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The Book of Deeds of Disability in the Middle Ages Interpreting the Bible and
Reconsiderations and ReverberationsJames I of Aragon Aristotle in Late Antiquity
Edited by Joshua R. Eyler, A Translation of the Medieval The Alexandrian Commentary Tradition
Columbus State University, USACatalan Llibre dels Fets from Rome to Baghdad
What do we mean when we talk about disability in Damian J. Smith, St Louis University, USA and Edited by John Watt and Josef Lössl, the Middle Ages? This volume brings together dynamic
Helena Buffery, The University of Birmingham, UK Cardiff University, UKscholars working on the subject in medieval literature
Crusade Texts in Translation: 10 November 2011 c. 250 pages and history, who use the latest approaches from the
Hardback 978-1-4094-1007-2 c. £65.00‘The new translation is very clear and readable. Its main field to address this central question. Contributors
ebook 978-1-4094-1008-9 discuss such standard medieval texts as the Arthurian advantage over Forster’s consists in its very detailed
Legend, The Canterbury Tales and Old Norse Sagas,notes which draw on the mass of recent scholarship on
James and his reign. This will make it the standard text providing an accessible entry point to the field of Law and Religion in medieval disability studies to medievalists. The essays for our century.’
explore a wide variety of disabilities, including the Chaucer’s EnglandEnglish Historical Review
more traditionally accepted classifications of blindness
Henry Ansgar Kelly, Includes 5 b&w illustrations and deafness, as well as perceived disabilities such as
University of California, USAMarch 2010 424 pages madness, pregnancy and age.
Paperback 978-1-4094-0150-6 £17.99 Variorum Collected Studies Series: CS957June 2010 248 pages
Hardback 978-0-7546-6822-0 £55.00 These essays investigate legal and religious subjects
ebook 978-1-4094-0295-4 relevant to the age and places in which Geoffrey
Chaucer lived and wrote, especially as reflected in The Chronicle of Ibn al-Athir
The Canterbury Tales. Topics include the canon law of
for the Crusading Period from incest, sexual offences, prostitution, the laws of nature History as Literature in Byzantium
concerning gender distinction (focusing on Chaucer’s al-Kamil fi’l-Ta’rikh. Parts 1-3 Papers from the Fortieth Spring Symposium Pardoner) and castration. Chaucer’s Prioress is the The Years 491–629/1097–1231 of Byzantine Studies, University of starting point for the treatment of the regulations
Translated by D.S. Richards, of nuns and for the presence, real and virtual, of Jews Birmingham, April 2007
University of Oxford, UK and Saracens (Muslims and pagans) in England.
Edited by Ruth Macrides,
June 2010 416 pages Crusade Texts in Translation University of Birmingham, UK
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“al-Kamil fi’l-Ta’rikh”, is one of the outstanding sources Promotion of Byzantine Studies: 15
for the history of the mediaeval world. It covers the
Although perceived since the 16th century as the most whole sweep of Islamic history almost up to the death The Multilingual Experience impressive literary achievement of Byzantine culture, of its author; events in Iraq, Iran and further East run
historical writing nevertheless remains little studied as in Egypt, from the Ptolemies in counterpoint with those involving North Africa and
literature. This book, devoted to literary interpretations Spain. From the time of the arrival of the Crusaders in to the Abbasids
of Byzantine historical writing and analyses of pictorial the Levant, their activities and the Muslim response
narratives, illustrates how analyses of texts and images Edited by Arietta Papaconstantinou, Université become the focus of the work.
