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  • 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$ 23.28

    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...

  • Caligula's Barges and the Renaissance Origins of Nautical Archaeology Under Waterby John M. McManamon

    Texas A&M University Press 2016; Not Available

    Sometime around 1446 A.D., Cardinal Prospero Colonna commissioned engineer Battista Alberti to raise two immense Roman vessels from the bottom of the lago di Nemi, just south of Rome. By that time, local fishermen had been fouling their nets and occasionally recovering stray objects from the sunken ships for 800 years. Having no idea of the size of... more...

  • Paradigmen personaler Identitätby Ludger Grenzmann; Burkhard Hasebrink; Frank Rexroth

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    Die Beiträge dieses Bandes sind der Frage gewidmet, welche Rolle literarische Präsentationen der Vergangenheit bei der Konstruktion, Bewahrung und Modifikation personaler und gruppenbezogener Identitäten spielen können. Der Identitätsbegriff, der den Beiträgen zweier Göttinger Tagungen zu diesem Zweck zu Grunde gelegt wurde, begreift ?Identität? daher... more...

  • Erasmusby Cornelis Augustijn; J.C. Grayson

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1995; Not Available

    Erasmus: His Life, Works, and Influence is a comprehensive introduction to Erasmus's life, works, and thoughts. more...

  • Adagesby Desiderius Erasmus; R.A.B. Mynors; Margaret Mann Phillips

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1982; Not Available

    The Collected Works of Erasmus is providing the first complete translation of Erasmus' Adagia. This volume contains the initial 300 adages with notes that identify the classical sources and indicate how Erasmus' reading and thinking developed over the quarter-century spanned by the eight revisions of the original work. more...