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Winter 2019 Books Received 

Bela, Teresa, Clarinda Calma, and Jolanta Rzegocka, eds. Publishing Subversive Texts in Elizabethan England and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Library of the Written Word: The Handpress World 39. Ed. Andrew Pettegree. Leiden NL and Boston: Brill Rodopi/Brill, 2016. Pp. xvi + 304. $144.00. ISBN 978-90-04-32078-9.

Boeckeler, Erika Mary. Playful Letters: A Study in Early Modern Alphabetics. Impressions: Studies in the Art, Culture, and Future of Books. Series ed. Matthew P. Brown. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. xiv + 288. $75.00 paper. ISBN 978-1-60938-474-6.

Bolton, Edmund. Averrunci or The Skowrers: Ponderous and New Considerations upon the First Six Books of the “Annals” of Cornelius Tacitus concerning Tiberius Caesar (Genoa, Biblioteca Durazzo, MS. A IV 5). Ed. with introduction and commentary by Patricia J. Osmond and Robert W. Ulery, Jr. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 508; Renaissance English Text Society 38. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2017. Pp. xvi + 272. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-86698-563-5.

Bross, Kristina. Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xvi + 232. $74.00. ISBN 978-0-19-066513-5.

Bryson, Michael, and Arpi Movsesian. Love and Its Critics: From the “Song of Songs” to Shakespeare and Milton’s Eden. Cambridge: Open Book, 2017. Pp. x + 572. £39.95 cloth. ISBN 978-1-78374-349-0. £27.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-78374-348-3.

Cantor, Paul A. Shakespeare’s Rome: Republic and Empire. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1976; rprt. Chicago and London: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. 228. $22.50 paper. ISBN 978-0-226-46895-2.

Chapman, George. Homer’s “Iliad.” Ed. Robert S. Miola. MHRA Tudor and Stuart Translations 20. Gen. eds. Andrew Hadfield and Neil Rhodes. Cambridge: Modern Humanities Research Association, 2017. Pp. xii + 468. $45.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-78188-118-7. $27.00 paper. ISBN 978-1-78188-119-4.

Classen, Albrecht, ed. Death in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Times: The Material and Spiritual Conditions of the Culture of Death. Fundamentals of Medieval and Early Modern Culture 16. Series eds. Albrecht Classen and Marilyn Sandidge. Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2016. Pp. vi + 546. $182.00. ISBN 978-3-11-043697-6.

Cornelius, Michael G. Edward II and a Literature of Same-Sex Love: The Gay King in Fiction, 1590–1640. Lanham MD, Boulder CO, New York, and London: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. Pp. x + 292. $100.00. ISBN 978-1-4985-3458-1.

Coryate, Thomas. Coryats Crudities: Selections. Ed. Philip S. Palmer. Broadview Anthology of British Literature. Gen. eds. Joseph Black, Leonard Conolly, Kate Flint, Isobel Grundy, Don LePan, Roy Liuzza, Jerome J. McGann, Anne Lake Prescott, Barry V. Qualls, and Claire Waters. Peterborough ON: Broadview, 2017 (paper only). Pp. 264. $17.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-55481-323-0.

Davies, David Oliver. Milton’s Socratic Rationalism: The Conversations of Adam and Eve in “Paradise Lost.” Politics, Literature, and Film. Series ed. Lee Trepanier. Lanham MD, Boulder CO, New York, and London: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xxxii + 164. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-4985-3262-4.

Delany, Paul. British Autobiography in the Seventeenth Century. Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography 1. London and New York: Routledge, 1969; rprt. 2016. Pp. x + 204. $140.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-138-94136-6. $44.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-138-94200-4.

Duran, Angelica, Islam Issa, and Jonathan R. Olson, eds. Milton in Translation. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xx + 524. $120.00. ISBN 978-0-19-875482-4.

Ezell, Margaret J. M. 16451714: The Later Seventeenth Century. The Oxford English Literary History 5. Gen. eds. Jonathan Bate and Colin Burrow. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxvi + 582. $50.00. ISBN 978-0-19-818311-2.

Fehrenbach, R. J., and Joseph L. Black, eds. Private Libraries in Renaissance England: A Collection and Catalogue of Tudor and Early Stuart Book-Lists, Volume IX: PLRE 261-279. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 506. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2017. Pp. xxxiv + 446. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-86698-561-1.

Fletcher, Phineas. The Purple Island: Or, The Isle of Man. Ed. Johnathan H. Pope. The Renaissance Study of America: Texts and Studies 8. Ed. Ingrid De Smet. Leiden NL and Boston: Brill Rodopi/Brill, 2017. Pp. x + 254. $138.00. ISBN 978-9-0043-2856-3.

Grady, Hugh. John Donne and Baroque Allegory: The Aesthetics of Fragmentation. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 232. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-19580-6.

Hadfield, Andrew. Lying in Early Modern English Culture: From the Oath of Supremacy to the Oath of Allegiance. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xvi + 368. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-19-878946-8.