from the 6th to the 14th century work hand in hand Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, France and Oriental
July 2010 1200 pages
with an evaluation of the work as a document of Institute, University of Oxford, UKPaperback 978-0-7546-6939-5 £50.00
historical value. The wealth of documentary sources preserved by Egypt’s
Includes 16 b&w illustrations papyri makes the country a privileged observation
December 2010 350 pages ground for the study of ancient multilingualism. Papyri
Constructions of Childhood and Hardback 978-1-4094-1206-9 £65.00 capture more linguistic registers than other ancient and medieval sources, ranging as they do from very Youth in Old French Narrative
private documents not meant by their author to be read
Phyllis Gaffney, University College Dublin, Ireland by future generations, to official documents produced Imaginings of Time in Lydgate Examining the portrayal of childhood and youth in a by the administration, which are preserved in their
large sample of medieval French verse narratives, this original form. This collection of essays aims to make and Hoccleve’s Verse
study analyzes representations of childhood in two this wealth better known, as well as to give a diachronic
Karen Elaine Smyth, University of East Anglia, UK
genres: chansons de geste, or Old French epic poems, view of multilingual practices in Egypt from the arrival
Through a series of close readings of selected short and romances. Gaffney identifies differences in, and of the Greeks as a political force in the country with
poems and Lydgate’s Troy Book, Fall of Princes and relationships between, portrayals of the young in the Alexander the Great, to the beginnings of Abbasid rule
two genres, and demonstrates the significance of Siege of Thebes and of Hoccleve’s Regiments of when Greek, and slowly also Coptic, receded from the
Princes and Series, Smyth looks at expressions of developments in twelfth- and thirteenth-century documentary record.
time and examples of the authors’ negotiation of time poetry for changing cultural perspectives on Includes 14 b&w illustrations
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of Religious Controversy‘In The P, Tiffany Beechy presents Nigel Wilkins, University of Paris, France
a well-crafted, thoughtful, wide-ranging, and frequently Mike Rodman Jones, Variorum Collected Studies Series: CS976
quite eloquent argument. This book carefully and deftly Girton College, Cambridge, UK
This selection of nineteen essays by Wilkins, in challenges some long and closely held assumptions
Radical Pastoral, 1381-1595 argues that the ostensibly English and in French, is characterised by an inter-about Old English poetry and prose and it should be
revolutionary character of early Protestant literary disciplinary approach crossing the borders between of great interest to all students of Anglo-Saxon England.’
culture was deeply indebted to medieval satirical music, language, literature, history, palaeography and
Mark C. Amodio, Vassar College, USA writing. Indeed, the author shows that Protestant iconography. The principal topic is lyric poetry in the
literature may be viewed as a remarkable crystalisation Combining literary analysis and theoretical linguistics, fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, mostly French and
of the textual movements and polemical personae of a this engaging study provides a critical reassessment of English, both with and without music, and in various
rich, combative tradition of medieval writing which is Anglo-Saxon verse and prose and identifies an inherent contexts. Wider themes are also explored, such as
still at play on the London stage in the age of Marlowe poetic nature present in all Old English texts. Beechy the association of music with the Devil, the use
and Shakespeare.demonstrates poetic strategies in a variety of sources, of several languages combined in certain musical
including King Alfred’s version of Boethius, as well as Includes 8 b&w illustrations contexts, and the controversial role of inspiration
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Chaucer Criticism
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Kathy Cawsey, Dalhousie University, CanadaLate Medieval Comic Theater and
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of Boiardo, Ariosto and TassoEdited by Michele Marrapodi, University of Palermo, Italy
University of Palermo, Italy Selene Scarsi, The University of Hull, UKThis series aims to place early modern English
Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies drama within the context of the European Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies
Renaissance and more specifically, within the context Throwing fresh light on a much discussed but still Situating itself in a long tradition of studies of
of Italian cultural, dramatic, and literary traditions, with controversial field, this collection of essays places Anglo-Italian literary relations in the Renaissance,
reference to the impact and influence of both classical the presence of Italian literary theories against and this book analyses the representation of female
and contemporary culture. Among the various forms alongside the background of English dramatic traditions, figures in extant Elizabethan translations of three
of influence, the series considers early modern Italian to assess this influence in the emergence of Elizabethan major works of Italian epic poetry. In focusing on the
novellas, theatre and discourses as direct or indirect theatrical convention and the innovative dramatic English translators’ treatment of women characters,
sources, analogues and paralogues for the construction practices under the early Stuarts. Scarsi discovers a category which was both a source
of Shakespeare’s drama, particularly in the comedies, Includes 6 b&w illustrations of major modifications, and an evident point of
romances, and other Italianate plays. Critical analysis interest for English translators and readers.March 2011 336 pages
focusing on other cultural transactions, such as travel
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the two countries as a bilateral process, paying attention Visions of Venice in Shakespeare
Graham Holderness,
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Edited by Laura Tosi and Shaul Bassi, University of Hertfordshire, UK
into the Italian world.
