PART I: INSTITUTIONS AND CONTEXTS ; PART II: GENRES ; PART III: AUTHORS
Patrick Cheney is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Pennsylvania State University. He has been a Visiting Research Fellow at Merton College, University of Oxford, and a recipient of the Faculty Scholar Medal at Pennsylvania State University for research in the humanities. He is General Editor of the Oxford History of Poetry in English, and a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His publications have focused on the reception of classical ideas of authorship. Philip Hardie is a Senior Research Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and Honorary Professor of Latin at the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and was Corpus Christi Professor of the Latin Language and Literature at the University of Oxford (2002-6). He holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Thessaloniki, and was the recipient of the Premio Internazionale Virgilio (Mantova) in 2012. He has published extensively both on ancient Latin literature and on its reception.
In sum, the endeavor amounts to a detailed, up-to-date, and authoritative compendium of learning and insight on a topic that defines the very soul of Renaissance literature. * William J. Kennedy, Modern Philology * This book bursts with a wealth of case studies and microhistories that will no doubt assist witchcraft scholars ... Overall, this is a valuable and impressive contribution to current scholarship. * Oma Alyagon Darr, Renaissance Quarterly *