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Table of Abbreviations for Thomas More Bibliography

Note: This text is a revised version of the "Table of Journal Abbreviations" included in the Bibliographical Appendix "A Thomas More Bibliography" from my English Ph.D. dissertation,

An earlier form of this file in Definition list format: Table of Abbreviations for Utopia Bibliography was published in EMLS 1.2 as part of my Utopia Bibliography.

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Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Amstelodamensis Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Amstelodamensis: Proceedings of the Second International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies, Amsterdam 19--24 August 1973. Ed. P. Tuynman, G. G. Kuiper and E. Keßler. Humanistische Bibliothek. Reihe I: Abhandlungen: Bd. 26. München: W. Fink, 1979.
Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Bononiensis Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Bononiensis: Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies: Bologna, 26 August to 1 September 1979. Ed. R. J. Schoeck. Binghamton, NY: MRTS 37, 1985.
Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Guelpherbytani Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Guelpherbytani: Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies: Wolfenbuttel, 12 August to 16 August 1985. Ed. S. P. Revard, F. Rädle and M. A. Di Cesare. Binghamton, NY: MRTS 53, 1988.
Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Hafniensis Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Hafniensis. Proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies.... Ed. R. Schnur et al. Binghamton, NY: MRTS 120, 1994.
Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Lovaniensis Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Lovaniensis: Proceedings of the First International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies, Louvain 23--28 August 1971. Ed. J. IJsewijn and E. Keßler. Humanistische Bibliothek. Reihe I: Abhandlungen: 20. München: W. Fink; Leuven/Louvain: Leuven UP, 1973.
Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Sanctandreani Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Sanctandreani. Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies: St. Andrews, 24 August to 1 September 1982. Ed. I. D. McFarlane. Binghamton, NY: MRTS 38, 1986.
Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Torontonensis Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Torontonensis. Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies: Toronto, 8 August to 13 August 1988. Ed. A. Dalzell, C. Fantazzi, R. J. Schoeck. Binghamton, NY: MRTS 86, 1991.
Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Turonensis Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Turonensis: Proceedings of the Third International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies, Tours 6--10 September 1976. Ed. J.-C. Margolin. De Pétrarque à Descartes, 38. 2 vols. Paris: J. Vrin, 1980.
Actes du congrès Érasme Actes du Congrès Érasme: organisé par la Municipalité de Rotterdam sou les auspices de l'Academies Royale Néerlandaise des Sciences et Sciences Humaines. Rotterdam 27--29 octobre 1969. Amsterdam-London: North-Holland Publishing Co., 1971.
Actes de colloque Érasme (Tours, 1986) Actes de colloque international Érasme (Tours, 1986). Ed. J. Chomarat, A. Godin and J.-C. Margolin. Travaux d'Humanisme et Renaissance 239. Geneva: Librairie Droz, 1990.
AES Abstracts of English Studies
Allen Opus epistolarum Des. Erasmi Roterodami. Ed. P. S. Allen et al. Oxford: 1906--58.
AHR American Historical Review
Albion Albion: A Quarterly Journal Concerned with British Studies
an. annotated
Anglia Anglia: Zeitschrift für Englische Philologie
Annals of Scholarship Annals of Scholarship: Metastudies in the Humanities and Social Sciences
AN&Q American Notes and Queries (1962--1986)
ANQ ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews (ns 1 = 1988) (Formerly American Notes and Queries)
Archaeologia Archaeologia or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity Published by the Society of Antiquaries of London (1773--Present)
Archiv Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen
ARG Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte
ASD Opera omnia Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami. Amsterdam: 1969--.
ATR Anglican Theological Review
AUMLA A.U.M.L.A.: Journal of the Australasian Universities Modern Language Association'
AUSS Andrews University Seminary Studies
BAGB Bulletin de l'Association Guillaume Budé
Bataillon, Érasme et l'Espagne Érasme et l'Espagne: Recherches sur l'histoire spirituelle du XVIe siècle. 3rd edition, ed. C. Amiel. Travaux d'Humanisme et Renaissance 250. 3 vols. Geneva: Librairie Droz, 1991.
BHR Bibliothèque d'Humanisme et Renaissance (1941--) (Continues Humanisme et Renaissance, Vols. 1--7: 1934--40)
BHS Bulletin of Hispanic Studies
BIHR Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research
BJRL Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library
Boundary 2 Boundary 2: A Journal of Post-Modern Literature and Culture
BSHPF Bulletin de la Société de l'histoire du Protestantisme français
BZGA Basler Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Altertumskunde
Cahiers Elisabethains Cahiers Elisabethains: études sur la pré-renaissance et la renaissance anglaises
Catholic Lawyer The Catholic Lawyer [Patron: St. Thomas More]
CCHA Reports of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association
CHR Catholic Historical Review
Cithara Cithara: Essays in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition
CJ Classical Journal
ClergyR The Clergy Review
Colloque érasmien de Liège Colloque érasmien de Liège: Commémoration du 450e Anniversaire de la Mort d'Érasme. Ed. J.-P. Massaut. Bibliothèque de la Faculté de Philosophie et Lettres de l'Université de Liège 247. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1987.