both at University of Venice, ItalyAnglo-Italian Renaissance Studies
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Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies ‘…an excellent and timely contribution to the study of
Othello and The Merchant of Venice, and to a particular ‘A very impressive interdisciplinary collection of essays.
area of Shakespeare Studies that has, until recently, Given that early modern Venice was both an aspirational
model for London and a liminal site where Christian received far less attention than it deserves. Holderness’s
contribution to this debate is perceptive, wide-ranging Europe mixed with the Muslim and Jewish East, it is no Pollastra and the Origins
co-incidence that Shakespeare used Venice to explore and provocative.’
of Twelfth Night issues of racial and religious otherness. It is this aspect John Drakakis, University of Stirling, UK, editor Arden 3
Parthenio, commedia (1516) of the Venetian plays that makes this volume so timely.’The Merchant of Venice
with an English Translation Ian Frederick Moulton, Arizona State University, USAShakespeare and Venice is the first book-length study to
Louise George Clubb, Despite the growing critical relevance of Shakespeare’s describe and chronicle the mythological and fabulous
The University of California at Berkeley, USA status of Venice that was employed by Shakespeare in two Venetian plays and a burgeoning bibliography on
both The Merchant of Venice and Othello, few books The Merchant of Venice and Othello to explore themes Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies
of metamorphosis. Holderness provides a full account have dealt extensively with the relationship between
‘...will be of interest to anyone working on Shakespeare of Venetian myth, historical accounts of the city’s Shakespeare and Venice. This timely collection fills
and his continental precursors. The translation of a gap in the literature, addressing the new historical, relationship with both Judaism and Islam, and detailed
Parthenio is wonderfully readable. A welcome and readings of Shakespeare’s Venetian plays against the political and economic questions that have been
important addition to our knowledge of Renaissance raised in the last few years about early modern city’s mythical and historical dimensions.
drama as a European phenomenon.’ globalization, multiculturalism, and multiple December 2010 162 pages
social and ethnic identities.Karen Newman, Brown University, USA Hardback 978-0-7546-6606-6 £50.00
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plays to Italian culture, and the technology of modern
theatre invented in Renaissance Italy.
Includes 8 b&w illustrations
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Ballads and Broadsides Christopher Marlowe the Craftsman The Culture of Piracy, 1580–1630
Lives, Stage, and Page English Literature and Seaborne Crime in Britain, 1500-1800
Edited by Sarah K. Scott, Mount St. Mary’s Claire Jowitt, Nottingham Trent University, UKEdited by Patricia Fumerton and Kris McAbee
University, USA and M.L. Stapleton, Indiana both at University of California, USA and Transculturalisms, 1400-1700
University-Purdue University, USAAnita Guerrini, Oregon State University, USA ‘Pirates are endlessly fascinating – not only as theme
‘Innovative and engaging, this anthology is a rich ‘A hog-faced woman, murderous wives, blackface park attractions or on the widescreen – because their
addition to Marlowe studies, complementing and history is so central to our understanding of the early pirates – this rich collection of essays offers the
extending the best of recent scholarship. Its collective latest word on British ballads from a wide spectrum modern age. Perhaps no one brings more expertise to
emphasis on Marlowe as a literary craftsman is timely in the subject than Claire Jowitt, whose The Culture of of scholars in literature, ethnomusicology, folklore,
its vision of Marlowe as a working artist, a shaper and Piracy, 1580–1630 blends history and literature; this and history. Required reading for anyone with a
refiner of ideas.’ sophisticated interest in pre-1800 popular culture study not only provides new insights into the past, but
