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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 457–485.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and a bewildering array of printed slips (cut from larger sheets, pasted into place, and often modified by hand) to direct his works to specific readers and continue developing his arguments after they had been published. Milles provides our most elaborate example to date of an early modern author whose books...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 523–542.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Jeffrey Todd Knight This essay explores the long genealogy of sewing in books from the stab-stitched quartos and octavos in early modern bookshops to the sewn-in corrections, repairs, and embellishments of manuscript pages in the Middle Ages. Broadening the default chronology of book and literary...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 557–571.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and a prophetic book that directs its own cutting. • “Pricking in Virgil”: Early Modern Prophetic Phronesis and the Sortes Virgilianae Penelope Meyers Usher...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 443–456.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Juliet Fleming The essays gathered in this special issue of JMEMS describe processes of cutting, dismantling, and reassembling printed books in the early modern period. This focus on “collage” techniques in bookmaking should displace the commonsense understanding of the book as an undisturbed whole...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and Early Modern Studies / 43.2 / 2013 real, the Missale may be regarded as the prototypical magic book from which Faustus’s necromantic rituals derive. These rubrics, along with the efficacious words and gestures they occasioned, were essential for the Mass’s sacramental propriety...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Laura Williamson Ambrose This article focuses on almanac travel diaries, exploring both how and why seventeenth-century English readers used books of time as books of space. It seeks to broaden studies in early modern travel writing by examining the unique, nonnarrative marginalia that typify...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2019
... the fortunes of tragedy as a genre by investigating the sources and consequences of this missing middle of Williams’s book. It also concerns what led generations of Christians to invent or reinvent tragic forms of drama and literature in the early modern period. The essays illuminate in new ways the divide...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Shannon Gayk; Robyn Malo This special issue of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies explores the many continuities between medieval and early modern ideas about the sacred object. Until recently, the European Protestant Reformations were usually understood to mark a sharp break...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
... thank Ann Blair for alerting me to this work. 16 For work that explores this cut-­and-­paste dimension of early modern books, see all the articles in this special issue of JMEMS, “Renaissance Collage: Toward a New His- tory of Reading.” On such issues in architecture, see the important...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2015
...John Considine Cutting up paper slips with pieces of information written on them, sorting them into alphabetical order or some other precise order, and pasting them into books was an important information management strategy in early modern Europe. It does not seem to have been used...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Sarah Beckwith; James Simpson The deepest periodic division in English literary history is between the “medieval” and the “early modern,” not least because the cultural investments in maintaining that division are exceptionally powerful. Narratives of national and religious identity and freedom...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 January 2014
... by a mostly female group of pious Laudian gentry. Their views, defended with considerable argumentative verve, turn out to defy expectation on every front. The Story Books represent a major (and largely unknown) body of early modern women's writing, one that challenges the received pictures of feminists...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 361–385.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Kathryn A. Gucer This essay illuminates an unexplored intersection between recent work on early modern networks, book history, and the history of libraries. It focuses on a letter book, a continuous record of the French Protestant Church of London's correspondence from 1643 to 1650. The church...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 545–554.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to avoid the violence unleashed by early modern religion. The book's weakness, then, is ethical. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 The Unintended Reformation Reformation historiography modernity ethical and moral criticism • Brad...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 545–576.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and falsification-prone early modern Spaniards: the Lead Books of Granada. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 a Beyond Muslim and Christian: The Moriscos’ Marian Scriptures Amy G...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 599–607.
Published: 01 September 2017
... embedded and embodied in a book — enables us to better understand its place at the intersection of sacred and secular culture. A copy of the second folio edition of the Bishops’ Bible (1572) in Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 47:3, September 2017 DOI...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
...David Aers; Russ Leo Brad Gregory's The Unintended Reformation: How A Religious Revolution Secularized Society (2012) is a book whose aspirations dovetail with the aims of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies . The journal fosters scholarship that crosses current disciplines...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Thomas Fulton Bibles were among the most circulated books in medieval and early modern England, the most studied and most read, and as such they provide a profoundly valuable archive for the history of reading. Because the biblical text underwent intense and often contentious hermeneutic scrutiny...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 545–570.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Andrea Denny-Brown A medieval and early modern “best seller,” William Durandus's monumental late-thirteenth-century liturgical treatise, Rationale Divinorum Officiorum , offered its readers a definitive, codified explanation for almost every aspect of church symbolism. A close look at its book...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 48.1 / 2018 Figure 2B. Musclemen with backs to the viewer from book II of Vesalius’s Fabrica, combination of pages 206...