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EDITIONS AND TRANSLATIONS:

Almosnino, Mose ben Baruk. Regimiento de la vida / Tratado de los suenyos. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 255. Ed. John M. Zemke. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2004. xix + 545 pp. append. illus. gloss. chron. bibl. $55.44. ISBN: 0-86698-298-1.

Amadis de Gaule. Livre IV. Textes de la Renaissance 92. Ed. Luce Guillerm. Trans. Herberay des Essarts. Paris: Honore Champion Editeur, 2005. 455 pp. index. illus. gloss. bibl. [euro]55.60. ISBN: 2-7453-1159-X.

Andreini, Isabella. Selected Poems of Isabella Andreini. Ed. Anne E. MacNeil. Trans. James Wyatt Cook. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2005. xii + 213 pp. index. tbls. $34.95. ISBN: 0-8108-5442-2.

Behiels, Lieve, and Kathleen V. Kish, eds. Celestina: An Annotated Edition of the First Dutch Translation (Antwerp, 1550). Avisos de Flandes-Fuentes 1. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2005. 413 pp. index. tbls. gloss. bibl. [euro]30. ISBN: 90-5867-423-1.

Castelbranco, Vasco Mousinho de. Emblematica Lusitana e os Emblemas. Ed. Rubem Amaral. Lisbon: Centro de Historia da Universidade de Lisboa, 2005. 154 pp. index. illus. bibl. [euro]10. ISBN: 972-99298-6-6.

Ficino, Marsilio. Platonic Theology. Vol. 5, books 15-17. The I Tatti Renaissance Library 17. Ed. James Hankins and William Bowen. Trans. Michael J. B. Allen. Cambridge, MA, and London: Harvard University Press, 2005. viii + 354 pp. index. append. bibl. $29.95. ISBN: 0-674-01719-6.

Flavio, Biondo. Italy Illuminated. Vol. 5, books 1-4. The I Tatti Renaissance Library 20. Ed. and trans. Jeffrey A. White. Cambridge, MA, and London: Harvard University Press, 2005. xxvii + 490 pp. index. append. bibl. $29.95. ISBN: 0-674-01743-9.

Heise, Carl Georg. Personliche Erinnerungen an Aby Warburg. Gratia: Bamberger Schriften zur Renaissanceforschung 43. Ed. Bjorn Biester and Hans-Michael Schafer. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2005. x + 149 pp. index. append. illus. bibl. [euro]43. ISBN: 3-447-05215-5.

Hermeae, Ammonius. Commentaria in Peri hermeneias Aristotelis. Commentaria in Aristotelem Graeca Versiones latinae temporis resuscitatarum (CAGL) 12. Facsimile ed. Trans. Bartholomaeus Sylvanus. Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt: Frommann-Holzboog, 2005. xxvi + 112 pp. index. illus. bibl. [euro]132. ISBN: 3-7728-1232-5.

Lazzarelli, Lodovico. The Hermetic Writings and Related Documents. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 281. Ed. Wouter J. Hanegraaff and Ruud M. Bouthoorn. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005. xii + 356 pp. index. bibl. $45. ISBN: 0-86698-324-4.

Lipsius, Justus. Epistolae. Part 8: 1595. Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van Belgie voor Wetenschappen en Schone Kunsten. Ed. Jeanine G. De Landtsheer. Brussels: Paleis der Academien, 2004. 664 pp. index. bibl. n.p. ISBN: 90-6569-932-5.

Maber, Richard G. Publishing in the Republic of Letters: The Menage-Graevius-Wetstein Correspondence 1679-1692. Studies in the History of Ideas in the Low Countries 6. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2005. 174 pp. + 6 b/w pls. index. illus. tbls. bibl. $54. ISBN: 90-420-1685-X.

Nadal, Jerome. Annotations and Meditations on the Gospels. Vol. 3, The Resurrection Narratives. Introduction by Walter S. Melion. Trans. Frederick A. Homann. Philadelphia: Saint Joseph's University Press, 2005. xv + 181 pp. illus. $39.95. ISBN: 0-916101-47-9.

North, Jonathan, ed. England's Boy King: The Diary of Edward VI, 1547-1553. Welwyn Garden City: Ravenhall Books, 2005. 192 pp. illus. chron. $29.95. ISBN: 1-905043-04-X.

Petrarch, Francesco. Epistole tardive de Francesco Petrarch: Edizione critica con introduzione 3 commento. Studia Latina Stockholmiensia 51. Ed. Gunilla Savborg. Stockholm: Almquist & Wiksell International, 2004. 262 pp. illus. tbls. chron. [euro]55. ISBN: 91-22-02076-4.

Potter, David, ed. Foreign Intelligence and Information in Elizabethan England: Two English Treatises on the State of France, 1580-1584. Camden Fifth Series 25. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ix + 262 pp. index. append. tbls. $75. ISBN: 0-521-84724-9.

Secundus, Johannes. Elegiarum libri tres. Vol. 2 of CEuvres completes. Textes de la Renaissance 99. Ed. Roland Guillot. Paris: Honore Champion Editeur, 2005. 500 pp. + 8 b/w pls. index. illus. tbls. bibl. [euro]85. ISBN: 2-7453-1322-3.

Serreius, Joannes. Grammaire francaise (1623). Textes de la Renaissance 91. Trans. Alberte Jacquetin-Gaudet. Paris: Honore Champion Editeur, 2005. 462 pp. index. append. illus. tbls. bibl. [euro]84. ISBN: 2-7453-1144-1.

Servetus, Michael. Obras completas. Vol. 3, Escritos cientificos. Larumbe 36. Ed. Angel Alcala. Zaragoza: Prensas Universitarias de Zaragoza, 2005. illus. bibl. n.p. ISBN: 84-7733-756-X.

Shakespeare, William. Antony and Cleopatra. The New Cambridge Shakespeare. Updated ed. Ed. David Bevington. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xviii + 286 pp. index. illus. bibl. $60 (cl), $14.99 (pbk). ISBN: 0-521-84833-4 (cl), 0-521-61287-X (pbk).

Shakespeare, William. The First Quarto of Othello. The New Cambridge Shakespeare. Ed. Scott McMillin. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xiii + 148 pp. $70 (cl), $27.99 (pbk). ISBN: 0-521-56257-0 (cl), 0-521-61594-1 (pbk).

Shakespeare, William. Othello. 2nd ed. Shakespeare in Production. Ed. Julie Hankey. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xvi + 312 pp. index. illus. chron. bibl. $75 (cl), $26.99 (pbk). ISBN: 0-521-83458-9 (cl), 0-521-54236-7 (pbk).

Shakespeare, William. The Tragedy of King Lear. The New Cambridge Shakespeare. Updated ed. Ed. Jay L. Halio. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xiv + 311 pp. append. illus. bibl. $60 (cl), $14.99 (pbk). ISBN: 0-521-84791-5 (cl), 0-521-61263-2 (pbk).

Siegemund, Justine. The Court Midwife. The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe. Ed. and trans. Lynne Tatlock. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2005. xxxi + 260 pp. index. append. illus. gloss. bibl. $24. ISBN: 0-226-75709-9.

Thurgood, Rose, and Cicely Johnson. Scripture Women: "A Lecture of Repentance" and "Fanatical Reveries." Ed. Naomi Baker. Nettingham: Trent Editions, 2005. xxii + 79 pp. gloss. chron. [pounds sterling]8.99. ISBN: 1-84233-048-9.

Torres, Alfonso de. Alfonso de Torres Ejercicios de Retorica. Palmyrenvs Colleccion de textos y estudios Humanisticos Serie Textos. Ed. Violeta Perez Custodio. Madrid: Editorial del Laberinto, 2005. 400 pp. index. illus. tbls. bibl. [euro]42. ISBN: 84-8483-188-4.

Weinberg, Joanna. Azariah de' Rossi's Observations on the Syriac New Testament: A Critique of the Vulgate by a Sixteenth-Century Jew. Warburg Institute Studies and Texts 3. London and Turin: The Warburg Institute, 2005. vi + 109 pp. index. illus. [pounds sterling]20. ISBN: 0-85481-133-8.

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCE:

Cormack, Bradin, and Carla J. Mazzio. Book Use, Book Theory 1500-1700. The University of Chicago Library. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2005. xii + 124 pp. illus. $15. ISBN: 0-943056-34-9.

Danzi, Massimo. La biblioteca del Cardinal Pietro Bembo. Travaux d'Humanisme et Renaissance 399. Geneva: Librairie Droz S. A., 2005. 470 pp. index. append. illus. bibl. CHF 132. ISBN: 2-600-00924-8.

Dauner, Gudrun. Drawn Together: Two Albums of Renaissance Drawings by Girolamo da Carpi. Ed. Nicolas Barker and Derick Dreher. Philadelphia: Rosenbach Museum and Library, 2005. x + 150 pp. illus. bibl. $40. ISBN: 0-939084-34-1.

Dimler, G. Richard. The Jesuit Emblem: Bibliography of Secondary Literature with Select Commentary and Descriptions. AMS Studies in the Emblem 19. Brooklyn, NY: AMS Press, Inc., 2005. xiv + 241 pp. index. illus. bibl. $158. ISBN: 0-404-63719-1.

Donne, John. John Donne's Marriage Letters in the Folger Shakespeare Library. Ed. M. Thomas Hester, Robert Parker Sorlien, and Dennis Flynn. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005. 110 pp. illus. $35. ISBN: 0-295-98510-0.

Giorgi, Rosa. Angels and Demons in Art. A Guide to Imagery. Ed. Stefano Zuffi. Trans. Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia. Los Angeles: Getty Trust Publications, 2005. 384 pp. index. illus. tbls. $24.95. ISBN: 0-89236-830-6.

Paas, John Roger. The German Political Broadsheet 1600-1700. Vol. 8: 1649-1661. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2005. 490 pp. + 18 b/w pls. illus. bibl. [euro]888. ISBN: 3-447-05061-6.

Slive, Seymour. Jacob van Ruisdael: Master of Landscape. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005. 288 pp. index. append. illus. chron. bibl. $75. ISBN: 1-903-97324-4.

Timm, Erika, and Gustav Adolf Beckmann. Historische jiddische Semantik: Die Bibelubersetzungssprache als Faktor der Auseinanderentwicklung des jiddischen und des deutschen Wortschatzes. Tubingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 2005. viii + 736 pp. index. append. tbls. bibl. [eour]112. ISBN: 3-484-73063-3.

