Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 2, No. 114. Monday, 22 Apr 1991. [The following is a brief excerpt from a bibliography of books, on Shakespeare and the Renaissance, recently received by the editors of *Milton Quarterly*. The complete file can now be retrieved from the SHAKSPER Fileserver by issuing the command "GET MILTONQ REVIEWS SHAKSPER". Consult your SHAKSPER GUIDE, or contact the editor, if you require assistance. (This excerpt contains all entries published in 1990 and 1991). Many thanks to Roy Flannagan for the electronic text. Roy has also indicated that any additions, suggestions, or recommendations would be most welcome -- and I would encourage SHAKSPEReans to share these suggestions with us all. k.s.] REVIEW BOOKS RECEIVED BY THE MILTON QUARTERLY MOSTLY ON SHAKESPEARE through April 19, 1991 Compiled by Margaret E. Cheney Brady, Jennifer, and W. H. Herendeen, eds. Ben Jonson's 1616 Folio. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1991. Fawkner, H.W. Deconstructing Macbeth: The Hyperontological View. Rutherford, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson UP; London: Associated UP, 1990. Felperin, Howard. The Uses of the Canon: Elizabethan Literature and Contemporary Theory. Oxford: Clarendon, 1990. Gent, Lucy, and Nigel Llewellyn, eds. Renaissance Bodies: The Human Figure in English Culture c.1540-1660. London: Reaktion, 1990. Girouard, Mark. The English Town: A History of Urban Life. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1990. Hampton, Timothy. Writing from History: The Rhetoric of Exemplarity in Renaissance Literature. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 1990. Haselkorn, Anne M. and Betty S. Travisky, eds. The Renaissance Englishwoman in Print: Counterbalancing the Canon. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1990. Hulse, Clark. The Rule of Art: Literature and Painting in the Renaissance. Chicago, IL: U of Chicago P, 1990. Jones, Ann Rosalind. The Currency of Eros: Women's Love Lyric in Europe, 1540-1620. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1990. Labriola, Albert C., and John W. Smeltz, trans. The Bible of the Poor [Biblia Pauperum]: A Facsimile and Edition of the British Library Blockbook C.9 d.2. Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne UP, 1990. Lazzaro, Claudia. The Italian Renaissance Garden: From the Conventions of Planting, Design, and Ornament to the Grand Gardens of Sixteenth-Century Central Italy. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1990. Lucas, John. England and Englishness: Ideas of Nationhood in English Poetry, 1688-1900. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1990. May, Steven W. The Elizabethan Courtier Poets: The Poems and Their Contexts. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1991. Richards, Kenneth, and Laura Richards. The Commedia dell'Arte: A Documentary History. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1990. Ricks, Christopher, and Leonard Michaels, eds. The State of the Language. Berkeley: U of California P, 1990. Rose, Mary Beth, ed. Renaissance Drama. New Series 20 (1989). Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1990. ---, ed. Renaissance Drama as Cultural History: Essays from Renaissance Drama 1977-1987. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1990. Saslow, James M., ed. and trans. The Poetry of Michelangelo: An Annotated Translation. By Michelangelo Buonarroti. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1991. Shesgreen, Sean, ed. The Criers and Hawkers of London. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 1990. Shuger, Debora Kuller. Habits of Thought in the English Renaissance: Religion, Politics and the Dominant Culture. Berkeley: U of California P, 1990. Smith, Hilda L., and Susan Cardinale, comp. Women and the Literature of the Seventeenth Century: An Annotated Bibliography Based on Wing's Short-title Catalogue. Bibliographies and Indexes in Women's Studies 10. New York: Greenwood, 1990. Wiltenburg, Robert. Ben Jonson and Self-Love. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1990. Woodcock, Thomas, and John Martin Robinson. The Oxford Guide to Heraldry. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1990. Greenblatt, Stephen. Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture. Routledge, 1990. ---, ed. Representing the English Renaissance. U of California P. Healy, Thomas. New Latitudes: Theory and English Renaissance Literature. Routledge, May 1991. Heilbrun, Carolyn G. Hamlet's Mother and Other Women. Columbia UP, 1990. Maguin, Ruth Sanders, ed. The Letters of Peter Paul Reubens. Northwestern UP, 1991. Martone, Robert L., and Valerie Martone, trans. The Fat Woodworker. By Antonio Manetti. Italica, April 1991. Mills, David, ed. The Chester Mystery Cycle. Colleagues P, 1991. Polland, Alfred W., et al., eds. A Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland and Ireland, and of English Books Printed Abroad, 1475-1640. 3 vols. 2nd ed. Oxford UP. Stone, Lawrence. Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987. Oxford UP, 1990. Watt, Tessa. Cheap Print and Popular Piety, 1550-1640. Cambridge UP, 1991. Boyce, Charles. Shakespeare A To Z: The Essential Reference to His Plays, His Poems, His Life and Times, and More. New York: Facts on File, 1990. Brooke, Nicholas, ed. The Tragedy of Macbeth. By William Shakespeare. Oxford Shakespeare Series. Oxford: Clarendon, 1990. Buchman, Lorne M. Still in Movement: Shakespeare on Screen. New York: Oxford UP, 1991. ---. Trials of Authorship: Anterior Forms and Poetic Reconstruction From Wyatt to Shakespeare. Berkeley: U of California P, 1990. Dobin, Howard. Merlin's Disciples: Prophecy, Poetry, and Power in Renaissance England. