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  • New Books across the Disciplines
  • Michael Cornett

“New Books across the Disciplines” is a bibliographic resource that facilitates a survey of recent publications. Its scope ranges from late antiquity to the seventeenth century. Coverage is comprehensive for the large majority of North American and British publishers. Other European titles are included whenever received. Books are classified under variable topical headings and listed alphabetically by author’s name. Entries include complete bibliographical data and annotations. Unless designated for paperback editions, prices given are for cloth editions. For paperback editions, original publication dates are given in parentheses. With few exceptions, the books appeared within the past two years. Many will be listed here before they are ordered and shelved by libraries.

The topics for this issue are:

  1. 1. Editions and translations

  2. 2. Reference works

  3. 3. Gender and the works of women

  4. 4. Sexuality and erotic desire

  5. 5. The household, codes of conduct, and the everyday

  6. 6. Pain and violence

  7. 7. Law and transgression

  8. 8. Waging war

  9. 9. Nature, science, and medicine

  10. 10. Theological and philosophical legacies

  11. 11. Literary filiations and receptions

  12. 12. Literary love and the romance

  13. 13. Narrative structures, lyric effects

  14. 14. Essay collections

1. Editions and translations

Ælfric, Abbot of Eynsham. Ælfric’s Letter to the Monks of Eynsham. Edited and translated by Christopher A. Jones. Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England 24. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. x, 255 pp. $69.95.

Ahlgren, Gillian T. W., ed. The Human Person and the Church. Christian Texts in Perspective. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1999. xii, 282 pp.; biographies and timeline. Paper $29.00. [Many selections from early Christian period through Reformation.]

Aquinas, Thomas. A Commentary on Aristotle’s “De anima.” Translated by Robert Pasnau. Yale Library of Medieval Philosophy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999. xlviii, 450 pp. $50.00.

Bruno, Giordano. “Cause, Principle, and Unity” and “Essays on Magic.” Edited and translated by Richard J. Blackwell and Robert de Lucca. Introduction by Alfonso Ingegno. Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. xxxvi, 186 pp. $54.95, paper $19.95.

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha. Edited by Salvador Fajardo and James A. Parr. Spanish Classical Texts, vol. 3. Asheville, N.C.: Pegasus Press, 1998. xxiii, 984 pp. $25.95.

Clayton, Mary, ed. and trans. The Apocryphal Gospels of Mary in Anglo-Saxon England. Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England 26. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. xi, 355 pp. $69.95.

Daniel, Samuel. Samuel Daniel: Selected Poetry and “A Defense of Rhyme.” Edited by Geoffrey G. Hiller and Peter L. Groves. Asheville, N.C.: Pegasus Press, 1998. xii, 251 pp. Paper $12.95.

Dhuoda. Handbook for William: A Carolingian Woman’s Counsel for Her Son [Liber manualis]. Translated with an introduction by Carol Neel. Medieval Texts in Translation. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, (1991) 1999. xxviii, 163 pp. Paper $14.95.

Emmerson, Richard K., and David F. Hult, trans. Antichrist and Judgment Day: The Middle French “Jour du Jugement.” With a note on the music by Keith Glaeske. Early European Drama in Translation. Asheville, N.C.: Pegasus Press, 1998. xxxvi, 109 pp.; 2 illus. Paper $10.95.

Erasmus, Desiderius. Controversies. Volume 76 of the Collected Works of Erasmus. Edited by Charles Trinkaus. Translated by Peter Macardle and Clarence H. Miller. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999. cvi, 331 pp.; 3 illus. $125.00.

Erasmus, Desiderius. Spiritualia and Pastoralia. Volume 69 of the Collected Works of Erasmus. Edited by John W. O’Malley. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999. xxxi, 456 pp. $125.00.

Franklin, M. J., ed. English Episcopal Acta 17: Coventry and Lichfield, 11831208. London: The British Academy; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. lxxxi, 171 pp.; 4 plates. $60.00.

Guillaume de Machaut. Le Livre dou Voir Dit (The Book of the True Poem). Edited by Daniel Leech-Wilkinson. Translated by R. Barton Palmer. Garland Library of Medieval Literature 106A. New York: Garland, 1998. cxv, 766 pp.; 30 illus. $135.00.

Jean le Long. Die Geschichte der Mongolen des Hethum von Korykos (1307) in der Rückübersetzung durch Jean le Long, “Traitiez des estas et des conditions de quatorze royaumes de Aise” (1351...

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