The Bulletin - April 2012

BULLETIN OF THE SOCIETY FOR RENAISSANCE STUDIES
April 2012, Volume xxix, Number 1
   

Letter from the Honorary Chair of the Society for Renaissance Studies
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MUSEUM REPORTS

The Refurbished Renaissance Galleries at the Welsh National Museum of Art
SpacerDARRELYN GUNZBURG

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Collecting and Display in Florence
SpacerANDREA GALDY

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The Wonders of the Kunstkammer: Hapsburg Collections Come to Cambridge
SpacerL. ELIZABETH UPPER

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CONFERENCE REPORTS

Bridging History and Social Psychology: Emotion, Innovation and Public Opinion in Early Modern and Modern-day Europe, London School of Economics
SpacerKOJI YAMAMOTO

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Documenting the Early Modern Book World: Inventories and Catalogues in Manuscript and Print, University of St Andrews
SpacerNATASHA CONSTANTINIDOU

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The Intellectual Culture of the British Country House, 1500–1700, University of Sussex and Petworth House
SpacerMARGARET HEALY

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Public and Private Spaces in the Early Modern World, 1485–1700, University of Sheffield
SpacerCLAIRE BRYONY WILLIAMS

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Early Modern Exchanges Launch Conference, University College London
SpacerALEXANDER SAMSON

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Alchemy and Medicine from Antiquity to the Enlightenment, University of Cambridge
SpacerJENNIFER RAMPLING

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Northern Renaissance Seminar Series: The Winter’s Tale Symposium, University of Liverpool
SpacerMARIA SHMYGOL

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Renaissance Italy and the Idea of Spain, St Edmund Hall, Oxford
SpacerPIERS BAKER-BATES AND MILES PATTENDEN

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Expressions: Jewellery in the Early Modern Period, The British Museum
SpacerNATASHA AWAIS-DEAN

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Historicizing Performance in the Early Modern Period, John Rylands Library, Manchester
SpacerNAYA TSENTOUROU AND MICHAEL DURRANT

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BOOK REVIEWS

Jayne Elisabeth Archer, Elizabeth Goldring and Sarah Knight, eds, The Intellectual and Cultural World of the Early Modern Inns of Court
SpacerWILL TOSH

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John H. Astington, Actors and Acting in Shakespeare’s Time: The Art of Stage Playing
SpacerSARAH DUSTAGHEER

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Stephen D. Bowd, Venice’s Most Loyal City: Civic Identity in Renaissance Brescia
SpacerCHRISTINE SHAW

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Alison Brown, The Return of Lucretius to Renaissance Florence
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DAVID QUINT

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Julia L. Hairston and Walter Stephens, eds, The Body in Early Modern Italy
SpacerGUIDO GIGLIONI

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Peter Holland, ed., Shakespeare’s English Histories and their Afterlives
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KEVIN A. QUARMBY

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Jason M. Houston, Building a Monument to Dante: Boccaccio as Dantista
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GUYDA ARMSTRONG

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David Scott Wilson-Okamura, Virgil in the Renaissance
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PAUL WHITE

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Linda Woodbridge, English Revenge Drama: Money, Resistance, Equality
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GWILYM JONES

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REPORTS AND NOTICES
Fellowship Reports 57
Forthcoming Events
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Notices and Announcements
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