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  1. Low and High Style in Italian Renaissance Art

    By Patricia Emison

    Series: Garland Studies in the Renaissance

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge

  2. The Body in Parts

    Fantasies of Corporeality in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by David Hillman, Carla Mazzio

    An examination of how the body--its organs, limbs, and viscera--were represented in the literature and culture of early modern Europe. This provocative volume demonstrates, the symbolism of body parts challenge our assumptions about "the body" as a fundamental Renaissance image of self, society,...

    Published July 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  3. Oppositional Voices

    Women as Writers and Translators in the English Renaissance

    By Tina Kronitiris

    Oppositional Voices is a study of six women writers in the late Elizabethan period. Until the early 1980s it was generally assumed that women did not write any books during the Renaissance. Virginia Woolf wondered why, 'no woman wrote a word of that extraordinary literature when every other man, it...

    Published April 10th 1997 by Routledge

  4. 'Tis Pity She's A Whore

    John Ford

    By John Ford

    Edited by Simon Barker

    Series: Routledge English Texts

    The last decade has seen a revival of interest in John Ford and especially 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, his tragedy of religious scepticism, incestuous love, and revenge. This text in particular has provided a focus for scholarship as well as being the subject of a number of major theatrical...

    Published April 3rd 1997 by Routledge

  5. Roman Shakespeare

    Warriors, Wounds and Women

    By Coppélia Kahn

    Series: Feminist Readings of Shakespeare

    In the first full-length study of Shakespeare's Roman plays, Coppélia Kahn brings to these texts a startling, critical perspective which interrogates the gender ideologies lurking behind 'Roman virtue'. Plays featured include: * Titus Andronicus * Julius Caesar * Antony and Cleopatra *...

    Published March 27th 1997 by Routledge

  6. The Usurer's Daughter

    Male Friendship and Fictions of Women in 16th Century England

    By Lorna Hutson

    In a bold and brilliantly persuasive series of moves, Lorna Hutson draws upon new historicist and feminist theories to examine closely Renaissance literature and the cultural impact of the humanist project. The Usurer's Daughter: * provides startling new readings of Shakespeare * takes an entirely...

    Published March 20th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Unediting the Renaissance

    Shakespeare, Marlowe and Milton

    By Leah Marcus

    Unediting the Renaissance is a path-breaking and timely look at the issues of the textual editing of Renaissance works. Both erudite and accessible, it will be a fascinating and provocative read for any Renaissance student or scholar. Leah Marcus argues that `bad' versions of Renaissance texts such...

    Published November 14th 1996 by Routledge

  8. The Witch in History

    Early Modern and Twentieth-Century Representations

    By Diane Purkiss

    'Diane Purkiss ... insists on taking witches seriously. Her refusal to write witch-believers off as unenlightened has produced some richly intelligent meditations on their -- and our -- world.' - The Observer'An invigorating and challenging book ... sets many hares running.' - The Times Higher...

    Published October 31st 1996 by Routledge

  9. The Body Emblazoned

    Dissection and the Human Body in Renaissance Culture

    By Jonathan Sawday

    An outstanding piece of scholarship and a fascinating read, The Body Emblazoned is a compelling study of the culture of dissection the English Renaissance, which informed intellectual enquiry in Europe for nearly two hundred years. In this outstanding work, Jonathan Sawday explores the dark, morbid...

    Published October 17th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Broken English

    Dialects and the Politics of Language in Renaissance Writings

    By Paula Blank

    Series: The Politics of Language

    The English language in the Renaissance was in many ways a collection of competing Englishes. Paula Blank investigates the representation of alternative vernaculars - the dialects of early modern English - in both linguistic and literary works of the period. Blank argues that Renaissance authors...

    Published October 10th 1996 by Routledge