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Winter 2019 Books Received 

Bolton, Edmund. Averrunci or The Skowrers: Ponderous and New Considerations upon the First Six Books of the “Annals” of Cornelius Tacitus concerning Tiberius Caesar (Genoa, Biblioteca Durazzo, MS. A IV 5). Ed. with introduction and commentary by Patricia J. Osmond and Robert W. Ulery, Jr. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 508; Renaissance English Text Society 38. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2017. Pp. xvi + 272. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-86698-563-5.

Bross, Kristina. Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xvi + 232. $74.00. ISBN 978-0-19-066513-5.

Bryson, Michael, and Arpi Movsesian. Love and Its Critics: From the “Song of Songs” to Shakespeare and Milton’s Eden. Cambridge: Open Book, 2017. Pp. x + 572. £39.95 cloth. ISBN 978-1-78374-349-0. £27.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-78374-348-3.

Chapman, George. Homer’s “Iliad.” Ed. Robert S. Miola. MHRA Tudor and Stuart Translations 20. Gen. eds. Andrew Hadfield and Neil Rhodes. Cambridge: Modern Humanities Research Association, 2017. Pp. xii + 468. $45.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-78188-118-7. $27.00 paper. ISBN 978-1-78188-119-4.

Classen, Albrecht, ed. Death in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Times: The Material and Spiritual Conditions of the Culture of Death. Fundamentals of Medieval and Early Modern Culture 16. Series eds. Albrecht Classen and Marilyn Sandidge. Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2016. Pp. vi + 546. $182.00. ISBN 978-3-11-043697-6.

Cornelius, Michael G. Edward II and a Literature of Same-Sex Love: The Gay King in Fiction, 1590–1640. Lanham MD, Boulder CO, New York, and London: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. Pp. x + 292. $100.00. ISBN 978-1-4985-3458-1.

Coryate, Thomas. Coryats Crudities: Selections. Ed. Philip S. Palmer. Broadview Anthology of British Literature. Gen. eds. Joseph Black, Leonard Conolly, Kate Flint, Isobel Grundy, Don LePan, Roy Liuzza, Jerome J. McGann, Anne Lake Prescott, Barry V. Qualls, and Claire Waters. Peterborough ON: Broadview, 2017 (paper only). Pp. 264. $17.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-55481-323-0.

Davies, David Oliver. Milton’s Socratic Rationalism: The Conversations of Adam and Eve in “Paradise Lost.” Politics, Literature, and Film. Series ed. Lee Trepanier. Lanham MD, Boulder CO, New York, and London: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xxxii + 164. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-4985-3262-4.

Duran, Angelica, Islam Issa, and Jonathan R. Olson, eds. Milton in Translation. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xx + 524. $120.00. ISBN 978-0-19-875482-4.

Fehrenbach, R. J., and Joseph L. Black, eds. Private Libraries in Renaissance England: A Collection and Catalogue of Tudor and Early Stuart Book-Lists, Volume IX: PLRE 261-279. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 506. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2017. Pp. xxxiv + 446. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-86698-561-1.

Grady, Hugh. John Donne and Baroque Allegory: The Aesthetics of Fragmentation. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 232. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-19580-6.

Hiscock, Andrew, and Helen Wilcox, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern English Literature and Religion. Oxford Handbooks. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xlvi + 802. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-967280-6.

Hutson, Lorna, ed. The Oxford Handbook of English Law and Literature, 1500–1700. Oxford Handbooks. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxiv + 806. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-966088-9.

Mack, Peter. Rhetoric's Questions, Reading, and Interpretation. Early Modern Literature in History. Series eds. Cedric C. Brown and Andrew Hadfield. Palgrave Pivot. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Pp. xiv + 118. $54.99. ISBN 978-3-319-60157-1.

Martin, Joanna, and Emily Wingfield, eds. Premodern Scotland: Literature and Governance, 14201587: Essays for Sally Mapstone. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xx + 252. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-19-878752-5.

McCabe, Richard A. Ungainefull Arte: Poetry, Patronage, and Print in the Early Modern Era. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xiv + 386. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-19-871652-5.

Poole, William. Milton and the Making of “Paradise Lost.” Cambridge MA and London: Harvard Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xvi + 368. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-6749-7107-3.