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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.

Ahrens, Rüdiger (ed.). The Construction of the Other in Early Modern Britain: Attraction, Rejection, Symbiosis. Anglistische Forschungen. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2013. 228 pp.  ISBN 978-3-8253-6083-2. Hb. €46.00.

*Anderson, Judith H. and Joan Pong Linton (eds.). Go Figure: Energies, Forms and Institutions in the Early Modern World. Fordham: Fordham UP, 2011. 228 pp. ISBN 978-0-8232-3349-6. Hb. $60.00.

*Anderson, Judith H. Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton. Fordham: Fordham UP, 2010. 452 pp. ISBN 978-0-8232-2848-5. Pb. $30.00.

*Anderson, Judith H. Translating Investments: Metaphor and the Dynamics of Cultural Change in Tudor-Stuart England. Fordham: Fordham UP, 2005. 336 pp. ISBN 978-0-8232-2421-0. Hb. $60.00.

Athanassakis, Apostolos N. and Benjamin M. Wolkow. (transl.). The Orphic Hymns: Translation, Introduction and Notes. Baltimore: John Hopkins, 2013. 280 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0882-8. Pb. $20.66.

*Baumlin, James S. Theologies of Language in English Renaissance Literature: Reading Shakespeare, Donne, and Milton. Plymouth: Lexington Books, 2012. 316 pp. ISBN 978-0-7391-6960-5. Hb. $75.00.

Bezner, Frank and Kirsten Mahlke (Hg.). Zwischen Wissen und Politik. Archäologie und Genealogie frühneuzeitlicher Vergangenheitskonstruktionen. Akademiekonferenzen. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2011. 431 pp. ISBN 978-3-8253-5631-6. Pb. €48.00.

Blaim, Artur. Gazing in Useless Wonder: English Utopian Fictions, 1516-1800. Ralahine Utopian Studies. Bern: Peter Lang, 2013. 356 pp. ISBN 978-3-0343-0899-1. Pb. $71.95.

Connolly, Annaliese, and Lisa Hopkins (eds.). Essex: The Life and Times of an Elizabethan Courtier. Manchester: MUP, 2013. 368 pp. ISBN 978-0-7190-8494-2. Hb. $100.00.

*Copeland, Rita and Rita Sluiter (ed.). Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475. Oxford: OUP, 2012. 992 pp. ISBN 978-0-1996-5378-2. Hb. $65.00.

Crespo, Begoña. Change in Life, Change in Language: A Semantic Approach to the History of English. Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2013. 145 pp. ISBN 978-3-631-63453-0. Hb. $40.95.

Curth, Louise Hill. ‘A plaine and easie waie to remedie a horse’: Equine Medicine in Early Modern England. Leiden: Brill, 2013. 247 pp. ISBN 978-9-0042-2394-3. Hb. $147.00.

Davis, David J. Seeing Faith, Printing Pictures: Religious Identity during the English Reformation. Leiden: Brill, 2013. 260 pp. ISBN 978-9-0042-3601-1. Hb. $146.00.

*Deutermann, Allison K. and András Kiséry (eds.). Formal Matters: Reading the materials or English Renaissance literature. Manchester: MUP, 2013. 320 pp. ISBN 978-0-7190-8553-6. Hb. $70.00.

DiMeo, Michelle and Sara Pennell (eds). Reading and Writing Recipe Books, 1550-1800. Manchester: MUP, 2013. 256 pp. ISBN 978-0-7190-8727-1. Hb. $85.60.

Dooley, Brendan (Ed.). A Companion to Astrology in the Renaissance. Leiden: Brill, 2013. ISBN 978-9-0041-8352-0. Hb. $216.00.

Fritz, Elizabeth, Rita Rieger, Nils Kasper and Stefan Köchel (Hg.). Kategorien zwischen Denkform, Analysewerkzeug und historischem Diskurs. Beiträge zur neueren Literaturgeschichte. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2012. 332 pp. ISBN 978-3-8253-6047-4.  Hb. €46.00.

*Goodblatt, Chanita. The Christian Hebraism of John Donne: Written with the Fingers of Man’s Hand. Medieval and Renaissance Literary Studies. Pittsburgh: Duquesne, 2010. 275 pp. ISBN 978-0-8207-0431-9. Hb. $58.00.

Hadfield, Andrew. The Oxford Handbook of English Prose 1500-1640. Oxford Handbooks of Literature. Oxford: OUP, 2013. 632 pp. ISBN 978-0-1995-8068-2. Hb. $138.76.

