Early Modern/Renaissance Literature Products

  • The Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Lopez

    The Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama is the first new collection of the drama of Shakespeare’s contemporaries in over a century. This volume comprises seventeen accessible, thoroughly glossed, modernized play-texts, intermingling a wide range of unfamiliar works—including the anonymous…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-28 
    Routledge

  • A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800

    The Authoritative Word, 1st Edition

    By Linda C. Mitchell

    As this lively new study effectively demonstrates, dictionaries serve as far more than just simple reference tools-they also offer a rich fund of information about people in society. Before now, the extent to which dictionaries encode social history, as opposed to merely relaying linguistic…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Cervantes and the Early Modern Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Isabel Jaen Portillo, Julien J. Simon

    The interrelation of mind and literature is a relatively unexplored topic in the field of early modern studies. Moreover, there has been insufficient dialogue between humanists and scientists on how fictional and scientific accounts of the mind contribute together to the view that early modern…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Mannerism, Spirituality and Cognition

    The Art Of Enargeia, 1st Edition

    By Lynette Bosch

    This book employs a new approach to the art of sixteenth-century Europe by incorporating rhetoric and theory to enable a reinterpretation of the origin of Mannerism as being grounded in sixteenth-century spirituality.  Lynette Bosch examines the conceptual vocabulary found in sixteenth-century…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Middle English Harrowing of Hell and Gospel of Nicodemus

    1st Edition

    By William Henry Hulme

    First published in 1907, the publication of these Middle-English texts aimed to make the dramatic Harrowing of Hell and Gospel of Nicodemus easily accessible to students of English literature. Edited together using all known manuscripts, the volume includes the texts of the Harrowing of Hell and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Jacob's Well

    An English Treatise on the Cleansing of Man's Conscience, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Dr Brandels

    First published in 1900, this volume was edited from a unique 1440 A.D. manuscript residing in Salisbury Cathedral. As a penitential manual, it joined others of its time such as Handlyng Synne and Parson’s Tale and is one of the more voluminous treatises. The fundamental allegory of this…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Three Middle-English Versions of the Rule of St. Benet

    Two Contemporary Rituals for the Ordination of Nuns, 1st Edition

    By Ernst A. Dr Kock

    First published in 1902, this volume contains an extensive, technical scholarly introduction, followed by three Middle-English versions of the Rule of St. Benet along with the Northern Lansdowne Ritual on the reception of novices and the Vespasian Ritual of making a nun. As St Benet is the Medieval…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Magnyfycence

    A Moral Play, 1st Edition

    By John Skelton

    First published in 1906, this edition of Magnyfycence aimed to highlight the true significance of the play within both the canon of John Skelton’s work and English drama. Robert Lee Ramsay situates Magnyfycence as a morality play which functioned as a bridge between medieval miracle plays and the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Laud Troy Book

    A Romance of about 1400 A.D., 1st Edition

    By J. Ernst Wülfing

    First published in 1902, this volume was edited from the unique manuscript, Laud Misc. 595, in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. The manuscript dates to the early 15th century, though it cannot be the original. Parts I and II of this Middle-English text are republished here as one volume, accompanied…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • John Shirley

    Book Production in the Nobel Household in Fifteenth-century England, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Connolly

    Published in 1998. John Shirley’s importance as a scribe of late fourteen-and early fifteenth-century vernacular poetry (in particular the works of Chauncer and Lydgate) has long been recognised. Not only did Shirley bring these works to the attention of a wider audience in his own time, but the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Stories of Chaos

    Reason and its Displacement in Early Modern English Narrative, 1st Edition

    By Nick Davis

    First published in 1999, this volume re-examines narrative design in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Faerie Queene, King Lear and Paradise Lost. Written in a period newly set on finding practical application for available systems of reasoning, these texts confront in their different ways…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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