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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 30.3 (2000) 601-630

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New Books Across the Disciplines

Michael Cornett
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

"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 reprint 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. Editions and translations
2. Reference works
3. Biography
4. Historians and historiography
5. Colonization and crossing cultures
6. Hispanica
7. The Americas
8. Islamic studies
9. Lords and peasants, villages and towns
10. Merchant enterprise and economies
11. Protestant and Catholic reform and counter-reform
12. Theological and philosophical legacies

1. Editions and translations

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Andersson, Theodore M., and Kari Ellen Gade, trans. Morkinskinna: The Earliest Icelandic Chronicle of the Norwegian Kings (1030-1157). Islandica, vol. 51. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2000. xiv, 556 pp. $65.00.

Ariosto, Lodovico. Supposes. Translated by George Gascoigne. Edited by Donald Beecher and John Butler. Carleton Renaissance Plays in Translation 33. Ottawa: Dovehouse Editions, 1999. 177 pp. Paper $10.00.

Barber, Richard, ed. Myths and Legends of the British Isles. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 1999. xx, 572 pp.; 12 color plates. $55.00.

Barlow, Frank, ed. and trans. The "Carmen de Hastingae Proelio" of Guy Bishop of Amiens. Oxford Medieval Texts. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999. xci, 55 pp.; 3 illus., 1 map, 1 genealogy. $73.00.

Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de. The Three Figaro Plays. Translated by David Edney. Carleton Renaissance Plays in Translation 32. Ottawa: Dovehouse Editions, 1999. 510 pp.; 33 illus. Paper $18.00.

Bettenson, Henry. Documents of the Christian Church. Third edition. Edited by Chris Maunder. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. xxiv, 463 pp. Paper $15.95.

Bowerbank, Sylvia, and Sara Mendelson, eds. Paper Bodies: A Margaret Cavendish Reader. Broadview Literary Texts. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2000. 332 pp. Paper $12.95.

Boyer, Richard, and Geoffrey Spurling, eds. Colonial Lives: Documents on Latin American History, 1550-1850. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. xviii, 350 pp.; 16 figs., 5 maps. Paper $22.95.

Bruce, Susan, ed. Three Early Modern Utopias: "Utopia," "New Atlantis," "The Isle of Pines." Oxford World's Classics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. lxi, 250 pp.; 6 black-and-white plates. Paper $9.95.

Bruno, Giordano. Candlebearer. Translated by Gino Moliterno. Carleton Renaissance Plays in Translation 31. Ottawa: Dovehouse Editions, 2000. 204 pp.; 7 illus. Paper $10.00.

Burton, T. L., et al., eds. Sidrak and Bokkus: A Parallel-Text Edition from Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 559 and British Library, MS Lansdowne 793. 2 vols. Early English Text Society o.s. 311 and 312. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998-99. Vol. 1: xcv, 443 pp. $90.00. Vol. 2: 479 pp.; 4 plates. $85.00.

Chrétien de Troyes. Cligès. Translated by Ruth Harwood Cline. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000. xxvii, 217 pp. $35.00, paper $15.00.

Chrétien de Troyes. Erec and Enide. Translated by Ruth Harwood Cline. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000. xxv, 225 pp. $35.00, paper $15.00.

Dante Alighieri. Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy," vol. 3, Purgatory: Italian Text and Verse Translation; vol. 4, Purgatory: Commentary. Edited and translated by Mark Musa. Indiana Masterpiece Editions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000. Vol. 3: 333 pp.; vol. 4: 341 pp. $89.95.

Davies, Oliver, trans. Celtic Spirituality. Preface by James Mackey with the collaboration of Thomas O'Loughlin. The Classics of Western Spirituality. New York: Paulist Press, 1999. xxii, 550 pp. $39.95, paper $29.95.

Dooley, Ann, and Harry Roe, trans. Tales of...


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