Lamb, Claudia. Die ‘Authorized Version of the Bible’ (1611) und ihre Sprache. Anglistische Forschungen. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag, 2013. 393 pp. ISBN 978-3-8253-6154-9. Hb. €52.00.

*Lobsien, Verena O. Transparency and Dissimulation: Configurations of Neoplatonism in Early Modern English Literature. Berlin, New York: De Gruyter, 2010. 320 pp. ISBN: 978-3-1102-2884-7. Hb. $119.00.

*Mack, Peter. A History of Renaissance Rhetoric 1380-1620. OUP, 2013. 352 pp. 978-0-1996-7999-7. Pb. $45.00.

Maillard Álvarez, Natalia (ed.). Books in the Catholic World during the Early Modern Period. Leiden: Brill, 2013. ISBN 978-9-0042-6289-8. Hb. $141.00.

*Mantel, Hilary. Wolf Hall: A Novel. New York: Picador, 2012. 604 pp. ISBN 978-0-3124-2998-0. Pb. $10.00.

*Morgan, Gerald. The Shaping of English Poetry: Essays on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Langland, Chaucer and Spenser. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2013. XIV, 277 pp. ISBN 978-3-0343-0854-0. Pb. £40.00.

Nakao, Yoshiyuki. The Structure of Chaucer’s Ambiguity. Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2013. 309 pp. ISBN 978-3-631-62438-8. Hb. $67.95.

Nicholson, Catherine. Uncommon Tongues: Eloquence and Eccentricity in the English Renaissance. Philadelphia: Penn UP, 2014. 224 pp. ISBN 978-0-8122-4558-5. Hb. $55.00.

Ogura, Michiko. Words and Expressions of Emotion in Medieval English. Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2013. 345 pp. ISBN 978-3-631-62774-7. Hb. $72.95.

Olson, Rebecca. Arras Hanging: The textile that determined Early Modern literature and drama. Lanham: UDP, 2013. 180 pp. ISBN 978-1-61149-468-6. Hb. $70.00.

Post, Jonathan. The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare’s Poetry. Oxford Handbooks of Literature. Oxford: OUP, 2013. 648 pp. ISBN 978-0-1996-0774-7. Hb. $135.00.

Prescott, Anne Lake and Andrew D. Hadfield (eds). Edmund Spenser’s Poetry: Fourth Edition. Norton Critical Editions. New York: W&W Norton & Company, 2013. 881 pp. ISBN 978-0-3939-2785-6. Pb. $23.75.

Rutkowska, Hanna. Orthographic Systems in Thirteen Editions of the Kalender of Shepherdes (1506-1656). Polish Studies in English Language and Literature. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2013. 299 pp. ISBN 978-3-631-62624-5. Hb. $67.95.

*Schurinck, Fred (ed). Tudor Translation. Early Modern Literature in History. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2012. 248 pp. ISBN 978-0-2302-7180-7. Hb. $80.75.

*Scott, William and Gavin Alexander (eds). The Model of Poesy. Cambridge: CUP, 2013. 348 pp. ISBN 978-0-52119-611-6. Hb. £60.00.

Thompson, Ann and Sasha Roberts (eds). Women Reading Shakespeare 1660 - 1900: An Anthology of Criticism. Manchester: MUP, 1997. 288 pp. ISBN 978-0-7190-4704-6. Pb. $20.64.

*Walls, Kathryn. God’s Only Daughter: Spenser’s Una as the Invisible Church. Manchester, MUP, 2013. 288 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7190-9037-0. Hb. £70.00.

Walsby, Malcolm and Natasha Constantinidou (eds.). Documenting the Early Modern Book World. Leiden: Brill, 2013. 416 pp. ISBN 978-9-0042-5889-1. Hb. $199.00.

*Wiggins, Martin and Catherine Richardson. British Drama 1533-1642: A Catalogue: Volume III: 1590-1597. Oxford: OUP, 2013. 560 pp. ISBN 978-0-1992-6573-2. Hb. $147.95.

*Wilson-Okamura, David Scott. Spenser’s International Style. Cambridge: CUP, 2013. 247 pp. ISBN 978-1-1070-3820-2. Hb. $95.00.

Zununo-Garrido, Cinta. Mimesis and the Representation of Experience: Dramatic Theory and Practice in pre-Shakespearean Comedy (1560-1590). Text - Meaning - Context: Cracow Studies in English Language, Literature and Culture. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2012. 270 pp. ISBN 978-3-731-63663-3. Hb. $64.95. 



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