Hiscock, Andrew, and Helen Wilcox, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern English Literature and Religion. Oxford Handbooks. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xlvi + 802. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-967280-6.

Hutson, Lorna, ed. The Oxford Handbook of English Law and Literature, 1500–1700. Oxford Handbooks. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxiv + 806. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-966088-9.

Kelly, James E., and Susan Royal, eds. Early Modern English Catholicism: Identity, Memory, and Counter-Reformation. Catholic Christendom, 1300–1700. Series eds. Giorgio Caravale, Ralph Keen, and J. Christopher Warner. Leiden NL and Boston: Brill Rodopi/Brill, 2017. Pp. xiv + 262. $150.00. ISBN 978-9004-32566-1.

Klawitter, George. Andrew Marvell, Sexual Orientation, and Seventeenth-Century Poetry. Madison and Teaneck NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. x + 270. $100.00. ISBN 978-1-68393-103-4.

Langer, Ullrich. Lyric in the Renaissance: From Petrarch to Montaigne. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. viii + 220. $103.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-107-11028-1. $28.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-107-52699-0.

Lawrence, Jason. Tasso’s Art and Afterlives: The “Gerusalemme liberata" in England. Manchester and New York: Manchester Univ. Press (distributed in the U.S. by Oxford Univ. Press), 2017. Pp. x + 236. $100.00. ISBN 978-0-7190-9088-2.

Lee, Adele. The English Renaissance and the Far East: Cross-Cultural Encounters. Madison and Teaneck NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018. Pp. xxxviii + 186. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-61147-515-9.

Mack, Peter. Rhetoric's Questions, Reading, and Interpretation. Early Modern Literature in History. Series eds. Cedric C. Brown and Andrew Hadfield. Palgrave Pivot. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xiv + 118. $54.99. ISBN 978-3-319-60157-1.

Martin, Joanna, and Emily Wingfield, eds. Premodern Scotland: Literature and Governance, 14201587: Essays for Sally Mapstone. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xx + 252. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-19-878752-5.

McCabe, Richard A. Ungainefull Arte: Poetry, Patronage, and Print in the Early Modern Era. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xiv + 386. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-19-871652-5.

Nigri, Lucia, and Naya Tsentourou, eds. Forms of Hypocrisy in Early Modern England. Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture 38. New York and London: Routledge, 2017. Pp. viii + 166. $149.95. ISBN 978-1-138-29124-9.

Pender, Patricia, ed. Gender, Authorship, and Early Modern Women’s Collaboration. Early Modern Literature in History. Gen. eds. Cedric C. Brown and Andrew Hadfield. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xviii + 296. $99.00. ISBN 978-3-319-58776-9.

Poole, William. Milton and the Making of “Paradise Lost.” Cambridge MA and London: Harvard Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xvi + 368. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-6749-7107-3.

Ribadeneyra, Pedro de. Pedro de Ribadeneyra’s “Ecclesiastical History of the Schism of the Kingdom of England”: A Spanish Jesuit’s History of the English Reformation. Ed. Spencer J. Weinreich. Jesuit Studies: Modernity through the Prism of Jesuit History 8. Ed. Robert A. Maryks. Leiden NL and Boston: Brill Rodopi/Brill, 2017. Pp. xxvi + 844. $253.00. ISBN 978-9-0043-2395-7.

Rose, Mary Beth. Plotting Motherhood in Medieval, Early Modern, and Modern Literature. Early Modern Cultural Studies, 1500–1700. Series eds. Jean Howard and Ivo Kamps. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xiv + 196. $99.99. ISBN 978-3-319-40453-0.

Rosenfeld, Colleen Ruth. Indecorous Thinking: Figures of Speech in Early Modern Poetics. New York: Fordham Univ. Press, 2018. Pp. x + 310. $125.00 cloth. ISBN 978-0-8232-7791-9. $35.00 paper. ISBN 978-0-8232-7792-6.

Rosenfeld, Nancy. John Bunyan’s Imaginary Writings in Context. Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture 39. London and New York: Routledge, 2018. Pp. viii + 254. $140.00. ISBN 978-1-138-55546-4.

Stanivukovic, Goran, ed. Timely Voices: Romance Writing in English Literature. Montreal, Kingston ON, London, and Chicago: McGill-Queen’s Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. x + 366. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-7735-5139-8.

Thomas, Courtney Erin. If I Lose Mine Honour I Lose Myself: Honour among the Early Modern English Elite. Toronto, Buffalo, and London: Univ. of Toronto Press, 2017. Pp. xiv + 306. $75.00. ISBN 978-1-4875-0122-8.

Tsentourou, Naya. Milton and the Early Modern Culture of Devotion: Bodies at Prayer. Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature 83. London and New York: Routledge, 2018. Pp. x + 180. $149.95. ISBN 978-1-138-71027-6.