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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2000) 30 (2): 275–308.
Published: 01 May 2000
... validate a new dynasty’s claim to the English throne.”3 And in Historiography and Ideology in Stuart Drama, Ivo Kamps continues in this vein, arguing that early modern historiography is essentially “orthodox” and that it never “called for radical changes in the monarchy.”4 This refusal to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... belief that Rome enjoyed a special privilege, purchased through the blood of its many martyrs, was wielded as an argument on behalf of the Roman papacy during the Avignon crisis and schism. As the English pilgrim and chronicler John Capgrave would articulate this argument in the fifteenth century...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2003) 33 (3): 493–515.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Liz Clark in this manner. Unless otherwise noted, the English translations in the following are my own. 1Alan Cameron, “The Empress and the Poet: Paganism and Politics at the Court of Theodosius III,” in Later Greek Literature , ed. John J. Winkler and Gordon Williams (Cambridge...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
...David Aers; Nigel Smith This special issue is devoted to the English Reformations and current historiography. The title intentionally pluralizes the traditionally singular noun Reformation to signify a scope that includes both the early Reformation (through to 1547) and continuing senses of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2004) 34 (2): 405–438.
Published: 01 May 2004
... English Revolution Maria Magro Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania In 1654 Anna Trapnel, Fifth Monarchist visionary, rabble-rouser, and scourge of Cromwell, was imprisoned and excoriated by a female...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 377–401.
Published: 01 May 2019
... claims— a far cry from modern audiences’ tendency to forsake the creative scholar in favor of the seductive bullshitter. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 John Dee Brytanici Imperii Limites English historiography historical credibility politics of imperial expansion ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 487–516.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Thomas Fulton The most widely circulated bible in the English Renaissance was produced by exiled English Protestants living in Geneva during the reign of Queen Mary I. With over 140 editions and half a million copies in circulation, the Geneva Bible and its complex marginal devices played a major...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 393–417.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Brett F. Parker In 1604, the Elizabethan Society of Antiquaries examined three components of King James’s proposed Anglo-Scottish union: the unity of name, law, and Parliament. As members of the Society reconstructed English history in their papers, a variety of historical and constitutional...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... about English community and the ideologies of kingship.12 Henry VI, hagiography, historiography The failed reign of Henry VI inspired new literary forms for representing community even in his own lifetime, some of which anticipate, and perhaps inform, his posthumous cult. So, for example...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Sarah Beckwith; James Simpson The deepest periodic division in English literary history is between the “medieval” and the “early modern,” not least because the cultural investments in maintaining that division are exceptionally powerful. Narratives of national and religious identity and freedom; of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 345–368.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Eleanor Johnson This essay analyzes the Middle English contemplative treatise, the Cloud of Unknowing , to show how its prose style is designed to embody the experience of spiritual practice. The prevalence of monosyllabic words in the treatise originates in how the Cloud -author understands time...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 149–172.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Amy Appleford Shakespeare's compassionate presentation of Katherine of Aragon in All Is True is part of a conscious Catholicization of the history of the English Reformation. Neither deliberately inconsistent nor merely a representative of one historical tradition presented by a Holinshedian...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2008) 38 (3): 611–632.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Renaissance Studies, 2007. ix, 123 pp.; illus. throughout. Paper $38.00. Anon. Ancrene Wisse: A Corrected Edition of the Text in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 402, with Variants from Other Manuscripts, vol. 2. Edited by Bella Millett, with E. J. Dobson and Richard Dance. Early English Text...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
...  –  29; XVII.200  –  338).39 Both the papacy and the leaders of the English Church in the 1370s and 1380s were adamant that defending the material foundations of the Church as a major landholder and political power was an essential component in the defense of Christ’s Church and Christian faith...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2017
...A. B. Kraebel The use of the Bible in fourteenth-century English secular literature has been surprisingly neglected in the last two decades, largely in response to postwar scholarship carried out under the banner of Robertsonianism and championing allegorical modes of interpretation. Robertsonian...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Elizabeth Allen John Ford's play Perkin Warbeck uses sanctuary, which bookends the life of the titular pretender to the English throne, as a figure for the tension between justice and mercy. The play associates legal sanctuary with the medieval past, as crystallized in Thomas More's account of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and by Dekker and his circle, focusing on the conflict between English responses to the battle of Lepanto and the Armada. The battling “ghosts” of these two events, one a conciliar victory led by the Spaniard John of Austria, the other an act of aggression ordered by his half-brother, Philip II, form...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
... materials (including saints’ lives, poetry, monumental brasses, and wills), the essay shows how the English imagined maidens who were untamed by manly authority, endowed with a menacing sexuality, and superhumanly powerful in relation to death. It concludes by considering the global reach of this curious...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Jay Zysk Situating Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus within the contexts of liturgical history and sacramental theology, this essay argues that the Eucharist provided an influential aesthetic resource for English dramatists in the wake of the Reformation. Drawing on Eucharistic theology, liturgical books...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 395–418.
Published: 01 May 2015
... habit allows him to depict the Lady’s development in the virtues as being independent of concrete social and political communities. The account of the virtues presented in A Masque anticipates some of the central aspects of Milton’s later attacks on the political reasoning of the English people...