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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 January 2022
... that problem-solving can never avert a climate catastrophe, precisely because of managerial decision-making's impulse to produce ever more of itself. Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 genre of English country house poem rhyming couplet economic management lordly generosity catastrophe...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2022
... English lyric “On the Earthquake of 1382,” which offers a glimpse into some of the ways in which premodern literature gives form to the nearly inassimilable nature of catastrophe. 18 Across its twelve stanzas, this poem understands catastrophe as a dramatic turning point and uses forms—including...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 197–228.
Published: 01 May 2008
... / 38.2 / 2008 37 In placing its fictionalized investigation of sovereignty at its structural center,Th e Buke of the Howlat resembles several otherwise unrelated works. See A. C. Spearing, “Central and Displaced Sovereignty in Three Medieval Poems,” Review of English Studies n.s. 33...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 461–486.
Published: 01 May 2012
...-­century English writing about Ireland, in no small part because the utopia represents what might be considered the most explicitly political of literary forms. Several of the defining traits of the utopian genre can be found at work in A View, beyond the tract’s dialogue form. Spenser’s work...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 January 2022
... In this sense, this moment represents a negative version of the “anticlosural” listing that Ryan Netzley discusses in the English country house poem; see “Managed Catastrophe: Problem-Solving and Rhyming Couplets in the Seventeenth-Century Country House Poem,” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 52...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 335–360.
Published: 01 May 2022
... specific application to English pastoral verse had been established by Spenser, who used the figure of the shepherd to comment on both contemporary poetry and church politics in his Shepheardes Calendar . 30 Milton's poem thoroughly exploits this tradition. It is built around the entrance and exit...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 143–177.
Published: 01 January 2003
... unnaturally devoid of work— these poems strive to make clear that the virtuous life it means to depict depends upon work and effort. In this regard, Wither’s georgic poems stand in clear opposition to the highly stylized notion of the natural world artic- ulated, for example, in the great country-house...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and Cultural Revolu- tion, part of the new Oxford English Literary History, in the destruction of the cloister on the north side of St. Paul’s by the Lord Protector (providing materials for Somerset House in 1549). Since the cloister wall featured “the Marchabray, or dance of death, commonly called...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 335–371.
Published: 01 May 2007
... communism to the debates among Marxist historians (Maurice Dobb, Rodney Hilton, Robert Brenner, and others) over the nature of the transition from feudalism to capitalism to Raymond Williams’s ferocious account of the dispossessive decorum of the English country house poem, the historical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 493–518.
Published: 01 September 2002
... University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, California The recorded stopping-places of one English vagrant arrested by authorities during a western trek in 1612 takes the following night-by-numbers form: First night, the Saracen’s Head in Farringdon...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
... by the genre of Marian miracle sto- ries. Marian miracles were a largely monastic form. The collections of mir- acles or Mariales were often huge in proportion—one English manuscript contains 500 tales in Latin34—and were designed for reading in the chapel and refectory on the feast days of the Virgin.35...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 161–180.
Published: 01 January 2020
... quoted material) and detailed metadata (to differentiate between genres of review materials) made possible a more nuanced analysis including a comparison of the language of reviewers with that of the text under review. A resource like the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership digital...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the executions of four priests: Edmund Campion and Alexander Brian in 1581, Edmund Geninges in 1591, and Robert Southwell in 1595. In the narratives of these deaths, we can see how English Reformations not only occasioned new relic-making by English Catholics, but also, paradoxically, resulted in relic cults...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 197–224.
Published: 01 January 2004
... transparent. In modern Chinese, the word used to translate the English word empire is di guo (literally “emperor’s (or imperial) country but that particular understanding of the term di guo is a nineteenth-century neolo- gism directly related to China’s experience of Euro-American imperialism...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and the reader for this volume and by Barbara Fuchs and Steven Mullaney; I am grateful to them all. 1 Critics still disagree about the nature, even existence, of the history play as a genre. Recent statements include Teresa Grant and Barbara Ravelhofer, introduction to English...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 79–112.
Published: 01 January 2001
... in one army, since there were French, Flemings, Frisians, Gauls, Allogroges, Lotharingians, Allemani, Bavarians, Normans, English, Scots, 86 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 31.1 / 2001 JMEMS31.1-04 Kinoshita 2/26/01 6:59 PM Page 87...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2009
...? Spenser's thinking on this issue is conditioned by his participation in a way of figuring empire through the palus , or the wooden stake that marks the boundary of civil society in a colonial setting, often under English rule. The alternative way of figuring imperial power on the landscape during...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 139–159.
Published: 01 January 2020
... realist novel spearheaded by authors like Samuel Richardson.3 By 1804, Anna Laetitia Barbauld prefaced her edition of Rich- ardson s correspondence with a history of English prose fiction describing the Arcadia as the once famous romance . . . a book that all have heard of, that some few possess...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 611–632.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of Chicago Press, 2007. xxx, 275 pp. $60.00, paper $24.00. [Facing-page Ital- ian text with English translation.] Milton, John. “Paradise Lost: A Poem Written in Ten Books”; An Authorita- tive Text of the 1667 First Edition. Transcribed and edited by John T. Shaw- cross and Michael Lieb. Medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 571–595.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: These fashions fond of countrey strange,    Which English heads so much delight Through towne and countrie which do range,    and are imbrac’d of every wight. So much woonder still to see, That nought so much amazeth me. (A3r) Employing the stock complaint...