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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 635–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Claire Walker The wealth of recent scholarship on early modern English news culture has paid scant attention to women as consumers and producers of news. This article argues that women not only read about the tumultuous events of the Civil War and Interregnum, but that they participated in the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and by Dekker and his circle, focusing on the conflict between English responses to the battle of Lepanto and the Armada. The battling “ghosts” of these two events, one a conciliar victory led by the Spaniard John of Austria, the other an act of aggression ordered by his half-brother, Philip II, form...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 545–560.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Andrew Fleck Aemilia Lanyer refers extensively to the Gospels in writing her poem on the Passion, Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum . Alluding to the events of Christ's final day, she incorporates details from each of the Gospel accounts of the Crucifixion. Focusing on specific echoes of the translations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 September 2018
... striking continuities across what seems a cultural revolution. Articles in this special issue address foundational questions about the nature of the self over time (continuous across a single life-narrative or cleaved in two by a momentous event); reconciliation with or a break from different social...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 137–167.
Published: 01 January 2019
... affects and actions represented. If philology and history train our attention to languages and events, respectively, tragedy hones our attention to affect and probability, or vraisemblance . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Daniel Heinsius Herodes Infanticida Christian drama...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 295–317.
Published: 01 May 2019
... relevant events, or to have knowledge of reputation accorded by spatial proximity. The play shows that the legal concept of the witness promoted local rather than central authority, and the play’s own dramatic practices can be theorized through legal concepts. In addition, the play draws attention to the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 117–136.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dennis Austin Britton The travel narratives in Theodor De Bry's America and the collection itself are often read allegorically: the events in the New World are read as signifying Protestant-Catholic conflict on the European continent. Attending to differences between the English text of Sir Walter...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 417–434.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jean Balsamo The editorial process of a book's production—far from a minor material detail in its formation or an anecdotal event of publishing history—constitutes a meaningful aspect of its elaboration as a literary work, as significant as the author's biography. Indeed, book history and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 617–643.
Published: 01 September 2014
... events are brought within the economy of salvation history, serving as threads in a larger fabric of the narration of the past. In the construction of this historical web, monumental objects play an important role. In the thirteenth-century Histoire ancienne jusqu’à César , copied at the Crusader...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Maya Mathur The Life and Death of Jack Straw chronicles the main events of the 1381 Rising in England and has traditionally been viewed as a warning about the dangers of rebellion from below. While recent studies of the play have challenged this perspective, they have focused chiefly on the drama’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 339–379.
Published: 01 May 2016
... appearance resonates with Lutheran image theology. Its maintenance of visual difference exemplifies a faith in sacred history's power to transcend historical difference; the relief depicts Heinrich's conversion as one sacrohistorical event among many. The relief's disjunctive appearance also provides an...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 381–404.
Published: 01 May 2016
... describing the household as a distinct locus of spiritual counsel, a self-enclosed unit that has only generalized interactions with other sites of religious authority. Lay piety in these texts does not aim to shelter its audience from the turmoil of surrounding events. Instead, the contemplative turn in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
... symptom arises from Donne's inability to order the events of his illness, he is able to recreate it within readers by likewise disordering the Devotions ' narrative. By sharing this contemplative “torment” with readers, the Devotions democratizes Donne's difficult path toward spiritual revelation. In...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2001) 31 (2): 251–282.
Published: 01 May 2001
... relation- ship between events and texts.1 The notion of the factuality of history is predicated on the erasure of this relationship, or on the simplification of the multiple valences of events to their representation in accounts and their traces in various...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 669–671.
Published: 01 September 2016
... conversion was central both to medieval movements of reform within Christendom and to the rhetoric and politics of the crusades that ventured outside it. In the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century European ref- ormations, reformers’ zeal often sprang from a decisive event or set of events in their own...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 January 2017
... that ventured outside it. In the sixteenth- ­and seventeenth-­century European ref- ormations, reformers’ zeal often sprang from a decisive event or set of events in their own lives, a conversion they insisted revealed divine initiative, not human power. Yet conversions also took place across...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2000) 30 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Introduction Ann Marie Rasmussen Duke University Durham, North Carolina A secret is a social event. Knowledge of a secret can create community; igno- rance of it...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 167–198.
Published: 01 January 2002
... inhabitants’ reappro- Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 32:1, Winter 2002. Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2002 / $2.00. priation of their town (thanks to the help of the Austrians). In doing so, he also recorded for posterity this momentous event...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2005) 35 (3): 707–710.
Published: 01 September 2005
.... Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2005 / $2.00. Peregrine Horden, and Nicholas Purcell, essays should challenge narrow, event-based histories and trace particular moments of exchange within the Mediterranean in all their variety and complexity during the medieval and early modern periods. Essays...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 221–222.
Published: 01 January 2006
... that crosses, reassesses, or explores alternatives to what Judith Bennett calls “the great divide.” Such work might reexamine the idea of the Renaissance through its defining events: for example, the spread of humanism, the “fall of Constantinople,” and the English and European Reformations...