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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 477–486.
Published: 01 September 2021
... these documents of a performance actually document ? 21 How can we think together these publications and the theatrical event that preceded them? Yet, while Schneider and Worthen show that the apparent fixity of the archive tends to incorporate elements of the unstable, of performance, rather more often...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 509–531.
Published: 01 September 2021
... multiple roles challenged regulatory authorities and generated few lasting records, this article argues that mountebank performances may be best recovered and accessed by approaching the available archival materials not as records of fact, but of function. Documents like handbills associated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 577–585.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to conform with postmedieval political and religious projects, thereby obscuring or blurring the evidence for those earlier practices. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 medieval and early modern English theater and spectacle performance analysis archival documents historical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 595–613.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Adam Smyth This article explores the production of Gospel harmonies at Little Gidding in the 1630s. By drawing on rarely examined archival letters, documents, and drafts contained in the Ferrar Papers at Magdalene College, Cambridge, the article examines the production processes behind the biblical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
... microhistorians who are taking microhistorical practices into new frontiers. A major roundtable discussion features an open-ended conversation about archives, the many ways to read a document, the scaling of historical perspective, the possibilities of story-telling, and the nature and limits of historical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 313–348.
Published: 01 May 2001
... In a document entitled “Generall heads of things in the Office of Papers, July 29, 1618,” Sir Thomas Wilson, the Keeper of Records under James I, catalogued the archival records and diplomatic correspondence he had been organizing at Whitehall since 1612 as the State Paper...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 431–451.
Published: 01 September 2021
... reiterations of such talk could do so. By prompting interaction with and oral repetition of the printed text, St. German's works encourage readers to perform the very archive of political speech that these works claim to document. Although the role of performance in early modern politics has long been...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 147–166.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Peter Arnade; Elizabeth Colwill Late medieval and early modern pardon letters are among the best sources of ordinary people's voices in the premodern period. The stuff of social history, these legal documents allow us access to nonelite social actors and masculine spaces of sociability. Yet...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 565–586.
Published: 01 September 2020
... State Archive of Ancient Acts (RGADA), these papers illuminate the key role which Mar- vell played in developing Carlisle s ambassadorial voice in speeches and letters. The documents were later adapted for print by another secretary, Guy Miège, who in 1669 published A Relation of Three Embassies from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 185–210.
Published: 01 May 2000
... documents in the dwellings of the supreme magistrates, the archons. By means of this practice, the archons enforced control over both the documents and their interpretation, so that the archive existed, and exists, “at the intersection of the topological and the nomological, of the place and the law...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in Medieval France (Aldershot, Hamp- shire: Variorum, 1993). 31 A number of examples of the use of seals in authenticating documents are found in the charters produced by Loos, Archives Départmental du Nord, Lille, 28 non-­côté. 32 Arguments that follow this line of thinking typically...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 379–408.
Published: 01 May 2001
... about the fire’s causes. What one finds in whatever “archive” survives is rumor, disputation, missing documents, contested authority. I will focus here on the fire’s discursive doc- umentation (the report leaked to the press by the parliamentary committee...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 349–375.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... But monotonous it is not. I came across it by chance while working in the archive, and even a cursory glance made it clear that this dramatic document and indeed her legal case stands out from the large majority of other surviving witch- trial records. One key difference is the authorship: what we know about...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 621–644.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Lectures in Medieval Studies. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006. xi, 154 pp.; 8 figs. Paper $25.00. Merewether, Charles, ed. The Archive. Documents of Contemporary Art (series). London: Whitechapel; Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2006. 207 pp.; illus. throughout. Paper $22.95...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., 33. 22 Annals of the Antwerp Carmelite Convent, vol. 2, 144. These annals are now at St. Helens Carmelite convent in Eccleston, St. Helens, U.K. Further references are to Antwerp Annals. In my transcriptions of archival documents, I render early modern thorn y as th, spell out...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 587–608.
Published: 01 September 2020
... to placing these documents in the multifaceted context of early modern Anglo- Russian diplomatic ritual. Undoubtedly, neither textual archive is objective or complete; both are riddled with silences and omissions that are reflexive of the rigidity and selectivity of bureaucratic focus on the one hand...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 109–144.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., L’oeuvre des repenties, 201, for a transcription of a document admitting Johanna, widow of Guillelmus de Parisius, resident of Avignon. 89 Ibid., 57, 248. Jean Maupin’s release is found in the Archives de Vaucluse, Visitandines, H10. Rollo-Koster / From...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2017
... largely been fascinated by theory — one after another — and not the craft of history. My problem couldn’t be solved with theory, however. Aside from manuals for students, few historians write about historical methods, the discovery and interpretation of documents, and 16  Journal of Medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2017
... demonstrates that the deeper the microhistorian’s background knowledge, the better the microhistory. Dutton’s essay highlights the salience of sources in writing micro- history. If not earlier, then at least from the publication of Natalie Zemon Davis’s Fiction in the Archives, historians have...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 361–385.
Published: 01 May 2022
... history, which traces the movements of people, ideas, and goods across newly imagined spaces. kathryn.gucer@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Huguenots French Protestant Church of London archival practices librarianship information management Historians have...
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