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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (1): 85–111.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Patrick Gray Efforts to describe Shakespeare’s tragedies and place them within the history of the genre have been long misled by dubious assumptions about Shakespeare’s secularism dating back to the influence of German Romanticism. The use of concepts drawn from Aristotle’s Poetics has been...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and The Tempest . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 William Shakespeare genre of tragedy The Winter’s Tale and The Tempest Hegel lectures on fine art ethics ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Two Books of Homilies Appointed to be Read in Churches, 107. 47 D. H. Lambert, Shakespeare Documents (London: George Bell, 1904), 47. Thomas Heywood, also influenced by medieval dramatic history and a probable collaborator in Sir Thomas More, lists “Morrall” as a genre with “Tragedy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 411–412.
Published: 01 May 2017
...: Fortunes of a Genre, Medieval and Early Modern Edited by David Aers and Sarah Beckwith Volume 49 / Number 1 / January 2019 “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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 149–172.
Published: 01 January 2010
... it announces represent the formal peroratio of the play’s action, shifting its genre from tragedy to romance.2 Indeed, while act 5 is as preoccupied as the rest of the play with the intrigue of Henry’s court, the prophecy, with its mysterious promise of political redemption by a baby girl, is redolent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 623–640.
Published: 01 September 2023
.... The genre he writes is not tragedy, or drama more generally, but translation. Beardsley and Wimsatt's essay on the intentional fallacy ends with a strong assertion: “Critical inquiries are not settled by consulting the oracle.” 41 The oracle in question here is T. S. Eliot, and Beardsley and Wimsatt...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Tragedy: Fortunes of a Genre, Medieval and Early Modern Edited by David Aers and Sarah Beckwith Volume 49 / Number 1 / January 2019 “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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 503–531.
Published: 01 September 2022
... on which I write is unworthy of such aid.” 41 There is a divide between these tales of retribution and the actual tragic plays that writers such as Beard and Stubbes so revile. Still, the genres of the cautionary tale and the dramatic tragedy cross-pollinated in consequential ways. Walsham notes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Ann Arbor, Michigan Perhaps because of its native subject matter, scholars have long turned to “native” dramatic genres to explain the history play, in contrast to the acknowledged classical roots of tragedy and comedy.1 Each of the three main medieval dramatic traditions — mystery...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of plays from different parts of the canon (early, middle, and late), and different genres (history play, problem comedy, tragedy, and romance). They also address a set of changing practices: historiography (Parker); sanc- tity and satisfaction (Sanok, Appleford, Hirschfeld); chivalry and neoclassi...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (2022) 52 (3): 407–413.
Published: 01 September 2022
...” the “discourse of virtue” in the fourteenth through the seventeenth century. She attributes this in part to the multiplicity of “new directions” taken in this period concerning human “identity, character, and agency.” But she also imputes this to the wide range of genres “in which reflection on virtue is at home...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 577–585.
Published: 01 September 2021
... practises within doores are to be feared.” 1 In Hamlet , Shakespeare's Polonius reveals himself to be a man of Stow's generation, sharing his catholic taste for a plethora of performative genres. Having “played at the university” himself, he appreciates the versatility of players released from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2022
... social contexts, practices, genres, and values. Taken together, the essays in this issue show how forms not only represent but also embody catastrophe's continuities and discontinuities, its rhythms and ruptures, its order and disorder, and its anxieties, uncertainties, and possibilities. 13...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2007
... York Throughout the several centuries comprising the “late medieval” and “early modern” periods, and across various genres of writing and areas of social performance, the commouns is invoked as the starting-point, or rationale, of proposed social actions. Never quite the entirety...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 January 2008
... and a lasting embarrassment for the papacy but also one of the period’s greatest diplomatic failures. In Timothy Hampton’s reading of Racine’s Andromaque, the pathos that Biow locates in the ambassador’s role as a representative of his prince develops into full-blown tragedy. Situating the play...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 145–166.
Published: 01 January 2002
... would certainly ask what it was about the Book of Hours as a genre that made it so popular as a place to record family history. Reception or cultural theorists would downplay intrinsic qualities, prefer- ring instead to emphasize the new historical work such textual sites were performing. The debate...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 161–180.
Published: 01 January 2020
... popular and schol- arly awareness. But we are also talking about the loss of a frame of refer- ence for reading these writings for understanding their position within our sense of genre, for assessing their typicality or exceptionalism, for hear- ing their dialogues with contemporary authors and issues...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 485–511.
Published: 01 September 2016
... dem- onstrates across thousands of pages how “the True and Pure Religion which sprung up and flourish’d under the pressure of Persecution, has lost ground, falling from bad to worse” since the Reformation.3 The familiar genres of Reformation history have failed to effect “Love or Charity...