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  • Myths of Veniceby David Rosand

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Over the course of several centuries, Venice fashioned and refined a portrait of itself that responded to and exploited historical circumstance. Never conquered and taking its enduring independence as a sign of divine favor, free of civil strife and proud of its internal stability, Venice broadcast the image of itself as the Most Serene Republic, an... more...

  • Structures of Feeling in Seventeenth-Century Cultural Expressionby Susan McClary

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; Not Available

    Structures of Feeling in Seventeenth-Century Cultural Expression explores how artists made use of various cultural forms - notably the visual arts, poetry, theatre, music, and dance - to grapple with human values in the increasingly heterodox world of the 1600s. more...

  • John Florioby Hermann W. Haller

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; Not Available

    Award-winning author Hermann W. Haller has prepared the first critical edition of A Worlde of Wordes , which features 46,000 Italian entries – among them dialect forms, erotic terminology, colloquial phrases, and proverbs of the Italian language. more...

  • Speaking Spiritsby Sherry Roush

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; Not Available

    In Speaking Spirits , Sherry Roush presents the first systematic study of early modern Italian eidolopoeia . more...

  • The Unfinished Mechanics of Giuseppe Molettiby R. Walter Laird

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2000; Not Available

    Laird sets Moletti's Dialogue within the historical background of medieval and Renaissance mechanics, sketches the life and works of Moletti, and analyses the arguments and the geometrical theorems of the Dialogue . more...

  • The Poetry of Placeby Louisa MacKenzie

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; Not Available

    In The Poetry of Place , Louisa Mackenzie reveals and analyzes the cultural history of French paysage through her study of lyric poetry and its connections with landscape painting, cartography, and land use history. more...

  • Middleton and Rowleyby David Nicol

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; Not Available

    This first full-length study of Middleton and Rowley uses their plays to propose a new model for the study of collaborative authorship in early modern English drama. more...

  • Cervantes, Literature and the Discourse of Politicsby Anthony J. Cascardi

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; Not Available

    Cervantes, Literature, and the Discourse of Politics convincingly re-engages the ancient roots of political theory in modern literature by situating Cervantes within a long line of political thinkers. more...

  • The Protestant Whoreby Alison Conway

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2010; Not Available

    The Protestant Whore reveals the recurring connection between sexual impropriety and religious heterodoxy in Restoration thought, and Nell Gwyn, writ large as the nation's Protestant Whore, is shown to be a significant figure of sexual, political, and religious controversy. more...

  • Strangers in Bloodby Jean E. Feerick

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2010; Not Available

    Strangers in Blood explores, in a range of early modern literature, the association between migration to foreign lands and the moral and physical degeneration of individuals. more...