Colloquium Erasmianum Colloquium Erasmianum: Actes du Colloque International réuni à Mons du 26 au 29 octobre 1967 à l'occasion du cinquième centenaire de la naissance d'Érasme. Mons: Centre Universitaire de l'État, 1968.
Colloquia Erasmiana Turonensia Colloquia Erasmiana Turonensia. Douzième Stage International d'Études Humanistes (Tours 1969). Ed. J. C. Margolin. De Pétrarque à Descartes 24. 2 vols. Paris: J. Vrin; Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1972.
Comitatus Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Previously Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval Literary Studies)
Contemporaries of Erasmus Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation. Ed. P. G. Bietenholz, and T. B. Beutscher. 3 vols. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1985--87.
Criticism Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts
CML Classical and Modern Literature.
CW The Complete Works of St. Thomas More
CWE Collected Works of Erasmus
DA Dissertation Abstracts (Vols. 1--29: 1940(?)--1968).
DAI Dissertation Abstracts International (Continues Dissertation Abstracts. Vols. 30 (1969)--Present)
DownsideR Downside Review
DQR Dutch Quarterly Review of Anglo-American Letters
DublinR Dublin Review [Wiseman Review] (1836--1969)
ed., eds. edition; editor(s); edited by
EETS Early English Text Society
EETS, es Early English Text Society, extra series
EHR English Historical Review
ELH English Literary History
ELN English Language Notes
ELR English Literary Renaissance
Elton, Tudor and Stuart Studies Elton, G. R. Studies in Tudor and Stuart Politics and Government. 4 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, Vols. 1--2: 1974; Vol. 3: 1983; Vol. 4: 1992.
EMLS Early Modern Literary Studies
English English: The Magazine of the English Association
English Studies English Studies: A Journal of English Language and Literature
EOS EOS commentarii societatis philologae Polonorum (Warsaw).
ErasmusE Erasmus in English (1970--1988)
ERSY Erasmus of Rotterdam Society Yearbook
E&S Essays and Studies
es extra series
Essays on the Works of Erasmus Essays on the Works of Erasmus. Ed. R. L. DeMolen. New Haven: Yale UP, 1978.
Essential Articles Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. R. S. Sylvester and G. Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977.
ETL Ephemerides theologicae Lovanienses
Études Études: revue mensuelle. Fondée en 1856 par des Pères de la Compagnie de Jésus.
EW 1931 The English Works of Sir Thomas More. Ed. W. E. Campbell, and A. W. Reed. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode; New York: Lincoln MacVeagh, The Dial Press, 1931. 2 vols.
Futures Futures: The Journal of Forecasting, Planning and Policy
Gazette Thomas More See Moreana
Harpsfield, Life of More The Life and Death of Sr Thomas Moore, knight, sometymes Lord high Chancellor of England. by Nicholas Harpsfield. Ed. E. L. Hitchcock. London: Oxford UP (EETS 186), 1932.
HeythropJ Heythrop Journal: A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology
HibbertJ Hibbert Journal (1900--1966)
History History: Journal of The Historical Association
HJ The Historical Journal (Cambridge)
HL Humanistica lovaniensia
HLQ Huntington Library Quarterly
HMPEC Historical Magazine of the PE Church
HTR Harvard Theological Review
Humanism, Reform and the Reformation Humanism, Reform and the Reformation: The Career of Bishop John Fisher. Ed. B. Bradshaw and E. Duffy. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1989.
Infotrac Infotrac: Expanded Academic Index (1989--)
Interpretations Interpretations: Studies in Language and Literature (Dept. of English, Memphis State U)
intro. introduction; introduction by
JBS Journal of British Studies
JEGP Journal of English and Germanic Philology
JHI Journal of the History of Ideas
JHP Journal of the History of Philosophy
JEH Journal of Ecclesiastical History
JMH Journal of Modern History
JMRS Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies
JRH Journal of Religious History
JTS Journal of Theological Studies
JWCI Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes
Latomus Latomus: revue d'études latines
LB Erasmus opera omnia. Ed. Jean Leclerc. Leiden: 1703--06.
M&H Medievalia et Humanistica: Studies in Medieval & Renaissance Culture
Miscellanea Moreana Miscellanea Moreana: Essays for Germain Marc'hadour (Moreana 100). Ed. C. M. Murphy, H. Gibaud and M. A. Di Cesare. Binghamton, NY: MRTS 61, 1989. [Also referred to as Moreana 100.]
