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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Laura Williamson Ambrose This article focuses on almanac travel diaries, exploring both how and why seventeenth-century English readers used books of time as books of space. It seeks to broaden studies in early modern travel writing by examining the unique, nonnarrative marginalia that typify...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 487–495.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Erika T. Lin This essay models a method for unearthing performance traces in texts that seem on the surface to be strictly literary. Centering on Thomas Dekker's The Raven's Almanac , a compilation of stories akin to those in early modern jest books, it analyzes a bawdy tale about a friar...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 91–123.
Published: 01 January 2003
...- ern texts. The seventeenth-century almanac writer Joseph Chamberlaine attests to the calendar’s prosaic utility when he asks, “what man nowadays, that hath any dealings in the worlds affairs but hath need of a Kalendar?”84 In the 1563 edition of Acts and Monuments, the calendar is followed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 679–681.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Michael Cornett, Managing Editor Duke University Press Durham, North Carolina 2013 Volume 43 Index Ambrose, Laura Williamson Travel in Time: Local Travel Writing and Seventeenth-Century English Almanacs  419 – 443...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 509–531.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... At the same time, the mountebank traversed England's textual and dramatic realms, appearing in fear-mongering medical polemic, poetry, almanacs, masques, and plays—but not, notably, in scripts or transcriptions of mountebank performances. 5 As a traveling performer with some theatrical relations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 523–542.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in producing these books could translate to tactical and varied forms of sewing among consumers. An early printed almanac at the Folger Shakespeare Library contains in its back fly- leaves a volvelle that was homemade from book fragments (see fig. 2).16 The reader, possibly John Folds (who signed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 577–585.
Published: 01 September 2021
...” by erasing the facts of the actual performance and substituting a fictive text. Lin, in her turn, reads Dekker's The Raven's Almanac as a “nontheatrical” text deeply embedded in a culture of festive performance and, as such, an artifact of that culture. And Worthen outlines a provocative and highly...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the efforts of reformist editors to appro- priate Middle English texts, claiming that they offer a validating precedent for their own beliefs.15 Ruth Luborsky’s studies of the visual layout of the Calender and Abigail Shinn’s work on the poem’s generic relationship to the almanac also emphasize its...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 367–382.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., Suffolk: D. S. Brewer, 2020. 248 pp. $99.00. Jensen, Phebe. Astrology, Almanacs, and the Early Modern English Calendar . Foreword by Alison A. Chapman. London: Routledge, 2021. xxiv, 322 pp., 26 color plates, 73 black-and-white figs., 2 charts. $159.00. Geltner, G. Roads to Health...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 January 2024
... certain corporeal signs, like blanching or blushing, trembling or unsteadiness, laughing or staring.” 48 Beyond juridical handbooks, texts and images in household books, almanacs, books of astrology, calendars, pamphlets, or leaflets spread knowledge about the mala physiognomia , the bad...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of Rutilio Benincasa's Almanacco perpetuo , which, in Ottavio Beltrano's expanded version, enjoyed some thirty reprints. Similar to other European almanacs offering all sorts of forecasts (weather, physical health, etc.), the Almanacco also contains a section titled “Fisonomia dell'huomo e della donna...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Oversight (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2010), 10 – 13 (Jones excludes maps from his study); R. C. Simmons, “ABCs, Almanacs, Ballads, Chapbooks, Popular Piety, and Textbooks,” in The Cam- bridge History of the Book in Britain, Volume IV: 1557 – 1695, ed. John Barnard...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 339–374.
Published: 01 May 2000
... hunted up and down, has been at court, And the long porter broke his head across there; He had rather see the devil; for this he says, He ne’er grew up so tall with fasting-days. I would not, for the price of all my almanacs, The guard had took him there, they’d ha...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 January 2000
...; Lateinische Sprache und Literatur des Mittelalters, vol. 10 (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1981). Laurel Braswell points out that the title Somniale Danielis was also used for lunaries and other almanac-type works. See Laurel Braswell, “Utilitarian...