Renaiss. Q. volume 72, issue 1, P251-253 2019 DOI: 10.1017/rqx.2018.21 View full text
Dorothee Gall

Abstract: are balanced and inventive, although the occasional slip and omission appear to be inevitable. But the whole is impressive and of great value to scholars of the period in question. This book, by laying bare the complexity and versatility of the techniques, tropes, and media that embed the text in its context and the author in his text, goes a long way to substantiate Enenkel's claim that the prime function of literature in the period was social and emancipatory. Enenkel has been an avid collector of old and ra…

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