Wolfe, Heather R. Letterwriting in Renaissance England. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2004. 214 pp. index. illus. gloss. $45. ISBN: 0-295-98509-7.

ANTHOLOGIES AND TEXTS:

Fay-Sallois, Fanny. A Treasury of Hours: Selections from Illuminated Prayer Books. Paris: Getty Trust Publications, 2002. 133 pp. index. illus. bibl. $19.95. ISBN: 0-89236-819-5.

Fernie, Ewan F., Ramona Wray, and Mark Thorton Burnett, eds. Reconceiving the Renaissance: A Critical Reader. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. ix + 436 pp. index. bibl. $29.95. ISBN: 0-19-926557-7.

Frugoni, Chiara. A Day in a Medieval City. Trans. William McCuaig. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2005. xii + 206 pp. index. illus. bibl. $37.50. ISBN: 0-226-26634-6.

Grave, Johannes. Landschaften der Meditation: Giovanni Bellinis Assoziationsraume. Rombauch Wissenschaften, Reihe Quellen zur Kunst 23. Freiburg: Rombach Verlag, 2004. 131 pp. append. illus. [euro]16. ISBN: 3-7930-9399-9.

Hanbury-Tenison, Robin. The Oxford Book of Exploration. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. xvi + 576 pp. index. bibl. $16.99. ISBN: 0-19-280556-8.

Hsia, Ronnie Po-Chia. The World of Catholic Renewal 1540-1770. 2nd ed. New Approaches to European History. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xii + 268 pp. index. illus. tbls. chron. bibl. $70.00 (cl), $25.99 (pbk). ISBN: 0-521-84154-2 (cl), 0-521-60241-6 (pbk).

Moran, Bruce T. Distilling Knowledge: Alchemy, Chemistry, and the Scientific Revolution. New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine. Cambridge, MA, and London: Harvard University Press, 2005. 210 pp. index. illus. bibl. $24.95. ISBN: 0-674-01495-2.

Paine, Michael. The Crusades. North Pomfret: Trafalgar Square Books, 2005. 144 pp. map. chron. bibl. $15. ISBN: 1-904048-38-2.

Price, Roger. A Concise History of France. Cambridge Concise Histories. Reprint. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xiv + 491 pp. index. illus. tbls. map. $70 (cl), $25.99 (pbk). ISBN: 0-521-84480-0 (cl), 0-521-60656-X (pbk).

Rackin, Phyllis. Shakespeare and Women. Oxford Shakespeare Topics. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 168 pp. index. illus. bibl. $19.95. ISBN: 0-19-818694-0.

COLLECTIONS AND STUDIES:

Appelbaum, Robert, and John Wood Sweet, eds. Envisioning an English Empire: Jamestown and the Making of the North Atlantic World. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. xv + 368 pp. index. illus. map. bibl. $24.95. ISBN: 0-8122-1903-1.

Includes: Karen Ordahl Kupperman, "Foreword"; John Wood Sweet, "Introduction: Sea Changes"; James Horn, "The Conquest of Eden: Possession and Dominion in Early Virginia"; Alden Vaughan, "Powhatans Abroad: Virginia Indians in England"; Lisa Blansett, "John Smith Maps Virginia: Knowledge, Rhetoric, and Politics"; Emily Rose, "The Politics of Pathos: Richard Frethorne's Letters Home"; Eric Griffin, "The Specter of Spain in John Smith's Colonial Writing"; Pompa Banerjee, "The White Othello: Turkey and Virginia in John Smith's True Travels"; Susan Iwanisziw, "England, Morocco, and Global Geopolitical Upheaval"; Andrew Hadfield, "Irish Colonies and the Americas"; Robert Appelbaum, "Hunger in Early Virginia: Indians and English Facing Off over Excess Want and Need"; Jess Edwards, "Between 'Plain Wilderness' and 'Goodly Corn Fields': Representing Land Use in Early Virginia"; Michael Guesco, "Settling with Slavery: Human Bondage in the Early Anglo-Atlantic World"; Peter Herman, "'We All Smoke Here': Behn's The Widdow Ranter and the Invention of American Identity"; and Constance Jordan, "Conclusion: Jamestown and Its North Atlantic World."

Bal, Mieke, ed. The Artemisia Files: Artemisia Gentileschi for Feminists and Other Thinking People. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2005. xxv + 246 pp. index. illus. bibl. $27.50. ISBN: 0-226-03581-6.

Includes: Mieke Bal, "Introduction"; Mary D. Garrard, "Artemisia's Hand"; Nanettte Salomon, "Judging Artemisia: A Baroque Woman in Modern Art History"; Elena Ciletti, "'Gran Macchina e Bellezza': Looking at the Gentileschi Judiths"; Babette Bohn, "Death, Dispassion, and the Female Hero: Artemisia Gentileschi's Jael and Sisera"; Mieke Bal, "Grounds of Comparison"; and Griselda Pollock, "Feminist Dilemmas with the Art/Life Problem."

Birberick, Anne L., and Russell Ganim, eds. EMF: Studies in Early Modern France. Charlottesville: Rookwood Press, 2005. x + 186 pp. index. illus. tbls. bibl. n.p. ISBN: 1-886365-54-7.

Includes: Russell Ganim, "Introduction"; David LaGuardia, "French Renaissance Literature and the Problem of Theory: Alcofribas's Performance in the Prologue to Gargantua"; Katherine Almquist, "The Bibliophile and the Archivist on Montaigne"; William Cloonan, "La Barque de Dante: Michelangelo and the Anxiety of Influence"; Stephen Shapiro, "Roland Joffe's Vatel: Refashioning the History of the Ancien Regime"; Ugo Dionne, "Sans peur, sans reproche et sans perruque: La Figure de Philosophe dans le cinema francais contemporain (1988-2001)"; Severine Genieys-Kirk, "(Re)visions de la periode pre-moderne dans l'oeuvre de Phillippe Sollers"; Jeffrey N. Peters and Todd W. Reeser, "Between Freedom and Memory: The Early Modern in Barthes's Le degre zero de l'ecriture"; and Jean-Vincent Blanchard, "The Cyber-Baroque: Walter Ong, The History of Rhetoric, and an Early Modern Information Mode."

Bury, Emmanuel, ed. "Tous vos gens a Latin": Le latin, langue savante, langue mondaine (XIVe-XVIIe siecles). Geneva: Librairie Droz S. A., 2005. 464 pp. index. illus. tbls. bibl. CHF 132. ISBN: 2-600-00975-2.

Includes: Emmanuel Bury, "Introduction"; Pascale Bourgain, "Reflexions medievales sur les langues de savoir"; Anne Grondeux, "Le latin et les autres langues au Moyen Age: contacts avec des locuteurs etrangers, bilinguisme, interpretation et traduction (800-1200)"; Pierre Lardet, "Langues de savoir et savoirs de la langue: la refondation du latin dans le De causis lingua latinae de Jules-Cesar Scaliger (1540)"; Jean-Marc Mandosio, "Encyclopedies en latin et encyclopedies en langue vulgaire (XIIIe-XVIIIe siecle)"; Claire Lecointre, "L'appropriation du latin, langue du savoir et savoir sur la langue"; Martine Furno, "De l'erudit au pedagogue: prosopographie des auteurs de dictionnaires latins, XVIe-XVIIIe siecles"; Bernard Colombat, "Changement d'objectif et/ou changement de methode dans l'apprentissage du latin au XVIIe siecle? La Nouvelle Methode[...] latine de Port-Royal"; Monique Bouquet, "Le De viris illustribus de Lhomond: un monument de frantin"; Jocelyn Roye, "La litterature comique et la critique du latin au XVIIe siecle"; Michel Lemoine, "Les neologismes dans le commentaire de Calcidius sur le Timee"; Joelle Ducos, "Passions de l'air, impressions ou meteores: l'elaboration medievale d'un lexique scientifique de la meteorologie"; Jacques Paviot, "Le latin comme langue technique: l'exemples des termes concernant le navire"; Marie-Joelle Louison-Lassabliere, "Antonius Arena ou le latin macaro-nique au service du savoir choregraphique"; Laurence Boulegne, "Le latin, langue de la philosophie dans les traites d'amour du XVIe siecle en Italie: Les enjeux du De Pulchro et Amore d'Agostino Nifo"; Genevieve Demerson, "Langue ancienne et nouveau Monde"; Alexandre Vanautgaerden, "L'oeuvre 'latin' de Jean Froben, imprimeur d'Erasme"; Jean-Francois Cottier, "Les Paraphrases sur les Evangiles d'Erasme: le latin, instrument de vulgarisation des ecritures?"; Dominique de Courcelles, "Juan Gines de Sepulveda (1490-1573), traducteur du grec et historiographe en langue latine: sur le choix de l'ecriture en langue latine en Espagne vers 1540"; Helene Cazes, "La Dissection des parties du corps humain et son double: les anatomies latine et francaise de Charles Estienne (Paris, 1545-1546)"; Etienne Wolff, "Jerome Cardan (1501-1576) et le latin"; Ludivine Goupillaud, "Demonstrationem mirabilem sane detexi: mathematiques et merveille dans l'oeuvre de Pierre de Fermat"; Jacob Schmutz, "Le latin, est-il philosophiquement malade? Le projet de reforme du Leptotatos de Juan Caramuel Lobkowitz (1681)"; Yasmin Haskell, "Bad Taste in Baroque Latin? Father Strozzi's Poem on Chocolate"; and Alain Michel, "Le latin, les mots et les choses: Virgile, Eckhart, Edmond Jabes."

Cazauran, Nicole. Varietes pour Marguerite de Navarre 1978-2004: Autour de L'Heptameron. Paris: Honore Champion Editeur, 2005. 566 pp. index. tbls. bibl. [euro]88. ISBN: 2-7453-1336-3.

