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  • The Clock and the Mirrorby Nancy G. Siraisi

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 60.50 US$ 48.40

    Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576), renowned as a mathematician, encyclopedist, astrologer, and autobiographer, was by profession a medical practitioner. His copious writings on medicine reflect both the complexity and diversity of the Renaissance medical world and the breadth of his own interests. In this book, Nancy Siraisi draws on selected themes in... more...

  • Lorenzo di Filippo Strozzi and Niccolo Machiavelliby William J. Landon

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 72.00

    William J. Landon reveals Strozzi’s influence on Machiavelli through wide-ranging textual investigations, and especially through Strozzi’s Pistola fatta per la peste for which Landon has provided the first ever complete English translation and critical edition. more...

  • Law and History in Cervantes' Don Quixoteby Susan Byrne

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; US$ 26.95

    Law and History in Cervantes’ Don Quixote illustrates how Cervantes’ art highlighted the inconsistencies of juridical-historical texts and practice, as well as anticipated the ultimate resolution of their paradoxes. more...

  • The World Beyond Europe in the Romance Epics of Boiardo and Ariostoby Jo Ann Cavallo

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 87.00

    “This articulate, engaging, and well-documented study represents an important work of scholarship in its cross-cultural considerations of Italian Renaissance epic poetry.” Prize Committtee Citation, MLA Scaglione Priize for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies more...

  • Fair Copiesby Matthew Zarnowiecki

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; US$ 65.00

    In Fair Copies , Matthew Zarnowiecki argues that poetic production was re-envisioned during this period, which was rife with models of copying and imitation, to include reproduction as one of its inherent attributes. more...

  • Looking Into Providencesby Raymond Waddington

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; US$ 69.00

    The work explores the ways in which providentialism infiltrates various kinds of discourse, ranging from military to medical, and from political to philosophical. more...

  • Privacy in the Age of Shakespeareby Ronald Huebert

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 65.00

    In Privacy in the Age of Shakespeare , Ronald Huebert challenges these assumptions by marshalling evidence that it was in Shakespeare’s time that the idea of privacy went from a marginal notion to a desirable quality. more...

  • The Decameron Third Day in Perspectiveby Francesco Ciabattoni; Pier Massimo Forni

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; US$ 70.00

    The second of the University of Toronto Press’s interpretive guides to Boccaccio’s Decameron , this collection forms part of an ambitious project to examine the entire Decameron , Day by Day. more...

  • Anxieties of Interiority and Dissection in Early Modern Spainby Enrique Fernandez

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 70.00

    Anxieties of Interiority and Dissection in Early Modern Spain brings the study of Europe’s “culture of dissection” to the Iberian peninsula, presenting a neglected episode in the development of the modern concept of the self. more...

  • Heroic Formsby Stephen Rupp

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; US$ 60.00

    In Cervantes and the Literature of War , Stephen Rupp connects Cervantes’s complex and inventive approach to literary genre and his many representations of early modern warfare.  more...