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 1990. Evett, David. Literature and the Visual Arts in Tudor England. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1990. Farrell, Kirby, Elizabeth H. Hageman, and Arthur F. Kinney, eds. Women in the Renaissance: Selections from English Literary Renaissance. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1991. Grady, Hugh. The Modernist Shakespeare: Critical Texts in a Material World. Oxford: Clarendon, 1991. Hager, Alan. Shakespeare's Political Animal: Schema and Schemata in the Canon. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1990. Hodgdon, Barbara. The End Crowns All: Closure and Contradiction in Shakespeare's History. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1991. Hoff, Linda Kay, ed. Shakespeare Yearbook. Vol. 1. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 1990. Hunt, Lynn. Eroticism and the Body Politic. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins UP, 1991. Hunt, Maurice. Shakespeare's Romance of the Word. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, 1990. Jones, Robert C. These Valiant Dead: Renewing the Past in Shakespeare's Histories. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1991. Kinney, Arthur F, ed. Rogues, Vagabonds & Sturdy Beggars: A New Gallery of Tudor and Early Stuart Rogue Literature Exposing the Lives, Times, and Cozening Tricks of the Elizabethan Underworld. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1990. Kirsch, Arthur. The Passions of Shakespeare's Tragic Heroes. Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1990. Lusardi, James P., and June Schlueter. Reading Shakespeare in Performance: King Lear. Rutherford, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson UP; London: Associated UP, 1991. Mann, David. The Elizabethan Player: Contemporary Stage Representation. London: Routledge, 1991. Mooney, Michael E. Shakespeare's Dramatic Transactions. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 1990. Novy, Marianne, ed. Women's Re-Visions of Shakespeare: On the Responses of Dickinson, Woolf, Rich, H.D., George Eliot, and Others. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1990. O'Gorman, Gerald, ed. Marcus Tillius Ciceroes Thre Bokes of Duties, to Marcus his Sonne, Turned Oute of Latine into English, by Nicolas Grimalde. By Marcus Tillius Cicero. Trans. Nicholas Grimald. Washington: Folger Shakespeare Library; London: Associated UP, 1990. Piccolomini, Manfredi. The Brutus Revival: Parricide and Tyrannicide During the Renaissance. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1991. Rackin, Phyllis. Stages of History: Shakespeare's English Chronicles. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 1990. Schmidgall, Gary. Shakespeare and Opera. New York: Oxford UP, 1990. Schofield, Mary Anne, and Cecilia Macheski, eds. Curtain Calls: British and American Women and the Theater, 1660-1820. Athens: Ohio UP, 1991. Seary, Peter. Lewis Theobald and the Editing of Shakespeare. Oxford: Clarendon, 1990. Spevack, Marvin, ed. Antony and Cleopatra. By William Shakespeare. New Variorum Ed. New York: MLA, 1990. Tomlinson, Gary. Monteverdi and the End of the Renaissance. Berkeley: U of California P, 1987. Verdon, Timothy and John Henderson, eds. Christianity and the Renaissance: Image and Religious Imagination in the Quattrocento. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 1990. Warren, Roger. Staging Shakespeare's Late Plays. Oxford: Clarendon, 1990. Watson, Donald G. Shakespeare's Early History Plays: Politics at Play on the Elizabethan Stage. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1990. Wells, Stanley, ed. Shakespeare: A Bibiliographical Guide. Oxford: Clarendon, 1990. Wendorf, Richard. The Elements of Life: Biography and Portrait-Painting in Stuart and Georgian England. Oxford: Clarendon, 1990. Wilks, John S. The Idea of Conscience in Renaissance Tragedy. London: Routledge, 1990. Willis, Susan. The BBC Shakespeare Plays: Making the Televised Canon. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1991. Young, David. The Action to the Word: Structure and Style in Shakespearean Tragedy. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1990. Archer, Ian W. The Pursuit of Stability: Social Relations in Elizabethan London. Cambridge UP, 1991. Cahn, Victor L. Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories, Comedies, and Romances. Greenwood, 1991. Hill, Christopher. A Nation of Change and Novelty: Politics, Religion and Literature in Seventeenth Century England. Routledge, February 1991. Kastan, David Scott, and Peter Stallybrass, eds. Staging the Renaissance: Reinterpretations of Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama. Routledge, 1990. Laroque, Francois. Shakespeare's Festive World. Cambridge UP, 1991. Marshall, Cynthia. Last Things and Last Plays: Shakespearean Eschatology. Southern Illinois UP, April 1991. McLeod, Glenda. Virtue and Venom: Catalogs of Women from Antiquity to the Renaissance. U of Michigan P, June 1991. Monfasani, John, and Ronald G. Musto, eds. Renaissance Society and Culture: Essays in Honor of Eugene F. Rice, Jr. Italica, April 1991. Partridge, Eric. Shakespeare's Bawdy. 3rd ed. Routledge, March 1991. Shakespeare. Oxford History of the English Literature Series 6. Oxford UP, forthcoming 1991.