold, 'The Diary of the Swiss Leonhard Thurneysser and Black Africans in Renaissance Lisbon' (pages 463-488)


Review of Exhibition

  • Tom Nichols, Jheronimus Bosch e Venezia (Venezia, Palazzo Ducale, Appartamento del Doge, 18 February–4 June 2017). Catalogue Jheronimus Bosch e Venezia ed. Bernard Aikema. Venice, Marsilio Editori, 2017. 237 pp. €35. ISBN 978–8831727235 (pages 489-497)


Review Essay

  • Rebecca Unsworth , 'Fashioning the early modern man' (pages 498-501)


Book Reviews

  • Simon Hongzhe Sun: Lia Markey, Imagining the Americas in Medici Florence. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2016. xviii+241 pp. $79.95. ISBN 9780271071152 (hb) (pages 502-504)        
  • Alison Searle: Simon Ditchfield and Helen Smith, eds., Conversions: Gender and religious change in early modern Europe. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017, xv + 336pp. £70.00 ISBN: 9781526107053 (hb) (pages: 504-506)
  • Miles Pattenden: John Hunt, The Vacant See in Early Modern Rome: A Social History of the Papal Interregnum. Leiden: Brill, 2016. xii+299pp. 154. ISBN: 9789004313774 (hb) (pages: 506-508)
  • Alison Searle: Noah Millstone, Manuscript Circulation and the Invention of Politics in Early Stuart England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. xvi + 358 pp. £74.99. ISBN 9781107120723 (hb) (pages:508-510)   
  • Andrew Fleck: Freya Sierhuis, The Literature of the Arminian Controversy: Religion, Politics, and the Stage in the Dutch Republic. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. xi+294 pp. 60.00. ISBN 9780198749738 (hb) (pages: 510-511)
  • Raz ChenMorris: Karma Lochrie, Nowhere in the Middle Ages. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 280 pp. $65.00/£56.00. ISBN 9780812248111 (hb) (pages: 512-513)      
  • Mary Hogan Camp: Catherine Fletcher, The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro de Medici. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 336 pp. $29.95. ISBN 9780190612726 (hb) (pages: 513-516)         
  • Jennifer Maguire: Jean Bodin, De la Démonomanie des sorciers, edition critique préparée par Virginia Krause, Christian Martin et Eric MacPhail. Travaux d'Humanisme et Renaissance. Geneva: Librarie Droz, 2016. 528 pp. 65.40. ISBN: 9782600019576 (pb) (pages 516-517)   
  • JanFriedrich Missfelder: Niall Atkinson, The Noisy Renaissance. Sound, Architecture, and Florentine Urban Life. Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press 2016. xi + 260 pp. $89,95. ISBN: 9780271071190 (hb) (pages: 518-519)       
  • Matthew Woodcock: Richard Firth Green, Elf Queens and Holy Friars: Fairy Beliefs and the Medieval Church. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 304 pp. $55.00/£36.00. ISBN 9780812248432 (hb) (pages 519-521)