Early Modern/Renaissance Literature Products

  • Shakespeare at Peace

    By Kyle Pivetti, John S. Garrison

    In the current climate of global military conflict and terrorism, Shakespeare at Peace offers new readings of Shakespeare’s plays illuminating a discourse of peace previously shadowed by war and violence. Using contemporary examples such as Obama’s speeches, popular music, and science fiction…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Spotlight on Shakespeare

  • Early Modern Marginalia

    Edited by Katherine Acheson

    Marginalia in early modern and medieval texts – printed, handwritten, drawn, scratched, colored, and pasted in – offer a crazy quilt composed of fragments of how people, as individuals and in groups, interacted with books and manuscripts over often lengthy periods of time. The chapters in this…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • George Ripley’s Compound of Alchymy (1591)

    Compound of Alchymy

    Edited by Stanton J. Linden

    This title was first published in 2001. Biographical details for George Ripley (c.1415-c.1490), one of England’s best-known alchemical authorities, are sketchy, but he is known to have travelled widely on the Continent in search of alchemical wisdom. Whilst a canon regular at the Augustinian priory…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare's Festive History

    Feasting, Festivity, Fasting and Lent in the Second Henriad

    By David Ruiter

    Title first published in 2003. The author of this study explores how Shakespeare creates historical characters who engineer their supremacy, shore up their popular support, and/or sustain their charisma through manipulation of festive elements, which are found throughout the tetralogy and rooted in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Maternal Measures

    Figuring Caregiving in the Early Modern Period

    By Naomi Yavneh

    Edited by Naomi J. Miller

    This title was first published in 2001. Focusing attention on the neglected area of relations between brothers and sisters during the early modern period, this volume explores the sibling dynamics that shaped family relations in Italy, England, France, Spain, and Germany. Using an array of feminist…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Staging Slander and Gender in Early Modern England

    By Ina Habermann

    This title was first published in 2003. Though the historical evidence of slander and defamation increasingly attracts the attention of early modern cultural historians and literary scholars, much of the current critical debate has failed to take into account the diverse signifying structures in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women's Life Writing in Early Modern Scotland

    Writing the Evangelical Self, c. 1670-c. 1730

    Edited by David George Mullan

    This title was first published in 2003.This edition presents writings by early modern Scottish women about women-namely themselves. From about 1660, Scottish women began to express themselves, sometimes extensively, in religious prose. Here David Mullan showcases selections of these women's…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dorothy Osborne: Letters to Sir William Temple, 1652–54

    Observations on Love, Literature, Politics and Religion

    Edited by Kenneth Parker

    This title was first published in 2002: As attested to by scholars from Macaulay via Virginia Woolf to more recent critics, the letters of Dorothy Osborne (b. 1627) are not only the most elegant, but are also the most consistently readable in the language. In this revised and updated edition of her…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Princely Brave Woman

    Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle

    Edited by Stephen Clucas

    This title was first published in 2003. This collection of essays presents a variety of new approaches to the oeuvre of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, one of the most influential and controversial women writers of the seventeenth century. Reflecting the full range of Cavendish's output -…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Texts from the Querelle, 1641�1701 (1)

    Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women: Series III, Part Two, Volume 3

    By Laura L. Runge

    The querelle des femmes was a debate over the condition of women in society lasting four centuries and characteristically involved charges against female vice, folly, corruption, incontinence and lasciviousness, countered by pro-women defences and lists of exemplary women. The texts in these two…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Women, Sex, and Gender in the Early British Colonial World

    Edited by Kimberly Anne Coles, Eve Keller

    Over the past three decades women’s and gender studies have evolved into disciplines that have energized "and transformed" the study of the early modern period. But the study of women and gender is not the same. As a discipline, feminism begins with the assumption that the sexed body changes the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge

  • Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history and ambiguous status of the body as a written object, this interdisciplinary study surveys varied forms of corporeal writing, imprinting and marking in France in the early modern period. Author Katherine Dauge-Roth demonstrates that the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

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