Includes: Nicole Cazauran, "Honneste, honnestete et honnestement dans le langage de Marguerite de Navarre"; "Marguerite de Navarre et le vocabulaire de l'ignorance"; "Marguerite de Navarre et son theatre: dramaturgie traditionnelle et inspiration sacree"; "Marguerite de Navarre entre mystique et mystere: la Vierge au repos dans la Nativite et le Desert"; "Deux 'ravies de l'amour de Dieu' dans la Comedie de Mont Marsan et le Mirouer des simples ames"; "Marguerite de Navarre: le deuil en dialogues"; "Sur l'elaboration de L'Heptameron"; "A propos du manuscrit 'de New York'"; "L'Heptameron face au Decameron"; "Marguerite de Navarre dans L'Heptameron ou l'auteur invisible"; "Boaistuau et Gruget edi-teurs de L'Heptameron a chacun sa part"; "L'Heptameron et les origines du roman moderne"; "La nouvelle exemplaire ou le roman tenue en echec"; "Un nouveau 'genre d'ecrire': les debuts du dialogue mondain dans L'Heptameron"; "Fin de Journees"; "Denouements dans L'Heptameron"; "Les citations bibliques dans L'Heptameron"; "Henri Estienne lecteur de L'Heptameron"; "Quand la seduction est affaire de mots: L'Heptameron en 'beau langage'"; "Les devisants de L'Heptameron et leurs nouvelles"; "Des devisants, peu ou prou mortifies? Note en marge du prologue de L'Heptameron"; "A propos de L'Heptameron: lecture de la cinquieme nouvelle"; "La trentieme nouvelle de L'Heptameron"; "Aux marges de L'Heptameron: l'ombre du chevalier de La Tour Landry"; "Sur trois recits de L'Heptameron: de l'importance des arriere-plans (N.11 et 11 bis- N.13)"; and "Sur L'Heptameron: enquetes d'authenticite (Trois nouvelles "Gruget"--N.30)."

Classen, Albrecht, ed. Discourses on Love, Marriage, and Transgression in Medieval and Early Modern Literature. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 278. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005. index. 374 pp. $40. ISBN: 0-86698-321-X.

Includes: Albrecht Classen, "Introduction: Love, Marriage, and Transgression in Medieval and Early Modern Literature: Discourse, Communication, and Social Interaction"; Virginie Greene, "The Knight, the Woman, and the Historian: Georges Duby and Courtly Love"; Michelle Bolduc, "Transgressive Troubadours and Lawless Lovers? Matfre Ermengaud's Breviari d'Amor as a Courtly Apologia"; Lynn Shutters, "Christian Love or Pagan Transgression? Marriage and Conversion in Floire et Blancheflor"; Karen K. Jambeck, "'Femmes et tere': Marie de France and the Dicourses of 'Lanval'; Sharon Kinoshita, "Colonial Possessions: Wales and the Anglo-Norman Imaginary in the Lais of Marie de France"; James A. Rushing, "Erec's Uxoriousness"; Ulrich Muller, "'L'auteur est mort, vive l'auteur': Love in Poetry and Fiction"; Suzanne Kocher, "Accusations of Gay and Straight Sexual Transgression in the Roman de la Violette"; Anna Kukulka-Wojtasik, "Litterature courtoise ou le libertinage avant la lettre: D'apres les Chansons de Guillaume de Poitiers et Joufroi, roman du XIIIe siecle"; Penny Simons, "Love, Marriage, and Transgression in Joufroi de Poitiers: A Case of Literary Anarchism?"; Joanne Charbonneau, "Transgressive Fathers in Sir Eglamour of Artois and Torrent of Portyngale"; Jean E. Jost, "Chaucer's Vows and How They Break: Trangression in The Manciple's Tale"; Albrecht Classen, "Love, Marriage, and Sexual Transgressions in Heinrich Kaufringer's Verse Narratives (ca. 1400)"; Louise O. Vasvari, "'Buon cavallo e mal cavallo vuole sprone, e buona femina e mala femina vuol bastone': Medieval Cultural Fictions of Wife-Battering"; Marilyn Sandidge, "Constructing New Women in Early Modern English Literature"; and Elizabeth C. Zagura, "True Stories and Alternative Discourses: The Game of Love in Marguerite de Navarre's Heptameron."

Cook, William R., ed. The Art of the Franciscan Order in Italy. The Medieval Franciscans 1. Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2005. xxii + 298 pp. + 46 color pls. + 52 b/w pls. index. illus. tbls. bibl. $199. ISBN: 90-04-13167-1.

Includes: William R. Cook, "Introduction"; Donald Cooper, "'In loco tutissimo et firmissimo': The Tomb of St. Francis in History, Legend and Art"; Janet Robson, "The Pilgrim's Progress: Reinterpreting the Trecento Fresco Programme in the Lower Church at Assisi"; Daniel T. Michaels, "Prophecy in Stone: The Exterior Facade of the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi"; Marilyn Aronberg Lavin, "Cimabue at Assisi: The Virgin, the 'Song of Songs,' and the Gift of Love"; Thomas de Wesselow, "The Date of the St. Francis Cycle in the Upper Church of San Francesco at Assisi: The Evidence of Copies and Considerations of Method"; Beth A. Mulvaney, "The Beholder as Witness: The 'Crib at Greccio' from the Upper Church of San Francesco, Assisi and Franciscan Influence on Late Medieval Art in Italy"; Ronald B. Herzman, "'I speak not yet of Proof: Dante and the Art of Assisi"; Gregory W. Ahlquist and William R. Cook, "The Representation of Posthumous Miracles of St. Francis of Assisi in Thirteenth-Century Italian Painting"; and Nancy M. Thompson, "Cooperation and Conflict: Stained Glass in the Bardi Chapel of Santa Croce."

de Groot, Wim, ed. The Seventh Window: The King's Window Donated by Philip II and Mary Tudor to Sint Janskerk in Gouda (1557). Hilversum: Uitgeverij Verloren BV, 2005. index. append. illus. tbls. map. bibl. [euro]50. ISBN: 90-6550-822-8.

Includes: Wim de Groot, "Preface"; Geoffrey Parker, "Prologue: The Window Everyone Overlooked"; Estrella Cavero Saiz, "The Accession of Emperor Charles V's Son as King of Spain, King of England and Sovereign of the Low Countries, 1549-1559"; Fernando Brugman, and Dina Aristodemo, "The Joyeuses Entrees of 1549: The Staging of Royal Power and Civic Prestige"; Glyn Redworth, "'Matters impertinent to women': Male and Female Monarchy under Philip and Mary"; Koen Goudriaan, "City and Sovereign: The Pragmatic Relations between Gouda and its Monarchs Charles V and Philip II, 1549-1559"; Corrie Ridderikhoff and Lucy Schluter, "Humanists, 'Batavian Ears,' and Philip II as a Christian Soldier in Gouda"; Biance van den Berg, "Turbulent Times for Sint Janskerk in Gouda: The Story of the Building Campaign and the Reconstruction after the Great Fire of 1552"; Marinus Gout, "The Symbolic Context of Sint Janskerk in Gouda, in the Light of the Architectural Development of the French Cathedral"; Marloes Biermans, "Music and Liturgy in Sint Janskerk in Gouda"; Jan Van Damme, "The Donation of the Seventh Window: A Burgundian-Habsburg Tradition and the Role of Viglius van Aytta"; Wim de Groot, "Viglius van Aytta and the Iconography of the Seventh Window, and his Protective Influence during the Iconoclasm of 1566 in Gouda"; "Habsburg Patronage and the Particular Situation of the Emperor's and King's Windows during the Dutch Revolt"; Juan Rafael de la Caudra "King Philip of Spain as Solomon the Second: The Origins of Solomonism of the Blanco, Escorial in the Netherlands"; Klaas A. D. Smelik, "The Portrayal of King Solomon in the Hebrew Bible"; Rebecca Zorach, "'Blood upon the earth': Sacrifice and Ritual in the King's Window of Gouda"; Kees van der Ploeg, "Iconographical Aspects of the Last Supper in the Middle Ages"; Andrea C. Gasten, "The Kingship of Philip and Mary: Some Remarks on Presentation and Heraldry and the Special Circumstances Surrounding the King's Window of Gouda"; Peter Fuhring, "Ornament in the King's Window of Gouda"; Wim de Groot, "The King's Window of Gouda: A Prestigious Commission?"; Joost M. A. Caen, "Glass Painting Techniques in the Netherlands in the Sixteenth Century"; and Henny van Dolder-de Wit, "Through Storm and Shine: The Conservation History of the Seventh Window."

Donavin, Georgiana, Cary J. Nederman, and Richard Utz, eds. Speculum Sermonis: Interdiscplinary Reflections on the Medieval Sermon. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2004. xxvi + 416 pp. index. illus. tbls. bibl. [euro]80. ISBN: 2-503-51339-5.

Includes: Georgiana Donavin, "Introduction"; Leo Carruthers, "The Word Made Flesh: Preaching and Community from the Apostolic to the Late Middle Ages"; John Kitchen, "'Going to the Gate of Life': The Carthage Ampitheatre and Augustine's Sermons on Saints Perpetua and Felicitas"; Catherine Brown Tkacz, "Susanna Victrix, Christus Victor: Lenten Sermons, Typology, and the Lectionary"; Jeffrey Burton Russell, "Time and Again: A Response to Leo Carruthers, John Kitchen, and Catherine Brown Tkacz"; Stephen Morris, "'Let Us Love One Another': Liturgy, Morality, and Political Theory in Chrysostom's Sermons on Rom. 12-13 and II Thess. 2"; Wim Verbaal, "Preaching the Dead from Their Graves: Bernard of Clairvaux's Lament on His Brother Gerard"; Eve Salisbury, "'Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child': Proverbial Speech Acts, Boy Bishop Sermons, and Pedagogical Violence"; Emily Michelson, "Bernardino of Siena Visualizes the Name of God"; Peter Howard, "Sermons Reflecting Upon Their World(s): A Response to Stephen Morris, Wim Verbaal, Eve Salisbury, and Emily Michelson"; David Strong, "Illumination of the Intellect: Franciscan Sermons and Piers Plowman"; Lynn T. Ramey, "Unauthorized Preaching: The Sermon in Jean Bodel's Jeu de Saint Nicolas"; Peter V. Loewen, "The Conversion of Mary Magdalene and the Musical Legacy of Franciscan Piety in the Early German Passion Plays"; Elizabeth Schirmer, "Interdisciplinary Craft: A Response to Peter Loewen, Lynn T. Ramey, and David Strong"; Ingunn Lunde, "Speech-Reporting Strategies in 'Dramatic Preaching': With Examples from East Slavic Festal Sermons"; Thom Mertens, "Relic or Strategy: The Middle Dutch Sermon as a Literary Phenomenon"; Holly Johnson, "Fashioning Devotion: The Art of Good Friday Preaching in Chaucerian England"; Martine De Reu, "A Statistical Treatment of Sin and Holiness in Sermons from the Early Middle Ages (500-1100)"; Simon Forde, "Multilingualism in Medieval Sermons: A Response to Thom Mertens, Martine De Reu, Ingunn Lunde, and Holly Johnson"; and Georgiana Donavin, "Bibliography."

