Renaissance Studies Latest Issue (September 2017)

The latest issue of Renaissance Studies (Vol 31, no. 4, September 2017) is now available on-line via the Wiley-Blackwell website. 



  • Stephen Hamrick, ‘“His wel beloved doughter Lady Mary”: representing Mary Tudor in 1534’, (pages 497-518)
  • Julie Robarts ‘An example of ambivalent seventeenth-century Dante reception: Arcangela Tarabotti’s uses of the Commedia in her Semplicità ingannata’, (pages 519-531)
  • Mary Ann Lund, ‘Donne’s convalescence’, (pages 532-548)
  • Joseph Jarrett, ‘Quantifying death, calculating revenge: mathematical justice in Henry Chettle’s Tragedy of Hoffman’, (pages 549-568)
  • Mareile Pfannebecker, ‘“Lying by authority”: travel dissimulations in Fynes Moryson’s Itinerary’, (pages 569-585)
  • Mari Yoko Hara, ‘Capturing eyes and moving souls: Peruzzi’s perspective set for La Calandria and the performative agency of architectural bodies’ (pages 586-607)
  • Eva Johanna Holmberg, ‘Writing the travelling self: travel and life-writing in Peter Mundy’s (1597–1667) Itinerarium Mundii’, (pages 608-625)


Review of exhibitions

  • Palma il Vecchio: Lo sguardo della Bellezza (Bergamo, GAMeC-Accademia Carrara, 13 March–12 July 2015) reviewed by Irene Brooke (pages 626-632)
  • Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence (National Gallery of Art, 1 February–3 May 2015); Piero di Cosimo, 1462–1522: Pittore eccentrico fra Rinascimento e Maniera (Galleria degli Uffizi, 23 June–27 September 2015) reviewed by Alexander Röstel (pages 633-643)
  • Ornament and Illusion: Carlo Crivelli of Venice (Isabella Gardner Museum, 25 October 2015–25 January 2016) reviewed by Liliana Leopardi (pages 644-654)
  • Agincourt 600 (London, The Tower of London, Royal Armouries, 23 October 2015–31 January 2016) reviewed by Andrew Ayton (pages 655-661)


Book reviews

  • Stephen Orgel, The Reader in the Book: A Study of Spaces and Traces. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015) reviewed by Sjoerd Levelt (pages 662-664)
  • Nick Wilding, Galileo’s Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014) reviewed by Andrew Fleck (pages 664-666)
  • Leonardo Bruni Aretino, Lettres familiéres. ed. and trans. Laurence Bernard-Pradelle. (Montpellier: Presses universitaires de la Méditerranéee, 2014) reviewed by David Rundle (pages 666-668)
  • Harald E. Braun and Jesús Pérez-Magallón (eds.), The Transatlantic Hispanic Baroque: Complex Identities in the Atlantic World. (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014) reviewed by Miles Pattenden (pages 668-670)
  • J. B. Lethbridge and Paul J. Hecht (eds.), Spenser in the Moment.  (Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2015) reviewed by Rachel Stenner (pages 670-672)
  • David Norbrook, Stephen Harrison, and Philip Hardie (eds.), Lucretius and the Early Modern. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016) reviewed by Douglas Clark (pages 672-674)
  • Jennifer Clement, Reading Humility in Early Modern England. (Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2015) reviewed by Matthew Harrison (pages 674-676)
  • John R. Decker and Mitzi Kirkland-Ives (eds.), Death, Torture and the Broken Body in European Art, 1300-1650. (Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015) reviewed by Stephen Curtis (pages 676-678)
  • Oren Margolis, The Politics of Culture in Quattrocento Europe: René of Anjou in Italy. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016) reviewed by Joseph Lombardi (pages 678-680)