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Historicism, whither wilt?
Christopher D’Addario

. Freeman, Religion and the Book in Early Modern England: The Making of John Foxe’s ‘Book of Martyrs’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011); J. T. Knight, Bound to Read: Compilations, Collections and the Making of Renaissance Literature (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013); J. A. Dane, What is a Book? The Study of Early Printed Books (South Bend: University of Notre Dame Press, 2012). 42 See Wolfram Schmidgen’s comments on this interpretive position in Exquisite Mixture: The Virtues of Impurity in Early Modern England (Philadelphia: University of

in Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell
Spenser and Shakespeare
Robert Lanier Reid

, The Poetic Theology of Love: Cupid in Renaissance Literature (University of Delaware Press, 1986). 36 Medieval and Renaissance mythography commonly subordinate pagan deities to Christian doctrine; see C. de Boer et al ., eds, Ovide moralisée (Wiesbaden

in Renaissance psychologies
Renaissance emotion across body and soul
Erin Sullivan

, they may occlude other ways of feeling available in the period. While this collection as a whole seeks to recover a more heterogeneous view of Renaissance emotion, situating Wright’s psycho-physiological holism within a more pluralistic and less predictable network of affective strategies in Renaissance literature and culture, this chapter looks at the more

in The Renaissance of emotion
Anna Siebach Larsen

University Press, 1963 [1932]), p. 6. Elsie Vaughan Hitchcock (ed.), William Roper: The Lyfe of Sir Thomas Moore, knighte, EETS O.S. 197 (London: Oxford University Press, 1958 [1935]). Harpsfield’s Life is dedicated to Roper, who commissioned it.  2 See L.E. Semler, ‘Virtue, Transformation, and Exemplarity in The Lyfe of Johan Picus’, in A.D. Cousins and Damian Grace (eds), A Companion to Thomas More (Madison, WI: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009), pp. 95–113.   3 Julia Reinhard Lupton, Afterlives of the Saints: Hagiography, Typology, and Renaissance Literature

in Sanctity as literature in late medieval Britain
Poems and recipes in early modern women’s writing
Jayne Elisabeth Archer

notes that this verse ‘was current as an anonymous verse well into the eighteenth century, and is even quoted by Georgette Heyer, in The Grand Sophy (p. iv). 21 Elizabeth Spiller, Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: the Art of Making Knowledge, 1580–1670 (Cambridge: Cambridge

in Reading and writing recipe books, 1550–1800
Gary Waller

reflects what most of the Protestant leaders themselves would have wished – and especially those for whom the transference of the Virgin’s aura to the Queen of England was a powerful political tool. Interestingly, however, in Ralegh’s poem, there are powerful traces of what was increasingly becoming a fragmented, even lost world. The poem contains echoes of the devotion 15 Grace Tiffany, Love’s Pilgrimage: The Holy Journey in English Renaissance Literature (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2005), 118, 28–34. 16 The Poems of Sir Philip Sidney, ed. William A

in Literary and visual Ralegh
The Bowre of Blisse and Armida’s garden revisited
Jason Lawrence

in criticism as one of the great cruxes of English Renaissance literature’: 113 But all those pleasaunt bowres and Pallace braue, Guyon broke downe, with rigour pitilesse; Nor ought their goodly workmanship might saue Them from the tempest of his wrathfulnesse, But that their blisse he turn’d to

in Tasso’s art and afterlives
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‘Of magic look and meaning’: themes concerning the cultural chess-player
John Sharples

definition of ‘Automaton’, quoted in W. B. Hyman, ‘Introduction’, in W. B. Hyman (ed.), The Automaton in English Renaissance Literature (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011), p. 5. 12 A cultural history of chess-players  6 ‘Acknowledgements’, in A. S. Mittman (ed.) with P. Dendle, The Ashgate Research Companion to Monsters and the Monstrous (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012), p. xxii.  7 D. H. Li, The Genealogy of Chess (Bethesda, MD: Premier Publishing, 1998).  8 H. Golombek, A History of Chess (London: Routledge, 1976), p. 10.  9 R. Eales, Chess: The History of a Game (Glasgow

in A cultural history of chess-players
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Sukanta Chaudhuri

. Bucolic and Pastoral from Theocritus to Wordsworth, Amsterdam: J. C. Gieben, 1990. Paul J. Alpers, What Is Pastoral?, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. Andrew McRae, God Speed the Plough. The Representation of Agrarian England, 1500– 1660, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Thomas K. Hubbard, The Pipes of Pan. Intertextuality and Literary Filiation in the Pastoral Tradition from Theocritus to Milton, Ann Arbor, MI: University of ­Michigan Press, 1998. Ken Hiltner, What Else Is Pastoral? Renaissance Literature and the Environment, Ithaca, NY: Cornell

in Pastoral poetry of the English Renaissance
The ecoGothic sensibilities of Mary Shelley and Nathaniel Hawthorne
Jennifer Schell

, R. A. (2004) Landscape and Ideology in American Renaissance Literature: Topographies of Skepticism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Barrow, M. V., Jr. (2009) Nature’s Ghosts: Confronting Extinction from the Age of Jefferson to the Age of Ecology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Becker

in The Gothic and death