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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 431–451.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Simone Waller This essay argues that Christopher St. German made tactical use of the dialogue form to cultivate a public in his print controversy with Thomas More on the subject of reform. Publishing in the early 1530s, More accused St. German of disseminating disgruntled speech in print absent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 403–429.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of the plaine man, as in Arthur Dent s The Plaine Man s Pathway to Heaven (1601), a book whose authority Bunyan also appears to appeal to in his Author s Apology for its Dialogue- wise forms of instruction (PPr 7). But if the figure of the plowman could signal holy simplicity, laboring lay virtue...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that was often more available for public inspection than the act of execution that preceded it. Severed heads thus assumed the role of public sculpture: they were likened to and in dialogue with figural representations in stone that inhabited the civic landscape, and manipulated by their creators to speak...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
... downplayed or treated as separate from its devotional aims, this essay argues that Book combines devotion and dissent to empower the mother's reading, preaching, and living, and that such a dialogue is characteristic of lollard forms of living. In its attention to polemic, this analysis is significant...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 431–453.
Published: 01 May 2020
... add, epitomizes the very qualities of the poor that writers such as Hitchcock, Misselden, Mun, and Digges proposed to address by putting commoners to work. Second, ballads commonly unfold in dialogue form, whereby two characters debate divergent points of view in a way that is only Ellinghausen...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 January 2024
... and commentaries, tend to overwhelm the work. It is as though Casoni was weaving what should have been a treatise—a genre in which he was far more successful—into a dialogue form. 2 Yet the De arte represents an important moment in Casoni's reflections on judicial procedures. Already in his De indiciis...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 9–32.
Published: 01 January 2024
... 2024 Renaissance physiognomy legal procedure in Venice physical evidence Antonio Pellegrini Giovanni Ingegneri In 1545, the Venetian humanist Antonio Pellegrini published his I segni della natura ne l'huomo ( The Signs of Nature in Man ). 1 In dialogue form, this work reproduces...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 461–486.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the Present State of Ireland (ca. 1598). A scheme for the Tudor reconquest of Ireland, A View takes the form of a fictitious dialogue between two interlocutors: a reform-­minded pupil, Eudoxus, and a more domineer- ing, Socratic figure, Irenius, who has just returned from a stay in Ireland, though...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2022
... sought evidence for what one might call a dramatic sensibility in Old English literature: George Anderson concluded that “the one poem in Old English literature which comes nearest in form to a play” is, in fact, the Exeter Christ sequence, “three sections of which are virtually in dialogue form...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 157–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
...- iles, John Brinsley, schoolmaster from Ashby-­de-­la-­Zouch in Leicestershire, places them firmly in the context of learning Latin.29 Moreover, the content of these sayings and dialogues formed the bulk of schoolboys’ first collections of commonplaces, which had a central place in rhetorical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
... other more capable voices, we are frequently left, ultimately, to speak for ourselves. Interceding in Vienna The tacit struggle over intercessory forms of speech strongly informs both the thematic concerns and dialogic form of Measure for Measure. Despite the theological liberation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... There is a key distinction to be made between the two textual tradi- tions: while the charms can be said to evoke a responsive nonhuman world, in which herbs, crops, bees, wens, even plows, can be persuaded into per- forming their part, the Solomon and Saturn dialogues highlight the problem of deserted...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 323–345.
Published: 01 May 2023
... device in a way that is deeply influenced by the primary dialogue-based art form she knew: plays. The importance of dialogue for the delivery of her message points to the influence of drama on even the rhetorical format that Kempe adopts. According to David Mills, one of the three types of dialogue...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 483–501.
Published: 01 September 2022
... other, it is not surprising that More's concerns with the sacrament, virtue, and the virtual also involve language. In the Dialogue Concerning Heresy , More strenuously criticizes Tyndale's translation of scripture. This essay also examines the ways in which More's objections to Tyndale's translation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of the chain of virtue in her work of mysticism, The Dialogue, written in the form of a dialogue between the Eternal Father and the human soul (Catherine’s own). There Catherine repeatedly describes the chain of virtue as a God-­given means for the bind- ing of Satan (whose destructive works are thereby...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2014
... with Buchanan because his treatise forms an immediate ideological context for Ane Detectioun (part of which he authored), and then proceed to uncover lineages of Buchanan’s rhetoric in Fortescue’s earlier book. Published in 1579 in Edinburgh, Buchanan’s dialogue De Iure Regni was probably...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 May 2020
... before it begins. In Mortensen s terms: [T]he claims of Niccoli have . . . been invalidated by the author of the dialogue in two ways. 1) The debate was occasioned by silence. . . . The author thus implicitly tells us that Niccoli cham- pions a lost cause. . . . 2) The obvious Ciceronian form and style...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., Shiff. Thus the two entries form a dialectical diptych, so that the terms engage in a dialogue in which “appro- priation” forces a reconsideration of “originality.” Within traditional literary history, the idea of one text appropriat- ing elements from another was referred to as “influence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 309–338.
Published: 01 May 2000
... by the second-century Roman writer Apuleius, popular reading with the early moderns. It is also quoted as a supernatural number in George Gifford’s influential A dialogue concerning witches and witchcraftes, reissued twice during Elizabeth’s reign. Halfway into James’s English reign, the visual comedy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 573–596.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., provisional neglect of “the literary,” textual/extratextual dialogue, the textual unconscious, and shared meaning. “Textual/extratextual dialogue,” however, trumps this list as “the critic's highest calling”: The text is found always to exist in intimate dialogue with the external/extratextual world...