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Renaissance Journal 6



Editorial - J. R. Mulryne


H. Neville Davies  (Birmingham): "'To Sing and Revel in these Woods': Purcell's The Fairy-Queen and The Honourable Entertainment at Elvetham"

Jayne Archer (Warwick): "The Queens' Arcanum: Authority and Authorship in The Queens Closet Opened (1655)"

Amanda Penlington (Warwick): "'How do I look today?': Cosmetics, Cross-Dressing and Desire in The Devil is an Ass"

Amanda Penlington and Ben Spiller (Warwick): "Grandage's Regional Richard: Richard III at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre"

Conference Report

Fabrizio Nevola (Warwick): Report on Three Italian Elites Symposia

Book Reviews

Simonetta Adorni Braccesi and Mario Ascheri, eds., Politica e Cultura nelle Repubbliche italiane dal Medioevo all’Età Moderna. Firenze, Genova, Lucca, Siena, Venezia - Christine Shaw

Robert Black, ed., Renaissance Thought: A Reader - Jonathan Davies

Christopher F. Black, Early Modern Italy: A Social History - Fabrizio Nevola

Mary Hill Cole, The Portable Queen: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Ceremony - Jayne Archer

Kari Boyd McBride, Country House Discourse in Early Modern England: A Cultural Study of Landscape and Legitimacy - Sarah Ross

Stephanie Merrim, Early Modern Women’s Writing and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz - Jane Stevenson

Barbara Fuchs, Mimesis and Empire: The New World, Islam and European Identities - Alexander Samson

Philip Hardie, Ovid’s Poetics of Illusion - Ann Tollett