Center for Renaissance Studies Publications

The Memoir of Lieutenant Dumont, 1715 - 1747: A Sojourner in the French Atlantic.
The Memoir of Lieutenant Dumont, 1715 - 1747: A Sojourner in the French Atlantic.
Dumont de Montigny, Regards sur le monde atlantique, 1715 - 1747.
Dumont de Montigny, Regards sur le monde atlantique, 1715 - 1747.

Center-Sponsored Editions of Newberry Manuscripts

Roberts, Josephine A., Suzanne Gossett, and Janel Mueller, eds. The Second Part of the Countess of Montgomery’s Urania, by Lady Mary Wroth. Tempe: Renaissance English Text Society in conjunction with the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 1999. Supported by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Sayre, Gordon M., translator and editor, and Carla Zecher, editor. The Memoir of Lieutenant Dumont, 1715 - 1747: A Sojourner in the French Atlantic. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press; Williamsburg, VA: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2012. Supported by a Collaborative Research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Awarded Honorable Mention, 2012 Lois Roth Award for a Translation of a Literary Work, Modern Language Association.

Zecher, Carla, Gordon M. Sayre, and Shannon Lee Dawdy, eds. Regards sur le monde atlantique. Québec: Les Éditions du Septentrion, 2008. Supported by a Scholarly Editions grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Books Written and Edited by Center Directors

Clemens, Raymond and Timothy Graham. Introduction to Manuscript Studies. Cornell University Press, 2007.

Rose, Mary Beth. Gender and Heroism in Early Modern English Literature. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002.

—. The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Viking Penguin Shakespeare Project. General editors, Stephen Orgel and Albert Braumuller, 2000.

—. The Expense of Spirit: Love and Sexuality in English Renaissance Drama. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988. Paperback edition, 1991.

—. Women in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: Literary and Historical Perspectives. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1986.

Rose, Mary Beth, Leah S. Marcus, and Janel Mueller, eds. Elizabeth I: Collected Works. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. Winner of the Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division Award of the American Association of Publishers.

Tedeschi, John and Anne Tedeschi, trans. The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller, by Carlo Ginzburg. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980.

Zecher, Carla. Sounding Objects: Musical Instruments, Poetry, and Art in Renaissance France. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.

Conference and Seminar Proceedings

Adams, Julia, Stuart Banner, Paul K. Eiss, Tamar Herzog, Richard J. Ross, Christopher Tomlins, and Richard White. “Critical Forum on Tomlins, Freedom Bound: Law, Labor, and Civic Identity in Colonizing English America, 1580–1865.” The William and Mary Quarterly 3d ser., 68, no. 4 (October 2011 ): 701-738.

Benton, Lauren and Richard J. Ross, editors. Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850. New York and London: New York University Press, 2013.

Brückner, Martin, editor. Early American Cartographies. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Cherchi, Paolo and Antonio C. Mastrobuono, eds. Lectura Dantis Newberryana. 2 vols. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1988.

Corthell, Ronald, Frances E. Dolan, Christopher Highly, and Arthur F. Marotti, eds. Catholic Culture in Early Modern England. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2007.

Courcelles, Dominique de, ed. D’un principe philosophique à un genre littéraire: les “secrets”: actes du colloque de la Newberry Library de Chicago, 11-14 septembre 2002. Paris: Champion, 2005.

Cruz, Anne J., ed. Material and Symbolic Circulation between Spain and England, 1554–1604. Ashgate, 2008.

Langer, Ullrich, ed. Au-delà de la Poétique: Aristotle et la literature de la Renaissance/Beyond the Poetics: Aristotle and Early Modern Literature. Geneva: Librairie Droz, 2002.

L’ésprit creatur: Vol. 48, no. 1, Spring 2008. A special issue on “Encounters with Alterity in Early Modern French Travel Literature.”

“Openings and Endings of Scholarly Books.” Profession 2005: 167-182 (forum with introduction by Carla Zecher).

Norman, Larry F., Philippe Desan, Richard Strier, eds. Du spectateur au lecteur: imprimer la scène aux XVIe et XVIIe siècles. Fasano: Schena; Paris: Presses de l’Université de Paris-Sorbonne, 2002.

Schwaller, John Frederick, ed. Sahagún at 500: Essays on the Quincentenary of the birth of Friar Bernardino de Sahagún. Berkeley: Academy of American Franciscan History, 2003.

Digital Publications

Gehl, Paul F. Humanism for Sale: Making and Marketing Schoolbooks in Italy, 1450-1650. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2008. See our list of suggestions for using this experimental online monograph as a classroom text.

Murphy, James J., ed. Rhetoric in the Renaissance: A Basic Bibliography (Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1979)

Wiesner-Hanks, Merry and Melissa J. Martens, compilers. Early Women’s Literature: A Provisional Check List of Works in the Newberry Library Written by or about Women and Published before 1700. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1993.

Exhibition Catalog

Hulse, Clark. Elizabeth I, Ruler and Legend. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003. See also the related online exhibition, Elizabeth I, Ruler and Legend.

Graduate Student Conference Selected Proceedings

Angelo, Mary P., ed., Newberry Essays in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Vol. 8, Selected Proceedings of the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies 2014 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2014.

Zecher, Carla and Karen Christianson, eds., Newberry Essays in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Vol. 7, Selected Proceedings of the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies 2013 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2013.

Aydelotte, Laura, ed., A Mirror for Medieval and Early Modern Studies: Selected Proceedings of the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies 2012 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, Vol 6. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2012.

Christianson, Karen, ed., Constructing the Medieval and Early Modern across Disciplines: Selected Proceedings of the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies 2011 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, Vol 5. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2011.

Christianson, Karen, ed. Intersecting Disciplines: Approaching Medieval and Early Modern Cultures: Selected Proceedings of the Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies 2010 Annual Graduate Student Conference,Vol. 4. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2010.

Christianson, Karen, ed. Education: Forming and Deforming the Premodern Mind: Selected Proceedings of the Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies 2009 Annual Graduate Student Conference, Vol. 3. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2009.

Christianson, Karen, ed. Mapping the Premodern: Selected Proceedings of the Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies 2008 Annual Graduate Student Conference, Vol. 2. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2008.

Moore, Megan, ed. Interstitial Readings: Selected Proceedings of the Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies 2007 Annual Graduate Student Conference, Vol. 1. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2007.

Renaissance Drama

Journal edited by Mary Beth Rose, copublished by the Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies and Northwestern University Press from 1985-1995.

Explorations in Renaissance Drama, 1995
Perspectives on Renaissance Drama, 1993
Renaissance Drama in an Age of Colonization, 1992
Essays on Epistemological Traditions and Theater History, 1991
Disorder and the Drama, 1990
Renaissance Drama as Cultural Honesty: Essays from Renaissance Drama, 1977-87, 1990
Essays on Dramatic Traditions: Challenges and Transmissions, 1989
Essays on Texts of Renaissance Plays, 1988
Essays on Sexuality, Influence, and Performance, 1987
Renaissance Drama and Cultural Change, 1986