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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 557–571.
Published: 01 September 2015
... prophetic book that directs its own cutting. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 early modern books sortes Virgilianae prophesy pragmatic reading practice Virgil • “Pricking in Virgil”: Early Modern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 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 in the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 457–485.
Published: 01 September 2015
... 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 are...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 543–556.
Published: 01 September 2015
... judgments, as they focus attention on the materiality of meaning, offering an unexpected perspective on the way books are consumed, defined, and catalogued. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 early modern books Passion cycle engravings Marten de Vos manual alterations cutting and pasting with...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 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 (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 559–592.
Published: 01 September 2010
... terms of the questions they provoked about the meaning of life and the nature of death, and about the divine economy of rewards and punishments. This essay places mortalist thinking in relation to competing historiographical narratives of Reformation and secularization in early modern England, paying...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
... philosophy, already somewhat doctrinal in nature, now has this reinforced, as it becomes more like Christianity in its aspirations. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 a The Early Modern Idea of Scientific Doctrine and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 623–653.
Published: 01 September 2013
... essential to the consumption of these exotic “drugs.”7 Little schol- arly attention has been paid to the hybrid nature of these treatises and none to their resemblance to the early modern how-­to book. This essay opens both of these avenues of inquiry.8 Hot beverage writers purveyed multiple forms of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., hanging verse from the branches. “These trees shall be my books,” he solilo- 512  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 45.3 / 2015 quizes, “And in their barks my thoughts I’ll character, / That every eye which in this forest looks / Shall see thy virtue witnessed everywhere” (3.2.5 – 8).17...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2005) 35 (3): 559–582.
Published: 01 September 2005
... skeptical discourse about medicine in early modern Europe. Carlino / Petrarch and Critics of Medicine 561 3 In order to validate my claim, it is important to review how the four books of Petrarch’s Invective were conceived and why they were written. This story is...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 459–481.
Published: 01 September 2009
... epistemologically impossible project of representa- tion. Jones maintains that the costume book writer/historian could never keep up with the changes in fashion in the early modern period because of increased “geographic mobility, the diffusion of local styles of dress into wider spheres, deliberate...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 619–641.
Published: 01 September 2009
... The illustrated album amicorum, or album of friends, is a singular visual example of early modern travelers’ fascination with swiftly changing fash- ions, regional customs, family lineage, and manuscript decoration.1 A prede- cessor of the sixteenth-century printed costume book, the illustrated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nancy Bradley Warren The very word monasticism brings to mind images of walls and enclosures, suggests qualities of isolation and separation. As recent work on both medieval and early modern monastic foundations has demonstrated, though, the convent wall was actually quite permeable. In this...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Olivia Weisser By focusing on firsthand accounts of illness by patients rather than the writing of medical authors, this article shows that the emotions assume a much greater role in early modern explanations of the onset of illness than historians have supposed. In addition to spiritual, physical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Marina Brownlee “Intricate Alliances” is a phrase that calls attention to the inevitability of contrastive referencing by which the two imperial powers of early modern Europe–Spain and England–have all too often been regarded. This special issue explores in a more nuanced manner, and from a variety...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
... in Early Modern England David J. Davis Houston Baptist University Houston, Texas John Bale’s The image of both Churches (ca. is the rst complete com- mentary on the Book of Revelation in English, and as a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nicky Hallett The representation of time in early modern spiritual self-writing has received little critical attention. This essay seeks to redress that neglect. It focuses on the conception of time in the writings of Carmelite nuns, considering English women’s formulations alongside those of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2014
... which the rhetoric of Mary’s captivity in Ane Detectioun takes form. This essay is not the first to approach Mary’s imprisonment in rhetorical terms. Lisa Hopkins, for one, discusses Mary’s incarceration at length in her book on early modern women rulers, in which she argues that...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 375–406.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Wilson’s purview in The Commendation of Cockes, and Cock-fighting, so we must look elsewhere to alternative constructions of the early modern cockfight. In The Second Booke of The English Husbandman (1614), Gervase Markham treats the cockfight within the specialized discourse of husbandry...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 571–595.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Moralizing Apparel in Early Modern London: Popular Literature, Sermons, and Sartorial Display Roze Hentschell Colorado State University...