also is filled with thrilling tales.’in Britain and America.’ Bruce Brandt, South Dakota State University, USA and
Past President, Marlowe Society of America Peter C. Mancall, author of Fatal Journey: The Final Leah Marcus, Vanderbilt University, USA
Expedition of Henry Hudson: A Tale of Mutiny andContributions to this volume explore the idea of Bringing together diverse scholars to represent the full
Murder in the ArcticMarlowe as a working artist, in keeping with John historical breadth of the early modern period, and a
Addington Symonds’ characterization of him as a The first book-length treatment of the cultural impact of wide range of disciplines (literature, women’s studies,
“sculptor-poet.” Throughout the body of his work- Renaissance piracy, this study underlines how despite folklore, ethnomusicology, art history, media studies, the
including not only the poems and plays, but also his its transgressive nature, piracy can be seen as a key history of science, and history), Ballads and Broadsides
forays into translation and imitation-a distinguished in Britain, 1500-1800 offers an unprecedented mechanism which served to connect peoples
company of established and emerging literary scholars and regions.perspective on the development and cultural
traces how Marlowe conceives an idea, shapes and practice of popular print in early modern Britain. August 2010 242 pages
refines it, then remakes and remodels it, only to Hardback 978-1-4094-0044-8 £55.00 Includes 35 b&w illustrations and 6 music examples
refashion it further in his writing process. ebook 978-0-7546-9912-5
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ebook 978-0-7546-9793-0 Literatures of Exile in the
English Revolution and The Bellum Grammaticale and Discourses and Representations its Aftermath, 1640-1690 the Rise of European Literature of Friendship in Early Modern Philip Major, Birkbeck College,
Erik Butler, Emory University, USA
University of London, UKEurope, 1500–1700
The now-forgotten genre of the bellum grammaticale
Transculturalisms, 1400-1700 Edited by Daniel T. Lochman, Texas State flourished in the sixteenth- and seventeenth centuries as
University, USA, Maritere López, California ‘”Exile’”is a condition which places a special kind of a means of satirizing outmoded cultural institutions and
State University, USA and Lorna Hutson, strain on every aspect of a person’s life...The essays promoting new methods of instruction. Butler examines
University of St Andrews, UK in Literatures of Exile are eloquent testimony to the representations of language as war in texts written in
increased depth and richness to be discovered, if we Latin, French and German; the study, by exploring the Interdisciplinary in scope, this collection examines
scrutinise the surviving literary materials from this relationship between tradition and innovation, also the varied and complex ways in which early modern
tumultuous political perion inclusively – from both illuminates the shift from a Latin-based understanding Europeans imagined, discussed and enacted friendship,
inside and outside Britain.’of learning to the acceptance of vernacular erudition a fundamentally elective relationship between
and the emergence of national literatures. individuals otherwise bound in prescribed familial, From the foreword by Lisa Jardine,
December 2010 158 pages University of London, UKreligious and political associations. Contributors include
Hardback 978-1-4094-0198-8 £50.00 scholars of British, French, Italian and Spanish culture, Original and thought-provoking, this collection sheds
ebook 978-1-4094-0199-5 offering literary, historical, religious, and political new light on an important yet understudied feature of
perspectives. Each chapter comprises a case study of seventeenth-century England’s political and cultural
specific contexts, narratives and/or lived friendships. landscape: exile. It considers exile both as physical
December 2010 292 pages displacement from England-to France, Germany, the
Hardback 978-0-7546-6903-6 £60.00 Low Countries and America-and as inner, mental withdrawal. The essays assembled here demonstrate,
among other things, both the shared and highly
individual experiences in exile of figures conspicuously
diverse in political and religious allegiance.
