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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 221–253.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Lisa H. Cooper London, British Library, MS Egerton 1995 is a well-known miscellany of the late Middle Ages, filled like others of its kind with practical and didactic texts meant to assist its readers in their attempts at social, economic, and spiritual self-improvement. But it also contains a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 233–264.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Emma Campbell Translation studies have in recent times considered how translation is not just a matter of linguistic transfer between texts but is also linked to the processes of comprehending, re-presenting, and transforming that constitute individual subjectivity. This article considers how...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 265–294.
Published: 01 May 2019
... affective and social practices. In this cultural shift, Nicholas Love and Margery Kempe theorized what it meant to “suffer with” Christ not only affectively but also cognitively, theologically, and socially. Compassion became, for Kempe and Love, the locus from which to identify devotional practices as...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... biblical play is also arguably his most medieval play, as its allegorical structure and homiletic themes mimic those of the medieval morality play. While Shakespeare's play participates in the religious celebration of the new monarchy, it does so with rich irony, revealing stark contradictions in English...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
... reformation through to the later seventeenth century. But the plural also encourages investigation of what has seemed a mistaken homogenization of the religious and political processes involved at all stages of “the Reformation.” The articles in this issue look at the grand narratives into which the minute...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 635–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
... collection, transmission, and interpretation of news. Abbess Mary Knatchbull of the Benedictine abbey in Ghent not only operated as the royalists’ postmistress in the 1650s, she also accessed reports from England about unfolding political events, which she passed on to the prince’s ministers. Much of this...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
... when a “bride of Christ” killed herself or threatened to do so. Such willful deaths not only contravened basic religious precepts but also reneged on the promise to sacrifice oneself continuously for God, city, and family. Motivations for self-harm ranged from deep despair with convent life to madness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 287–321.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ways in which ideas, when inscribed in letters, are necessarily grounded in physical reality. Although the rebus is usually considered a light and popular form, its playful mixture of ideas and things is also used to negotiate sacred meaning, and even to embody the divine. This essay explores the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 513–543.
Published: 01 September 2016
... obsession this scholarship imputes to its subjects. Implicit faith emerges again and again in these theorizations not just as a menace to, but also a condition of, strong belief. Nor is this a local phenomenon: examples are drawn from a wide doctrinal and chronological range (William Perkins, Godfrey...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 147–166.
Published: 01 January 2017
... also represent a genre of life narrative that profits from the insights of literary and feminist theory. This essay reads the rich harvest of fifteenth-century Burgundian pardon letters as collaboratively authored textual performances as it explores the relationship of these micronarratives to the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., and the power of the small to clarify large issues, they also exhibit new possibilities for writing gender history, literary history, and global history. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 microhistory historiography history writing historical methodology...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2009
... period is the via , that is, the way or channel that penetrates indigenous territory. Spenser also explores teleiopoesis , or the making of imaginative effects at a distance, an imaginative force that complements and drives across the figures of the palus and via . The essay argues that justice in Book V...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 161–181.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Brian C. Lockey Aphra Behns' The Rover harks back to an earlier period of intense Anglo-Spanish rivalry in which the iconography surrounding Queen Elizabeth played a central role. But the play also moves past nostalgia for late-sixteenth-century narratives of English national identity to a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 517–543.
Published: 01 September 2017
... translation, one that has only recently come to light. Both drafts not only reflect the translators' frequent recourse to the Geneva Bible but also show them taking care explicitly to signal this recourse in a distinctive, even surprising fashion. Detailed consideration of this crucial feature of the drafts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 545–560.
Published: 01 September 2017
... available to her, it is possible to trace which bible Lanyer preferred. Surprisingly, despite Lanyer's preference for the Geneva translation, she also made use of the Bishops' Bible, suggesting that the poet carefully sifted through different English translations as she sought to generate biblical authority...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... also to devise (in the case of geographical eponyms) a system of proprietorship or ownership. In the body, on the other hand, the issue was not so much the recognition of discovery, but the justification of the new science of anatomy. The article concludes by looking at the political implications of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 41–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... revision. Newly discovered notes by Vesalius also show him changing his mind about a new edition of the Principles of Anatomy and moving toward a very different anatomical treatise. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Andreas Vesalius Tabulae sex anatomicae Institutionum anatomicae...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... epistemology offers an idealized representation of the presumably male body, that idealization is also inextricably linked to nonidealized, even abject bodies, so that these early modern notions of bodily knowledge production both undergird and challenge assumptions about gender and class. Copyright © 2018...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 2018
... shrines in St. Albans Abbey Church are of interest both as evidence of the local reception of Shakespeare and Drayton and as situated verses that challenge the dichotomy between text and object. Drawing attention to the impermanence of physical monuments, they also acknowledge their own ephemerality...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of Christians conquering and converting nonbelievers rather than each other. By attending to the generic association of such texts with other forms, including the captivity narrative, epic, and drama, we not only can better grasp early modern categories of thought but also can see how crusading...