restricted access   Volume 61, Number 2, Summer 2008

Table of Contents


Preaching Magnificence in Renaissance Florence

pp. 325-369

Printing Ritual: The Performance of Community in Christopher Plantin’s La Joyeuse & Magnifique Entrée de Monseigneur Francoys . . . d’Anjou

pp. 370-413

The Pursuit of Art and Pleasure in the Secret Grotto of Wilhelm V of Bavaria

pp. 414-462

Ideal Men: Masculinity and Decline in Seventeenth-Century Spain

pp. 463-494


L’inquietudine del Quattrocento (review)

pp. 495-496

Platonic Theology (review)

pp. 496-499

The Reception of Plutarch’s Lives in Fifteenth-Century Italy (review)

pp. 499-501

Roman Monarchy and the Renaissance Prince (review)

pp. 501-502

L’Arétin et la Bible (review)

pp. 502-504

Istruire e rappresentare Isabella d’Este: Il Libro de natura de amore di Mario Equicola (review)

pp. 504-505

Convent Theatre in Early Modern Italy: Spiritual Fun and Learning for Women (review)

pp. 505-507

Filippo Cavagni da Lavagna: Editore, tipografo, commerciante a Milano nel Quattrocento (review)

pp. 507-509

Education and Society in Florentine Tuscany: Teachers, Pupils and Schools, c. 1250–1500 (review)

pp. 509-511

The Politics of Exclusion in Early Renaissance Florence (review)

pp. 511-513

Potere e carità a Montevarchi nel XVI secolo: Storia di un centro minore della Toscana medicea (review)

pp. 513-515

Popes, Cardinals and War: The Military Church in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 515-516

Papal Banking in Renaissance Rome: Benvenuto Olivieri and Paul III, 1534–1549 (review)

pp. 516-517

The Likeness of Venice: A Life of Doge Francesco Foscari, 1373–1457 (review)

pp. 518-519

Crime and Justice in Late Medieval Italy (review)

pp. 519-520

Victory of the West: The Great Christian-Muslim Clash at the Battle of Lepanto (review)

pp. 521-522

Warrior, Courtier, Singer: Giulio Cesare Brancaccio and the Performance of Identity in the Late Renaissance (review)

pp. 522-524

The Travels and Journal of Ambrosio Bembo (review)

pp. 524-526

Classical Rhetoric and the Visual Arts in Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 526-527

The Egyptian Renaissance: The Afterlife of Ancient Egypt in Early Modern Italy (review)

pp. 527-529

Corps ressuscitants et corps ressuscités: Les images de la résurrection des corps en Italie centrale et septentrionale du milieu du XVe au début du XVIIe siècle (review)

pp. 529-530

The Renaissance Palace in Florence: Magnificence and Splendour in Fifteenth-Century Italy (review)

pp. 530-532

Nec spe nec metu. La Gonzaga: Architettura e corte nella Milano di Carlo V (review)

pp. 532-534

Caravaggio: Art, Knighthood, and Malta (review)

pp. 534-535

Bernini’s Biographies: Critical Essays (review)

pp. 535-537

The Wreck of Catalonia: Civil War in the Fifteenth Century (review)

pp. 537-538

Sexual Hierarchies, Public Status: Men, Sodomy, and Society in Spain’s Golden Age (review)

pp. 539-540

La espada, el rayo y la pluma: Quevedo y los campos literario y de poder (review)

pp. 540-541

El humanismo español, su proyección en América y Canarias en la época del humanismo (review)

pp. 542-543

Portuguese Oceanic Expansion, 1400–1800 (review)

pp. 543-545

Gender, Race and Religion in the Colonization of the Americas (review)

pp. 545-546

Dying in the Law of Moses: Crypto-Jewish Martyrdom in the Iberian World (review)

pp. 546-548

Jewish Identity in Early Modern Germany: Memory, Power and Community (review)

pp. 548-549

Tradition, Heterodoxy and Religious Culture: Judaism and Christianity in the Early Modern Period (review)

pp. 550-551

Reading the Qur’ān in Latin Christendom, 1140–1560 (review)

pp. 551-553

Diplomatie et espionnage: Les Ambassadeurs du roi de France auprès de Philippe II du traité du Cateau-Cambrésis (1559) à la mort de Henri III (1589) (review)