Earenfight, Theresa M., ed. Queenship and Political Power in Medieval and Early Modern Spain. Women and Gender in the Early Modern World. Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2005. xxx + 210 pp. index. illus. bibl. $89.95. ISBN: 0-7546-5074-X.

Includes: Elizabeth Haluska-Rausch, "Unwilling Partners: Conflict and Ambition in the Marriage of Peter II of Aragon and Marie de Montpellier"; Joseph F. O'Callaghan, "The Many Roles of the Medieval Queen: Some Examples from Castile"; Theresa Earenfight, "Absent Kings: Queens as Political Partners in the Medieval Crown of Aragon"; Mark Meyerson, "Defending Their Jewish Subjects: Elionor of Sicily, Maria de Luna, and the Jews of Morvedre"; Nuria Silleras-Fernandez, "Spirit and Force: Politics Public and Private in the Reign of Maria de Luna (1396-1406)"; Ana Echevarria-Arsuaga, "The Queen and the Master: Catalina of Lancaster and the Military Orders"; Marta VanLandingham, "Royal Portraits: Representations of Queenship in the Thirteenth-Century Catalan Chronicles"; Peggy Liss, "Isabel of Castile (1451-1504), Her Self-Representation and Its Context"; Jorge Sebastian Lozano, "Choices and Consequences: The Construction of Isabel de Portugal's Image"; and Eleanor Goodman, "Conspicuous in Her Absence: Mariana of Austria, Juan Jose of Austria, and the Representation of Her Power."

Earle, T. F., and Kate J. P. Lowe, eds. Black Africans in Renaissance Europe. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xvii + 418 pp. index. illus. bibl. $110. ISBN: 0-521-81582-7.

Includes: Kate Lowe, "Introduction: The Black African Presence in Renaissance Europe"; "The Stereotyping of Black Africans in Renaissance Europe"; Jean Michel Massing, "The Image of Africa and the Iconography of Lip-Plated Africans in Pierre Descelier's World Map of 1550"; Jeremy Lawrence, "Black Africans in Renaissance Spanish Literature"; Anu Korhonen, "Washing the Ethopian White: Conceptualising Black Skin in Renaissance England"; Jorge Fonseca, "Black Africans in Portugal during Cleynaerts's Visits (1533-1538)"; Paul H. D. Kaplan, "Isabella d'Este and Black African Women"; Annemarie Jordan, "Images of Empire: Slaves in the Lisbon Household and Court of Catherine of Austria"; Lorenz Seelig, "Christoph Jammitzer's 'Moor Head': A Late Renaissance Drinking Vessel"; Sergio Tognetti, "The Trade in Black African Slaves in Fifteenth-Century Florence"; Debra Blumenthal, "'La Casa dels Negres': Black African Solidarity in Late Medieval Valencia"; Aurelai Martin Casares, "Free and Freed Black Africans in Granada in the Time of the Spanish Renaissance"; Didier Lahon, "Black African Slaves and Freedmen in Portugal during the Renaissance: Creating a New Pattern of Reality"; Nelson H. Minich, "The Catholic Church and the Pastoral Care of Black Africans in Renaissance Italy"; John K. Brackett, "Race and Rulership: Allessandro de' Medici, First Medici Duke of Florence, 1529-1537"; Baltasar Fra-Molinero, "Juan Latino and His Racial Difference"; and T. F. Earle, "Black Africans versus Jews: Religious and Racial Tension in a Portuguese Saint's Play."

Fiorato, Adelin-Charles. Savoir, pouvoir et socialite: Regards sur la culture italienne de la Renaissance. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2004. 468 pp. index. [euro]24. ISBN: 88-7694-649-7.

Includes: Adelin Charles Fiorato, "Introduction"; "Tra armi e civilta, il declino della qualifica militaire del gentiluomo nell'Innamorato"; "La comedie renaissante, du vers a la prose: le role de Mantoue"; "Le denouement de La Favola di Orfeo de Politien: une lecture a deux niveau"; "'Fuss'io pur lui!': Michelangelo all'ascolto di Dante"; "F. Guichardin, un auteur sans public?"; "L'occultation du savoir et l'exaltation de la raison des autres dans le Galateo"; "Superieurs et inferieurs dans les traites de comportement italiens: l'exetension sociale de 'l'amitie' et de la civilite"; "Les obscurs repas de maitre Manente dans Le Cene de Grazzini, ou l'elimination d'un contrevenant"; "L"eloge de Neron' par Jerome Cardan, une justification du pouvoir absolu"; "La folie universelle dans L'Hospidale de T. Garzoni: alterite et enfermement comme spectacle burlesque"; "Grandeur et servitude du secretaire: du savoir rhetorique a la collaboration politique"; "Il carnevale dei letterati: argomento novellistico e occasaione del novellare"; "Simultation et dissimulation dans les rapports sociaux du Moyen Age a l'epoque classique"; and "Fiction et realite dans l'invention utopique de Doni a Campanella."

Frommel, Christoph L., Arnaldo Bruschi, Howard Burns, Francesco Paolo Fiore, and Pier Nicola Pagliara, eds. Baldassare Peruzzi 1481-1536. Venice: Marsilio Editori S. P. A., 2005. 668 pp. index. illus. tbls. bibl. [euro]48. ISBN: 88-317-8495-1.

Includes: Christoph L. Frommel, "'ala maniera e uso delj bonj antiquj': Baldassare Peruzzi e la sua quarantennale ricerca dell'antico"; Francesco Paolo Fiore, "Baldassare Peruzzi a Siena"; Mauro Mussolin, "San Sebastiano in Vallepiatta"; Vitale Zanchettin, "Costruire nell'antico: Roma, Campo Marzio 1508-1523: Peruzzi, la confraternita di san Rocco e i cantieri intorno al mausoleo di Augusto"; Marzia Faietti, "Peruzzie e i bolognesi: indizi per la riconstruizione di un rapporto privilegiato"; Silvia Danesi Squarzina, "Gli affreschi dell'appartamento Riario nell'episcopio di Ostia Antica"; Elena Svalduz, "'Bellissime investigazioni': su alcuni progetti di Baldassare Peruzzi per Alberto Pio da Capri"; Achim Gnann, "Peruzzi oder Raphael? Zu den Entwurfen fur die Fresken der Volta Dorata in der Cancelleria"; Ann C. Huppert, "Baldassare Peruzzi as Archaeologist in Terracina"; Pierre Gros, "Baldassare Peruzzi, archittetto e archeologo: I fogli al Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi A 632-633"; Renata Samperi, "L'archittettura della tomba di Adriano VI in Santa Maria dell' Anima: osserva-zioni e ipotesi di ricerca"; Jutta Gottzman, "La tomba Armellini in Santa Maria in Trastevere"; Regine Schallert, "Peruzzi disegnatore di monumenti funebri e sculture"; Cristiano Tessari, "Baldassare Peruzzi e il palazzo Savelli sul teatro di Marcello"; Maurizio Ricci, "'Villula ter quaterque felix': Baldassare Peruzzi e la villa di Blosio Palladio a Monte Mario"; Bruno Adorni, "Legami di Peruzzi con piacenza e Parma"; Paolo Fancelli, "Otium et negotium: Villa Truvulzio a Salone: aggiunte e postille"; Marco Santini Muratori, "Baldassare Peruzzi e Rocca Sinibalda: La ristrutturazione cinquecentesca della Rocca Sinibalda: notizie e nuovi documenti"; Rosella Ongaretto, "Baldassare Peruzzi e Rocca Sinibalda: I disegni di Baldassare Peruzzi per Rocca Sinibalda"; Valeria Annecchino, "Baldassare Peruzzi e la didattica dell'architettura di Siena"; Sergio Bettini, "Qualche aggiunta sulla cappella Ghisilardi dopo il recente restauro"; Sabine Frommel, "Piacevolezza e difesa: Peruzzi e la villa fortificata"; Arnaldo Bruschi, "Baldassare Peruzzi per San Pietro: Aggiornamenti, ripensamenti, precisazioni"; Hans W. Hubert, "Baldassare Peruzzi und der Neubau der Peterkirche in Rom"; Jehane R. Kuhn, "'La buona squola di Baldassare': Vignola's Due Regole as a Source for Peruzzi's Perspective Techniques"; Paola M. Poggi, "'Architectonica perspectiva': La pros-pettiva solida de Le Bacchidi e la voluta ionica di Baldassare Peruzzi"; and Marco Magagnini, "Baldassare Peruzzi e il palazzetto Cesarini: Ipotesi di attribuzione."

Grund, Gary R., ed. and trans. Humanist Comedies. The I Tatti Renaissance Library 19. Cambridge, MA, and London: Harvard University Press, 2005. xxx + 460 pp. index. bibl. $29.95. ISBN: 0-674-01744-7.

Includes: Gary Grund, "Introduction"; Pier Paolo Vergerio, "The Play of Philodoxus"; Leon Battista Alberti, "Philogenia and Epiphebus"; Enea Silvio Piccolomini, "Chrysis"; and Tommaso Mezzo, "The Epirote."

Hill, W. Speed, ed. New Ways of Looking at Old Texts, III: Papers of the Renaissance English Text Society, 1997-2001. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005. vii + 210 pp. illus. tbls. $25. ISBN: 0-86698-313-9.

