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Books Received

Books marked with an asterisk (*) are already assigned to a reviewer. Titles already reviewed link to the reviews.  Prospective reviewers please see our guidelines for reviewers.


*Anderson, Judith. Light and Death: Figuration in Spenser, Kepler, Donne, Milton. Fordham UP, 2017. ISBN 978-0823272778.

*Bates, Catherine. Masculinity and the Hunt: Wyatt to Spenser. OUP, 2013. ISBN 978-0198778325.

Blake, Lisa and Kathryn Vomero Santos (eds), Arthur Golding’s “A Moral Fabletalk” and Other Renaissance Fable Translations. MHRA, 2017. ISBN 9781781886069.

*Brietz Monta, Susannah (ed). A Fig for Fortune by Anthony Copley: A Catholic Response to The Faerie Queene. MUP, 2016. ISBN 978-0719086977.

*Brotton, Jerry. This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World. Penguin, 2016. ISBN 978-0241004029.

*Chaudhuri, Sukanta (ed.) Pastoral Poems of the English Renaissance, MUP, 2016. ISBN 978-0-7190-9682-2.

*Christian, Margaret. Spenserian Allegory and Elizabethan Biblical Exegesis. MUP, 2016. ISBN 978-0-7190-8384-6.

*Cousin-Desjobert, Jacqueline. Richard Mulcaster: Un éducateur de la Renaissance anglaise. SPM-Lettrage, 2013 (new edn). ISBN 978-2917232095.

*Crystal, David. The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation. OUP, 2016. ISBN 978-0199668427.

*DiMeo, Michelle and Sara Pennell (eds). Reading & Writing Recipe Books 1550-1800. MUP, 2013. ISBN 978-0719087271.

*Dimmock, Matthew, Andrew Hadfield and Margaret Healey (eds). The Intellectual Culture of the English Country House, 1500-1700.  MUP, 2015. ISBN 978-0719090202

*Engel, William E., Rory Loughnane and Grant Williams. The Memory Arts in Renaissance England: A Critical Anthology. CUP, 2016. ISBN 978-1107451674.

*Escobedo, Andrew, (ed). Edmund Spenser in Context. CUP, 2016. ISBN 978-1107094536.

*Guy, John. Elizabeth the Forgotten Years. Penguin, 2016. ISBN 978-0670922253.

*Hadfield, Andrew, and Harriet Archer. A Mirror for Magistrates in Context: Literature, History and Politics in Early Modern England. CUP, 2016. ISBN 978-1107104358.

* Hernandez-Santano, Sonia (ed). William Webbe, A Discourse of English Poetry (1586). MHRA, 2016. ISBN 978-1781881255.

*Hile, Rachel E., Spenserian Satire: A Tradition of Indirection. Manchester UP, 2017. ISBN 978079088087.

*Hollander, John. Substance of Shadow: A Darkening Trope in Poetic History. Chicago, 2016. ISBN 978-0226354279.

*Hui, Andrew. The Poetics of Ruin in Renaissance Literature. Fordham UP, 2017. ISBN 978-0823274314.

*Jackson Williams, Kelsey. The Antiquary: John Aubrey’s Historical Scholarship. OUP, 2016. ISBN 978-0198784296.

*Kennedy, W. J. Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare. Cornell, 2016. ISBN 978-1501700019.

*King, Andrew, and Matthew Woodcock (eds). Medieval into Renaissance: Essays for Helen Cooper. D. S. Brewer, 2016. ISBN 978-1843844327.

*Kneidel, Gregory. John Donne and Early Modern Legal Culture. Duquesne UP, 2015. ISBN 978-0820704814.

*Kolkovich, Elizabeth Zeman. The Elizabethan Country House Entertainment: Print, Performance, Gender. CUP, 2016. ISBN 978-1107134256.

*Lockey, Brian C. Early Modern Catholics, Royalists, and Cosmopolitans: English Transnationalism and the Christian Commonwealth. Routledge, 2015. ISBN 978-1409418719.

*Loomba, Ania, and Melissa E. Sanchez. Rethinking Feminism in Early Modern Studies: Gender, Race, and Sexuality. Routledge, 2016. ISBN 978-1472421760.

*Luis-Martinez, Zenón (ed). Abraham Fraunce, The Shepherds’ Logic and Other Dialectical Writings. MHRA, 2016. ISBN 978-1781881248.

*Lyne, Raphael. Memory and Intertextuality in Renaissance Literature. CUP, 2016. ISBN 978-1107083448.         

*May, Steven W., and Alan Bryson. Verse Libel in Renaissance England & Scotland. OUP, 2016. ISBN 978-0198739210.

*McCabe, Richard A., ‘Ungainefull Arte’: Poetry, Patronage, and Print in the Early Modern Era. Oxford UP, 2016. ISBN 978-0198716525

*McLean, Matthew and Sara K. Barker (eds). International Exchange in the Early Modern Book World. Brill, 2016. ISBN 978-9004316447.

Millstone, Noah. Manuscript Circulation and the Invention of Politics in Early Stuart England. CUP, 2016. ISBN 978-1107120723.     

*Moss, Daniel. The Ovidian Vogue: Literary Fashion and Imitative Practice in Late Elizabethan England. Toronto UP, 2014. ISBN 978-1442648685.

*Pugh, Syrithe. Spenser and Virgil: The Pastoral Poems. MUP, 2016. ISBN 978-1-5261-0117-4.

*Redford, Peter (ed). The Burley Manuscript. MUP, 2016. ISBN 978-1-5261-0448-9.

*Ross, Sarah C. E., and  Paul Salzman (eds). Editing Early Modern Women. CUP, 2016. ISBN 978-1107129955.

*Shirilan, Stephanie. Robert Burton and the Transformative Powers of Melancholy. Routledge, 2016. ISBN 978-1472417015.

*Spenser Studies: A Renaissance Poetry Annual. XXX. “Spenser and ‘The Human,’” edited by Ayesha Ramachandran and Melissa E. Sanchez. AMS Press, Inc., 2015. ISBN: 978-0404192006.

*Stegner, Paul D. Confession and Memory in Early Modern English Literature. Palgrave, 2015. ISBN 978-1137558633.

*Wallace, David (ed). Europe: A Literary History, 1348-1418. OUP, 2016. ISBN 978-0198735359.

*Whittington, Leah. Renaissance Suppliants: Poetry, Antiquity, Reconciliation. OUP, 2016. ISBN 978-0198754442.

*Wolfe, Jessica. Homer and the Question of Strife from Erasmus to Hobbes. U of Toronto P, 2015. ISBN 978-1442650268.

*Woodcock, Matthew. Thomas Churchyard: Pen, Sword, and Ego. OUP, 2016. ISBN 978-0199684304.





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