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Volume 61, Number 3, Fall 2008

Table of Contents

From: Renaissance Quarterly

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New World News, Ancient Echoes: A Cortés Letter and a Vernacular Livy for a New King and His Wary Subjects (1520–23)

pp. 711-749

Women and the Politics of Play in Sixteenth-Century Italy: Torquato Tasso's Theory of Games

pp. 750-791

The Art of Reading Earthquakes: On Harvey's Wit, Ramus's Method, and the Renaissance of Lucretius

pp. 792-832

"Hac ex consilio meo via progredieris": Courtly Reading and Secretarial Mediation in Donne's The Courtier's Library

pp. 833-866


Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics (review)

pp. 867-868

Bulla, Legatus, Nuntius: Études de diplomatique et de diplomatie pontificales (XIIIe-XVIIe siècle) (review)

pp. 868-870

The Cosmographia of Sebastian Münster: Describing the World in the Reformation (review)

pp. 870-871

Giovanni Lanfredini: Uomo d'affari e diplomatico nell'Italia del Quattrocento (review)

pp. 872-873

Seeking Real Truths: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Machiavelli (review)

pp. 873-874

Alle origini della Toscana Moderna: Firenze e gli statuti delle comunità soggette tra XIV e XVI secolo (review)

pp. 875-876

Savonarola's Women: Visions and Reform in Renaissance Italy (review)

pp. 876-877

Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia (1646-1684): The First Woman in the World to Earn a University Degree (review)

pp. 878-879

Women and the Making of Poetry in Ariosto's Orlando furioso (review)

pp. 880-881

Sweet Fire: Tullia D'Aragona's Poetry of Dialogue and Selected Prose, and: Selected Poetry and Prose: A Bilingual Edition (review)

pp. 881-883

A Complex Delight: The Secularization of the Breast, 1350-1750 (review)

pp. 883-885

Le immagini e il tempo: Narrazione visiva, storia e allegoria tra Cinque e Seicento (review)

pp. 885-887

Renaissance Siena: Art for a City, and: Siena: Constructing the Renaissance City (review)

pp. 887-889

Raphael (review)

pp. 889-891

The Poetics of Titian's Religious Paintings (review)

pp. 891-892

War, Domination, and the Monarchy of France: Claude de Seyssel and the Language of Politics in the Renaissance (review)

pp. 892-894

Letters and Letter Fragments (review)

pp. 894-895

La Vie genereuse des Mercelots, Gueuz, et Boesmiens (review)

pp. 895-896

Les Tragiques (review)

pp. 896-897

Powerful Connections: The Poetics of Patronage in the Age of Louis XIII (review)

pp. 898-899

Patronnes et mécènes en France à la Renaissance (review)

pp. 899-901

Writing Places: Sixteenth-Century City Culture and the Des Roches Salon (review)

pp. 901-902

Earthly Treasures: Material Culture and Metaphysics in the Heptaméron and Evangelical Narrative (review)

pp. 902-903

Chrétiens et mondains, poèmes épars. Œuvre complètes 8 (review)

pp. 903-905

The Censor, the Editor, and the Text: The Catholic Church and the Shaping of the Jewish Canon in the Sixteenth Century (review)

pp. 905-907

Letters (review)

pp. 907-908

Conscience on Stage: The Comedia as Casuistry in Early Modern Spain (review)

pp. 908-909

Warnings to the Kings and Advice on Restoring Spain: A Bilingual Edition, and: The Correspondence between Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia and René Descartes (review)

pp. 910-912

The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Philosophy (review)

pp. 912-914

Pluralität und Rationalität: Die Herausforderung der Vernunft durch religiöse und kulturelle Vielfalt nach Nikolaus Cusanus (review)

pp. 914-916

Pico della Mirandola: New Essays (review)

pp. 916-918

Il problema del libero arbitrio nel pensiero di Pietro Pomponazzi: La dottrina etica del De fato: spunti di critica filosofica e teologica nel Cinquecento (review)

pp. 918-920

The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes's Leviathan (review)

