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Bloom, Harold, Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, Riverhead Books, 1999.

In this controversial book, Bloom states that Shakespeare
alone is responsible for the creation of the
modern human personality in all cultures.

Erasmus, Desiderius, The Praise of Folly and Other Writings: A New Translation with Critical Commentary, W. W. Norton & Company, 1989.

This book contains some of Erasmus's most influential
writings as well as excerpts from some of his
letters.

Greenblatt, Stephen, Shakespearean Negotiations: The Circulation of Social Energy in Renaissance England, University of California Press, 1989.

In this book, a classic in Shakespearean study, Greenblatt
offers his interpretations on Shakespeare's major
plays.

Jordan, Constance, Renaissance Feminism: Literary Texts and Political Models, Cornell University Press, 1990.

The author argues that the concept of, and first debates
about, feminism as a mode of thought originated
during the Renaissance.

Kraye, Jill, The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Humanism, Cambridge University Press, 1996.

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