Renaissance Products

  • The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell'Arte

    Edited by Judith Chaffee, Oliver Crick

    From Commedia dell’Arte came archetypal characters that are still with us today, such as Harlequin and Pantalone, and the rediscovered craft of writing comic dramas and masked theatre. From it came the forces that helped create and influence Opera, Ballet, Pantomime, Shakespeare, Moliere, Lopes de…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14 
    Routledge

  • Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen by Johann Guinter and Andreas Vesalius

    Edited by Vivian Nutton

    Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen is a translation of Johann Guinter’s textbook as revised and annotated by Guinter’s student, Andreas Vesalius, in 1538. Despite Vesalius’ fame as an anatomist, his 1538 revision has attracted almost no attention. However, this new translation…

    Hardback – 2017-02-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Early Modern Translations

  • Twins in Early Modern English Drama and Shakespeare

    By Daisy Murray

    This volume investigates the early modern understanding of twinship through new readings of plays, informed by discussions of twins appearing in such literature as anatomy tracts, midwifery manuals, monstrous birth broadsides, and chapbooks. The book contextualizes such dramatic representations of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Cities and Solidarities

    Urban Communities in Pre-Modern Europe

    Edited by Justin Colson, Arie van Steensel

    Cities and Solidarities charts the ways in which the study of individuals and places can revitalise our understanding of urban communities as dynamic interconnections of solidarities in medieval and early modern Europe. This volume sheds new light on the socio-economic conditions, the formal and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Letters Between Mothers and Daughters

    Edited by Barbara Caine

    There are now many studies of family letters in Europe, but most of them focus on marital letters and letters between parents, especially mothers, and their sons. Little attention has been paid to the letters to and from daughters. This volume seeks to begin filling that gap by exploring the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Machiavelli's The Prince

    By John T. Scott

    Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince is one of the most influential works in the history of political thought and the adjective Machiavellian is well-known and perhaps even over-used. So why does the meaning of the text continue to be debated to the present day? And how does a contemporary reader get…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence

    Historical GIS and the Early Modern City

    Edited by Nicholas Terpstra, Colin Rose

    Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence explores the potential of digital mapping or Historical GIS as a research and teaching tool to enable researchers and students to uncover the spatial, kinetic and sensory dimensions of the early modern city. The exploration focuses on new digital…

    Hardback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Humanities

  • India in the Italian Renaissance

    Visions of a Contemporary Pagan World 1300-1600

    By Meera Juncu

    India in the Italian Renaissance provides a systematic, chronological survey of early Italian representations of India and Indians from the late medieval period to the end of the 16th century, and their resonance within the cultural context of Renaissance Italy. The study focuses in particular on…

    Hardback – 2015-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Carnival and Theater (Routledge Revivals)

    Plebian Culture and The Structure of Authority in Renaissance England

    By Michael D. Bristol

    In this title, first published in 1985, Michael Bristol draws on several theoretical and critical traditions to study the nature and purpose of theatre as a social institution: on Marxism, and its revisions in the work of Mikhail Bakhtin; on the theories of Emile Durkheim and their adaptations in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Henry VIII

    2nd Edition

    By Lucy Wooding

    This new edition of Lucy Wooding’s Henry VIII is fully revised and updated to provide an insightful and original portrait of one of England’s most unforgettable monarchs and the many paradoxes of his character and reign. Henry was a Renaissance prince whose Court dazzled with artistic display, yet…

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance

    Gender and Sexuality in Early Modern England

    By John S. Garrison

    In this volume, the author offers a substantial reconsideration of same-sex relations in the early modern period, and argues that early modern writers – rather than simply celebrating a classical friendship model based in dyadic exclusivity and a rejection of self-interest – sought to innovate on…

    Hardback – 2013-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • The Italian City Republics

    4th Edition

    By Daniel Philip Waley, Trevor Dean

    Daniel Waley and Trevor Dean illustrate how, from the eleventh century onwards, many dozens of Italian towns achieved independence as political entities, unhindered by any centralising power. Until the fourteenth century, when the regimes of individual ‘tyrants’ took over in most towns, these…

    Paperback – 2009-12-18
    Routledge

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