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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 373–400.
Published: 01 May 2010
...David Schalkwyk Posing the unusual question of what Shakespeare's speech might be in relation to the texts that go under the name “William Shakespeare,” this essay puts to the question a number of assumptions in literary theory about character, subjectivity, genre, the place of the author in a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 45–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
... altered by the dissolution: prayer, otium , and withdrawal. As Tudor society sought to reshape or relocate these elements, writers including Edmund Spenser and William Shakespeare explored and appropriated them, crafting within their literary texts a place for the monastic impulse. Writers of the period...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 85–111.
Published: 01 January 2019
... engagement with other people: an intersubjective transformation Stanley Cavell calls “acknowledgment.” Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 William Shakespeare genre of tragedy Aristotle’s Poetics theology of repentance Stanley Cavell and acknowledgment ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Tempest . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 William Shakespeare genre of tragedy The Winter’s Tale and The Tempest Hegel lectures on fine art ethics ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
... In the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, philoso- phers as different as Duns Scotus, William of Ockham, and John Buridan destabilized the connection between habit and virtue.19 Although good acts remained laudable, they said nothing about the agent’s resident virtues. If inward...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in relation to the modern? From Shakespeare to William Morris there is a strong stance taken against the dark versions of Western moder- nity: against, that is, the ethics of possessive individualism; the reintroduc- tion of slavery into Europe; the devastating and destructive potential of mer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
... William T. Cavanaugh has shown, by declaring Christ’s sacrifice to be unique and singular, Luther consequently undermines a crucial feature of intercession, the transferability of merit: [Luther] sweeps away this trafficking in merit with his emphasis on the all-­sufficient “once...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Christ's gospel. Duke University Press 2010 a William Tyndale and Religious Debate Thomas Betteridge Oxford Brookes University...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
...’ or the bishops’ cause, but none as well circulated as William Barlow’s semi­official account, which was published in August, and designed in part to refute prior accounts.20 In the words of Barlow, James “gave this Caveat . . . that no marginall notes should be added [to the proposed...
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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 January 2011) 41 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
... corporal violence 102 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 41.1 / 2011 in the metropole of Europe where Christians exacted brutal tortures, pun- ishments, and massacres despite (or because of ) their trappings of civiliza- tion. William Harrison’s Holinshed Chronicles (1587), for example...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 January 2006
... assigned to William of Worcester.11 In this account Richard, somewhat ignominiously foraging for food, is drawn into battle and killed on the field. His body is taken to York, and, the next day, beheaded and a paper crown placed despitefully upon his severed head: “Caput quoque ducis Eboraci in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and homeliness.”37 The miracles attributed to Henry are striking for the ordinary and intimate nature of the trouble that he resolves: a mother prayed for his help when her little daughter, Agnes, got a plum pit stuck in her nose; William Gronger said a Paternoster in Henry’s honor to quell a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 143–159.
Published: 01 January 2009
... clearly accompanies the consolidation of the nation-state. Shakespeare, in particu- lar, has long occupied a central role in the construction of an exclusively national literary canon. Already in Ben Jonson’s elegiac “To the Memory of my Beloved, the Author Mr. William Shakespeare, and What He Hath...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 421–459.
Published: 01 May 2012
... sources such as the story of King Midas in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Kenneth Muir, for example, acknowl- edges Reginald Scot’s Discoverie of Witchcraft as a possible influence but argues that a more likely source of Bottom’s transformation is the translation of Apuleius’s The Golden Ass by William...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 48, no. 190 (1997): 168 – 82. 17 Jonson cites and rejects William Basse’s call for Chaucer, Spenser, and Beaumont to make room for Shakespeare in Poets’ Corner; see Thomas Prendergast, Poetical Dust: Poets’ Corner and the Making of Britain (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 121–144.
Published: 01 January 2013
... consider Shakespeare’s theatrical modification of hagiographic wilderness spaces and the feral animals that inhabit them in psychoanalytic terms, especially because the playwright offers a spatial reso- lution that is highly eroticized. William Kerrigan argues that Arden repre- sents “maternal menace...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Bruce R. Smith Euclidean geometry instructs us to think of space in visual terms as points, lines, and shapes, but a more adventurous geometry would take into account the subjectivity of the perceiver. When we try out that approach on Shakespeare and his contemporaries, situating them within the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Compare Gordon McMullan and David Matthews, introducing their collection of essays Reading the Medieval in Early Modern England. For them, the invoca- tion of Chaucer in the prologue to William Shakespeare and John Fletcher’s play The Two Noble Kinsmen is best understood as performing an act of his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., dialectic relation, as the legal theorist William Ian Miller suggests: “Although its earliest recorded sense,” he writes, “related to debt discharge and repayment, satisfaction very soon extended its semantic range to indicate a feeling, the sensation . . . of having desires fulfilled.”20 Such an...