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Volume 28, Number 2, 2011

Table of Contents

Parergon Editor's Foreword

Parergon Editor’s Foreword

p. ix | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0124



p. xi | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0119


Reason of State, Natural Law, and Early Modern Statecraft

pp. 1-4 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0094

Reason of State and Sovereignty in Early Modern England: A Question of Ideology?

pp. 5-27 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0105

Advising Monarchs and their Counsellors: Juan Luis Vives on the Emotions, Civil Life and International Relations

pp. 29-53 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0115

Aphorism and the Counsel of Prudence in Early Modern Statecraft: The Curious Case of Justus Lipsius

pp. 55-85 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0060

Law, War, and Casuistry in Vattel’s Jus Gentium

pp. 87-104 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0070

Law of Nations as Reason of State: Diplomacy and the Balance of Power in Vattel’s Law of Nations

pp. 105-128 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0080

The Analysis of Interest and the History of Economic Thought

pp. 129-147 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0090

‘By Ordinance of Nature’: Marriage, Religion and the Modern English State

pp. 149-166 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0101


Arabic Literary Salons in the Islamic Middle Ages: Poetry, Public Performance, and the Presentation of the Past (review)

pp. 167-169 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0111

Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature (review)

pp. 169-171 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0121

Miracles of the Virgin in Medieval England: Law and Jewishness in Marian Legends (review)

pp. 171-173 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0066

Carmelite Liturgy and Spiritual Identity: The Choir Books of Kraków (review)

pp. 173-175 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0076

Anamorphosis in Early Modern Literature: Mediation and Affect (review)

pp. 175-177 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0086

Readers, Texts and Compilers in the Earlier Middle Ages: Studies in Medieval Canon Law in Honour of Linda Fowler-Magerl (review)

pp. 177-179 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0097

Guardianship, Gender, and the Nobility in Early Modern Spain (review)

pp. 179-181 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0107

Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300–1475 (review)

pp. 182-184 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0117

Autour des quenouilles: la parole des femmes (1450–1600) (review)

pp. 184-186 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0062

Dangerous Talk: Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England (review)

pp. 186-188 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0072

Verse and Poetics in George Herbert and John Donne (review)

pp. 188-190 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0082

Cultural Reformations: Medieval and Renaissance in Literary History (review)

pp. 190-192 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0092

The French in the Kingdom of Sicily, 1266–1305 (review)

pp. 192-194 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0103

The Axe and the Oath: Ordinary Life in the Middle Ages (review)

pp. 195-196 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0113

Gender, Sexuality, and Material Objects in English Renaissance Verse (review)

pp. 197-199 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0058

The Winchcombe and Coventry Chronicles: Hitherto Unnoticed Witnesses to the Work of John of Worcester (review)

pp. 199-201 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0068

New Worlds Reflected: Travel and Utopia in the Early Modern Period (review)

pp. 201-203 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0078

Lectures de Charles d’Orléans: Les Ballades (review)

pp. 203-205 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0088

Laus angelica: Poetry in the Medieval Mass (review)

pp. 205-206 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0099

Medieval Italy: Texts in Translation (review)

pp. 207-208 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0109

Bloodied Banners: Martial Display on the Medieval Battlefield (review)

pp. 209-210 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0064

Reading the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Language, Literature, History (review)

pp. 211-212 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0074

Masculinities and Femininities in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (review)

pp. 213-214 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0084

Gender and Scientific Discourse in Early Modern Culture (review)

pp. 215-216 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0095

Homo Legens: Styles et pratiques de lecture: Analyses comparées des traditions orales et écrites au Moyen Âge/ Styles and Practices of Reading: Comparative Analyses of Oral and Written Traditions in the Middle Ages (review)

pp. 217-219 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0106

Tabula Picta: Painting and Writing in Medieval Law (review)

pp. 219-221 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0116

Milton Among the Puritans: The Case for Historical Revisionism (review)

pp. 221-223 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0061

Representing History, 900–1300: Art, Music, History (review)

pp. 223-225 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0071

Shakesqueer: A Queer Companion to the Complete Works of Shakespeare (review)

pp. 225-227 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0081

Nuns Behaving Badly: Tales of Music, Magic, Art and Arson in the Convents of Italy (review)

pp. 227-229 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0091

Fierabras and Floripas: A French Epic Allegory (review)

pp. 229-231 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0102

Order and Chivalry: Knighthood and Citizenship in Late Medieval Castile (review)

pp. 231-233 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0112

Jews Among Christians: Hebrew Book Illumination from Lake Constance (review)

pp. 233-235 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0122

Royalist Agents, Conspirators and Spies: Their Role in the British Civil Wars, 1640–1660 (review)

pp. 235-237 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0067

Law and Sovereignty in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (review)

pp. 237-239 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0123

Rhetorics of Bodily Disease and Health in Medieval and Early Modern England (review)

pp. 239-241 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0077

The Embodied Word: Female Spiritualities, Contested Orthodoxies, and English Religious Cultures, 1350–1700 (review)

pp. 241-243 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0087

The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers 1660–1800 (review)

pp. 243-245 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0098

Society in Early Modern England: The Vernacular Origins of Some Powerful Ideas (review)

pp. 245-247 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0108

Short Notices

Mirrors of Revolution: Conflict and Political Identity in Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 249-250 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0118

La Civiltà delle Acque, tra Medioevo e Rinascimento: Atti del Convegno internazionale, Mantova, 1–4 Ottobre 2008 (review)

pp. 250-251 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0063

Paracelsus’s Theory of Embodiment (review)

pp. 251-252 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0073

The Theatre of the Body: Staging Death and Embodying Life in Early-Modern London (review)

pp. 252-253 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0083

Greene in Conceit: New Raised from His Grave to Write the Tragic History of Fair Valeria of London (1598) (review)

pp. 254-255 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0093

Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300 (review)

pp. 255-256 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0104

The Possessions of a Cardinal: Politics, Piety, and Art, 1450–1700 (review)

pp. 256-257 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0114

Alcohol, Violence, and Disorder in Traditional Europe (review)

pp. 257-259 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0059

Disability in Medieval Europe: Thinking about Physical Impairment in the High Middle Ages, c. 1100–c. 1400 (review)

pp. 259-260 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0069

Writing ‘True Stories’: Historians and Hagiographers in the Late Antique and Medieval Near East (review)

pp. 260-261 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0079

English Fictions of Communal Identity, 1485–1603 (review)

pp. 261-262 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0089

John Mirk’s Festial edited from British Library MS Cotton Claudius A.II (review)

pp. 262-263 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0100

William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century (review)

pp. 263-265 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0110

Fictions of Well-Being: Sickly Readers and Vernacular Medical Writing in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain (review)

pp. 265-266 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0120

Laments for the Lost in Medieval Literature (review)

pp. 266-267 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0065

John Gower: Manuscripts, Readers, Contexts (review)

pp. 267-268 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0075

Book Received

Books Received

pp. 269-276 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0085


Notes on Contributors

pp. 277-278 | DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2011.0096

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