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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 143–159.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Barbara Fuchs This essay uses the lost Shakespeare play Cardenio and its eighteenth-century redaction, Double Falshood to think through the problem of Spanish sources in early modern English drama. I argue that the search for Shakespeare's hand in the texts has occluded the significance...
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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 (2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and early modern, Catholic and Protestant, and word and flesh are shown to be mutually constitutive at each of the drama’s captivating turns. a The Last Temptation of Faustus: Contested Rites and Eucharistic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... into dialogue with their early modern counterparts. This special issue focuses the conversation at an especially rich point, that of Shakespearean theater. These essays explore “premodern Shakespeare”: how Shakespeare's drama addresses and expresses the cultural revolution of the relatively recent past, and how...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Davidson, North Carolina Tudor and Stuart collectors of late medieval drama manuscripts routinely bequeathed their names to the play texts they preserved; the titles of the Towneley cycle, the Macro plays, and the Digby plays attest to the impor- tance of early modern bookish intermediaries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of Christians conquering and converting nonbelievers rather than each other. By attending to the generic association of such texts with other forms, including the captivity narrative, epic, and drama, we not only can better grasp early modern categories of thought but also can see how crusading concepts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 497–507.
Published: 01 September 2021
... © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 early modern drama play scripts theatrical embodiment acting and performance dramatic action What does it mean to think about embodiment without bodies? As a mode of narrative representation-in-dialogue, Western scripted drama (like fiction, epic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 457–458.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Drama Edited by Lloyd Edward Kermode and Martine van Elk Volume 43 / Number 1 / Winter 2013 This special issue is devoted to opening up a world of work yet to be done in our understanding of the working of space in early modern dramatic texts and performance. The volume will be divided into two...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 247–249.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 41.1 / 2011 Space in Early Modern Drama Edited by Lloyd Edward Kermode and Martine van Elk Volume 43 / Number 1 / Winter 2013 This special issue is devoted to opening up a world of work yet to be done in our understanding of the working of space in early modern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 429–451.
Published: 01 May 2014
....] Crystal, Ben. Macbeth: Before, During, After. Springboard Shakespeare. London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2013. viii, 110 pp. Paper $10.95. [A guide to reading the play and watching a performance.] Drakakis, John, and Dale Townshend, eds. Macbeth: A Critical Reader. Arden Early Modern Drama...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 435–455.
Published: 01 May 2011
... life 9. Visual culture 10. Drama and the stage Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 41:2, Spring 2011 DOI 10.1215/10829636-1218376  © 2011 by Duke University Press 1. Editions and translations Delanty, Greg, and Michael Matto, ed. and trans...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 387–395.
Published: 01 September 2021
... famous example, while exchanging vows in a marriage ceremony. 1 In medieval and early modern studies, this approach has inspired critical reevaluations of drama as a tangible, as much as textual, medium. However, apart from a few dazzling exceptions, premodern scholarship has yet to embrace...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 531–547.
Published: 01 September 2007
... modern” in English drama studies. This essay examines the Ches- ter cycle’s transformation from medieval to early modern drama in light of the instabilities and complexities of sixteenth-century religious culture, pay- ing particular attention to constraints on interpretation posed by these insta...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 197–218.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Lincolnshire. Records of Early English Drama. 2 vols. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; London: British Academy, 2009. ix, 913 pp. $425.00. Weber, Alison, ed. Approaches to Teaching Teresa of Ávila and the Spanish Mystics. Approaches to Teaching World Literature. New York: Modern Language...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 537–561.
Published: 01 September 2003
...: Diocese of Canterbury . Records of Early English Drama. 3 vols. Vol. 1: records of Alkham to Canterbury. Vol. 2: records of Chart Sutton to Wormshill, religious houses, households, county of Kent, 538Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 33.3 / 2003 province of Canterbury, diocese...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 595–620.
Published: 01 September 2007
... modern dramas are read in terms of a rather shallow history — literary and geopolitical — or at least one that bypasses the medieval period.19 There is, of course, a long tradition of connecting early modern drama to medieval roots. As Margreta de Grazia observes, Coleridge used the word romantic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 2013
...” that Massey sees as central to the identity of “space.” Of particular importance for the complexity of performed early modern drama is Massey’s insistence on “the existence of the lived world of a simultaneous multiplicity of spaces: cross-­cutting, intersecting, align- ing with one another...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 121–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
... consciousness between mother and child constitutes maternal responsibility. Examining medieval and early modern drama together enables us to trace the constructed negative cast on the parturient mother’s responsibility to an ambivalent agential power of the womb, offering a more complete pic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2013
... to witness. The triple helix of birth, sex, and death — experiences often imag- ined as occurring in or around the bed, as they do in this scene — constitutes much of what is “obscene” in early modern drama, that is, what is difficult to stage. This tripartite structure of an individual’s life...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 2020
... s collec- tion Authority and Diplomacy from Dante to Shakespeare tracks the shifting continuities in late medieval and early modern England and Italy through romance, poetry, and drama. In doing so, the contributors underscore the development of the diplomatic imagination in the period. Rossiter...