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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 281–320.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... We can better understand the visual character of the flying buttress by exploring lingering references to the classical column within the innovative features of the flying buttress form. A survey of French examples from the twelfth to the sixteenth century shows that some medieval builders...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 623–653.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Early French treatises about consuming coffee, chocolate, and tea reflect a desire to normalize them and their entrepreneurial practitioners, while at the same time extoling their exotic charm. This essay argues that these treatises — part chemistry book, part guide to preparation and serving, and part...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (2): 233–264.
Published: 01 May 2019
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 521–540.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Raphaële Garrod; Sarah Kay; Nicolette Zeeman This essay historicizes Giorgio Agamben’s notion of the “animal outside” as ingenuity by exploring early modern French polemics stemming from the humanist reception of the Machiavellian simile stating that the prince should deploy both the lion’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 327–342.
Published: 01 May 2002
... in Sixteenth-Century French Poetry Todd P. Olson University of Southern California Los Angeles, California Tu en riras, je m’asseure (Lecteur); aussi n’a esté fait ce petit Poëme...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Morgan Ng Taking the case of a late Renaissance treatise on Huguenot architecture, this essay explores the potentials of collage as an expression of confessional contestation in the wake of the French Wars of Religion. The book's hybrid imagery bears a formal language of cutting, removal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
...E. Jane Burns The fourteenth-century Roman de Mélusine by Jean d’Arras is a story of dynastic expansion and political legitimization that extends far beyond the territorial battles fought by the French royal family during the Hundred Years War. In fact, Jean d’Arras’s narrative of Lusignan history...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 521–544.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Sabrina Corbellini; Margriet Hoogvliet This essay investigates how a specific group of laypeople, individuals and groups of literate artisans in late medieval French and Italian towns, participated in distinctive ways in contemporary devotional reading culture. Through an analysis of colophons...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 545–571.
Published: 01 September 2013
... had long rankled civic governors and guilds, sparking a series of legal and political skirmishes between the City and St. Martin’s in the 1520s and 1530s. This article examines St. Martin’s community of Dutch and French immigrants, who constituted the densest concentration of aliens...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 233–262.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Brooke Heidenreich Findley The fifteenth-century French prose romance Perceforest portrays the relationship between the king and his forests in terms of both control and intimacy. The king's legitimacy arises from his ability to civilize the forests and regulate their resources, yet in another...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (1): 137–167.
Published: 01 January 2019
... classical underworld. The French critic Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac censured Heinsius on two accounts: first, for mingling sacred and profane figures in a tragedy based on scripture; and second, for expecting audiences to understand the historical complexity of his depiction of Herod’s dream. Balzac...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 501–520.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Miranda Griffin; Sarah Kay; Nicolette Zeeman Across a range of medieval French texts—from the genres of romance, lai , and hagiography—scenes are found involving the discovery and scrutiny of a puzzling, hairy entity that cannot speak for itself, existing outside the confines of human civilization...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Mary Franklin-Brown; Sarah Kay; Nicolette Zeeman Alone among the French romances of Alexander the Great penned in the twelfth century, Thomas de Kent’s Roman de toute chevalerie reproduces the story of Alexander’s illegitimate birth from the principal Latin source. According to this account...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 445–456.
Published: 01 September 2019
... philosophy, medicine, and encyclopedism. The articles engage numerous disciplines, including philosophy, history of science, history of ideas, and Anglo-Saxon, French, and English literary studies; their approaches represent a broad range of Anglophone and Continental European academic traditions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 619–641.
Published: 01 September 2009
... acquired humanist education by quoting from ancient, medieval, and contemporary authors in Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, French, and Italian, often on the theme of everlasting friendship. This essay looks closely at one album, owned by a German student attending law school at the University of Padua from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 May 2010
...-appreciated factor in the history of medieval diplomatic encounters. Examining chronicle sources and later literary renditions of the incident, retold from both French and an Anglo-Norman perspectives, the article reveals how medieval commentators made use of a rich emotional vocabulary in order either...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 515–539.
Published: 01 September 2020
... aversion to war has been regarded as central to his European policies. James s fondness for philosophical and theological argument, expressed through both printed texts and casual conversations, has rein- forced this impression. As a French ambassador, Christophe de Harlay, observed in May 1603, James se...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 315–344.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of France and the women’s dress, and then disappeared from the his- torical record (G 2:360, 365). What would it mean, I ask in this essay, to posit a hybridized subject of New France, a French-speaking Mi’kmaq pre- Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 38:2, Spring 2008...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 393–418.
Published: 01 May 2007
...- tine all other Italians.”2 Among the crimes these foreign queens share are ingratitude toward their benefactors, a tendency to murder enemies or rivals, a preference for favorites who exploit the French, and an appetite for ven- geance (Discours merveilleux, 265, 267, 269, 271). One recurrent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 543–570.
Published: 01 September 2002
... head to toe in French clothing, the Englishman becomes unrecognizable as such: he mutates into a “Monsieur” through his very apparel. Jonson, how- ever, does much more than simply deride the man’s vanity. By asking his reader to marvel at the Englishman whose clothing belies his nationality, he...