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Early Modern Englishwomen Faith, Hope and Poetry THE EARLY MODERN
Theology and the Poetic ImaginationTesting Ideas ENGLISHWOMAN SERIES
Malcolm Guite, Girton College, Cambridge, UKEdited by Jo Wallwork and Paul Salzman,
A FACSIMILE LIBRARY OF ESSENTIAL both at La Trobe University, Australia Ashgate Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts
Early Modern Englishwomen Testing Ideas explores ‘Malcolm Guite, in this wide-ranging and original study,
how women in England participated in the considerable helps us see how poetry is – if we let ourselves be drawn
Series Editors: Betty S Travitsky and Anne Lake intellectual and cultural diversity which characterised in and shaped by it – a means of making connections
Prescott, General Editor Emeritus: Patrick Cullen the late early modern period. This collection looks with the fundamental way things are, and so too a way
particularly at early modern women philosophers, of connecting with a God who is himself a pattern of This series is designed to make available a focused
playwrights and novelists, and considers how they ‘connection’ as Trinity, open to share the divine reality collection of writings from 1500 to 1750, both by
engaged with ideas and debates over philosophical with created life. Here are materials for a profound women and for and about them. The three series
and scientific ideas, as well as literary innovations. theology of the imagination, developed in dialogue of Printed Writings (1500–1640, 1641–1700, and
with writers both familiar and unfamiliar, beautifully March 2011 164 pages 1701–1750) provide a comprehensive collection of the
combining close reading with wide horizons.’ Hardback 978-1-4094-1969-3 £50.00 separately published writings by women. In reprinting
ebook 978-1-4094-2538-0 these writings it is intended to remedy one of the major The Most Revd Dr Rowan Williams
obstacles to the advancement of feminist criticism of the September 2010 268 pages
early modern period, namely the unavailability of the Hardback 978-0-7546-6906-7 £55.00 texts upon which the field is based. English Fictions of Communal
For more information on this series visit: Identity, 1485– Fiction and the Frontiers of
Joshua Phillips, University of Memphis, USA
Knowledge in Europe, 1500–1800Focusing on Tudor prose fiction from Malory’s Morte
D’Arthur through the works of Sir Philip Sidney and Edited by Richard Scholar, Eleanor Davies, Writings 1641–1646
Thomas Nashe, this study explores the concept of Oriel College, Oxford, UK and Alexis Tadié,
Printed Writings, 1641–1700: “collective agency” and the extensive impact it had University of Paris Sorbonne, France
Series II, Part Four, Volume 5 on English Renaissance culture. Ultimately, author
Exploring fiction from the Italian Renaissance to the Phillips challenges standard accounts of literary history Edited by Teresa Feroli, Polytechnic Institute French Revolution, the contributors to this collection and periodization to offer a new way of theorizing the
of New York University, USA demonstrate the significant role that fiction plays,
relation between collaboration and identity.
not only in a variety of literary genres, but also in the The Early Modern Englishwoman:
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and the law. They show that fiction is best understood Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four ebook 978-0-7546-9784-8
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FORTHCOMING Includes 4 b&w illustrations
December 2010 172 pages Epic, Epitome, and the Early Eleanor Davies, Writings 1647–1652 Hardback 978-1-4094-0865-9 £50.00
Modern Historical Imagination ebook 978-1-4094-0866-6 Printed Writings, 1641–1700:
Series II, Part Four, Volume 6 Chloe Wheatley, Trinity College, USA
‘Chloe Wheatley reconstructs and investigates the Edited by Teresa Feroli, Polytechnic Institute
impact of the early modern boom for epitomes and of New York University, USA Forms in Early Modern Utopia
abridgements on epic poems by Spenser, Cowley, The Ethnography of PerfectionThe Early Modern Englishwoman:
and Milton. Her judicious analysis of how these
A Facsimile Library of Essential Works – Nina Chordas, University of Alaska Southeast, USAwriters negotiated historiographic challenges facing
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both them and their heroes enables us to see the Though much has been written about early modern
April 2011 c. 636 pages works in an entirely new light.’ imperialism in America, Chordas brings a fresh
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perspective to the topic by exploring it through Paulina Kewes, University of Oxford,
the genres of utopia. Her analysis shows early
Through analysis of how English writers summarized
modern utopia to be not a single genre, but rather
and abridged history, Wheatley illuminates the
a conglomeration of many sub-genres, including Susanna Hopton, I and II connections between an early modern epitome culture travel writing, ethnography, dialogue, pastoral, and
Printed Writings, 1641–1700: and the historical summaries found in the great narrative
the sermon, each with its own formal and historical
poems of Edmund Spenser, Abraham Cowley and Series II, Part Four, Volume 7 relationship to nascent imperialism.
