bonæ litteræ: occasional writing from David Rundle, Renaissance scholar

David Rundle’s publications

Below is a list of my publications up to March 2022, in reverse chronological order. Where possible, links have been provided to the text on-line, but, on most occasions, a subscription is necessary to the relevant website. If you cannot gain access to any of these and would like to read them, do drop me a line. Reviews are listed separately.

‘Our imperfect knowledge: John Dygon and Joanna Greenwood versus Andrew Holes’ in C. Saunders et al. ed.,  Middle English Manuscripts and their Legacies. A Volume in Honour of Ian Doyle (Leiden: Brill, 2022) [ISBN: 978-90-04-47214-3], pp. 71-95.

‘Divided by a common language? Being eloquent versus being understood in fifteenth-century Latin’, Eranos – Acta philologica Suecana, cxii (2021), pp. 73-97.

‘God’s city: the civic construction of the ecclesia in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries’, Journal of Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, lxxxiv (2021), pp. 97-121.

‘The European Middle Ages’ in J. Raven ed., The Oxford Illustrated History of the Book ­(Oxford: OUP, 2020) [ISBN 978-0-19-870298-6], pp. 113-136.

Interview by C. Revest and C. Caby, «Pour un humanisme ‘europolite’ (autour de The Renaissance Reform of the Book and Britain) », Diasporas, xxxiv (2020), pp. 25-37 – available online.

‘Poggio Bracciolini’s International Reputation and the Significance of Bryn Mawr, MS. 48’ in R. Ricci and E. Pumroy ed., Humanism and Poggio Bracciolini (Florence: Firenze UP, 2020), pp. 41-70 – published online [ISBN: 978-88-6453-968-3; DOI: 10.36253/978-88-6453-968-3], and in hardcopy [ISBN 978-88-6453-967-6].

The Renaissance Reform of the Book and Britain. The English Quattrocento (Cambridge: CUP, 2019) [ISBN 978-1-107-19343-7; DOI 10.1017/9781108147804].

‘Corpus before Erasmus, or the English Humanist Tradition and Greek before the Trojans’, History of Universities, xxxi (2019), pp. 103-127.

«La Renaissance de la littera antiqua: une entreprise cosmopolite» in D. Crouzet, E. Crouzet-Pavan, P. Desan and C. Revest ed., L’humanisme à l’épreuve de l’Europe (XVe-XVIe siècles) (Seyssel: Champ Vallon, 1919) [ISBN 979-10-267-0810-0], pp. 97-111, with an English version of the text available.

‘The Playpen: reform, experimentation and the memory of Humfrey, duke of Gloucester in the Registry of the University of Oxford’ in J. Willoughby and J. Catto ed., Books and Bookmen in Early-Modern England (Toronto: PIMS, 2018) [ISBN 978-0-88844-830-9], pp. 17-39.

A Descriptive Catalogue of the pre-1600 Manuscripts of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 2017), with Ralph Hanna [ISBN 978-0-901420-61-9].

Humanism‘, short article in S. Echard and R. Rouse ed., The Encyclopedia of British Medieval Literature (Wiley, 2017).

The Circulation and Use of Humanist ‘Miscellanies’ in England‘, Mélanges de l’École française de Rome – Moyen Âge, cxxviii (2016).

Heralds of Antiquity: Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini and the British “Thucydides”‘ in A. Frazier and P. Nold ed., Essays in Renaissance Thought and Letters in honor of John Monfasani (Leiden: Brill, 2015), pp. 23-35.

Good Duke Humfrey: Bounder, Cad and Bibliophile‘, Bodleian Library Record, xxvii ([2015 for] 2014), pp. 36-53.

Editor (with Alessandra Petrina), Renaissance Studies, xxvii/4 (September 2013), special issue on ‘The Italian University in the Renaissance’, with self-authored article entitled ‘Beyond the Classroom: international interest in the studia humanitatis in the university towns of Quattrocento Italy’, pp. 533-48.

‘Un amico del Roscoe: William Shepherd and the first modern Life of Poggio Bracciolini (1802)’ in Stella Fletcher ed., Roscoe and Italy. The Reception of Italian Renaissance History and Culture in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, 2012), [ISBN: 9781409404910], pp. 177 – 194.

Editor, Humanism in Fifteenth-Century Europe [Medium Ævum Monograph, xxx] (Oxford, 2012), including own chapter on ‘Humanism across Europe: The Structures of Contacts’ and (with Oren Margolis) the ‘Biographical Appendix of Italian Humanists of the Fifteenth Century’.

‘From Greenwich to Verona: Antonio Beccaria, St Athanasius and the Translation of Orthodoxy’, Humanistica, v (2010 [published 2012]), pp. 109 – 119.