Includes: W. Speed Hill, "Preface"; Steven W. May, "Queen Elizabeth's 'Future Foes': Editing Manuscripts with the First-Line Index of Elizabethan Verse (a Future Friend)"; Gary A. Stringer, "Words, Artifacts, and the Editing of Donne's Elegies"; Margaret J. M. Ezell, "Eclectic Circulation: The Functional Dynamics of Manuscript and Electronic Literary Cultures"; R. G. Siemens, "'What Two Crownes Shall They Be?': 'Lower' Criticism, 'Higher' Criticism, and the Impact of the Electronic Scholarly Edition"; Victoria E. Burke and Elizabeth Clarke, "Julia Palmer's 'Centuries': The Politics of Editing and Anthologizing Early Modern Women's Manuscript Compilations"; Michael Roy Denbo, "Editing a Renaissance Commonplace Book: The Holgate Miscellany"; W. Speed Hill, "Richard Hooker and the Rhetoric of History"; Elizabeth H. Hageman, "Treacherous Accidents and the Abominable Printing of Katherine Philips's 1664 Poems"; Heather Wolfe, "A Family Affair: The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Cary, Lady Falkland"; David Norbrook, "'But a Copie': Textual Authority and Gender in Editions of 'The Life of John Hutchinson'"; Michael Rudick, "Editing Ralegh's Poems Historically"; Arthur F. Marotti, "A Response to Michael Rudick"; Suzanne Gossett, "The Ethics of Post-Mortem Editing"; Deborah Aldrich-Watson, "Notes on Editing The Verse Miscellany of Constance Aston Fowler: A Diplomatic Edition"; Jean Klene, "Working with a Complex Document: The Southwell-Sibthorpe Commonplace Book"; "Octavo The History of the Most Unfortunate Prince"; Jesse G. Swan, "Towards a Textual History of the 1680 Folio The History of the Life, Reign, and Death of Edward II (attributed to Elizabeth Cary, Lady Falkland): Understanding the Collateral 1680"; and Mark Netzloff, "The Ulster Plantation and the Colonial Archive."

Italique: Poesie italienne de la Renaissance. Fondation Barbier-Mueller 8. Geneva: Librairie Droz S. A., 2005. 112 pp. append. CHF 35. ISBN: 2-600-01024-6.

Includes: Arnaud Tripet, "Petrarque, la parole silencieuse"; Paola Vecchi Galli, "Onomastica petrarchesca: Per il Canzoniere"; Alessandra Villa, "Le partage des 'droits' sur l'oeuvre litteraire a la Renaissance: Les cas d'Isabella d'Este"; Elisa Curti, "Era gia il sole nell' usata aurora": un'anonima serie di ottare in un codice parigino"; and Andrea Donnini, "Scheda per il sonetto di Bembo a Paolo Giovio."

Klaniczay, Gabor, and Eva Pocs eds. Communicating with the Spirits. Demons, Spirits, Witches 1. Budapest and New York: Central European University Press, 2005. vi + 295 pp. index. illus. map. bibl. $39.95. ISBN: 963-7326-13-8.

Includes: Gabor Klaniczay and Eva Pocs, "Introduction"; Nancy Caciola, "Breath, Heart, Guts: The Body and Spirits in the Middle Ages"; Renata Mikolajczyk, "Non sunt nisi phantasiae et imaginationes: A Medieval Attempt at Explaining Demons"; Moshe Sluhovsky, "Discerning Spirits in Eraly Modern Europe"; Sophie Houdard, "Mystics or Visionaries? Discernment of Spirits in the First part of the Seventeenth Century in France"; Eva Pocs, "Possession, Phenomena, Possession-Systems: Some East-Central European Examples"; Wolfgang Behringer, "How Waldensians Became Witches: Heretics and their Journey to the Other World"; Tok Thompson, "Hosting the Dead: Thanotopic Aspects of the Irish Sidhe"; Roberto Dapit, "Visions of the Other World as Narrated in Contemporary Belief Legends from Resia"; Christa Tuczay, "Trance Prophets and Diviners in the Middle Ages"; Peter Buchholz, "Shamanism in Medieval Scandinavian Literature"; and Rune Blix Hagen, "The King, the Cat, and the Chaplain: King Christian IV's Encounter with the Sami Shamans of Northern Norway and Northern Russia in 1599."

LaGuardia, David P., and Gary Ferguson, eds. Narrative Worlds: Essays on the Nouvelle in 15th and 16th Century France. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005. 196 pp. index. tbls. bibl. $35. ISBN: 0-86698-328-7.

Includes: Gary Ferguson and David LaGuardia, "Introduction"; Emily Thompson, "'Une merveilleuse espece d'animal': Fable and Verisimilitude in Bonaventure des Periers's Nouvelles recreations et joyeux devis"; Tom Conley, "Des Periers on Speed"; Richard L. Regosin, "Monkey Business: Imitation and the Status of the Text in Du Fail's Propos rustiques"; Floyd Gray, "Jeanne Flore and Erotic Desire: Feminism or Male Fantasy?"; Gary Ferguson, "History or Her Story? (Homo)sociality/sexuality in Marguerite de Navarre's Heptameron 12"; John O'Brien, "Fictions of the Eyewitness"; David LaGuardia, "Exemplarity as Misogyny: Variations on the Tale of the One-Eyed Cuckold"; and Deborah N. Losse, "Jacques Yver's Le Printemps d'Yver and Trans-Gender Phantasmagoria."

Lecuppre-Desjardin, Elodie, and Anne-Laure Van Bruaene, eds. Emotions in the Heart of the City (14th-16th Century)/Les emotions au coeur de la ville (XIVe--XVIe siecle). Studies in European Urban History (1100-1800) 5. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2005. viii + 298 pp. illus. [euro]59. ISBN: 2-503-51618-1.

Includes: Elodie Lecuppre-Desjardin and Anne-Laure Van Bruaene, "Preface"; Jeroen Deploige, "Studying Emotions: The Medievalist as Human Scientist"; Elisabeth Crouzet-Pavan, "Part I: Introduction"; Lauro Martines, "The Authority of Violence: Notes on Renaissance Florence"; Jan Dumolyn and Elodie Lecuppre-Desjardin, "Propagande et sensibilite: la fibre emotionnelle au coeur des luttes politiques et sociales dans les villes des anciens Pays-Bas bourguignons: L'exemple de la revolte bourgeoise de 1436-1438"; Jelle Haemers, "A Moody Community? Emotion and Ritual in Late Medieval Urban Revolts"; Vincent Challet, "'Moyran, los traidors, moyran': cris de haine et sentiment d'abandon dans les villes languedo-ciennes a la fin du XIVe siecle"; Marc Boone, "Part II: Introduction"; Marian Naessens, "Sexuality in Court: Emotional Perpetrators and Victims versus a Rational Judicial System?"; Jacqueline Van Leeuwen, "Emotions on Trial: Attitudes towards the Sensitivity of Victims and Judges in Medieval Flanders"; Laurent Smagghe, "3 Avril 1477: l'execution du chancelier Hugonet et du sire de Humbercourt: Me-canismes compassionnels et rhetorique de l'emotion dans le plaidoyer de Marie de Bourgogne"; Bart Ramakers, "Part III: Introduction"; Valerie M. Wilhite, "The Loss of Love's Emotions: The Urban Consistori and the Reconceptualization of the Court's Love Lyric"; Eve-Marie Halba, "Les cris du savetier dan les farces francaises du XVe siecle"; Dirk Coigneau, "Emotions and Rhetoric in Rederijker Drama"; Stijn Brussels, "Jaunty Joys and Sinuous Sorrows: Rhetoric and Body Language in a Tableau Vivant of the Antwerp Entry of 1549"; and Walter Prevenier, "Conclusion: Methodological and Historiographical Footnotes on Emotions in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period."

Ludwig, Walther. Miscella Neolatina: Ausgewahlte Aufsatze 1989-2003. Vol. 1. Ed. Astrid Steiner-Weber. Hildesheim and Zurich: Georg Olms Verlag AG, 2004. xii + 624 pp. index. [euro]264. ISBN: 3-487-12535-8.

Includes: Walther Ludwig, "Latein im Leben--Funktionen der lateinischen Sprache in der fruhen Neuzeit"; "Klassische Mythologie in Druckersigneten und Dichterwappen"; "Leges convivales bei Nathan Chytraeus und Paulus Collinus und andere Trinksitten des 16. Jahrhunderts"; "Matern Hatten, Adam Werner, Sebastian Brant und das Problem der religiosen Toleranz"; "Philosophische und medizinische Aufklarung gegen evangelischen Biblizismus und Teufelsglauben: Der Arzt Wolfgang Reichart im Konflikt mit dem Theologen Ambrosius Blarer"; "Der Ulmer Humanist Rychardus und sein totes Kind: Humanismus und Luthertum im Konflikt"; "Eobanus Hessus in Erfurt: Ein Beitrag zum Verhaltnis von Humanismus und Protestanismus"; "Musenkult und Gottesdienst--Evangelischer Humanismus der Reformationszeit"; "Das Geschenkexemplar der Germanograecia des Martin Crusius fur Herzog Ludwig von Wurttenberg"; "Martin Crusius und das Studium des Griechischen in Nordeuropa"; "Paideia bei Johannes Caselius und die Rezeption des Isokrates"; "Eine Tubinger Magisterprufung im Jahr 1509"; "Universitatslob--oder wie der Humanist Jakob Locher Philomusus fur die Universitat Ingolstadt warb"; "Die Kosten eines Universitatsstudiums im fruhen 16. Jahrhundert, illustriert an Zeno Reichart aus Ulm"; "Galli: Syphilis unter deutschen Studenten des 16. Jahrhunderts"; "Bacchus hatte den Vorsitz: Uber den Autor einer Dissertation uber das 'Die humanistische Bildung der Jungfrau Maria' in der Parthenice Mariana des Baptista Mantuanus"; "Strozzi und Giraldi--Panegyrik am Hof der Este [und die Sprachenfrage]"; "Opuscula aliquot elegantissima des Joachim Camerarius und die Tradition des Arat"; and "Frischlins Epos uber die wurttembergisch-badische Hochzeit von 1575 und zwei neue Briefe Frischlins."

Ludwig, Walther. Miscella Neolatina: Ausgewahlte Aufsatze 1989-2003. Vol. 2. Ed. Astrid Steiner-Weber. Hildesheim and Zurich: Georg Olms Verlag AG, 2004. viii + 582 pp. index. [euro]264. ISBN: 3-487-12534-X.