pp. 553-554

Société et mentalités autour de Henri III (review)

pp. 554-556

Governing Passions: Peace and Reform in the French Kingdom, 1576–1585 (review)

pp. 556-557

Satyre Menippee de la Vertu du Catholicon d’Espagne et de la tenue des Estats de Paris (review)

pp. 558-559

Law, City, and King: Legal Culture, Municipal Politics, and State Formation in Early Modern Dijon (review)

pp. 559-561

Graphic History: The Wars, Massacres and Troubles of Tortorel and Perrissin (review)

pp. 561-563

Weltskepsis und Bildkrise: Eustache Le Sueurs Vie de saint Bruno im Licht des französischen Jansenismus (review)

pp. 563-565

Voix des abbesses du Grand Siècle: La Prédication au féminin à Port-Royal: Context rhétorique et Dossier (review)

pp. 565-566

Politique des “Amours”: Poetique et genèse d’un genre français nouveau (1544–1560) (review)

pp. 566-568

Montaigne and the Low Countries (15801700) (review)

pp. 568-569

Transforming the Republic of Letters: Pierre-Daniel Huet and European Intellectual Life 1650–1720 (review)

pp. 570-571

Bildungswege — Lebenswege: Universitätsbesucher aus dem Bistum Konstanz im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert (review)

pp. 571-573

Martin Luther as Comforter: Writings on Death (review)

pp. 573-574

Melancthons Briefwechsel (review)

pp. 574-576

Christian Magistrate and Territorial Church: Johannes Brenz and the German Reformation (review)

pp. 576-577

De religione christiana fides / Confession of Christian Religion (review)

pp. 578-579

Informatorium; Natürliche Auslegung von der Schöpfung; Vom Ursprung aller Dinge; Viererlei Auslegung von der Schöpfung (review)

pp. 579-580

Narrative of the Anabaptist Madness: The Overthrow of Münster, the Famous Metropolis of Westphalia (review)

pp. 581-582

La censure négociée: Le contrôle du livre a Genève 1560–1625 (review)

pp. 582-583

Church, State and Dynasty in Renaissance Poland: The Career of Cardinal Fryderyk Jagiellon (1468–1503) (review)

pp. 583-584

Studies in the Jesuit Emblem (review)

pp. 584-586

Ceremonial Culture in Pre-Modern Europe (review)

pp. 586-588

Between the Middle Ages and Modernity: Individual and Community in the Early Modern World (review)

pp. 588-589

Die Renaissance der deutschen Renaissance (review)

pp. 590-591

Spätgotik und Renaissance (review)

pp. 591-593

Die Sebalduskirche in Nürnberg: Bild und Gesellschaft im Zeitalter der Gotik und Renaissance (review)

pp. 593-594

Barocke Blütezeit: Die Kultur der Klöster in Westfalen (review)

pp. 594-596

Cranach im Exil. Aschaffenburg um 1540: Zuflucht, Schatzkammer, Residenz, and: Lucas Cranach the Elder: Painting Materials, Techniques and Workshop Practice (review)

pp. 596-599

De “Geheimtaal” van Jheronimus Bosch: Een Interpretatie van zijn Werk (review)

pp. 599-600

Tables of Knowledge: Descartes in Vermeer’s Studio (review)

pp. 601-602

In His Milieu: Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael Montias (review)

pp. 602-604

Medieval Dress and Fashion (review)

pp. 604-605

Dress at the Court of King Henry VIII (review)

pp. 605-607

Fashion and Fiction: Dress in Art and Literature in Stuart England (review)

pp. 607-609

Cultural Translation in Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 609-610

Letter-Writing Manuals and Instruction from Antiquity to the Present (review)

pp. 611-612

Writers Reading Writers: Intertextual Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Literature in Honor of Robert Hollander (review)

pp. 612-614

Dualisms: The Agons of the Modern World (review)

pp. 614-615

Speaking with the Dead: Explorations in Literature and History (review)

pp. 615-617

L’idée de fable: Théories de la fiction poétique à la Renaissance (review)

pp. 617-618

The Secret Wound: Love/Melancholy and Early Modern Romance (review)

pp. 618-620

Hermaphrodites in Renaissance Europe (review)

pp. 620-622

Women, Medicine and Theatre, 1500–1750: Literary Mountebanks and Performing Quacks (review)

pp. 622-623

Midwifery, Obstetrics and the Rise of Gynaecology: The Uses of a Sixteenth-Century Compendium (review)

pp. 624-625

Leprosy in Premodern Medicine: A Malady of the Whole Body (review)

pp. 625-627

De materia medica, and: Inventing the Indigenous: Local Knowledge and Natural History in Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 627-630

