Books Received

  title={Books Received},
  author={Kathleen V. Kish},
  journal={Renaissance Quarterly},
  pages={310 - 335}
Almosnino, Moše ben Baruk. Regimiento de la vida / Tratado de los suenyos. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 255. Ed. John M. Zemke. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2004. xix + 545 pp. append. illus. gloss. chron. bibl. $55.44. ISBN: 0–86698–298–1. Amadis de Gaule. Livre IV. Textes de la Renaissance 92. Ed. Luce Guillerm. Trans. Herberay des Essarts. Paris: Honoré Champion Éditeur, 2005. 455 pp. index. illus. gloss. bibl. €55.60. ISBN: 2–7453–1159–X… Expand


Bryant Creel. "The voice of the phoenix": "Metaphors of death and rebirth in classics of the iberian Renaissance"
Bryant Creel. The Voice of the Phoenix: Metaphors of Death and Rebirth in Classics of the Iberian Renaissance. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2004. 371 pp. ISBN:Expand
The Early Modern Corpse and Shakespeare's Theatre
The Early Modern Corpse and Shakespeare's Theatre, by Susan Zimmerman. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2005. Pp. viii + 216. Cloth $80.00. Reviewer: HEATHER HIRSCHFELD Susan Zimmerman's EarlyExpand
Cobs, Pieces of Eight and Treasure Coins: The Early Spanish-American Mints and their Coinages 1536-1773
Despite the swashbuckling title of the book, Cobs, Pieces of Eight and Treasure Coins is a compendium of carefully researched data on the early coinage of the Hispanic colonies in the Americas.Expand
Historische jiddische Semantik : die Bibelübersetzungssprache als Faktor der Auseinanderentwicklung des jiddischen und des deutschen Wortschatzes
The language used in the Yiddish Bible translation tradition is extremely well documented both by manuscripts (as of about 1400) and by printed versions (as of about 1535). In the real-life context,Expand
Raphael and the Beautiful Banker: The Story of the Bindo Altoviti Portrait
Five centuries ago a stunningly beautiful young man, heir to a banking fortune, sat for a portrait by Raphael. In the artist's dynamic conception, Bindo Altoviti turns as if to speak to hisExpand
Marvelous Protestantism: Monstrous Births in Post-Reformation England
Marvelous Protestantism: Monstrous Births in Post-Reformation England, by Julie Crawford. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. Pp. x + 270. Hardcover $50.00. Reviewer:Expand
The Positive Image of the Jew in the ‘Comedia’
I will argue in this thesis that in the comedia the Jew was often but covertly portrayed with sympathy. In the Introduction some complex terms of reference, such as 'Jew', will be clarified. ChapterExpand
Religionsstreitigkeiten: Volkssprachliche Kontroversen zwischen altgläubigen und evangelischen Theologen im 16. Jahrhundert
This study deals with religious controversies of Reformation Germany. The first part focuses on the rhetorical structure of single pamphlets and on the way the pamphlets build up to a controversyExpand
Freedom of Speech, Libel and the Law in Early Stuart England
1621 was a busy year for newsletter-writers. As soon as parliament assembled, investigations began into the abuse of patents and monopolies and other fiscal misdemeanours, and by the end of March theExpand
Martyrdom in a Merchant World: Law and Martyrdom in the Restoration Memoirs of Elizabeth Jekyll and Mary Love
‘Something is branded in, so that it stays in the memory’, a philosopher observes, ‘only that which hurts incessantly is remembered’.1 In Restoration nonconformist political and religious memoryExpand