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Renaissance and Reformation; 6v.


Renaissance and Reformation Renaissance and Reformation / Renaissance et Réforme is a bilingual (English and French), multidisciplinary journal devoted to what is currently called the early modern world (see early modern period). ; 6v.

Ed. by James A. Patrick.

Marshall Cavendish


1584 pages




The six volumes of this reference, written for the middle school student, provide alphabetical entries on the people, issues, and events of the European Renaissance and Reformation, as well as individual entries on each country. Among the numerous biographical entries are many artists, writers, philosophers, and political figures. The entries are well illustrated in color and b&w plates and many include inset boxes that detail related issues, events, or the careers of significant people. The lengthy entry on theatre, for example, contains boxes on the Fool, the commedia dell'arte commedia dell'arte (kōm-mā`dēä dĕl-lär`tā), popular form of comedy employing improvised dialogue and masked characters that flourished in Italy from the 16th to the 18th cent. , Lope de Rueda Lope de Rueda (lō`pā dā rā`thä), 1510?–1565, Spanish dramatist. , Anthony Munday, and Thomas Middleton, among others. Volume Six contains thematic indexes, resources for further study, and a glossary, among other resources. Patrick is the chancellor of the College of Saint Thomas More The College of Saint Thomas More is a private, Catholic liberal arts college based in Fort Worth, Texas. It was founded in 1981 as the Saint Thomas More Institute. It awards a Bachelor of Arts degree. References
  • The College of Saint Thomas More website
, Fort Worth, Texas Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas, 18th-largest city in the United States[1], and voted one of "America’s Most Livable Communities. . The contributors teach mainly in the US and the UK.

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