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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Anke Bernau Reading Thomas Elyot's Dictionary , this essay examines the legacy of medieval chronicle and fable for the early modern period. Elyot's influential work, here considered in its 1542 edition as Bibliotheca Eliotae , contains entries for both “Albion” and “Britannia,” topics which plunged...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jenny C. Mann This essay documents the mutual interactions of philosophy and poesis in early modern theories of knowledge. It does so by following the trajectory of the wax image, or simulacrum, from Greek philosophy to Roman rhetoric and onwards to early modern philosophy and poetry. Ovid’s fable...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 579–594.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Stanford, California Aesop was everywhere in premodern and early modern Europe, from the monasteries where his fables had been Latinized and moralized, to the courts where his menagerie had come to serve the goals of social satire and political kowtowing, to the scriptoria where the production...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 125–141.
Published: 01 January 2003
... confounded the truth, with their untruthes: and also, hav made the truthe it selfe to be doubted of, or the less regarded, for the abundance of their fables, glosinges, untruthes, and Impossibilities. (27) Declaring allegiance to history and enmity to fictions, Dee distinguishes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 197–228.
Published: 01 May 2008
...-fifteenth-century Buke of the Howlat (or owl), an extended political beast fable, and the late-fifteenth- century “Flyting of Dunbar and Kennedy,” a virtuoso verbal exchange of abuse between two poets (here a Lowlander and a Highlander). Created by poet-clerics worlds away from Columbus’s expansive...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 375–406.
Published: 01 May 2009
... as it shall please the almightie to blesse and prosper them; for that which I haue here rehearsed is neither fable, nor fiction, but an vndoubted truth and a thing that is most certaine: wherefore I for mine owne part, am thus resolued so long as life and health last...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 157–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
... was applied to other popular elementary text- books like Aesop’s Fables, Aldo Manuzio’s Phrases lingvae Latinae, and Mathurius Cordier’s Colloquia scholastica. Brinsley’s translation of Aesop’s Fables claims that with the help of these fables schoolboys “may learne to embrace the vertues therein taught...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 619–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... rhetoric — in the serious eighteenth- century literature on insect life. And, across the deepening divide between science and poetry, Bernard Mandeville’s allegorically didactic poem, The Grumbling Hive (1705), around which he composed the later political com- mentary of his Fable of the Bees (1714...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 261–280.
Published: 01 May 2003
...). Protestantism exposed Beckwith / Hamlet and the Forms of Oblivion 267 purgatory as a fable, and part of the invitation of Greenblatt’s book is to ask us to see what happens if we take seriously the charge that purgatory was a “vast piece of poetry” (47).19 For it is here...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 559–592.
Published: 01 September 2010
... fables, and inventions of Priests to get gaine by; and for himselfe, he was ready to sell his soule to any that would buy it: then one of his companions tooke up a cup of wine and said, Sell me thy soule for this cup of wine: Which he receiving, bad him take his soule...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the late antique period put this prepu- tial theory into literary practice. Augustine recounts a curious dream-­vision fable whose plot and whose allegorical structure hinge upon the foreskin, so that the story offers clues about how the literal prepuce cleaves to Christian allegory. In his De...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 83–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... as a central moral and social prob- lem.33 A seemingly minor exemplum about envy, told in Book II — a slightly 88  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 42.1 / 2012 expanded version of a fable by Avianus — is particularly revealing of the way Gower thinks about the difference between purely...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 139–159.
Published: 01 January 2020
... to Fable and Fiction. 59 Almost half a century later, Christopher Smart echoes this suggestion in a pastoral scene of seduc- tion, inviting his mistress to There read Sydney s high- wrought stories Of ladies charms and heroes glories; Thence fir d, the sweet narration act, And kiss the fiction into fact.60...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 585–606.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... The health of the whole body is ensured only by the fulfillment by each of his or her proper role, which is divinely ordained. Thus Marie de France in the twelfth century tells a fable of the body politic in which the hands, feet, and head rebel against the belly, who eats the hard-won fruits...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 215–239.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Fables (ca. 1470) present this read- ing (A) at lines 15–16: The nuttis schell, thocht [although] it be hard and teuch [tough], Haldis the kirnell, and is delectabill. Two other witnesses present, by contrast, this reading (B): The nuttis schell, thocht it be hard and teuch...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to the Protestant Church by the Jesuit missions to England, which would continue to grow in strength throughout the 1580s.57 The fable depends upon a failure of recognition, by which the young kid is deceived into thinking that the fox is a poore Sheepe, albe my coloure donne...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 587–600.
Published: 01 September 2021
... by Mathilde Lamy-Houdry. Bibliothèque du théâtre français, vol. 66. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2020. 688 pp. Paper eur 58.00. [First critical edition of Montreux's pastoral romances written under the pen name Ollenix de Monte-Sacré: Athlette pastourelle, ou Fable bocagère, par Ollenix du Mont-Sacré...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 309–338.
Published: 01 May 2000
... to the discourse of witch-speak. It is “the fables of Witch- craft,” Scot claims in the opening of the Discoverie of Witchcraft, which “have taken so fast hold and deepe root in the heart of man, that fewe or none can (nowadaies) with patience indure the hand and correction of God.” These fables, he continues...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 653–667.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... The Return of Theory in Early Modern English Studies, Volume II. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. xi, 310 pp. $95.00. Certeau, Michel de. The Mystic Fable, Volume Two: The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Edited by Luce Giard. Translated from the French 656  Journal of Medieval and Early...