Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for manuscripts: Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and
Renaissance (ed. Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey)
by Philip  Dunshea
Peter Lang are seeking proposals for the series Court Cultures of the Middle
Ages and Renaissance [1], edited by Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey (Trinity College

This is a peer-reviewed series focused on the inter- and multi-disciplinary
cultural output of medieval and Renaissance court culture on an international
scale. The series invites proposals for single- and multi-authored
monographs, edited collections and editions of early works relating to the
Prospective authors are encouraged to submit proposals which highlight the
central importance of the court to medieval and Renaissance culture,
including projects that explore the life and/or works of writers, artists,
historiographers, soldiers, composers, diplomats and courtiers, in the East
as well as the West. Other areas of particular interest are courtly ritual
(e.g. chivalric code, ceremonies, spectacle) and literary and artistic
representations of the court. The series will also explore the role of the
court in shaping national, religious and political identities, as well as its
function as an interface between different cultures.
Each proposal will be vetted by the specialists on the series editorial board
and will undergo a comprehensive peer-review process.

Upcoming volumes include Paolo Alei and Max Grossman’s /Building Family
Identity: //The Orsini Castle of Bracciano from Fiefdom to Duchy

Please contact commissioning editor Philip Dunshea (
[2]) if you would like more information on the series, or if you would like
to discuss a proposal.


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