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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 85–111.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Patrick Gray Efforts to describe Shakespeare’s tragedies and place them within the history of the genre have been long misled by dubious assumptions about Shakespeare’s secularism dating back to the influence of German Romanticism. The use of concepts drawn from Aristotle’s Poetics has been...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 395–418.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Astrid Giugni This essay analyzes the treatment of temperance in Milton’s early entertainment, A Masque Presented at Ludlow Castle , within the context of the history of virtue ethics. It argues that Milton combines Aristotle’s version of temperance with Plato’s epistemology. In the masque, the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 January 2012
... ethical sufficiency and to echoing Aristotle on magnanimity. Milton’s thinking on the virtues and their acquisition is eclectic. This essay traces the effect on Milton’s thinking of the gravitational pull of the literary in two senses: Milton’s conception of himself as inspired author and his attraction...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Holly A. Crocker This article argues that Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida continues an important late medieval poetic tradition that highlights the troubling consequences of virtue’s performativity for idealized women. If Chaucer is pessimistic about the potential for Criseyde’s ethical agency...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
... early modern philosophy bring the pro- duction of knowledge into the domain of poetic invention. Both Plato’s Theatetus and Aristotle’s De anima depict the mind as a block of wax subject to impression by perceptions of the outside world, as if stamped by a seal or signet ring. For example...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 65–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... playerly routines register the actor's dramatic situation on stage and how these scenes are deployed for the poetic and dramatic ends of the works. These deployments register a distinctly premodern approach to the energies of the theatrical occasion, an approach that is submerged by later developments...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 559–592.
Published: 01 September 2010
... particular attention to poetic treatments of the mortal soul in Lucretius, Marlowe, Milton, and Dryden. Duke University Press 2010 a Dead Souls and Modern Minds? Mortalism and the Early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2005) 35 (3): 607–628.
Published: 01 September 2005
... commentaries on Aristotle’s Poetics For obvious chronological rea- sons, his argument does not tell us anything about the “literary origins” of the madrigal. Rather the contrary: it points to the increasing impact of a musical practice in full bloom on the linguistic refl ection of the time. But Varchi’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
... settled matter by the time period with which we are concerned, in fact this was a topic that arose again and again, stimulated by the recovery of Aristotle’s thought in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, by Renaissance humanism and by Protestant-­Catholic debates over nature and grace...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Poetics means narrating a story as opposed to representing a story (mimesis). In Aristotle’s etiology, tragedy started out as diegesis by an individual speaker telling a story but evolved into mimesis as characters in the story began to speak in their own right, first one character, then two, then...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
... matter, some read- ers have identified a shift in Spenser’s poetic or mimetic project, as when A. Leigh DeNeef posits that in the later books Spenser is examining the poet’s public instead of private role.4 This essay, too, will argue for a shift in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2005) 35 (2): 217–244.
Published: 01 May 2005
... which narratives of the past are redistributed through a poetics of the “middel weie” in order to educate readers on how to use knowledge to improve themselves and their society (Prol. At a thematic level, incest of the kind in the “Tale of Apollonius” is that project’s most insidious threat...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2008) 38 (2): 175–196.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Studies 38:2, Spring 2008 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2007-023  © 2008 by Duke University Press modernists understand the medieval “history” offered by Spenser in his poetical works as a kind of fanciful fiction that has no relationship to the history of sixteenth-century humanists and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2006) 36 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... ix, 124 pp.; 20 color plates. Paper $19.95. Puttfarken, Thomas. Titian and Tragic Painting: Aristotle’s Poetics and the Rise of the Modern Artist. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2005. vi, 240 pp.; 65 black-and-white and 20 color plates. $50.00. 654  Journal of Medieval and Early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2004) 34 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 May 2004
...] expressed in letters (“qua homines locuntur et litteris conprehendi potest or the “confused voice” [vox confusa] made by animals.18 The conflation was further reinforced by definitions of “life” which relied upon Aristotle’s claim in the De Anima that what “displays life” is “what has soul in it”—or, as...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2005) 35 (3): 509–536.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., with an acute sensitivity to history and action in the world, and unencumbered by unnecessary metaphysical categories. In this last work, Valla ultimately reduces Aristotle’s ten categories to the three cat- egories of substance, quality, and action, which for Valla corresponded to the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2006) 36 (3): 619–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... mystery of the sex of bees. Mythography held them to have none. Aristotle discusses scientific views of bee societies headed by a king or by a queen, favoring the king.25 King bees were generally favored, of course, but the possibility of a queen bee was, as mentioned above, reclaimed for apiology...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 May 2017
... at times it appears as part of a miscellany, as it does in Ashmole 45, where it rests alongside the Middle English romances The Erle of Toulouse and the Tale of Gamelyn, Chaucer’s Cook’s Prologue and Tale, and a poetic treatise Bruso / Bodies Hardened for...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 225–244.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and Enjoyment in Late Medieval Poetry: Love after Aristotle. Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature, vol. 85. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. vii, 245 pp. $90.00. Tinkle, Theresa. Gender and Power in Medieval Exegesis. The New Middle Ages. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. xvi...