Poetry / Drama

McManus. Women on the Renaissance Stage – Anna of Denmark and Female Masquing in the Stuart Court 1590-1619.

by Clare McManus

$ 17.00

Clare McManus. Women on the Renaissance Stage – Anna of Denmark and Female Masquing in the Stuart Court 1590-1619. Manchester University Press. 2002. Soft cover. Like new. Octavo. 276pp.

 

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Holcomb. Mirth Making – The Rhetorical Discourse on Jesting in Early Modern England.

by Chris Holcomb

$ 20.00

Chris Holcomb. Mirth Making – The Rhetorical Discourse on Jesting in Early Modern England. University of South Carolina Press. 2001. Hard cover. Like new with dust jacket. Red cover with silver lettering. DJ/like new. Octavo. 230pp.

 

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Robinson. Studies in Fifteenth-Century Stagecraft.

by W. Robinson

$ 35.00

W. Robinson. Studies in Fifteenth-Century Stagecraft. Medieval Institute Publications. 1991. Hard cover. Like new with mauve cover with black lettering. Pages like new. 246 pp 24 black and white illus

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Pietropaolo.The Science of Buffoonery : Theory and History of the Commedia dell’Arte.

by Domenico Pietropaolo

$ 10.00

Domenico Pietropaolo.The Science of Buffoonery : Theory and History of the Commedia dell’Arte. University of Toronto Italian Studies. Dovehouse Editions 1989 Softcover Very Good Octavo 312 pp

 

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Gerli & Julian Weiss. Poetry at Court in Trastamaran from the Cancionero de Baena to Cancionero General.

by E. Michael Gerli & Julian Weiss.

$ 15.00

E. Michael Gerli & Julian Weiss. Poetry at Court in Trastamaran from the Cancionero de Baena to Cancionero General. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies Volume 181 1998. Burgundy colored hardcover with gold lettering. Very good cond. Unused Octavo 297 pp

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Shea, trans. The Poems of Alcimus Ecdicius Avitus.

by George W. Shea, trans.

$ 10.00

George W. Shea, trans. The Poems of Alcimus Ecdicius Avitus. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 1997 Blue cloth hardcover with gold lettering. Very Good Unused Octavo 154 pp

 

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Pizan . Le Livre du Duc des Vrais Amans.

by Christine de Pizan

$ 15.00

Christine de Pizan . Le Livre  du Duc des Vrais Amans. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 1995 Red cloth hardcover in gold lettering. Very Good Unused Octavo 258 pp

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Farmer. (pseudonym for E.O. Wolcott). Merry Songs and Ballads prior to the year AD 1800.

by Farmer, John S. edit.(pseudonym for E.O. Wolcott)

$ 250.00

Farmer, John S. edit.(pseudonym for E.O. Wolcott).  Merry Songs and Ballads prior to the year AD 1800. Privately printed for Subscribers only. National Ballad and Song 1897 5 vols.  Leather covers, ribbed spines Some have cracked hinges. Volume three has a 1.5 ” tear to the leather at the hinge. Vol 5 has damage to spine. Vol 5 cover detached but present. Needs a bookbinder’s tender mercies. Quarto 280, 267, 286, 287, 269 pp

 

” It has often been observed that the only connection between scholars and dollars is the rhyme. Farmer’s was an outstanding case of utter devotion to a valuable and quixotic work, struggling and staggering for decades under the encumbrance of crippling penury.  No connection with the university world in which scholarly publication has always been a patronized activity so long as it stays safe and polite. A sort of allowed self-advertising by means of which instructors slowly become professors, on the unwritten law of ‘Publish or perish!’ – Framer would under ordinary circumstances, have had recourse to commercial publishers. He however, made up his mind to produce linguistic and folkloristic works absolutely unexpurgated during the notably prudish late Victorian age, which is not yet over by any means so far as scholarly publication is concerned…”

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