Comparative Criticism addresses itself to questions of literary theory and criticism. The new volume looks at the humanist tradition in the twentieth century. Articles include: James Hankins on two twentieth century interpreters of Renaissance Humanism; Jill Kraye on Lorenzo Valla; Erika Rummel on Erasmus; Bernhard Fabian on the book in the totalitarian context; Iain Boyd Whyte on the architectural projects of Hitler's Berlin; Tim Benton on Mussolini's Rome; Stephen Bann on psychoanalysis and humanism; Heinrich Dilly, Ernst Osterkamp, and Christopher Green on art history. Reviews include Anthony Levi on the new Harvard I Tatti series of Renaissance texts and translations. The winning entries in the 1999-2000 BCLA/BCLT translation competition are also published.