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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 523–542.
Published: 01 September 2015
... history to encompass material practices that persisted across the medieval-early modern divide, we find in English book culture a deeper tradition of “craft” textualities than modern catalogs and bibliographic protocols permit us to see. This essay traces the spread of needlework in books from basic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
... articles reflect the openness and self-reflexivity that often characterize microhistorians and their craft. • Microhistory and the Historical Imagination: New Frontiers Thomas Robisheaux...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Thomas Robisheaux In November 2015, a group of practicing microhistorians was brought to the Duke University campus to engage in a public roundtable discussion on their craft of historical writing. The participants—Peter Arnade, Thomas V. Cohen, Paul Edward Dutton, Jonathan Gebhardt, Sara...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 377–401.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of factually suspect medieval writers like Geoffrey of Monmouth, combining credible documents, vague claims, and outright fabrications to craft justifications for empire expansion that eclipsed what any of Dee’s contemporaries had argued. And while Dee’s fictions have perpetuated his reputation as a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 459–481.
Published: 01 September 2009
... implications that we still recognize today. A widening of the number and variety of crafts and industries, a proliferation and multiplication of skills and artisanal productivity that crossed regions, the ingenuity of pioneering ideas, and an unprecedented movement of goods, all had far-reaching influences on...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 223–247.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Paroma Chatterjee This study offers a close reading of the processes involved in crafting a Byzantine holy portrait by focusing on certain episodes in the Life of Nikon and the Life of Irene of Chrysobalanton , hagiographies dated to the eleventh century. The article argues that the anxieties of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 273–297.
Published: 01 May 2010
... through the poem, the essay draws out examples of medieval agents participating in the craft of forgiveness with varying degrees of inadequacy when compared with Jesus Christ, the embodiment of forgiveness. It focuses on two versions of community in the poem: the political model of forgiveness in the Mede...
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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 2013) 43 (3): 573–597.
Published: 01 September 2013
... how an investigation of the shoes and other crafted objects staged in the play may shed new light on a neglected economy of female artisanal labor in early modern London and its transformative impact on the material culture of the early modern English stage. Examining a range of evidence, including a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 45–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
... altered by the dissolution: prayer, otium , and withdrawal. As Tudor society sought to reshape or relocate these elements, writers including Edmund Spenser and William Shakespeare explored and appropriated them, crafting within their literary texts a place for the monastic impulse. Writers of the period...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 623–653.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Christine A. Jones An artisanal practice with no domestic precedent in the seventeenth century, hot beverages had a dubious charm for Europeans. Unlike mirror-making and ceramics, the craft of the “coffee-man” resulted in something new that was edible and that proved physiologically surprising...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
...James Paz Is it possible to reach a deeper understanding of early medieval science through poetry of the period? This article examines how Anglo-Saxon scientia was performed in a practical way, as a kind of craft, in the Old English metrical charms and poetic dialogues of Solomon and Saturn. In the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 487–519.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 43:3, Fall 2013 DOI 10.1215/10829636-­2338581  © 2013 by Duke University Press locates the essence of his craft in the mental activity of design is the product of the moment in which Vasari wrote. In 1563, Vasari became the first head of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 305–334.
Published: 01 May 2007
... twelve, and the council of twenty-four, was dominated by the mercers, and these offices were virtually shut off to the artisan class.30 Heather Swanson explains that the “power of this mercantile elite could not be challenged by craft groups. On rare occasions a spectacularly successful...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 659–661.
Published: 01 September 2011
... artisa- nal identity: not only participation in a craft, but family, religious, ethnic, neighborhood, or even national connections. Essays should attend carefully to the dynamism of artisanal culture, whether viewed from within artisanal communities or through the representations of others...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 507–509.
Published: 01 May 2012
... social production in new directions and consider the multiple factors that might contribute to arti- sanal identity: not only participation in a craft, but family, religious, ethnic, neighborhood, or even national connections. Essays should attend carefully to the dynamism of artisanal culture...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 245–247.
Published: 01 January 2012
... artisa- nal identity: not only participation in a craft, but family, religious, ethnic, neighborhood, or even national connections. Essays should attend carefully to the dynamism of artisanal culture, whether viewed from within artisanal communities or through the representations of others...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 599–621.
Published: 01 September 2013
... epistemology refers to the methods and practices of artisans and practitioners, that is to say, “men and women who worked with their hands in craft production . . . or carried out complex practical tasks such as farming or navigation.”18 Awareness of the important scientific knowledge derived from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
...- cation — enacted on the physical fabric of Catholic buildings — is recast at the intimate scale of pictorial representation. The pages of Des fortifications et artifices display meticulously crafted, object-­like depictions of Protestant temples, châteaux, and farmhouses, meant to be the pictorial...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2002) 32 (3): 519–542.
Published: 01 September 2002
... active craft. In medieval discourses on devotion, the mirror is evoked as a figure for pious contemplation and private study. In her discussion of the art of memory, Mary Carruthers cites Gregory the Great, as he paraphrased Augustine: “holy scripture presents a kind of mir- ror to the eyes of the...