pp. 920-921

Leonardo da Vinci: Experience, Experiment and Design (review)

pp. 921-923

The Human Animal in Western Art and Science (review)

pp. 923-924

Early Modern Zoology: The Construction of Animals in Science, Literature and the Visual Arts (review)

pp. 925-926

I dintorni dell'infinito: Giordano Bruno e l'astronomia del Cinquecento (review)

pp. 926-928

Galileo's Glassworks: The Telescope and the Mirror (review)

pp. 928-929

Del senso delle cose e della magia (review)

pp. 929-931

Ensueños de Razón: El cuento inserto en tratados de magia (Siglos XVI y XVII) (review)

pp. 931-932

Fictions du diable: Littérature et démonologie de saint Augustin à Léo Taxil (review)

pp. 932-934

Pictura et scriptura: Textes, images et herméneutique des Mappae mundi (XIIIe-XVIe siècles) (review)

pp. 934-936

The Art of the Network: Strategic Interaction and Patronage in Renaissance Florence (review)

pp. 936-938

A Companion to the Reformation World (review)

pp. 938-939

Reformation Sources: The Letters of Wolfgang Capito and His Fellow Reformers in Alsace and Switzerland (review)

pp. 939-940

La Réforme en France et en Italie: Contacts, comparisons et contrastes (review)

pp. 940-942

Divided By Faith: Religious Conflict and the Practice of Toleration in Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 942-944

Vaterlandsleibe und Religionskonflikt: Politische Diskurse im Alten Reich (1555-1648) (review)

pp. 944-945

Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe 1500-1800 (review)

pp. 945-947

Religion and Cultural Exchange in Europe, 1400–1700, and: Cities and Cultural Exchange in Europe, 1400–1700, and: Correspondence and Cultural Exchange in Europe, 1400–1700, and: Forging European Identities, 1400–1700 (review)

pp. 947-950

Who Are You? Identification, Deception, and Surveillance in Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 950-951

Drinking Matters: Public Houses and Social Exchange in Early Modern Central Europe (review)

pp. 952-953

Finding Europe: Discourses on Margins, Communities, Images ca. 13th-ca.18th Centuries (review)

pp. 953-955

Borders and Travellers in Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 955-957

The Renaissance World (review)

pp. 957-958

The Europeanization of the World: On the Origins of Human Rights and Democracy (review)

pp. 958-959

Others and Outcasts in Early Modern Europe: Picturing the Social Margins (review)

pp. 960-961

Early Modern Visual Allegory: Embodying Meaning (review)

pp. 961-963

Emblemata Sacra: Rhétorique et herméneutique du discours sacré dans la littérature en images (review)

pp. 963-964

The Key to Bosch's "Garden of Earthly Delights" Found in Allegorical Bible Interpretation (review)

pp. 964-965

Albrecht Dürer: Künstler, Werk und Zeit, and: Das Dürer-Haus: Neue Ergebnisse der Forschung (review)

pp. 966-968

Hans Baldung Grien (1484/5-1545): Marienbilder in der Reformation (review)

pp. 968-970

Bruegel: The Complete Paintings, Drawings and Prints (review)

pp. 970-971

Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's "Night Watch" and Other Dutch Group Portraits (review)

pp. 972-973

François Duquesnoy and the Greek Ideal (review)

pp. 973-974

Urban Theatre in the Low Countries 1400-1625 (review)

pp. 975-976

Poétique du secret: Paradoxes et maniérisme (review)

pp. 976-978

Renaissance Medals. Vol. 1, Italy, and: Renaissance Medals. Vol. 2, France, Germany, The Netherlands, and England (review)

pp. 978-980

Tapestry in the Baroque: Threads of Splendor (review)

pp. 980-981

Henry VIII and the Art of Majesty: Tapestries at the Tudor Court (review)

pp. 981-983

The Early Tudor Court and International Musical Relations (review)

pp. 983-984

Canons and Canonic Techniques, 14th-16th Centuries: Theory, Practice, and Reception History (review)

pp. 984-986

Cristóbal de Morales: Sources, Influences, Reception (review)