MLN Modern Language Notes
MLQ Modern Language Quarterly
MLR Modern Language Review
Month Month: The Month and Catholic Review
Moreana Moreana: Bulletin Thomas More (1963--) (From 1979 also includes Gazette Thomas More/Thomas More Gazette) Angers: Éditions Moreana, 1963--. [NB. Cited by issue number, not volume; Moreana 100 = Miscellanea Moreana; Moreana 63/I = Gazette Thomas More, no. 1 (Fr.); Moreana 63/II = Thomas More Gazette, no. 1 (Eng.).]
MP Modern Philology: A Journal Devoted to Research in Medieval and Modern Literature
MRTS Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies. Binghamton, NY: Center for Medieval & Early Renaissance Studies, State University of New York at Binghamton.
N&Q Notes and Queries [os 199 = ns 1 (1954)]
NAK Nederlands Archief voor Kerkgeschiedenis (Formerly Nederlandsch Archief vor Kerkgeschiedenis)
Norfolk Archaeology Norfolk Archaeology: or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to The Antiquities of the County of Norfolk Published by the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society.
n.p. no place; no publisher
ns new series
NYRB New York Review of Books
os old series
P Press
P&P Past and Present
Parergon Parergon: Bulletin for the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
PBA Proceedings of the British Academy
PBSA Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America
PMLA Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
PQ Philological Quarterly
pref. preface; preface by
publ. published
Quaerendo Quaerendo: A Quarterly Journal from the Low Countries Devoted to Manuscripts and Printed Books.
Quincentennial Essays Quincentennial Essays on St. Thomas More. Ed. M. J. Moore. Boone, NC: Albion, 1978. Also publ. as Albion 10: Supp. (1978): 1--162.
Renaissance Papers Renaissance Papers. Renaissance Meeting in the Southeastern States. Columbus, SC: 1954--.
Renascence Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature
Ren&Ref Renaissance and Reformation/Renaissance et Réforme [os 13 = ns 1 (1977)]
RenN Renaissance News (1948--1966)
RenQ Renaissance Quarterly (1966--) (Continues Renaissance News)
RenS Renaissance Studies (1987--)
RES Review of English Studies
rev. review; revised
Review Review: University of Virginia, Charlottesville
RHE Revue d'histoire ecclésiastique
Rhetorica Rhetorica: A Journal of the History of Rhetoric.
RLC Revue de littérature comparée
Rogers The Correspondence of Sir Thomas More. Ed. Elizabeth F. Rogers. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1947.
rpt. reprinted
SAC Studies in the Age of Chaucer: The Yearbook of the New Chaucer Society
SB Studies in Bibliography
SCH Studies in Church History (Oxford: Basil Blackwell)
Scrinium Erasmianum Scrinium Erasmianum (Mélanges historiques publiés... à l'occasion du Ve Centenaire de la naissance d'Érasme). Ed. J. Coppens. 2 vols. Leiden: Brill, 1969.
SCJ Sixteenth Century Journal
sec. section
SEL Studies in English Literature: 1500--1900
SHR Scottish Historical Review
ShS Shakespeare Studies
SN Studia Neophilologica
SLJ Scottish Literary Journal
SP Studies in Philology
SQ Shakespeare Quarterly
SPCK Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Spiritual Life Spiritual Life: A Quarterly of Contemporary Spirituality
SRen Studies in the Renaissance (1954--74)
SSL Studies in Scottish Literature
SStud Shakespeare Studies
STC A Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland and Ireland and of English Books Printed Abroad 1475---1640. Rev. ed. W. A. Jackson, F. S. Ferguson and K. F. Pantzer. 3 vols. London: The Bibliographical Society, 1976, 1986.
STS Scottish Text Society
Studies Studies: An Irish Review [Dublin]
summ. summary abstract
TCBS Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society
Thomas More Gazette See Moreana
Thomas Morus Jahrbuch Thomas Morus Jahrbuch. Düsseldorf: Triltsch Verlag, 1981--.
Thought Thought: A Review of Culture and Idea (1926--1992)
TLS [London] Times Literary Supplement
trans. translation; translator; translated by
TRHS Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
TSLL Texas Studies in Language and Literature
U, UP University, University Press
UTQ University of Toronto Quarterly: A Canadian Journal of the Humanities
UTSE University of Texas Studies in English (Superceded by Texas Studies in Language and Literature)
Venerabile The Venerabile: Magazine of the English College of Rome
vers. version
Viator Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies
YES Yearbook of English Studies
YLG Yale University Library Gazette

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