Spring 2017 catalog cover

The Penn Press list for spring 2017 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area, here.


Current Season: Medieval and Renaissance Studies

New and forthcoming titles from the Penn Press current seasonal catalog.

Arentzen, The Virgin in Song: Mary and the Poetry of Romanos the Melodist (hc Apr 2017, eb Apr 2017)

Cohen, Maimonides and the Merchants: Jewish Law and Society in the Medieval Islamic World (hc May 2017, eb May 2017)

Dzon, The Quest for the Christ Child in the Later Middle Ages (hc Mar 2017, eb Mar 2017)

Enders, "Holy Deadlock" and Further Ribaldries: Another Dozen Medieval French Plays in Modern English (hc Feb 2017, eb Feb 2017)

Hanna, The Penn Commentary on Piers Plowman, Volume 2: C Passūs 5-9; B Passūs 5-7; A Passūs 5-8 (hc Mar 2017, eb Mar 2017)

Jacob, Strangers Nowhere in the World: The Rise of Cosmopolitanism in Early Modern Europe (hc 2006, pb 2016, eb 2016)

Matus, Franciscans and the Elixir of Life: Religion and Science in the Later Middle Ages (hc Jun 2017, eb Jun 2017)

Robertson, Nature Speaks: Medieval Literature and Aristotelian Philosophy (hc Mar 2017, eb Mar 2017)

Shyovitz, A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz (hc May 2017, eb May 2017)

Sumption, The Hundred Years War, Volume 4: Cursed Kings (hc 2015, pb Apr 2017)

Traub, Thinking Sex with the Early Moderns (hc 2015, pb 2016, eb 2015)

Vander Elst, The Knight, the Cross, and the Song: Crusade Propaganda and Chivalric Literature, 1100-1400 (hc Mar 2017, eb Mar 2017)

Welch, A Theater of Diplomacy: International Relations and the Performing Arts in Early Modern France (hc Mar 2017, eb Mar 2017)

Williamson/Shippey, The Complete Old English Poems (hc Feb 2017, eb Feb 2017)

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