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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2015
... special issue do not revolt against the prospect of death, do not neglect what in the early modern period was called “the art of living and dying,” but perform their own version of the “dance of death” as they reconstruct in multifaceted layers the social and at times the political reality of dying...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 599–621.
Published: 01 September 2013
... objective analysis stripped of illusions; and a practical aim, characterized by utilitarian action devoid of scruples. This article examines the relationship between the “art” of politics and the artisanal epistemology of science, the value of artisans’ skills and expertise in politics, and the implications...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Douglas Biow Duke University Press 2008 a Castiglione and the Art of Being Inconspicuously Conspicuous Douglas Biow University of Texas at Austin...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 125–141.
Published: 01 January 2003
... any political action, Greenblatt suggests, they can be assigned ground somewhat closer to the literary: “obviously the further we get from actual power, the more idle (in a sense, the more ‘merely formal’) these claims become.”4 If these documents had been the basis for political action, they...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 173–190.
Published: 01 January 2013
... “How Many Arts from Such a Labour Flow”: Thomas Middleton and London’s New River Su Mei Kok University of Malaya Kuala Lampur, Malaysia In 1613...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Studies / 45.1 / 2015 Figure 3. Filippo Dolciati, Execution of Antonio Rinaldeschi (1502). Museo Stibbert, Florence, Italy. Alfredo Dagli Orti / Art Resource, New York. Terpstra / Body Politics  15 Figure 4. “Storia di Ippolito Buondelmonte e Dianora Bardi.” Woodcut...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
...E. Jane Burns The fourteenth-century Roman de Mélusine by Jean d’Arras is a story of dynastic expansion and political legitimization that extends far beyond the territorial battles fought by the French royal family during the Hundred Years War. In fact, Jean d’Arras’s narrative of Lusignan history...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
... affront to Henry’s performance of kingship. It threatens to reinjure the scarred body politic of England, whose “rent face” is barely healed. Henry sees himself as regulator and physician: his work, his monar- chical art, is turned to the negotiations and profferings of peace in the realm...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 161–181.
Published: 01 January 2009
... imagination. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 a “A Language All Nations Understand”: Portraiture and the Politics of Anglo-Spanish Identity in Aphra Behn’s The...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Holly Dugan © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 a Scent of a Woman: Performing the Politics of Smell in Late Medieval and Early Modern England...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 15–34.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Daniela Frigo Duke University Press 2008 Translated by John Watkins University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota a Prudence and Experience: Ambassadors and Political Culture...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Margaret Healy In the political turmoil of mid-seventeenth-century England, both socio-political utopias and dystopias were repeatedly imagined through corporeal images and medical metaphors and narratives. The new iatrochemistry—Paracelsian and subsequently Helmontian medicine—featured especially...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Ioan Albu The cultural, political, and geographical liminality of Wallachia (modern day Romania) between West and East generated a double interreligious conversion of its rulers in the age of the state formation. This straddling between Eastern and Western civilizations transformed Wallachia, at...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 633–657.
Published: 01 September 2020
... broader analysis of its political message and appeal. This essay reads The Whore of Babylon in this wider European diplomatic context by placing it in conversation with contemporary political and theological treatises and diplomatic communications. Dekker’s play is also read as part of a wider theatrical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Alexander Samson England and Spain's close ties of kinship had bound the royal houses together stretching back to the thirteenth century. In the later sixteenth century, English interest in Spanish culture, history, and politics had intensified precisely during the period when political relations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 473–485.
Published: 01 September 2013
... ways with the political organization of towns: in Venice, the glasswork- ers’ corporation, which included both guild (arte) and religious confraternity 476  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 43.3 / 2013 (scuola), was governed by the town magistracy, with oversight by officers who...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 565–586.
Published: 01 September 2020
... framing diplomatic letters for consumption by different audiences. Early modern ambassadors performed rituals of sovereignty, symbolizing status and rank, but the complex art of diplomatic image-making was also directed by lower-ranking embassy personnel. Examining the relationship between bureaucratic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 January 2013
... and domestic spaces. Design ultimately concerns the passage between the arts of place-making and acts of thinking in Shakespeare’s dramatic poetry. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 a Making Room, Affording...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
... was involving at the same time artistic forms from painting to theater and extended to protoscientific explorations. Art, literature, and science moved from theoretical discussions often grounded on faith to revolutionary ways of focusing on visuality and the self. There was no turning back; the...