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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 335–371.
Published: 01 May 2007
...James Holstun Duke University Press 2007 a The Giant’s Faction: Spenser, Heywood, and the Mid-Tudor Crisis James Holstun...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 59–84.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Victor I. Scherb © by Duke University Press 2002 a Assimilating Giants: The Appropriation of Gog and Magog in Medieval and Early Modern England...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Guenevere.1 But it is equally important to consider another side to his character, his maternal descent from giants.2 Galeholt’s giantess mother is a principal marker of his identity in both the precyclic Lancelot du Lac and the Lancelot-Grail. He first enters the text with his challenge to Arthur...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., Thomas Cromwell, asks his still all-­powerful mentor Cardinal Wolsey how Henry could possibly justify a marriage to Anne Boleyn, Wol- sey explains to him: “You can’t know Albion . . . unless you go back before Albion was thought of.” One needs to keep going back, to the “bones of giant animals and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2001) 31 (1): 113–146.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., whose skin is so hard they do not wear armor (3246–51), and who bray and whinny in battle (3526); giants from Malprose (3253); the Argoille, who bark like dogs (3527). In the Roman de la Rose, Guillaume de Lorris embodied Dangier as a Saracen with red eyes, a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Aurelius Ambrosius.1 Under the king’s orders, Merlin and an army of Britons seize the rock formation known as the Giant’s Ring from Ireland. With great ceremony, Merlin reestablishes the formation on Britain’s Salisbury Plain. Mannyng’s account of this episode in his Chroni- cle does not in essence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 67–92.
Published: 01 January 2011
... preserves the majority of pagan rituals that the Spanish Jesuit had described. Books 6 and 7, on the Aztec and Inca societies and their respective downfalls, are also the subject of selective edit- ing. Acosta’s claim, for instance, that the Tlaxcalteca of Central Mexico are giants is eagerly copied...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 391–410.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... $155.00. Huot, Sylvia. Outsiders: The Humanity and Inhumanity of Giants in Medi- eval French Prose Romance. The Conway Lectures in Medieval Studies 2012. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2016. x, 348 pp.; 5 figs. Paper $40.00. Leitch, Megan G. Romancing Treason: The Literature of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2002) 32 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2002
... exact nature of the group whose identity is at stake: Hebrews, early Christians, the English nation, local English communities, London civic authorities, the mercantile classes. Also shifting is what precisely Gog and Magog represent: hostile tribes, cannibals and other bestial beings, giants...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2007) 37 (1): 141–161.
Published: 01 January 2007
... clear markings of the Phaiakes’ close proximity to the gods. The most evident sign of this proximity is that the gods join the Phaiakes openly at their feasts. Alkinoos tells Odysseus: “we are close to them, as are the Kyklopes and the savage tribe of Giants” (VII, 205 – 6). The sacred expresses...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2006) 36 (3): 539–560.
Published: 01 September 2006
...-eating giant of Mont Saint Michel becomes a figure for Western Christendom’s own internal trauma, one that can be extirpated only by another legendary and anamorphic figure, King Arthur.9 This process of digesting history through the inversion of its figures and narratives could be seen as the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2007) 37 (3): 453–467.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: when it ceased to relate to the ancient either as mere adjunct (modern dwarfs standing on the shoulders of ancient giants) or as emulous rival (moderns debating the superiority of the ancients). Once it lost that relational status, modern came into its own; indeed it defined itself as the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 199–216.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Adams, Max. In the Land of Giants: A Journey through the Dark Ages. New York: Pegasus Books, 2016. xii, 444 pp.; 16 color photos. $29.95. Berger, Teresa, and Bryan D. Spinks, eds. Liturgy’s Imagined Past/s: Method- ologies and Materials in the Writing of Liturgical History Today. Collegeville...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 419–440.
Published: 01 May 2015
....] Gardner, Julian. The Roman Crucible: The Artistic Patronage of the Papacy, 1198–1304. Römische Forschungen der Bibliotheca Hertziana, vol. 33. München: Hirmer, 2013. 516 pp.; 393 black-­and-­white plates. $185.00. Jonckheere, Koenraad, ed. Michiel Coxie and the Giants of His Age, 1499– 1592. London...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 May 2017
... thick-­set and square, And his loins and his limbs so massive and long, In truth half a giant I believe he was.]1 This knight, though massive, seems perfect in bodily form: his large frame supports a highly developed and muscular physique, with a torso that is thick in the chest and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2000) 30 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
... resem- blance”—he is not really a giant but looks like a giant—mirrors the “fayned semblance” of the guileful, malicious, and spiteful invaders of the court. The court uses the deceptive appearances of language to defend itself from deception...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 83–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... causeless aspects of envy. Polyphe- mus’s initial anger is motivated by desire for the beautiful Galatea — upon seeing that she had taken Acis as her lover, the giant Polyphemus experi- ences wrenching pain, roaring like a bear.32 But his envious decision to slay Acis betrays a viciousness beyond...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 461–486.
Published: 01 May 2012
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 263–287.
Published: 01 May 2016