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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 2018
... into question the capacity of memorials of any kind to carry the burden of remembrance. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 early modern English memorials St. Albans Abbey Church physical monuments poetics of memorialization forms of cultural memory...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 313–348.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of the past, transform them into documents, and lend speech to those traces.”17 Camden’s “monumental” history is constructed through memory: as a historical method, Camden’s work re-collects the material documents of the past; as a form of cultural memory...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 477–486.
Published: 01 September 2021
... between space and history are ineluctable, and to consider the emergence of new spaces and spatial concepts is to consider the emergence of modern ideas and forms amid long-standing conventions. In his introduction to A Cultural History of Theatre in the Early Modern Age , Robert Henke describes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 453–473.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Perambulators sometimes seized upon the occasion to draw attention to a culture of obligation that had been neglected. This essay looks at two such moments—the 1381 Revolt of St. Albans, when the commons rose against the abbot in the form of a perambulation, and a 1520–21 property dispute at South Kyme...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 January 2002
... and culturally. As Mannyng narrates the formative moments of Ireland and Irishness, he portrays the Irish as a rejected, underdeveloped culture that must look to the British for guidance. However, the text later tells us that the colonial efforts of the Sax- ons in Britain had curtailed British...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2004
... about models of expansion and domi- nation in the post-Roman world. Familiar too are the aggressively imperial dynasties of Byzantium and the Ottonians.2 Yet classical culture, and medieval culture following it, conceived of the world as tripartite, and trans- forming the dialectal interplay between...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 95–146.
Published: 01 January 2004
... is meant the constant form.” When the art historian’s practice is structured by the quest for style, little or no attention can be given to interpreting and explaining any individual object with regard to the historically and culturally specific circumstances of its production and first use...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 287–321.
Published: 01 May 2015
... – 21; and Eleanor Cook, Enigmas and Riddles in Liter- ature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), 145 – 48. 6 For memoria ad res and memoria ad verbum in the medieval memorial arts, see Mary Carruthers, The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture (Cam- bridge...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 375–398.
Published: 01 May 2002
... for iconoclasm was broad, this is not to say that its activity was indis- criminate. Recent research has indicated extreme particularity in the parts of inscriptions and images selected for erasure, showing that funerary monu- ments and their texts were cultural forms subjected to intense scrutiny...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 May 2020
... made visible by the fragmented bodies imposed on the civic landscape. Not unlike Maya Lin s Vietnam Veterans Memorial (1982), these lists reclaim the maimed corpses of the field to restore to them the dignity of their names, a process therapeutic for their viewers.73 By imposing narrative form...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... This metaphor of the wax impression is a prominent feature of premodern descriptions of mental activ- ity, particularly theories of perception, imagination, and memory. It allows ancient philosophers to visualize the interaction of form and matter in pro- cesses of mental conception, prompting...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 167–198.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of ritual, for the citizens, who had to walk from the town to the chapel, inscribeded secular events in a religious space and on Plesch / Memory on the Wall 185 religious depictions. Although processions are a form of collective prayer, their essential function...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 33–59.
Published: 01 January 2016
... sense-­impressions (simula- cra), organized into orderly patterns in the imagination, form the thoughts and judgments that shape action.48 The recovery of sen through internaliza- tion of the Passion therefore represents the healing and right ordering of memory, thought, and action...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 619–641.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the interconnections between the printed book and illustrated manuscript in the early modern period, and call attention to the economic, cultural, and social dynamics affecting their production.3 The owners of alba amicorum, typically male university students on their peregrinatio academico, collected...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 379–408.
Published: 01 May 2001
... she can confer upon it. In the process, she enacts a perfect identification of researcher and subject, which is also an absolute form of intellectual property; as she says, “Mar- garet Clitherow’s letter is my letter.”4 What interests me about Matchinske’s choice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2014
... material form to the interaction of body and spirit, sight and insight, within the transformational processes of religion and remembrance. They interrogate and finally validate the use of monumental effigies as prompts to memory. Alluding to the pedilavium, they recall the incarnate savior...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2009
... material phantasmata haunt the “mimetic faculty,” whose phantasmata form part of the sensorium of the individual, or of the official imaginary culture of a society or a group. They speak the language of his- torical over- and underdetermination; they are always already there “en la potencia...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (2008) 38 (2): 175–196.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the impermanence of that memory in the form of scrolls and books. “ ‘Worm-eaten, and full of canker holes’: Materializing Memory in The Faerie Queene and Lingua,” Spenser Studies 17 (2003): 215 – 38. 4 I follow the spelling phantasy in this essay, both because it reflects usage after...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
... at it and even with it in memory, our translation will be “not merely a matter of matching sentences in the abstract, but of learning to live another form of life.” 50 Brown / In the Middle 565 JMEMS30.3-07.Brown 9/1/00 5:05 PM...