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  • 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

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-08
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The European Renaissance 1400-1600

    By Robin Kirkpatrick

    With Italy at its centre, but encompassing the whole of Renaissance Europe, this evocative history challenges some of the popularly-held views on the Renaissance period. In particular, whilst always acknowledging the brilliance and exhuberance of Renaissance culture, Robin Kirkpatrick draws equal…

    Paperback – 2001-10-30
    Routledge
    Arts Culture and Society in the Western World

  • The Longman Companion to Renaissance Europe, 1390-1530

    By Stella Fletcher

    This new Companion is the ideal reference guide. It fills a gap by providing an authoritative but accessible reference on political, economic, religious, social, as well as cultural developments in this crucial period. It contains information on all major topics including the church, war and…

    Paperback – 1999-10-22
    Routledge
    Longman Companions To History

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