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Spanish Humanism on the Verge of the Picaresque
Juan Maldonado's "Ludus Chartarum," "Pastor Bonus," and "Bacchanalia"
Supplementa Humanistica Lovaniensia, Vol. 24 The sixteenth-century humanist Juan Maldonado (c. 1485–1554), in his Latin essays, foreshadows the Spanish picaresque. Maldonado's Pastor Bonus, a lengthy open letter to a bishop, reviews in a vivid and...

Crossing Cultures
Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Literature in the Low Countries
Crossing Cultures brings together scholars in the field of reception and translation studies to chart the individual and institutional agencies that determined the reception of Anglophone authors in Holland and Belgium.

Fictions of Embassy
Literature and Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe
Timothy Hampton
Historians of early modern Europe have long stressed how new practices of diplomacy that emerged during the period transformed European politics. Fictions of Embassy is the first book to examine the cultural implications of the rise of modern...

Thinking through the Mothers
Reimagining Women's Biographies
Janet Beizer
If questions of subjectivity and identification are at stake in all biographical writing, they are particularly trenchant for contemporary women biographers of women. Often, their efforts to exhume buried lives in hope of finding spiritual foremothers...

Sources of Regionalism in the Nineteenth Century
Architecture, Art, and Literature
KADOC Artes 9 Architectural concepts and styles seem to flourish on a variety of levels from the most local of contexts to the global. This book investigates regionalism, which is often conceived today as a late-nineteenth-century phenomenon because...

Adam Mickiewicz
The Life of a Romantic
Roman Koropeckyj
Adam Mickiewicz (1798–1855), Poland's national poet, was one of the extraordinary personalities of the age. In chronicling the events of his life—his travels, numerous loves, a troubled marriage, years spent as a member of a heterodox religious sect...

"Cui dono lepidum novum libellum?"
Dedicating Latin Works and Motets in the Sixteenth Century
This book presents an interdisciplinary study of the nature of the sixteenth-century dedication that will appeal to not only Neo-Latinists and musicologists but also historians of the book and philologists.

Knowing Dickens
Rosemarie Bodenheimer
Bodenheimer explores the thoughtworld of the Victorian novelist who was most deeply intrigued by nineteenth-century ideas about the unconscious mind.

Humanistica Lovaniensia
Journal of Neo-Latin Studies
Volume 56

Paranoia and Modernity
Cervantes to Rousseau
John Farrell
"Don Quixote is the first great modern paranoid adventurer. . . . Grandiosity and persecution define the characters of Swift's Gulliver, Stendhal's Julien Sorel, Melville's Ahab, Dostoyevsky's Underground Man, Ibsen's Masterbuilder Solness...

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