Aging Gracefully in the Renaissance

Stories of Later Life from Petrarch to Montaigne

Cynthia Skenazi, University of California, Santa Barbara

Status: 
€110,00
$130.00
ISBN13: 
9789004254664
E-ISBN: 
9789004255722
Publication Date: 
September 2013
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
208 pp.
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ISSN: 
0925-7683
Volume: 
11

Reinier Leushuis, Florida State University

In Speaking of Love: The Love Dialogue in Italian and French Renaissance Literature, Reinier Leushuis examines a corpus of sixteenth-century love dialogues that exemplifies the dialogue’s mimetic qualities and validates its place in the literary landscape of the Italian and French Renaissance.
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004342521
Expected: 
April 2017
€103,00
$119.00

Roger Boase, Queen Mary, University of London

In Secrets of Pinar’s Game, Roger Boase deciphers a card game completed in 1496 for Queen Isabel, Prince Juan, her daughters and her 40 court ladies. This book reveals information about the court culture that cannot be found in official sources.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004338357
Expected: 
April 2017
€226,00
$260.00

Edited by Elizabeth Solopova, Oxford University

The Wycliffite Bible: Origin, History and Interpretation offers new perspectives and research by leading scholars on the first complete translation of the Bible into English produced at the end of the 14th century by the followers of John Wyclif.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004325654
E-ISBN: 
9789004328921
Publication date: 
October 2016
€184,00
$221.00

Juan Carlos Bayo, Complutense University of Madrid and Barry Taylor, British Library

The Història de Jacob Xalabín, a Catalan novel c.1400 about the Ottoman prince Yakub Çelebi killed in the aftermath of the battle of Kosovo in 1389, is offered here in a new critical edition with the first ever English translation.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004302693
E-ISBN: 
9789004302723
Publication date: 
October 2015
€99,00
$128.00

Edited by Thomas Cohen, York University, Toronto and Lesley Twomey, Northumbria University

Spoken Word and Social Practice: Orality in Europe (1400-1700) aims to recapture words spoken in medieval and early modern times, tracking women’s voices, on trial, or bantering and gossiping, and tracing those of princes, priests, and magistrates, townsmen, villagers, mariners, bandits, and...
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288683
E-ISBN: 
9789004291829
Publication date: 
July 2015
€168,00
$214.00

Edited by Tom Deneire, Antwerp University Library

Dynamics of Neo-Latin and the Vernacular offers a collection of studies that deal with the cultural exchange between Neo-Latin and the vernacular, and with the very cultural mobility that allowed for the successful development of Renaissance bilingual culture.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269071
E-ISBN: 
9789004280182
Publication date: 
September 2014
€127,00
$152.00

Marco Sgarbi

The Italian Mind explores Italian vernacular logical textbooks and shows their fundamental contributions to the thought of the period, which anticipated many of the features of early modern philosophy and contributied to a new conception of knowledge.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264090
E-ISBN: 
9789004264298
Publication date: 
February 2014
€122,00
$145.00

Edited by Gregory Heyworth and Daniel E. O'Sullivan; with Frank Coulson

Les Eschéz d’Amours constitutes a vast encyclopedic allegory in the tradition of the Roman de la Rose, treating matters of love, politics, economics, music, medicine, courtly learning and leisures in the age of Charles V.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004212534
E-ISBN: 
9789004250703
Publication date: 
July 2013
€212,00
$266.00

Philip Ford, University of Cambridge

In The Judgment of Palaemon, Philip Ford examines the relationship between vernacular and neo-Latin poetry in Renaissance France, the factors that fed into language choice, and the extent of the collaboration between the two language communities.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004245396
E-ISBN: 
9789004245402
Publication date: 
January 2013
€113,00
$143.00

Edited by Marina S. Brownlee, Princeton University, and Dimitri Gondicas, Princeton University

This book offers a series of explorations of the cultural interactions (social, political, economic, religious and artistic) that were instrumental in articulating how the empires of Byzantium and the West each defined themselves amid and against one another.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235915
Publication date: 
November 2012
€138,00
$174.00

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