Renaissance Studies Latest Issue (February 2017)

The latest issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol 31, no. 1, February 2017) is now available on-line via the Wiley-Blackwell website. 



Articles include:

  • Harriet Phillips, ‘Hereditary error and popular culture in Pseudodoxia Epidemica’ (pages 6–24)
  • Stefano Dall'Aglio, ‘Voices under trial. Inquisition, abjuration, and preachers’ orality in sixteenth-century Italy’ (pages 25–42)
  • Antonia Gatward Cevizli, ‘Mehmed II, Malatesta and Matteo De’ Pasti: a match of mutual benefit between the “Terrible Turk” and a “Citizen of Hell”‘ (pages 43–65)
  • Robert John Clines, ‘Fighting enemies and finding friends: the cosmopolitan pragmatism of Jesuit residences in the Ottoman Levant’ (pages 66–86)
  • Adrian Streete, ‘Elegy, prophecy, and politics: literary responses to the death of Prince Henry Stuart, 1612–1614’ (pages 87–106)
  • Stuart Farley , ‘Opus musivum, opus variegatum: the mosaic form in early modern culture’ (pages 107–124)


Review of Exhibitions:

  • Rogier van der Weyden y los reinos peninsulares/Rogier van der Weyden and the Kingdoms of the Iberian Peninsula – Edited by Lorne Campbell; reviewed by Paula Nuttall (pages 125–131)
  • François Ier: pouvoir et image – Edited by Bruno Petey-Girard and Magali Vène; reviewed by David Potter (pages 132–137)


Book Reviews:

  • Women and the Bible in Early Modern England: Religious Reading and Writing – By Femke Molekamp; reviewed by Adrian Streete (pages 138–140)
  • The End of Satisfaction: Drama and Repentance in the Age of Shakespeare – By Heather Hirschfeld; reviewed by Adrian Streete (pages 140–142)
  • Hamlet After Q1: An Uncanny History of the Shakespearean Text – By Zachary Lesser; reviewed by J. A. Smith (pages 142–144)
  • Reading What's There: Essays on Shakespeare in Honor of Stephen Booth – Edited by Michael J. Collins; reviewed by Tom Charlton (pages 144–146)
  • Brill's Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World – Edited by Philip Ford, Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi; reviewed by David Rundle (pages 146–148)
  • Supernatural and Secular Power in Early Modern England – Edited by Marcus Harmes and Victoria Bladen; reviewed by Rachel White (pages 148–150)
  • Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620–1642 – Edited by Edward Jones; reviewed by Colin Lahive (pages 150–152)
  • The Painted Closet of Lady Anne Bacon Drury – By H. L. Meakin; reviewed by Jane Partner (pages 152–154)
  • Brief Lives with An Apparatus for the Lives of our English Mathematical Writers – By John Aubrey; reviewed by Andrew Hadfield (pages 154–156)
  • Early Modern Catholics, Royalists, and Cosmopolitans: English Transnationalism and the Christian Commonwealth – By Brian C. Lockey; reviewed by Sophie Jane Buckingham (pages 156–158)


Book Review Essays:

  • Raz Chen-Morris , ‘Modes of writing and early modern modes of scientific observation’ (pages 159–164)
  • Karis Grace Riley, ‘Eating, sensing, feeling: ‘affective studies’ and the fall into ethics’ (pages 165–174)