Includes: Walther Ludwig, "Horazrezeption in der Renaissance oder die Renaissance des Horaz"; "Platons Kuss und seine Folgen"; "Der dreiteilige Chor der Lakedamonier uber die Lebensalter bei Plutarch und Petrus Crinitus"; "Castiglione, seine Frau Hippolyta und Ovid"; "Giovanni Pontano und das Pervigilium Veneris des Jean Bonnefons"; "Eine unbekannte Variante der Varia Carmina Sebastian Brants und die Propheseiungen des Ps.-Methodius"; "Das bessere Bildnis des Gelehrten"; "Zur Verbreitung und Bedeutung der Epigramme des Simon Lemnius"; "Die Epikedien des Lotichius fur Stibar, Micyllus und Melanchthon"; "Georg Fabricius--der zweite Rektor der Furstenschule St. Afra in Meissen"; "Das Studium der holsteinischen Prinzen in Strassburg (1583/84) und Nicolaus Reusners Abshiedsgedichte"; "Ficino in Wurttemberg--ein Gedicht von Nicolaus reusner"; "Joachim Munsinger von Frundeck im Album amicorum des David Ulrich"; "Der Humanist und das Buch: Heinrich Rantzaus Liebeserklarung an seine 'Ein Epitaphium als Comoedia'"; "Formen und Bezuge fruhneuzeitlicher lateinischer Dialoge"; "Die Darstellung sudwestdeutscher Stadte in der lateinischen Literatur des 15. bis 17. Jahrhunderts"; "Eine unbekannte Beschreibung Stuttgarts von Christoph Bidembach (1585)"; "Erasmus und Schofferlin--von Nutzen der Historie bei den Humanisten"; "Literatur und Geschichte: Ortwin Gratius, die 'Dunkelmannerbriefe' und 'Das Testament des Philipp Melanchthon' von Walter Jens"; and "Der Humanist Ortwin Gratius, Heinrich Bebel und der Stil der 'Der Ritter und der Tyrann': Die humanistischen Invektiven des Ulrich von Hutten gegen Herzog Ulrich von Wurttemberg."

Ludwig, Walther. Miscella Neolatina: Ausgewahlte Aufsatze 1989-2003. Vol. 3. Ed. Astrid Steiner-Weber. Hildesheim and Zurich: Georg Olms Verlag AG, 2005. x + 614 pp. index. tbls. bibl. [euro]264. ISBN: 3-487-12536-6.

Includes: Walther Ludwig, "Graf Eberhard im Bart, Reuchlin, Bebel und Johannes Casselius"; "Nachlese zur Biographie und Genealogie von Johannes Reuchlin"; "Joachim Munsinger und der Humanismus in Stuttgart"; "Vom Jordan zur Donau--die Rezeption Sannazaros durch Joachim Munsinger von Frundeck"; "Die Sammlung der Epistolae ac Epigrammata des Ulmer Stadtartzes Wolfgang Reichart von 1534 als Dokument humanistischer Selbstdarstellung"; "Eine Humanistenfreundschaft: Der Briefwechsel zwischen dem Pforzheimer Nikolaus Schmierer und dem Ulmer Wolfgang Reichart (1516-1543)"; "Die Interessen eines Ulmer Apothekers: eine deutsch-griechisch-lateinische und astronomisch-astrologisch-medizinisch-magische Sammelhandschrift des 16. Jahrhunderts"; "Pontani amatores: Joachim Camerarius und Eobanus Hessus in Nurnberg"; "Non cedit umbra soli: Joachim Graf zu Ortenburg als Humanist und Leser von Justus Lipsius"; "Die humanistische Bibliothek des 'Ernvesten' Wolfgang Schertlin in Esslingen"; "Der Doppelpokal der Tubinger Universitat von 1575 und zwei neue Epigramme des Nikodemus Frischlin"; "J. P. Ludwigs Lobrede auf die Reichsstadt Schwabisch Hall und die Schulrhetorik des sieb-zehnten Jahrhunderts"; "Rudolf Lohbauers Bild 'Hyperions Fahrt nach Kalaurea'"; "Der Humanist Heinrich Rantzau und die deutschen Humanisten"; "Des Martin Opitz Epicedium auf Erzherzog Karl von Osterreich"; "Martin Opitz und seine Vita Seyfridi Promnicii--eine humanistische Biographie"; "Arnoldus a Boecop und ein Band mit Gedenkschriften an Justus Lipsius"; "Uber die Folgen der Lateinarmut in den Geisteswissenschaften"; "Risiken and Chancen bei der Erforschung der neuzeitlichen Latinitat"; "Die neulateinische Revolution"; "Ein Portrat des Erasmus"; "Der Caspar Peucer-Portratholzschnitt von 1573 im Caspar Peucer-Portratholzschnitt von 1573 im Caspar Peucer-Ausstellungskatalog von 2002 und ein Bildnisepigramm des Martinus Henricus Saganensis"; "Zu Gedenken an Paul Oskar Kristeller"; and "Zum Gedenken an Jozef Ijsewijn."

Medina, Joao, ed. Clio: Revista do Centro de Historia da Universidade de Lisboa. Lisbon: Centro de Historia da Universidade de Lisboa, 2005. 294 pp. illus. [euro]10. ISBN: n.a.

Includes: Joao Medina, "Funcao e natureza do PCP na historia portuguesa: Salazar e Alvaro Cunjal, ou a metafora dos 'dois caes de faianca'"; Alberto Vilaca, "Um 'estalinismo' de sinal menos"; Joao Freire, "A argumantacao anarquista contra o estalinismo"; Antonio Ventura, "A perdra de toque: Estaline no pos-25 de Abril"; Pablo Perez Lopez, "En torno al complot y a Franco: 'Dragon Rapide' (Jaime Comino, 1986)"; Elena Sanchez Movellan, "'Libertarias,' una perspectiva didac-tica"; Ignacio Martin Jimenez, "'La lengua de las mariposas'"; Celso Almuina, "La Guerra Civil Espanola (1936-1939): 'Memorias del General Escobar'"; Antonio Ventura, "Francisco Franco guionista: O Filme 'Raza'"; Joao Medina, "O velho sonho americano, o novo sonho europeu"; Jeremy Rifkin, "O sonho europeu"; Dominique Moisi, "Reinventando o Ocidente"; Ivan Krastev, "O que separa a Europa dos EUA?"; Timothy Snyder, "'Guerra e Paz': una America orwelliana"; Garry Wills, "O Dia em que as Luzes se apagaram"; and Timothy Garton Ash, "Americanos azuis";

Mendillo, Michael, ed. Celestial Images: Antiquarian Astronomical Charts and Maps from the Mendillo Collection. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005. 87 pp. illus. tbls. map. $25. ISBN: 1-881450-22-8.

Includes: Michael Mendillo, "Preface"; "Introduction"; Patricia M. Burnham, "Celestial Images: An Overview"; Deborah Jean Warner, "Star Charts: Their Lore and Meaning"; and Samuel Y. Edgerton, "The Function of Artistic Form in the Study of the Stars."

Milward, Peter, ed. The Renaissance Bulletin. The Renaissance Bulletin 31. Tokyo: The Renaissance Institute, 2004. 80 pp. n.p. ISBN: n.a.

Includes: Peter Milward, "Thirty Years of the Renaissance Institute"; John R. Yamamoto-Wilson "Catholic Books and Protestant Readers, 1603-1642"; Peter Milward, "Saints of the English Renaissance"; "The Presence of Thomas More in Shakespeare's Romances"; Masaaki Imanishi, "The Sacred Dimension in Othello--Dynamism in Shakespearean Characterization"; Peter Milward, "Mass, Tea and Renaissance"; "A Decade of Decadence"; and "Notice-Board."

Parshall, Peter, and Richard W. Schoch, eds. Origins of European Printmaking: Fifteenth-Century Woodcuts and Their Public. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2005. x + 372 pp. index. append. illus. bibl. $65. ISBN: 0-300-11339-0.

Includes: Earl A. Powell III and G. Ulrich Grossmann, "Directors' Foreward"; Richard S. Field, "The Early Woodcut"; Peter Parshall and Richard W. Schoch, "Preface"; Peter Parshall and Richard W. Schoch, "Early Woodcuts and the Reception of the Primitive"; Richard S. Field, "The Early Woodcut: The Known and the Unkown"; Peter Schmidt, "The Multiple Image: The Beginnings of Printmaking, between Old Theories and New Approaches"; "Catalogue"; and Shelley Fletcher, "Appendix: The Papers and their Watermarks."

Petey-Girard, Bruno, and Alexandre Tarrete, eds. Guillaume Du Vair: Parlemen- taire et ecrivain (1556-1621). Geneva: Librairie Droz S. A., 2005. 318 pp. index. tbls. 92 CHF. ISBN: 2-600-00994-9.

Includes: Roger Zuber, "Preface"; Robert Descimon, "Guillaume Du Vair (1551-1621): les enseignements d'une biographie sociale: La construction symbolique d'un grand homme et l'echec d'un lignage"; Jacqueline Boucher, "Guillaume Du Vair et Henri III: un double langage"; Gilles Banderier, "Du Vair et Du Perron: deux vies paralleles?"; Wolfgang Kaiser, "Guillaume Du Vair et la pacification de la Provence"; Alexandre Tarrete, "La querelle qui opposa Du Vair au duc d'Epernon"; Michel Magnien, "Une archeologie de l'eloquence: l'Oraison d'Appius Clodius contre Anne Milon"; Anne Sancier, "Modernite de Guillaume Du Vair dans son traite De l'eloquence Francoise"; Bruno Petey-Girard, "Les enjeux des Harangues funebres provencales de Du Vair"; Volker Mecking, "Quelques observations a propos du vocabulaire de Guillaume Du Vair"; Jean Balsamo, "Guillaume Du Vair, Malherbe et les Epistres amoureuses et morales de Francois de Rosset"; Jean Goeury, "Le luth muet de Guillaume Du Vair: Etude sur la paraphrase du psaume CXXXVII Super flumina Babylonis"; Louis-Georges Tin, "Ambiguites de la vie civile au XVIe siecle"; Frederic de Buzon, "'Cest ordre reigle qu'on appelle Nature': sur la conception de la causalite chez Du Vair"; and Bruno Meniel, "La Justice dans les Harangues de Guillaume Du Vair au parlement de Provence."

Pomata, Gianna, and Nancy G. Siraisi, eds. Historia: Empiricism and Erudition in Early Modern Europe. Cambridge, MA, and London: The MIT Press, 2005. x + 490 pp. index. illus. bibl. $50. ISBN: 0-262-16229-6.

Includes: Gianna Pomata and Nancy G. Siraisi, "Introduction"; Anthony Grafton, "The Identities of History in Early Modern Europe: Prelude to a Study of the Artes Historicae"; Brian W. Ogilvie, "Natural History, Ethics, and Physico-Theology"; Gianna Pomata, "Praxis Historialis: The Uses of Historia in Early Modern Medicine"; Ian Maclean, "White Crows, Graying Hair, and Eyelashes: Problems for Natural Historians in the Reception of Aristotelian Logic and Biology from Pomponazzi to Bacon"; Martin Mulsow, "Antiquarianism and Idolatry: The Historia of Religions in the Seventeenth Century"; Donald R. Kelley, "Between History and System"; Laurent Pinon, "Conrad Gessner and the Historical Depth of Renaissance Natural History"; Ann Blair, "Historia in Zwinger's Theatrum humanae vitae"; Chiara Crisciani, "Histories, Stories, Exempla, and Anecdotes: Michele Savonarola from Latin to Vernacular"; Nancy G. Siraisi, "Historiae, Natural History, Roman Antiquity, and Some Roman Physicians"; and Peter N. Miller, "Description Terminable and Interminable: Looking at the Past, Nature, and Peoples in Peiresc's Archive."

