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  • Unruly Womenby Margaret E. Boyle

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; Not Available

    In the first in-depth study of the interconnected relationships among public theatre, custodial institutions, and women in early modern Spain, Margaret E. Boyle explores the contradictory practices of rehabilitation enacted by women both on and off stage. more...

  • Parlour Games and the Public Life of Women in Renaissance Italyby George W. McClure

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

    By tapping into the records and cultural artifacts of these games, George McClure recovers a realm of female fame that has largely escaped the notice of modern historians, and in so doing, reveals a cohort of spirited, intellectual women outside of the courts. more...

  • Courtesy Lostby Kristina Marie Olson

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; Not Available

    In Courtesy Lost , Kristina M. Olson analyses the literary impact of the social, political, and economic transformations of the fourteenth century through an exploration of Dante’s literary and political influence on Boccaccio.  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...

  • Shakespeare's Big Menby Richard van Oort

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; Not Available

    Shakespeare’s Big Men examines five Shakespearean tragedies – Julius Caesar , Hamlet , Othello , Macbeth , and Coriolanus – through the lens of generative anthropology and the insights of its founder, Eric Gans. more...

  • The Prince Who Would Be King: The Life and Death of Henry Stuartby Sarah Fraser

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 22.28

    Henry Stuart?s life is the last great forgotten Jacobean tale. Shadowed by the gravity of the Thirty Years? War and the huge changes taking place across Europe in seventeenth-century society, economy, politics and empire, his life was visually and verbally gorgeous. more...

  • Separation Scenesby Ann C. Christensen

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 60.00

    This analysis of five exemplary domestic plays?the anonymous Arden of Faversham and A Warning for Fair Women (1590s), Thomas Heywood?s A Woman Killed with Kindness (1607), Thomas Middleton?s Women Beware Women (ca. 1613), and Walter Mountfort?s T h e Launching of the Mary, or The Seaman?s Honest Wife (1632)?offers a new approach to the... more...