John Milton. Clearly and elegantly written, this study
Edited by Teresa Feroli, Polytechnic Institute May 2010 146 pages shows how poets refined an epic convention, the hero’s
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Eleanor Davies, Writings 1641–1646 The Experience of Domestic Herrick, Fanshawe and the Politics THE EARLY MODERN
Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Service for Women in Early of Intertextuality ENGLISHWOMAN SERIES
Series II, Part Four, Volume 5 Classical Literature and Modern London
1500–1750: CONTEMPORARY EDITIONSEdited by Teresa Feroli, Associate Professor Seventeenth-Century Royalism
Edited by Paula Humfrey,
of English, Polytechnic Institute of New York Betty S. Travitsky and Anne Lake Prescott Syrithe Pugh, University of Aberdeen, UKEastern Oregon University, USA,
University, USADesigned to complement The Early Modern and Laurentian University, Canada ‘…an interesting and compelling survey of intertextuality
The Early Modern Englishwoman: Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works, and its classical dimensions in royalist poetry…[Pugh’s] The Early Modern Englishwoman,
A FContemporaracsimile Librar y Editions y of Essential Wpresents both modernized and orks – book certainly opens the door for classicists to mine this 1500–1750: Contemporary Editions
Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Fourold-spelling editions of texts not only by women but rich vein of material.’
These late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century also for and about women. Contents of a volume can April 2011 c. 528 pages
Bryn Mawr Classical Reviewtexts describe female servants’ experiences of work Hardbackrange from a single text to an anthology depending 978-0-7546-6218-1 c. £110.00 in early modern London. This volume exposes the on the subject and the audience. Introductions to the Royalist polemic and a sophisticated use of classical
contractual underpinnings of domestic service, editions are written with the general reader as well as allusion are at the heart of the two 1648 volumes
suggesting female servants were an important support which are the focus of this study, yet there are striking the specialist in mind. They are designed to provide an
Eleanor Davies, Writings 1647–1652 of emergent capitalism in the early modern metropolis. introduction not only to the edited text itself but also differences in their politics and in the ways they
The depositions in this volume show that service was to the larger historical discourses expressed through represent their relation to poetry of the past. Pugh’s Printed Writings, 1641–1700:
a prototypical form of female wage labour rather than the text. study of these brilliant but neglected poets brings Series II, Part Four, Volume 6
a pre-marital life phase. Voices of the non-literate in nuance to our understanding of literary royalism, Please note, proposal requirements for this series are Edited by Teresa Feroli, Associate Professor this volume are clear and distinct as they present their and considers the interconnections between politics
different to Ashgate’s general submission guidelines. of English, Polytechnic Institute of New York working and personal circumstances. and poetics.
For more information on how to submit a book proposal University, USA March 2011 c232 pages Through a series of detailed close readings revealing to the series, please contact Ashgate acquisitions editor, Hardback 978-0-7546-6155-9 £55.00 The Early Modern Englishwoman: the complex and nuanced significance of classical
Erika Gaffney:
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Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four historically informed consideration of the polemical
April 2011 c. 636 pages force of both publishing acts, Pugh aligns the two Women, Madness and Sin
Hardback 978-0-7546-6228-0 c. £125.00 poets with competing factions within the royalist TheCorrespondence in Early Modern camp. Offering a new argument for the unity of
(c. 1626–1659) of Dorothy Percy The Autobiographical Writings Herrick’s vast collection Hesperides, and making a
case for the rehabilitation of Richard Fanshawe, this of Dionys FitzherbertSidney, Countess of LeicesterSusanna Hopton, I and II engaging book will also be of wider interest to anyone
Edited by Katharine Hodgkin, Edited by Michael G. Brennan, Printed Writings, 1641–1700: concerned with politics in seventeenth-century
University of East London, UKUniversity of Leeds, UK, Margaret P. Hannay, literature or with classical reception.Series II, Part Four, Volume 7
Siena College, USA and Noel J. Kinnamon, The Early Modern Englishwoman, January 2010 206 pages
Edited by Teresa Feroli, Associate Professor 1500–1750: Contemporary EditionsMars Hill College, USA Hardback 978-0-7546-5614-2 £55.00
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The Early Modern Englishwoman: of mental disorder in seventeenth-century England.
