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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2004) 34 (1): 95–146.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., Class, and the Form of Ideology Fred Orton University of Leeds Leeds, United Kingdom By style is meant the constant form—and sometimes the constant elements, qualities, and expression...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Chaucer's Canterbury Tales , it argues that interpretations of the Bible dependent on these codicological forms are more germane to the understanding of Chaucer's text than Robertsonian hermeneutics. Attention to three kinds of manuscript compilations that include biblical material illustrate some of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2008) 38 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Timothy Hampton Duke University Press 2008 a The Tragedy of Delegation: Diplomatic Action and Tragic Form in Racine’s Andromaque Timothy Hampton...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2003) 33 (2): 261–280.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Sarah Beckwith © by Duke University Press 2003 Stephen Greenblatt’s Hamlet and the Forms of Oblivion Sarah Beckwith Duke University...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2004) 34 (3): 611–642.
Published: 01 September 2004
... acquisition is often based on a form of ritual, rather than on forms of speculation. Moreover, while capitalist ideol- ogy associates economic investment with the possibility of social mobility, in the premodern period investmentt operates in a social order promoting a well- defi ned and rigid hierarchy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 281–320.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Maile Hutterer Appearing in the mid-twelfth century in and around the Paris basin, flying buttresses fundamentally transformed churches, representing a radical break with architectural tradition. While flying buttresses were visually unprecedented forms, they quickly became standard components of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 September 2018
...” narratives that bridged different forms. Lord Berners's Huon of Bordeaux (ca. 1515) and Richard Johnson's The Seven Champions of Christendom (1596–97) are popular prose texts that employ crusade discourse's dual sense of conversion as an intensified commitment and as a change in religion in their portrayal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2019
...David Aers; Sarah Beckwith “Go, litel bok, go, litel myn tragedye.” So wrote Chaucer at the end of Troilus and Criseyde . But how compatible are the forms and ideas of tragedy with Christian tradition, its theology and liturgy? What are the relations between medieval and early modern discourses of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 597–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
... consumption stressed the need for the rich to reserve at least part of their resources for social measures in the form of charity. By regulating luxury through various forms of fines and penalties, sumptuary laws helped to benefit the less privileged and the city in general. Critiques of consumption, of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 347–371.
Published: 01 May 2010
... than of preeminent status gained as a reward for past literary work. Further, the poem's version of literary and artistic tradition requires that poetry must take its place alongside other forms of artistic representation to form a full and complex account of history. Skelton here reconceptualizes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 369–391.
Published: 01 May 2011
...J. M. Crawford John Skelton is a transitional poet. He is perhaps the last practitioner in the visionary forms of the English fifteenth century, and he is an early practitioner in the secularized poetry to which those old forms give way. Many scholars regard Skelton's allegorical poems, especially...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
... revolutionary transformation of a Church embroiled in Constantinian forms of Christianity. The essay therefore posits a Langlandian vision contrary to some recent trends in the historiography of the late medieval Church and some recent accounts of Piers Plowman itself. Crucial to Langland’s concerns is the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 461–486.
Published: 01 May 2012
... economic motive. This essay considers how A View redeploys utopian literary forms in the colonial setting so as to envision unimpeded, accelerated “primitive accumulation,” that violent process of dispossession that defines the agrarian and imperial origins of capitalism. While The Faerie Queene adopts a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 January 2012
... covenant was itself understood as a marriage. Focusing especially on poems by two canonical Puritan poets, Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylor, this essay argues that this fascination with the interplay between freedom and restraint — manifest in the form as well as the content of their poetry — produced a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 617–643.
Published: 01 September 2014
... stronghold of Acre, objects such as the gates of Janus in imperial Rome, the Tower of Babel, and the fortified city of Troy serve as potent emblems of turning points in the historical past and as potential springboards toward an imagined future. These monumental points of reference form a lattice of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... at the point of contact between clerical learning and physical experience. The drama empowers its nonclerical audience to test and “assay” in the form of dramatic “experiments” the theological knowledge that structures their religious lives, and thus invigorates the audience's investment in that...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Katarzyna Lecky This essay shows that small-format cartography of the English Renaissance fostered a geographical imagination that placed nonelites at the heart of the nation's collective identity. Cheap maps, guides, and atlases — a staple of the popular print market — were public forms of...
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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): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., printed annotations and paratextual devices, forms of textual circulation, and the nature of literary allusion and cultural reuse. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 English and Latin Bible manuscript annotation history of the book and reading reader marks...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 461–486.
Published: 01 September 2017
... interpretive questions and different modes of textual engagement. It first presents a brief survey of books catalogued as Wycliffite bibles, highlighting the diverse forms in which Wycliffite translation appears. It then shows common patterns of reading, evident across a range of books, that seek to integrate...