pp. 986-987

Devotional Music in the Iberian World, 1450-1800: The Villancico and Related Genres (review)

pp. 988-989

Driehonderd brieven over muziek van, aan en rond Constantijn Huygens (review)

pp. 989-990

Baroque Piety: Religion, Society, and Music in Leipzig, 1650–1750 (review)

pp. 991-992

Song and Season: Science, Culture, and Theatrical Time in Early Modern Venice (The Calendar of Venetian Opera) (review)

pp. 992-994

Ciceronian Controversies, and: On the Donation of Constantine (review)

pp. 994-996

Introduction à la lecture de Sénèque (1586) (review)

pp. 996-997

Itineraria (Carnets de Voyage); Correspondance. Œuvres complètes 5 (review)

pp. 997-999

The Other Virgil: "Pessimistic" Readings of the Aeneid in Early Modern Culture (review)

pp. 999-1000

Metamorphosis: The Changing Face of Ovid in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 1000-1002

Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and Its Reformation Opponents (review)

pp. 1002-1003

From Judaism to Calvinism: The Life and Writings of Immanuel Tremellius (c. 1510-1580) (review)

pp. 1004-1005

The Monarchical Republic of Early Modern England: Essays in Response to Patrick Collinson (review)

pp. 1005-1006

Royalists and Royalism during the English Civil War (review)

pp. 1007-1008

George Goring (1608-1657): Caroline Courtier and Royalist General (review)

pp. 1008-1010

"Black Tom": Sir Thomas Fairfax and the English Revolution (review)

pp. 1010-1012

Catholic Culture in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 1012-1013

Catholic Resistance in Elizabethan England: Robert Persons's Jesuit Polemic, 1580-1610 (review)

pp. 1014-1015

Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity (review)

pp. 1015-1017

Age of Atrocity: Violence and Political Conflict in Early Modern Ireland (review)

pp. 1017-1018

Reading the Medieval in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 1018-1020

English Historical Drama, 1550–1660: Forms Outside the Canon (review)

pp. 1020-1021

The Challenges of Orpheus: Lyric Poetry and Early Modern England (review)

pp. 1021-1023

Performing Maternity in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 1023-1024

Pretty Creatures: Children and Fiction in the English Renaissance (review)

pp. 1024-1026

Reading Sensations in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 1026-1028

Sidney and Junius on Poetry and Painting: From the Margins to the Center (review)

pp. 1028-1030

The Art of English Poesy: A Critical Edition (review)

pp. 1030-1031

The Aesthetics of Antichrist: From Christian Drama to Christopher Marlowe (review)

pp. 1031-1032

Christopher Marlowe: Poet and Spy (review)

pp. 1033-1034

Spenser's Legal Language: Law and Poetry in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 1034-1036

Italian Culture in the Drama of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries: Rewriting, Remaking, Refashioning (review)

pp. 1036-1037

Catholic Theology in Shakespeare's Plays (review)

pp. 1037-1039

"Speak it in Welsh": Wales and the Welsh Language in Shakespeare (review)

pp. 1039-1040

Shakespeare's Practical Jokes: An Introduction to the Comic in His Works (review)

pp. 1041-1042

Shakespeare and the Rise of the Editor (review)

pp. 1042-1044

The Purple Island and Anatomy in Early Seventeenth-Century Literature, Philosophy, and Theology (review)

pp. 1044-1046

Staging Islam in England, Drama and Culture,1640-1685 (review)

pp. 1046-1047

Trauma and Transformation: The Political Progress of John Bunyan (review)

pp. 1047-1049

"Paradise Lost: A Poem Written in Ten Books": An Authoritative Text of the 1667 First Edition, and: "Paradise Lost: A Poem Written in Ten Books": Essays on the 1667 First Edition (review)

pp. 1049-1052

Spiritual Architecture and Paradise Regained: Milton's Literary Ecclesiology (review)

pp. 1052-1053

Poetry and Ecology in the Age of Milton and Marvell (review)

pp. 1053-1055

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