Ridderbos, Bernhard, Anne Van Buren, and Henk Van Veen, eds. Early Netherlandish Painting: Early Netherlandish Paintings Rediscovery, Reception, and Research. Trans. Andrew McCormick and Anne Van Buren. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2005. x + 482 pp. index. illus. bibl. $65. ISBN: 0-89236-816-0.

Includes: Anne Van Buren, Bernhard Ridderbos, and Henk Van Veen, "General Introduction"; Bernhard Ridderbos, "Objects and Questions"; Till-Holger Borchert, "Collecting Early Netherlandish Paintings in Europe and the United States"; Bernhard Ridderbos, "From Waagen to Friedlander"; Wessel Krul, "Realism, Renaissance and Nationalism"; Jeltje Dijkstra, "Technical Examination"; Henri Pauwels, "The Corpus of Fifteenth-Century Painting in the Southern Netherlands and the Principality of Liege"; Maximiliaan P. J. Martens, "Patronage"; and Craig Harbison, "Iconography and Iconology."

Shakespeare Studies. Vol. 41 (2003). Tokyo: The Shakespeare Society of Japan, 2005. 43 pp. n.p. ISBN: n.a.

Includes: John Lee. "Kipling's Shakespearean Traffics and Discoveries"; and Junji Kobayashi, "Gorboduc and the Inner Temple Revels of Christmas."

Shakespeare Studies. Vol. 42 (2004). Tokyo: The Shakespeare Society of Japan, 2005. 70 pp. n.p. ISBN: n.a.

Includes: Richard Proudfoot, "'Is there more toyle?': Editing Shakespeare for the Twenty-First Century"; Tom Bishop "The Masque and Shakespeare's Scepticism"; and Paul A. Kottman, "The Limits of Mimesis: Risking Confession in Shakespeare's Hamlet."

Sheen, Erica, and Lorna Hutson, eds. Literature, Politics and Law in Renaissance England. Language, Discourse, Society. Palgrave/St. Martin's Press, 2005. viii + 242 pp. index. illus. $65. ISBN: 0-333-98399-8.

Includes: Erica Sheen and Lorna Hutson, "Introduction: Renaissance, Law and Literature"; Peter Goodrich, "Amici curiae: Lawful Manhood and Other Juristic Performances in Renaissance England"; Alan Stewart, "Instigating Treason: The Life and Death of Henry Cuffe, Secretary"; Subha Mukherji, "'Unmanly Indignities': Adultery, Evidence and Judgement in Heywood's A Woman Killed with Kindness"; Ina Habermann, "'She has that in her belly will dry up your ink': Femininity as Challenge in the 'Equitable Drama' of John Webster"; Luke Wilson, "Renaissance Tool Abuse and the Legal History of the Sudden"; Michelle O'Callaghan, "Taking Liberties: George Wither's A Satyre, Libel and the Law"; David Colclough, "Freedom of Speech, Libel and the Law in Early Stuart England"; Marcus Nevitt, "John Selden among the Quakers: Antifeminism and the Seventeenth-Century Tithes Controversy"; and Sue Wiseman, "Martyrdom in a Merchant World: Law and Martyrdom in the Restoration Memoirs of Elizabeth Jekyll and Mary Love."

Tronzo, William, ed. St. Peter's in the Vatican. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xvi + 320 pp. index. illus. bibl. $125. ISBN: 0-521-64096-2.

Includes: Williams Tronzo, "Introduction"; Glen W. Bowersock, "Peter and Constantine"; Dale Kinney, "Spolia"; Antonio Iacobini, "Est Haec Sacra Principis Aedes: The Vatican Basilica From Innocent III to Gregory IX (1198-1241)"; Christof Thoenes, "Renaissance St. Peter's"; Henry A. Millon, "Michelangelo to Marchionni, 1576-1784"; Irving Lavin, "Bernin at St. Peter's: Singularis in ingulis, in Omnibus Unicus"; Alessandra Anselmi, "Theaters for the Canonization of Saints"; and Richard A. Etlin, "St. Peter's in the Modern Era: The Paradoxical Colossus."

Voaden, Rosalynn, and Diane Wolfthal, eds. Framing the Family: Narrative and Representations in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005. 306 pp. index. illus. tbls. $40. ISBN: 0-86698-297-3.

Includes: Diane Wolfthal, "Introduction"; Felicity Riddy, "Fathers and Daughters in Holbein's Sketch of Thomas More's Family"; Carol Mejia-LaPerle, "Domestic Rhetors of an Early Modern Family: Female Persuasions in A Woman Killed with Kindness"; Robert S. Sturges, "Purgatory in the Marriage Bed: Conjugal Sodomy in The Gast of Gy"; Sharon Farmer, "The Leper in the Master Bedroom: Thinking Through a Thirteenth-Century Exemplum"; Rosalynn Voaden, "A Marriage Made for Heaven: The Vies Occitanes of Elzear of Sabran and Delphine of Puimichel"; Micheline White, "Power Couples and Women Writers in Elizabethan England: The Public Voices of Dorcas and Richard Martin and Anne and Hugh Dowriche"; Frima Fox Hofrichter, "An Intimate Look at Baroque Women Artists: Births, Babies and Biography"; Pamela Sheingorn, "Constructing the Patriarchal Parent: Fragments of the Biography of Joseph the Carpenter"; Juliann Vitullo, "Fatherhood, Citizenship, and Children's Games in Fifteenth-Century Florence"; Karen Bollermann, "In the Belly, in the Bower: Divine Maternal Practice in Patience"; Eva Frojmovic, "Reframing Gender in Medieval Jewish Images of Circumcision"; Diane Wolfthal, "Marriage and Memory: Images of Marriage Rituals in Early Yiddish Books of Customs"; and M. Bryan Curd, "Constructing Family Memory: Three English Funeral Monuments of the Early Modern Period."

Wade, Mara R., ed. Pomp, Power, and Politics: Essays on German and Scandinavian Court Culture and Their Contexts. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2004. 378 pp. illus. $112. ISBN: 90-420-1711-2.

Includes: Mara R. Wade, "Introduction"; Lars Olof Larsson, "Rhetoric and Authenticity in the Portraits of King Christian IV of Denmark"; Bonner Mitchell, "Notes for a History of the Printed Festival Book in Renaissance Italy"; Paul F. Casey, "Court Performance in Berlin of the Sixteenth Century: Georg Pondo's Christmas Play of 1589"; Barton W. Browning, "Heinrich Julius von Braunschweig's 1590 Welcoming Celebration for Princess Elisabeth of Denmark"; Richard E. Schade, "Court Festival Culture During the Reign of Duke Friedrich of Wurttemberg (1593-1608)"; Horst Nieder, "The Kassel Baptism of 1596: Festivals and Politics at the Court of Landgrave Moritz of Hessen-Kassel"; Jill Bepler, "Practical Petspectives on the Court and Role of Princes: Georg Engelhard von Loehneyss' Aulico Politica 1622-24 and Christian IV of Denmark's Koniglicher Wecker 1620"; Mara R. Wade, "Publication, Pageantry, Patronage: Georg Engelhard von Loehneyss' Della Cavalleria (1609; 1624) and His Hamburg Tournament Pageant for King Christian IV of Denmark (1603)"; Karen Skovgaard-Petersen, "'... By the Direction of the Most Noble and Distinguished Christen Friis': The Influence of Chancellor Christen Friis (1581-1639) on the Histories of Denmark by Johannes Pontanus (1571-1639) and Johannes Meursius (1579-1639)"; Dianne M. McMullen, "Venuskrantzlein: Late-Renaissance Courtly Poetry and Music for a Goddess"; Marten Snickare, "Splendor and Piety: The Entry of Ulrika Eleonora into Stockholm 1680"; Sara Smart, "Johann von Besser and the Coronation of Friedrich I, King in Prussia, in 1701"; and Von Reinhard Hahn, "Pontus und Sidonia in der Berner Fassung."

Wainwright, Jonathan, and Peter Holman, eds. From Renaissance to Baroque: Change in Instruments and Instrumental Music in the Seventeenth Century. Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2005. xx + 321 pp. index. illus. tbls. bibl. $99.95. ISBN: 0-7546-0403-9.

Includes: Jonathan P. Wainwright, "Introduction: From 'Renaissance' to 'Baroque'"; Bruce Haynes, "Baptiste's Hautbois: The Metamorphosis from Shawm to Hautboy in France, 1620-1670"; Marc Ecochard, "A Commentary on the Letter by Michel de la Barre Concerning the History of Musettes and Hautboys"; Jan Bouterse, "The Woodwind Instruments of Richard Haka (1645/6-1705)"; Graham Lyndon-Jones, "Basstals or Curtoons: The Search for a Transitional Fagott"; Anthony Rowland-Jones, "The Iconographic Background to the Seventeenth-Century Recorder"; Nancy Hadden, "The Renaissance Flute in the Seventeenth Century"; Mary Oleskiewicz, "The Flute at Dresden: Ramifications for Eighteenth-Century Woodwind Performance in Germany"; Peter Trevelyan, "How Did Seventeenth-Century English Violins Really Sound?"; Matthew Spring, "The Development of French Lute Style 1600-1650"; Jonathan Le Cocq, "The Early Air de Cour, the Theorbo, and the Continuo Principle in France"; Dominic Gwynn, "From Stops Organical to Stops of Variety: The English Organ from 1630 to 1730"; Samantha Owens, "Upgrading from Consorts to Orchestra at the Wurttemberg Court"; Peter Holman, "From Violin Band to Orchestra"; Jeremy Montagu, "Organological Gruyere"; Andrew Parrott, "J. S. Bach's Actus tragicus: 'Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit' (BWV 106)"; and Graham Sadler, "The French Baroque Orchestra: Lully, Charpentier, Couperin."

Woolfson, Jonathan, ed. Renaissance Historiography. Palgrave Advances in Renaissance Historiography. New York: Palgrave/St. Martin's Press, 2004. x + 318 pp. index. bibl. $80 (cl), $22.95 (pbk). ISBN: 1-4039-0117-1 (cl), 1-4039-1239-4 (pbk.).

