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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 May 2020
...David Aers; Sarah Beckwith; Sonja Drimmer Chronicles of fifteenth-century England teem with severed heads. Frequently, these texts focus less on the event of decapitation than on its enduring result: namely, the modified and adorned head of the deceased, spiked and exhibited in a prominent public...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 611–632.
Published: 01 September 2008
... publishers. Other European titles are included whenever received. Books are classified under variable topical headings and listed alphabetically by author's name. Entries include complete bibliographical data and annotations. With few exceptions, books appearing here have been published within the previous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 421–459.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Kurt Schreyer This essay proposes a sixteenth-century provenance for the ass’s head in A Midsummer Night’s Dream , a history that includes orthodox liturgies and festivals, mid-century Reformed polemics, and above all provincial mystery plays. What would it mean if this famous prop was inspired...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 201–221.
Published: 01 January 2009
... publishers. Other European titles are included whenever received. Books are classified under variable topical headings and listed alphabetically by author's name. Entries include complete bibliographical data and annotations. With few exceptions, books appearing here have been published within the previous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of affective piety does not position “heart knowledge” ( sapientia ) and “head knowledge” ( scientia ) as mutually exclusive. Instead, A Christian Mannes Bileeve fuses reason (“skil”) with affect (“kyndenesse”), generating a reasonable love borne from gratitude for God that arises from knowing the Apostles...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 May 2016
... advanced by Thomas Linacre (1460–1524), physician and founding father of English humanism. As grammarian, Linacre adds a sixth mood to the five inherited from Priscian, classifying almost every use of Priscian's subjunctive mood under his new heading, the potential mood. As physician, Linacre translates...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 281–320.
Published: 01 May 2014
... that the assimilation of column iconography appears only in specific areas of particular buttressing configurations, particularly at the point of the flyer’s junction with the wall. The column was most commonly assimilated in the design of the so-­ called flyer head support, a prop on which the top...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 579–594.
Published: 01 September 2007
... premise of this fable would have been lost to medieval readers, and so the wolf now comes upon no mask but a disembodied head. In the version ascribed to Walter of England, it is a head ornately embellished, with jewelry and the hair curled, the face colored with make-up. De lupo qui...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 95–146.
Published: 01 January 2004
... by the key and by using the key terms. The Corpus project is framed or delimited by classification and taxonomy, by bringing constant forms into discourse and by tabulating them according to an evident and universal mode. The catalogue features forms and shapes of monuments: cross-shafts, cross-heads...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2013
... is confronted with his own mortality, the inexorability of his own eventual decay and, worse, his own dissolution into the same earth inhabited by the “dross” he could not bear to “stoop to.” The death’s head that figuratively lies within Portia’s body-­as-­casket represents both man’s beginning and his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the saint and other figures from his or her vita to head a procession on the saint’s feast day.7 Other saint plays were more elaborate, featuring special effects and costumes for several characters, but some of the references to saint plays may be to even less “dramatic” forms, as Lawrence Clopper...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 105–124.
Published: 01 January 2018
... head,” Benivieni insists that he cor- roborated it personally, “not just seeing but manibus attrectantes (touching with my hands8 Eyes and hands, collaborating organically, are the tools of the new physician turned anatomist. The adventure of modern anatomy is 108  Journal of Medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 659–670.
Published: 01 September 2020
... between France and Spain.3 Turning this older diplomatic history upside down, a new genera- tion of scholars is stressing the coexistence of old and new ways of con- ducting diplomatic affairs throughout premodernity. In the process, they have depicted diplomats and heads of state as masters...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 137–171.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Rubiés points out, “structured the genre on the basis of the practical interests of merchants, sol - diers and crown officials” rather than on the glorification of conquest or the purveying of fantastic monsters such as the dog- headed men in writers from Pliny to Mandeville.4 The mercantile...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
... under- foot. The next day, she is stripped naked before a large crowd, branded, boiled, and finally beheaded. Her death itself is a triumph. Just before she meekly bows her head to receive the sword, an earthquake encourages five thousand pagans to convert, and God’s voice rings out granting her...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 January 2001
... appears not as a supernumerary or an afterthought on the periph- ery, but as a spectacular figure, splendidly clothed with flamboyant head- gear. Ordinarily he stands apart from Mary and the infant Jesus, who are venerated by a white-skinned elderly king, plainly dressed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Urbino performing the actual dissection.20 This was not the only ana- tomical demonstration Brünsterer witnessed. Under the heading “What I learned watching anatomical dissections with D. Bassano showing and D. Paolo from Urbino cutting” [Quae ex sectionum anatomicarum inspec- tione perceperim...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 595–613.
Published: 01 September 2015
... pedagogical and inspirational — to produce a Hebrew script Matthew hardly seems to understand.25 This is a Matthew who seems “coarse, low brow,” even if the “bowling-­ball head” and “stocky gnarled body” in fact — and ironically — invoke the image of Socrates.26 It is an image of the author as cipher...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 63–100.
Published: 01 January 2000
... dyadic usage in no way implies the existence of a golden age for women in this city,3 its prevalence suggests nothing less radical than the claim that the city did not reckon its population in terms of patriarchally headed households, but rather in terms...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2015
... headings such as AB, AC, or AD, and then write down words, guessing whether they should be nearer to the top of the area intended for a given alphabetical range (as abandon would be in the area under the heading AB) or the bottom of the area (as abyss would be). The more words one writes...