Duke Monographs in Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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  1. Humanism and Secularization
    The Renaissance movement known as humanism eventually spread from Italy through all of western Europe, transforming early modern culture in ways that are still being felt and debated. Central to these debates—and to this... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 2003
    Hardback | £77.00
  2. Renaissance Transactions
    The controversy generated in Italy by the writings of Ludovico Ariosto and Torquato Tasso during the sixteenth century was the first historically important debate on what constitutes modern literature. Applying current critical... Learn More
    Published: 25th March 1999
    Hardback | £90.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. Prierias
    The Italian Dominican friar Silvestro Mazzolini da Prierio (1456–1527), known as Prierias, is chiefly remembered as the church official designated to respond to Luther’s 95 theses of December 1517—a response... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1997
    Hardback | £56.00
  4. The Bible in the Sixteenth Century
    A distinguished group of authors here illuminate a broad spectrum of themes in the history of biblical interpretation. Originally published in 1990, these essays take as their common ground the thesis that the intellectual and... Learn More
    Published: 23rd August 1996
    Paperback | £21.99
  5. The Worlds of Petrarch
    At the center of Petrarch's vision, announcing a new way of seeing the world, was the individual, a sense of the self that would one day become the center of modernity as well. This self, however, seemed to be fragmented in Petrarch's... Learn More
    Published: 20th October 1993
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. Utter Antiquity
    Historians know a great deal about how English thinkers of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw the "documentable" past, but relatively little about how they perceived times stretching back beyond history. Arthur... Learn More
    Published: 28th October 1992
    Hardback | £43.00