Current issues are now on the Chicago Journals website. Read the latest issue.Renaissance Quarterly is the leading international and interdisciplinary journal of Renaissance studies, encouraging connections between different scholarly approaches to bring together material spanning the period from 1300 to 1650. The official journal of The Renaissance Society of America, the journal publishes international scholarship from diverse disciplines such as art history; architecture; book history; classical tradition; comparative literature; English, French, Germanic, Hispanic, and Italian literature; Hebraica; history; humanism; legal and political thought; religion; medicine and science; paleography and manuscript tradition; musicology; and many, many more.
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