‘English Books and the Continent’ in A. Gillespie and D. Wakelin ed., The Production of Books in England, 1350 – 1530 (Cambridge: CUP, 2011) [ISBN: 9780521889797], pp. 276 – 291.

Editor’s Introduction‘ to R. Weiss, Humanism in England during the fifteteenth century [4th edition], ed. David Rundle & A. J. Lappin ([on-line] Oxford: SSMLL, 2010), pp. vi – xliv.

Entries in M. Suarez & H. Woudhuysen ed., Oxford Companion to the Book (Oxford: OUP, 2010).

The Unoriginality of Tito Livio Frulovisi’s Vita Henrici Quinti‘, English Historical Review, cxxiii (2008), pp. 1109 – 1131.

‘Filippo Alberici, Henry VII and Richard Fox: the English fortunes of a little-known Italian humanist’, Journal of Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, lxviii (2005 [published 2007]), pp. 137 – 155.

‘Humanist Eloquence among the Barbarians in fifteenth-century England’ in C. Burnett & N. Mann ed., Britannia Latina [Warburg Institute Colloquia, viii] (London & Turin, 2005), pp. 68 – 85. [publication details]

‘The scribe Thomas Candour and the making of Poggio Bracciolini’s English reputation’, English Manuscript Studies 1100 – 1700, xii (2005), pp. 1 – 25.

‘Tito Livio Frulovisi, and the place of comedies in the formation of a humanist’s career’, Studi Umanistici Piceni, xxiv (2004), pp. 193 – 202.

‘Habits of manuscript-collecting and the dispersals of the library of Humfrey, Duke of Gloucester’ in J. Raven ed., Lost Libraries (London, 2004), pp. 106 – 124.

‘The Two Libraries: humanists’ ideals and ecclesiastics’ practice in the book-collecting of Paul II and his contemporaries’ in P. Gilli ed., Humanisme et Eglise en Italie et en France méridionale (Xve siècle -milieu du XVIe siècle) [Collections de l’École Française de Rome] (Rome, 2004), pp. 167 – 185.

(with Scott Mandelbrote), ‘Corrigenda and Addenda’ in the reprint of Neil Ker’s Pastedowns in Oxford Bindings [Oxford Bibliographical Society] (Oxford, 2004).

‘Polydore Vergil and the translatio studiorum: the tradition of Italian humanists in England’ in R. Bacchielli ed., Polidoro Virgili e la cultura umanistica europea (Urbino, 2003), pp. 53 – 74.

Editor (with Martin McLaughlin), Renaissance Studies, xvii / 1 (March 2003), special issue entitled ‘Bonæ Litteræ: recent research in the studia humanitatis‘.

‘Carneades’ Legacy: the morality of eloquence in the papalist and humanist writings of Pietro del Monte (c. 1400 – 57)’, English Historical Review, cxvii (2002), pp. 284 – 305.

‘Was there a Renaissance style of politics in late medieval England?’ in S. Gunn & G. Bernard ed., Authority and Consent in Tudor England (Ashgate, 2002), pp. 15 – 32.

‘Humanism before the Tudors’ in J. Woolfson ed., Reassessing Tudor Humanism (London, 2002), pp. 22 – 42.

‘A Renaissance Bishop and his Books: a preliminary survey of the manuscript collection of Pietro del Monte (c. 1400 – 57)’, Papers of the British School at Rome, lxix (2001), pp. 245 – 272.

Editor, The Hutchinson Encyclopedia of the Renaissance (Oxford: Helicon Publishing, 1999).

‘”Not so much praise as precept”: Erasmus, panegyric and the Renaissance art of teaching princes’ in N. Livingstone & Y. L. Too ed., Pedagogy and Power (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998), pp. 148 – 169.

‘Two unnoticed manuscripts from the collection of Humfrey, Duke of Gloucester’, Bodleian Library Record, xvi (1998), pp. 211 – 224 & 299 – 313.

‘On the difference between Virtue and Weiss: humanist texts in England during the fifteenth century’ in D. Dunn ed., Courts, Counties and the Capital in the Later Middle Ages (Stroud: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1996), pp. 181 – 203.

‘A new Golden Age? More, Skelton and the accession verses of 1509′, Renaissance Studies, ix (1995), pp. 58 – 76. [abstract]

For a list of my published book reviews, see the separate page.


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  1. Harald E Braun said, on 3 February, 2009 at 10:34 pm

    Dear David,

    Just hit upon your blog/website (via the SRS website) – very impressive!

    Hope you are well!

    All the best,

  2. bonaelitterae said, on 8 February, 2009 at 6:29 pm

    Dear Harald,
    Good to hear from you and look forward to any further comments you like to add! Hope all is well in Liverpool,

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