Fully transcribed and edited here for the first time,
A Facsimile Library of Essential Works – Hodgkin presents in modern typography an annotated Dorothy Percy Sidney’s letters eloquently convey how Holinshed’s NationPrinted Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four edition of the author’s manuscript of this unusual and
intensely demanding were the multifaceted roles Ideals, Memory, and Practical February 2010 1334 pages compelling text. Also included are prefaces to the expected of an aristocratic early modern Englishwoman.
Hardback 978-0-7546-6320-1 £175.00 narrative written by Fitzherbert and others, and letters Policy in the ChroniclesThis volume contains a biographical and historical written shortly after her mental crisis, which develop
introduction, the complete text of her letters to her Igor Djordjevic, Glendon College,
her account of the episode. husband, her correspondence with the Sidney family York University, Canada
Includes 7 b&w illustrationssolicitor, and other family and business letters. Also Djordjevic explores the historiography of Holinshed’s
included are her husband’s account of her last moments October 2010 300 pages Chronicles through a literary lens, focusing on how
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Includes 1 colour and 8 b&w illustrations historical texts. This study revaluates our understanding
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Hardback 978-0-7546-5769-9 £60.00 Holinshed on Tudor, Jacobean and Caroline political discourse; the Chronicles emerge not as a series
of rambling, digressive episodes characteristic to a
dying medieval genre, but as the preserver of national
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of English, Polytechnic Institute of New York EARLY MODERNITY SERIES Oberlin College, USAMichael Householder, Marshall University, USA
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Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity Through an in-depth analysis of writings by Mary Thomas Crane, Boston College, USA The Early Modern Englishwoman:
John Mandeville, Richard Eden, George Best, and Henry Turner, Rutgers University USA ‘An exciting collection…the essays cover a stimulating A Facsimile Library of Essential Works –
Ralph Lane, John Smith and John Underhill, this study and appealing range of topics, nationalities, major PTrinted Whis series pro ritings, 1641–1700: Series II, Pvides a forum for groundbreaking w art Four ork
traces the selection, combination, adaptation and and minor texts, approaches, and subject matter…it on the relations between literary and scientific discourses April 2011 c. 528 pages invention of rhetorical strategies that English-speaking is particularly nice to see essays here that pursue Hardbackin Europe, during a period w 978-0-7546-6218-1 hen both fields were in a c. £110.00
Europeans used to make sense of their encounters with representations of automata in literature conceived more moment of historical formation. We welcome
the Americas. The author explores how these rhetorical broadly than as representations of real-world machinery proposals for books that address the many overlaps
strategies enabled European colonists to form new ways or attitudes to technology only, the focus of much between modes of imaginative writing typical of the
of understanding themselves and their relationship to critical literature to date. This is a welcome expansion Eleanor Davies, Writings 1647–1652sixteenth and seventeenth centuries – poetics, rhetoric,
the indigenous inhabitants. and reorientation of our ideas about the issues raised by prose narrative, dramatic production, utopia – and Printed Writings, 1641–1700:
Includes 6 b&w illustrations early modern automata.’the vocabularies, conceptual models, and intellectual Series II, Part Four, Volume 6
June 2011 c. 240 pages methods of newly emergent “scientific” fields such as Lara Bovilsky, University of Oregon, USA and author of
Hardback 978-0-7546-6760-5 c. £55.00 Edited by Teresa Feroli, Associate Professor medicine, astronomy, astrology, alchemy, psychology, Barbarous Play: Race on the English Renaissance Stage
ebook 978-1-4094-2887-9 of English, Polytechnic Institute of New York mapping, mathematics, or natural history. In order The Automaton in English Renaissance Literature
