Responding to the broadening of the canon in recent years, this accessible anthology balances a generous selection of familiar Renaissance figures with important texts by women writers.
- Includes important texts by women writers alongside more familiar Renaissance masters.
- Offers many key works of the period in their entirety.
- Introductions and annotations to the texts reflect the developments in critical and cultural theory as well as the current state of Renaissance scholarship.
- One of the first anthologies to include cross–references to materials available on the Internet.