The World Map, 1300–1492: The Persistence of Tradition and Transformation (review)

pp. 630-632

The Emergence of a Scientific Culture: Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1210–1685 (review)

pp. 632-633

The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution (review)

pp. 634-635

Chymists and Chymistry: Studies in the History of Alchemy and Early Modern Chemistry (review)

pp. 635-637

Andreas Libavius and the Transformation of Alchemy: Separating Chemical Cultures with Polemical Fire (review)

pp. 637-638

Die große kosmologische Kontroverse: Rekonstruktionsversuche anhand des Itinerarium exstaticum von Athanasius Kircher S. J. (1602–1680) (review)

pp. 639-640

Philosophie naturelle et géométrie au XVIIe siècle (review)

pp. 640-642

Thinking with Objects: The Transformation of Mechanics in the Seventeenth Century (review)

pp. 642-643

The Secret History of Hermes Trismegistus: Hermeticism from Ancient to Modern Times (review)

pp. 643-645

Ethik — Wissenschaft oder Lebenskunst? Modelle der Normenbegründung von der Antike bis zur Frühen Neuzeit / Ethics — Science or Art of Living? Models of Moral Philosophy from Antiquity to the Early Modern Era (review)

pp. 645-646

The Zurich Connection and Tudor Political Theology (review)

pp. 646-648

The Reconstruction of the Church of Ireland: Bishop Bramhall and the Laudian Reforms, 1633–1641 (review)

pp. 648-649

The Renaissance Villa in Britain 1500–1700 (review)

pp. 649-651

Perceptions of Retailing in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 651-653

Caribbean Exchanges: Slavery and the Transformation of English Society, 1640–1700 (review)

pp. 653-654

Writing North America in the Seventeenth Century: English Representations in Print and Manuscript (review)

pp. 654-656

Exile and Journey in Seventeenth-Century Literature (review)

pp. 656-657

Text/Events in Early Modern England: Poetics of History (review)

pp. 657-659

A Blessed Shore: England and Bohemia from Chaucer to Shakespeare (review)

pp. 659-660

Marian Moments in Early Modern British Drama (review)

pp. 661-662

Inventing Polemic: Religion, Print, and Literary Culture in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 663-664

Melancholy and the Care of the Soul: Religion, Moral Philosophy and Madness in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 664-666

Passion’s Triumph over Reason: A History of the Moral Imagination from Spenser to Rochester (review)

pp. 666-668

Frame, Glass, Verse: The Technology of Poetic Invention in the English Renaissance (review)

pp. 668-669

Language, Mind and Nature: Artificial Languages in England from Bacon to Locke (review)

pp. 670-671

Humanism, Reading, and English Literature, 1430–1530 (review)

pp. 672-673

Scenes of Instruction in Renaissance Romance (review)

pp. 673-675

The Self in Early Modern Literature: For the Common Good (review)

pp. 675-677

Early Modern English Lives: Autobiography and Self-Representation 1500–1660 (review)

pp. 677-678

The Impact of Feminism in English Renaissance Studies (review)

pp. 678-680

Lady Anne Halkett: Selected Self-Writings, and: Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: “How Sister Ursula was once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice” (review)

pp. 680-682

Devil Theatre: Demonic Possession and Exorcism in English Renaissance Drama, 1558–1642 (review)

pp. 682-684

Murder after Death: Literature and Anatomy in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 684-686

The Theatre of Civilized Excess: New Perspectives on Jacobean Tragedy (review)

pp. 686-687

Flaunting: Style and the Subversive Male Body in Renaissance England (review)

pp. 688-689

Male Friendship in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries (review)

pp. 689-691

Let me behold thy face: Physiognomik und Gesischtslektüren in Shakespeares Tragödien (review)

pp. 691-692

Food in Shakespeare: Early Modern Dietaries and the Plays (review)

pp. 693-694

Re-Reading Thomas Traherne: A Collection of New Critical Essays (review)

pp. 694-696

Milton and Toleration (review)

pp. 696-698