University, USAto reflect the nature of intellectual inquiry during the features original essays exploring the automaton-from
period, the series is interdisciplinary in orientation The Early Modern Englishwoman: animated statue to anthropomorphized machine-in the
and publishes monographs, edited collections, and A Facsimile Library of Essential Works – Milton among the Puritans poetry, prose, and drama of England in the 16th and
selected critical editions of primary texts relevant to Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four 17th centuries. Addressing the history and significance The Case for Historical Revisionism an understanding of the mutual implication of literary of the living machine in early modern literature, the April 2011 c. 636 pages
Catherine Gimelli Martin, and scientific epistemologies.Hardback 978-0-7546-6228-0 c. £125.00 collection places literary automata of the period within
University of Memphis, USA their larger aesthetic, historical, philosophical, and
scientific contexts.‘Deeply thoughtful and widely researched,
Catherine Gimelli Martin’s account of Milton’s Include 5 b&w illustrationsAnamorphosis in Early Susanna Hopton, I and II
religious and cultural milieu and disposition July 2011 c.220 pages Modern LiteraturePrinted Writings, 1641–1700: offers a boldly challenging interrogation of the Hardback 978-0-7546-6865-7 c. £60.00
usual orthodoxies about the poet and his work.’ Mediation and Affect ebook 978-0-7546-9519-6 Series II, Part Four, Volume 7
Thomas N. Corns, Bangor University, UK Jen E. Boyle, Coastal Carolina University, USAEdited by Teresa Feroli, Associate Professor
of English, Polytechnic Institute of New York A radical reassessment of Milton’s religious identity, Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity
Ecocritical ShakespeareMilton among the Puritans challenges many received University, USA‘…a masterful study of political, philosophical, and
ideas about Milton’s brand of Christianity, philosophy, The Early Modern Englishwoman: Edited by Lynne Bruckner, Chatham University, epistemological spaces in English literature from
and poetry. Surveying the largely secular provenance A Facsimile Library of Essential Works – Eikonoclastes and Leviathan to Defoe’s Journal of the USA and Daniel Brayton, Middlebury College, USA
of so much of Milton’s thought, Martin clearly Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part FourPlague Year. Ranging from 17th century Epicureanism Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity demonstrates that received ideas about the “Puritan to the invention of calculus, from early modern political February 2010 1334 pages
Milton” are neither as well-established as most scholars ‘Bruckner and Brayton address a subject of great current Hardbacktheory and epistemology to baroque allegor978-0-7546-6320-1 £175.00 y, Boyle’s
believe, nor as historically defensible as most literary scholarly interest-Shakespearean ecocriticism-and enrich is intellectually adventurous.’
critics still assume. it with a series of excellent, provocative essays.’
Graham Hammill, SUNY at Buffalo, USA
Includes 4 b&w illustrations Bruce Boehrer, Florida State University, USA and author
Drawing on extensive archival research, Boyle November 2010 378 pages of Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early
investigates how the use of anamorphic perspective Hardback 978-1-4094-0856-7 £60.00 Modern Literature
flourished in early modern England as a technology ebook 978-1-4094-1927-3
The first collection devoted specifically to green and medium in public interactive art, city and garden
Shakespeare, this volume engages with pressing design, and as a theory and figure in literature, political
environmental questions in order to provide a better theory and natural and experimental philosophy.
understanding of where and how ecocritical readings This study offers a scholarly consideration of
should be situated. Ecocritical Shakespeare combines anamorphosis (its technical means, performances,
multiple critical perspectives, juxtaposing historicism
and embodied practices) as an interactive media
and presentism as well as considering ecofeminism and cultural imaginary.
and pedagogy. Topics addressed include early modern
Includes 18 b&w illustrations
representations of flora and fauna, human-animal
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