Includes: Jonathan Woolfson, "Introduction"; "Burckhardt's Ambivalent Renaissance"; David Abulafia, "The Diffusion of the Italian Renaissance: Southern Italy and Beyond"; Peter Burke, "Renaissance Europe and the World"; James Hankins, "Renaissance Humanism and Historiography Today"; Robert Black, "The Renaissance and Humanism: Definitions and Origins"; Riccardo Fubini, "Renaissance Humanism and Its Development in Florentine Civic Culture"; Catherine M. Soussloff, "Art"; Alessandro Arcangeli, "Society"; Judith C. Brown, "Gender"; John Jeffries Martin, "Religion"; Warren Boutcher, "Literature"; Brian W. Ogilvie, "Science"; and John M. Najemy, "Politics and Political Thought."

MONOGRAPHS:

Alpers, Svetlana. The Vexations of Art: Velazquez and Others. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005. x + 298 pp. index. illus. $50. ISBN: 0-300-10825-7.

Anderson, Judith H. Translating Investments: Metaphor and the Dynamic of Cultural Change in Tudor-Stuart England. New York: Fordham University Press, 2005. xi + 324 pp. index. bibl. $55. ISBN: 0-8232-2421-X.

Anderson, Linda Marie. A Place in the Story: Servants and Service in Shakespeare's Plays. Newark, DE, and Cranbury: University of Delaware Press/AUP, 2005. 340 pp. index. bibl. $59.50. ISBN: 0-87413-925-2.

Archer, John Michael. Citizen Shakespeare: Freemen and Aliens in the Language of Plays. Early Modern Cultural Studies, 1500-1700. New York: Palgrave/St. Martin's Press, 2005. xii + 212 pp. index. bibl. $65. ISBN: 1-4039-6666-4.

Banos, Pedro Martin. El Arte epistolar en el Renacimiento europeo 1400-1600. Serie Letras 37. Bilbao: Publicaciones de la Universidad de Deusto, 2005. 736 pp. index. append. bibl. n.p. ISBN: 84-7485-965-4.

Belozerskaya, Marina G. Luxury Arts of the Renaissance. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2005. 280 pp. index. illus. bibl. $100. ISBN: 0-89236-785-7.

Bianchi, Francesco. La ca' di dio di Padova nel quattrocento: Riforma e governo di un ospedale per l'infanzia abbandonata. Memorie: Classe di scienze morali, lettere ed arti 109. Venice: Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti. xi + 266 pp. index. append. tbls. bibl. [euro]25. ISBN: 88-88143-51-3.

Bonniffet, Pierre. Structures sonores de l'humanisme en France de Maurice Sceve: Delie, object de plus haulte vertu (Lyon, 1544) a Claude Le Jeune, Second livre des Meslanges (Paris, 1612). Bibliotheque Litteraire de la Renaissance 57. Paris: Honore Champion Editeur, 2005. 712 pp. index. illus. gloss. bibl. [euro]133. ISBN: 2-7453-1143-3.

Bozzola, Sergio. Tra Cinque e Seicento: Tradizione e anticlassicismo nella sintassi della prosa letteraria. Biblioteca dell' "Archivum Romanicum" Serie 1: Storia, Letteratura, Paleografia 319. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 2004. viii + 168 pp. index. bibl. [euro]21. ISBN: 88-222-5344-2.

Braun, Werner. Thone und Melodeyen, Arien und Canzonetten: Zur Musik des deutschen Barockliedes. Fruhe Neuzeit 100. Tubingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 2004. xiv + 498 pp. index. append. illus. tbls. bibl. [euro]96. ISBN: 3-484-36600-1.

Bremer, Kai. Religionsstreitigkeiten: Volkssprachliche Kontroversen zwischen altglaubigen und evangelischen Theologen im 16. Jahrhundert. Fruhe Neuzeit 104. Tubingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 2005. x + 330 pp. index. illus. bibl. [euro]82. ISBN: 3-484-36604-4.

Brown, David Alan, and Jane Van Nimmen. Raphael and the Beautiful Banker: The Story of the Bindo Altoviti Portrait. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005. ix + 262 pp. index. append. illus. bibl. $35. ISBN: 0-300-10824-9.

Castiglioni, Rossana. The Politics of Social Policy Change in Chile and Uruguay: Retrenchment Versus Maintenance, 1973-1998. Latin American Studies: Social Sciences and Law. New York and London: Routledge, 2005. xvi + 150 pp. index. illus. tbls. bibl. $70.00. ISBN: 0-415-97287-6.

Chapman, Hugo. Michelangelo Drawings: Closer to the Master. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005. 320 pp. index. append. illus. tbls. chron. bibl. $50. ISBN: 0-300-11147-9.

Crawford, Julie. Marvelous Protestantism: Montrous Births in Post-Reformation England. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. x + 270 pp. index. illus. bibl. $50. ISBN: 0-8018-8112-9.

Creel, Bryant. The Voice of the Phoenix: Metaphors of Death and Rebirth in Classics of the Iberian Renaissance. Medieval and Renaissance Studies and Texts 272. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2004. xxv + 371 pp. index. bibl. $40. ISBN: 0-86698-315-5.

Crousaz, Karine. Erasme et le pouvoir de l'imprimerie. Histoire Moderne. Lausanne: Editions Antipodes, 2005. 200 pp. append. illus. gloss. chron. bibl. [euro]21. ISBN: 2-940146-59-4.

Dawson, Mark S. Gentility and the Comic Theatre of Late Stuart London. Cambridge Social and Cultural Histories. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xvi + 300 pp. index. illus. bibl. $80. ISBN: 0-521-84809-1.

De Capitani, Patrizia. Du spectaculaire a l'intime: Un siecle de commedia erudita en Italie et en France (debut du XVIe siecle-milieu du XVIIe siecle). Bibliotheque litteraire de la Renaissance 56. Paris: Honore Champion Editeur, 2005. 464 pp. index. Illus. tbls. bibl. [euro]86. ISBN: 2-7453-1138-7.

D'Elia, Una Roman. The Poetics of Titian's Religious Paintings. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xvi + 266 pp. + 8 color pls. index. append. illus. bibl. $75. ISBN: 0-521-82735-3.

Delville, Jean-Pierre. L'Europe de l'exegese au XVIe siecle. Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium 174. Leuven: Peeters Publishers and Booksellers, 2004. xli + 774 pp. index. illus. tbls. bibl. [euro]70. ISBN: 90-429-1441-6.

Dobozy, Maria. Re-Membering the Present: The Medieval German Poet-Minstrel in Cultural Context. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2005. xii + 353 pp. index. append. illus. bibl. [euro]60. ISBN: 2-503-51516-9.

Ekirch, A. Roger. At Day's Close: Night in Times Past. New York and London: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2005. xxxii + 447 pp. + 12 color pls. index. illus. $29.95. ISBN: 0-393-05089-0.

Farr, James R. A Tale of Two Murders: Passion and Power in Seventeenth-Century France. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2005. xiv + 225 pp. index. illus. map. $21.95. ISBN: 0-8223-3471-2.

Forsyth, Elliott. La Justice de Dieu: Les Tragiques d'Agrippa d'Aubigne et la Reforme protestante en France au XVIe siecle. Etudes et Essais sur la Renaissance 57. Paris: Honore Champion Editeur, 2005. 568 pp. index. bibl. [euro]105. ISBN: 2-7453-1128-X.

Gilbert, Creighton E. Lex Amoris: La Legge dell'amore nell'interpretazione di Fra Angelico. Ferrara: Universita di Ferrara, 2005. 117 pp. index. illus. tbls. [euro]14. ISBN: 88-7166-872-2.

Gill, Meredith J. Augustine in the Italian Renaissance Art and Philosophy from Petrarch to Michelangelo. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xiv + 282 pp. + 7 color pls. index. illus. bibl. $85. ISBN: 0-521-83214-4.

Gonzalez Echevarria, Roberto. Love and the Law in Cervantes. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005. xx + 292 pp. index. bibl. $50. ISBN: 0-300-10992-X.

Hadfield, Andrew. Shakespeare and Republicanism. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xiv + 363 pp. index. bibl. $80. ISBN: 0-521-81607-6.

Hamilton, Donna B. Anthony Munday and the Catholics, 1560-1633. Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2005. xxvi + 268 pp. index. illus. chron. bibl. $94.95. ISBN: 0-7546-0607-4.

Herskovitz, Andrew. The Positive Image of the Jew in the "Comedia". Oxford and Bern: Peter Lang, 2005. 352 pp. index. illus. bibl. $64.95. ISBN: 0-8204-7528-9.

Hults, Linda C. The Witch as Muse: Art, Gender, and Power in Early Modern Europe. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. xiv + 346 pp. index. illus. bibl. $49.95. ISBN: 0-8122-3869-9.

Hutton, Margaret-Anne. Testimony from the Nazi Camps: French Women's Voices. Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature 1. London and New York: Routledge, 2005. 256 pp. index. bibl. [euro]60. ISBN: 0-415-34933-8.

Jacobs, Fredrika Herman. The Living Image in Renaissance Art. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xiv + 268 pp. + 8 color pls. index. illus. bibl. $80. ISBN: 0-521-82159-2.

Keffer, Ken. Montaigne For Ever: L'edition de l'Exemplaire de Bordeaux au debut du XXe siecle. Etudes montaignistes 43. Eds. Ken Keffer and Celine Pasciutti-Falgere. Trans. Pierre Gauthier. Paris: Honore Champion Editeur, 2005. 234 pp. index. append. illus. bibl. [euro]54. ISBN: 2-7453-1203-0.

Keown, Michelle. Postcolonial Pacific Writing. Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures 9. London and New York: Routledge, 2005. xiv + 238 pp. index. illus. map. bibl. [euro]55. ISBN: 0-415-29957-8.

Kerwin, William. Beyond the Body: The Boundaries of Medicine and English Renaissance Drama. Amherst and Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2005. viii + 290 pp. index. bibl. $34.95. ISBN: 1-55849-482-0.

Kolb, Robert. Bound Choice, Election, and Wittenberg Theological Method: From Martin Luther to the Formula of Concord. Lutheran Quarterly Books. Grand Rapids and Cambridge: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2005. xiii + 382 pp. index. bibl. $35. ISBN: 0-8028-2922-8.

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