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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2008
... from his parishioners, refused to perform the nuptials without the explicit permission of his supe- riors. He queried the consistory as to how this “perplexing case” should be 510  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 38.3 / 2008 JMEMS383...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 509–531.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Sarah Mayo This article analyzes the ability of archival resources to make the especially transient and unstable performances of early modern mountebanks accessible and meaningful for performance studies research. Because mountebanks were itinerant performers and medical practitioners whose...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 477–486.
Published: 01 September 2021
... conclusions about early modern English performance in light of new research and theory. The article deploys new thinking about performance historiography, arguing that such perspectives unsettle the easy placement of an event in historical chronology, disrupt archival logic, and insist on a degree...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 487–495.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Erika T. Lin This essay models a method for unearthing performance traces in texts that seem on the surface to be strictly literary. Centering on Thomas Dekker's The Raven's Almanac , a compilation of stories akin to those in early modern jest books, it analyzes a bawdy tale about a friar...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 387–395.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. early modern performance studies nontheatrical performance and spectacle ritual studies embodied action historical analysis...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 577–585.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... This is probably, in part, a function of the rich vein of source materials, as well as the way that scholars of later medieval and early modern England have dominated the field of theater and performance studies in the past several decades. It may also be that the contrasts and continuities that characterize...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 497–507.
Published: 01 September 2021
...W. B. Worthen What does it mean to think about embodiment without bodies? This essay pursues a question central to all categories of performance—theatrical and extratheatrical—in the early modern period. It explores that question by considering the actions assigned to performers by early modern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 197–198.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Marie-Louise Coolahan Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 50:1, January 2020 DOI 10.1215/10829636-7986673 © 2020 by Duke University Press Call for Submissions The editors invite your submissions to the following issues scheduled to appear in 2021. Send one hard copy of the manuscript...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 531–547.
Published: 01 September 2007
... extensive revision some time after 1521, when they were adapted for a three-day performance at Whitsun. There­after, the cycle was performed intermittently well into the reign of Elizabeth I. Copied between 1591 and 1609, the Chester cycle’s five complete manuscripts are all early modern antiquarian...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 473–475.
Published: 01 May 2020
... 474 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 50.1 / 2020 Performance beyond Drama Edited by Ineke Murakami and Donovan Sherman Volume 51 / Number 3 / September 2021 The field of performance studies has inspired critical reevaluations of drama as an embodied, rather than simply textual, medium...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 2013
... spur and the way performance does its work as affective experience. The overarching wonder of studying place and space is the awareness it elicits of the seem- ingly alien and irrecoverable status of early modern structures of life, on the one hand, and on the other, of the remarkable resonances...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 315–337.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and Early Modern Studies / 46.2 / 2016 movement as marking off time and space. In performance, a frame shift occurs in which the outer frame — of Aristorius’s sponsorship of the Jews’ testing of the host — is left behind for the inner performance of that test- ing, drawing attention...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 475.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 The editors of this issue asked three preeminent scholars of early modern performance to weigh in on new directions in the field. Some of our questions were theoretical: What does it mean to study premodern performance apart from drama...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
...-­Saxon science “might be characterized as craft rather than science, ‘knowing how’ rather than ‘knowing why’ or ‘knowing about.’ ”3 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 45:2, May 2015 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2880875  © 2015 by Duke University Press...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 49–70.
Published: 01 January 2013
... further stratifies individuals. 52  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 43.1 / 2013 You might experience the imaginative space of the French battlefield quite differently from your neighbor, despite the fact that you both share the same performance and representational spatial contract...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jane Yeang Chui Wong The publication in 2008 of John Watkins’s special issue for the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , “Toward a New Diplomatic History of Medieval and Early Modern Europe,” opened up the formal aspects of the ambassador’s office and official channels of diplomatic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2021
... culture. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 51:1, January 2021 DOI 10.1215/10829636-8796258 © 2021 by Duke University Press Pilgrimage, Print, and Performance: Giuliano Dati s Roman Cantari Matthew Coneys Newcastle University Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom The Florentine priest Giuliano...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 315–344.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and Early Modern Studies 38:2, Spring 2008 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2007-028  © 2008 by Duke University Press sented to the court, if not in person, then at least through some report as a textual display? Such a native appears in Marc Lescarbot’s “Le Theatre de Neptune,” which is the earliest...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 121–144.
Published: 01 January 2013
... to decay, or altered significantly, reformed congregations sought to rei- magine the relationship of worship to space.6 As You Like It presents us with a potent spatial opposition: the courtly world of culture and the wild realm Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 43:1, Winter...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 457–458.
Published: 01 May 2011
... be concerned to discuss performance, stretching the idea of “space” into liminal dramatic, political, and theological places. Deadline for submission of manuscripts: June 1, 2011 458  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 41.2 / 2011 ...