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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 599–616.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Descartes's Devil (looking suspiciously like his God). The aim of this essay is to give the under-imagined Cartesian demon his due and track the effects of this never-quite-expurgated figure on the coherence of a paradigmatic form of early modern selfhood. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018...
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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 January 2013) 43 (1): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Ashley Denham Busse This essay explores the early modern stage convention of the discovery space and use of other curtained and costumed spaces to argue that such conventions performed and materialized the experience of abjection, those terrifying reminders of man’s material origins and his destiny...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 375–406.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Thomas A. Hamill This essay examines the ways in which cockfighting in early modern England operates as an allegorical mode, as a trope for conscribing social relations and phenomena as distinct as male subject-formation and the realization of eschatological truth. Focusing on two distinct...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2014
... also represents her as a captive of erotic desire, a slave of unruly passion, and a prisoner of the law. This multifaceted vision of royal incarceration is animated by a heterogeneous tradition of ideological writing in medieval and early modern England and Scotland. Three strands of a rich mosaic of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2001) 31 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 January 2001
...- mined my response to race and race studies as “a black thing,” a subject on which any impressions I might offer might easily seem intrusive or inau- Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 31:1, Winter 2001. Copyright © by...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 187–213.
Published: 01 January 2014
... peoples of Catholic France and “New France”—through the lens of gender. In the case of early modern Atlantic dreaming, gender and its confusions in the social imaginary are not tied to the historical practice of female-bodied persons. The femininity investigated here is positional and symbolic. There are...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of suffering 20  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 39.1 / 2009 motherhood typical of northern European ritual murder myths, as exempli- fied in Chaucer by the clergeon’s natal mother and the heavenly mother who protects him in the moment of his brutal passage into selfhood...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... epistemology offers an idealized representation of the presumably male body, that idealization is also inextricably linked to nonidealized, even abject bodies, so that these early modern notions of bodily knowledge production both undergird and challenge assumptions about gender and class. Copyright © 2018...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Donovan Sherman This essay reads Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice as a manifestation of early modern England’s anxiety over the soul. As something both essential and unrepresentable, the soul existed in the popular imagination as potentially monstrous or divine, distanced from both the body and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 263–287.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Medieval and Early Modern Studies 46:2, May 2016 DOI 10.1215/10829636-3491798  © 2016 by Duke University Press and asks her to sit and talk with him for a little while. She requests that he release her without injury, pleading, “Let me departe, I yow requere” (28). Realizing that she will...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 149–172.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 40:1, Winter 2010 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2009-017  © 2010 by Duke University Press This series, modeled on the de casibus tragic pattern of The Mirror for Mag- istrates, has been announced in the play’s prologue, which invites spectators of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Medieval and Early Modern Studies 47:2, May 2017 DOI 10.1215/10829636-3846371  © 2017 by Duke University Press dismissed as insignificant to the monumental sweep of the human condi- tion? Those homely artifacts on which people relied to help them get along? Small-­format cartography...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 17–43.
Published: 01 January 2014
... the organs of generation with the easy grace it still enjoys when commanding hand and foot (14.23). With the Fall, those organs grew capricious and con- founding. Their insubordination is a constant reminder of a selfhood that 28  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 44.1 / 2014 is...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 401–420.
Published: 01 May 2010
... 7. Family and the everyday 8. Identity formations 9. Science, medicine, and technology 10. Literary receptions and transformations 11. Manuscripts and books 12. Radio and film Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 40:2, Spring 2010...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 435–455.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and urban 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2001
... argued that “Christ’s agony provides the primary symbol for early modern speculation on selfhood and society. The tortured and torturing males who supply the dramatis personae of the Crucifixion . . . also haunt the interior landscape of the Puritan auto- machia.”7 For Shuger, passion narratives...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2004) 34 (2): 439–462.
Published: 01 May 2004
... 10. Painting and the visual Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 34:2, Spring 2004. Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2004 / $2.00. 1. Editions and translations Anon. The Poems of the Pearl Manuscript: “Pearl,” “Cleanness,” “Patience,” “Sir...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2003) 33 (2): 335–351.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 33:2, Spring 2003. Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2003 / $2.00. from an investigation in the ecclesiastical Court of High Commission in 1638, where a confession by one Giles Creech was used. This document itself is a major...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 91–110.
Published: 01 January 2005
... of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 35:1, Winter 2005. Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2005 / $2.00. was not only inappropriate but refl ected, and indeed guaranteed, its failure to produce religious reform and social harmony. Crowley, in An Informacion...