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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 347–371.
Published: 01 May 2010
... than of preeminent status gained as a reward for past literary work. Further, the poem's version of literary and artistic tradition requires that poetry must take its place alongside other forms of artistic representation to form a full and complex account of history. Skelton here reconceptualizes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 223–247.
Published: 01 May 2010
... visual representation in Byzantium are encoded in those episodes in the narrative in which an artist prepares to make a saint's portrait. In the process, the episodes offer provocative ruminations on the relations between a representation and its prototype, words and images, sight versus hearing, and the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 459–481.
Published: 01 September 2009
... how merchants, diplomats, humanists, artists, mendicants, pilgrims, itinerant artisans, and laborers viewed their world and moved within it. Duke University Press 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 473–485.
Published: 01 September 2013
... “craft,” “art,” and “knowledge,” which began to create cultural divisions between artisan and artist, artisan and scientist. The essays in this volume explore artisan culture from a variety of perspectives, analyzing the representation of premodern artisans as distinctive cultural producers and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 469–502.
Published: 01 September 2014
... they do not render visible: the human figures who enacted each ritual performance. In the Processional’s paintings the beholder is instead offered a vision of liturgy as an assembly of vasa sacra and ornamenta , invested with considerable authority, even agency, by the artist’s brush. This essay...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
... adaptations that deliberately projected a continuity of tradition, with place, space, and ritual carrying critical symbolic resonances. Considering how confraternal comforting rituals employed the prisoner’s body as a sacramental object, as an artistic and literary object, and as a political object can peel...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Diana Bullen Presciutti This article examines a miracle, credited to the Dominican saint Vincent Ferrer, in which a “demented” wife and mother butchers and partially cooks her infant son. In the decades following Vincent’s 1455 canonization, artists like Colantonio and the Erri workshop approached...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of Pygmalion—the artist who brings an ivory statue to life—evokes the wax simulacrum and thereby makes explicit the shared terrain of philosophy, poetics, and rhetoric around questions of knowledge and representation. Consequently, this essay uses Pygmalion as a hinge that links these disparate...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 41–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... almost entirely neglected until recently. Together they show the rapid development of Vesalius’s ideas on the body as well as his own abilities as a dissector and artist. He was unusual in his appreciation of what the printing press could offer: the multiplication of images and the possibilities for...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 377–401.
Published: 01 May 2019
... “conjurer”—and may threaten to posit him as a precedent for our current inundation with what Harry G. Frankfurt has called “bullshit”—closer inspection illustrates that Dee is neither liar nor con artist. He expected his audience to credit his expertise and appreciate the larger goals of his audacious...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2019) 49 (3): 479–500.
Published: 01 September 2019
... rich late antique and early medieval literary and artistic tradition of ecological imagination, in which nature was an interpretive key for articulating religious identity and community. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Anglo-Saxon ecology Æthelwulf’s De abbatibus monastic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 135–168.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., has the potential to illuminate a deep fracture in the literature on Michelangelo. The Portuguese artist Francisco de Holanda, in his Roman dialogues, the untitled second book of his ambitious treatise Da pintura antiga (ca. 1541 – 48), crafted compelling speeches for Michelangelo as an...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2007) 37 (1): 97–139.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Turks], a manuscript in the Marciana library in Venice that consists of sixty- two miniatures of Ottoman costumes (see figs. 1 – 2, and 12, 14, 18 below).1 Although painted by an Ottoman artist, the vestments are identified by Ital- ian captions, indicating the manuscript was produced for a foreign...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2001) 31 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 January 2001
... to modern pejorative and often explo- sive inversions? Was the artist depicting blacks as a racially defined group, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 31:1, Winter 2001. Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2001...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2005) 35 (3): 707–710.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., artistic images. Emphasizing the connected- ness of the region’s landscapes, attention should be given to the structures of everyday life and to the ongoing, dynamic relation of humans and their environment. Deadline for submission of manuscripts:  November Open-Topic Issue Volume 37 / Number 2...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 455–457.
Published: 01 May 2009
... examine connections between de 456  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 39.2 / 2009 Bry and other visual artists, contrasts between de Bry and other travel writ- ers, changes de Bry made to his sources, aspects he missed, the various ways that notions of “America” are figured in de...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 451–453.
Published: 01 May 2016
... could confirm them. Vesalius’s masterpiece repre- sents a paradigm shift in education from theoretical to visual — a revolution that involved at the same time artistic forms from painting to theater and extended to proto-­scientific explorations. Art, literature, and science moved from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 669–671.
Published: 01 September 2016
...- sents a paradigm shift in education from theoretical to visual — a revolution that involved at the same time artistic forms from painting to theater and extended to proto-­scientific explorations. Art, literature, and science moved from theoretical discussions often grounded on faith to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2009
... World? Other topics might examine connections between de Bry and other visual artists, contrasts between de Bry and other travel writers, changes de Bry made to his sources, aspects he missed, the various ways that notions of “America” are figured in de Bry’s work. Essays should keep the focus on...