The Bulletin - October 2010

BULLETIN OF THE SOCIETY FOR RENAISSANCE STUDIES
OCTOBER 2010, Volume xxvii, Number 2
   

Letter from the Honorary Chair of the Society for Renaissance Studies 
SpacerJUDITH BRYCE

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RESEARCH REPORT

Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Universities of Aberystwyth and Bangor
SpacerHELEN WILCOX AND DIANE WATT

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MUSEUM REPORT

The Reopening of the Museo Galileo, Florence 
SpacerANDREA M. GÁLDY

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CONFERENCE REPORTS

Society for Renaissance Studies, Fourth Biennial Conference, University of York
SpacerWILLIAM SHERMAN

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Music, Literature, Illustration, Chawton House Library 
SpacerMICHAEL GALE AND LOUISE RAYMENT

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Robert Southey, Romantic Renaissances and Contexts, Keswick 
SpacerLYNDA PRATT AND TIM FULFORD

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The Culture of Violence in Late Medieval and Early Modern Italy, Georgetown University at Villa Le Balze
SpacerFABRIZIO RICCIARDELLI AND SAMUEL COHN, JR.

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Northern Renaissance Seminar: ‘Love and Death in the Renaissance’, University of Leeds
SpacerNIAMH COONEY

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Renaissance Cultural Crossroads, University of Warwick 
SpacerBRENDA M. HOSINGTON

Post-Medieval Crusades: Languages, Contexts, Change circa 1400-1700, Aberystwyth University
SpacerSTEPHAN SCHMUCK

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Recreating Renaissance and Baroque Spectacle: The Hispanic Habsburg Dynasty in Context, University of Edinburgh
SpacerLAURA FERNANDEZ-GONZALEZ

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Print Networks: The Early Modern Book-Trade, Shakespeare Institute, Stratford
SpacerMATTHEW DAY

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Circulating Ideas: Networks, Knowledge and Forms, Royal Society, London
SpacerRUTH CONNOLLY

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Controversy, Protest, Ridicule, Laughter, 1500-1750: Early Modern Studies Conference, University of Reading
SpacerCHLOË HOUSTON

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Ideals and Values in the Seventeenth Century, Durham Castle 
SpacerRICHARD MABER

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BOOK REVIEWS

Massimo Livi Bacci, El Dorado in the Marshes: Gold, Slaves and Souls between the Andes and the Amazon, trans. Carl Ipsen
SpacerCAROLINE DODDS PENNOCK

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E. K. Chambers, The Elizabethan Stage (Reissue) 
SpacerTOM LOCKWOOD

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Pamela M. Jones, Altarpieces and their Viewers in the Churches of Rome from Caravaggio to Guido Reni
SpacerDAVID EKSERDJIAN

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Dale Kent, Friendship, Love and Trust in Renaissance Florence: Art, Architecture and the Family
SpacerJUDITH BRYCE

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Randall Martin, ed., Women Writers in Renaissance England: An Annotated Anthology
SpacerELIZABETH SCOTT-BAUMANN

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Anita Quye, Kathryn Hallett and Concha Herrero Carretero, ‘Wroughte in gold and silk’: Preserving the Art of Historic Tapestries
SpacerGILLIAN WHITE

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REPORTS AND NOTICES
Fellowship Report
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Forthcoming Events
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Notices and Announcements
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