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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 603–628.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and histories—roads not taken— The Unintended Reformation evinces a conceptual tension underlying its overall narrative agenda, namely, that between a discretionary model of historical development and a fatalistic model of historical inevitability. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 The...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2004) 34 (3): 473–522.
Published: 01 September 2004
... key statements of the historical materialism which Marx and Engels had fi rst set out in systematic form in The German Ideologyy (1845–46). Here, Marx claims that “in the social production of their existence, men inevitably enter into defi nite rela- tions which are independent of their will...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2001) 31 (2): 251–282.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Sandra Logan © by Duke University Press 2001 JMEMS31.2-02 Logan 4/30/01 9:34 AM Page 251 a Making History: The Rhetorical and Historical Occasion of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 617–643.
Published: 01 September 2014
... events are brought within the economy of salvation history, serving as threads in a larger fabric of the narration of the past. In the construction of this historical web, monumental objects play an important role. In the thirteenth-century Histoire ancienne jusqu’à César , copied at the Crusader...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Marina Brownlee “Intricate Alliances” is a phrase that calls attention to the inevitability of contrastive referencing by which the two imperial powers of early modern Europe–Spain and England–have all too often been regarded. This special issue explores in a more nuanced manner, and from a variety...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 January 2010
... by its superior historical self-awareness. This essay reassesses these themes through a reading of Shakespeare and Fletcher's The Two Noble Kinsmen (1634). This is a play of knighthood and chivalric spectacle, adapted from Chaucer's Knight's Tale , which brings Chaucer on stage in the play's prologue...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
... inner and outer bodies in Hadewijch's Visions and her List of the Perfect . Arguing against a Neoplatonic interpretation of Hadewijch's visions that disassociates the ideal inner body from any material and historical manifestation, this essay stresses the importance of werke for Hadewijch, in which the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Matthew Milner Recent work in historical philosophy on the Aristotelian concept of qualities — that is, hot, cold, wet, and dry, the fundamental causal agents of the natural world — offers a moment to reconsider the connections between medicine, religion, and natural philosophy in late medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
... historical fact. The article then ponders the utility of microhistory for newer lines of inquiry since the linguistic turn flowed and began to ebb, considering agency, materiality, the body, the new spatial turn, experience, and time, and finally proposing the value of microhistory for the macroquestions of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 511–544.
Published: 01 September 2009
... acknowledges all these changes, often in a tone of regretful melancholy. This essay analyzes the losses he records as he comments on the 430 to 500 woodcuts that make up his books, which, under pressure from historical shifts, call the epistemological claims of the genre into question. Duke University Press...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 597–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Maria Giuseppina Muzzarelli The ample record of medieval and early modern sumptuary laws represents an extensive historical period and a broad geographical area. Though scholars have not completely ignored these laws, they deserve far more attention and should be explored from many critical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 49–70.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Castle as his court rather than his prison, the audience must reimagine a space they have yet to confront. This effect is magnified by the fact that the historical Kenilworth Castle is ghosted in mimetic or verbal representations of the fictional Killingworth. This essay shows that Marlowe’s spaces are...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
... mundane, ways in which religious, social, and political boundaries were drawn and redrawn in what is now understood as a circum-Mediterranean “Age of Confessionalization” reveals the historical contingency of these boundaries themselves. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... approaches and conceptual frameworks adopted by scholars of these topics, together with the impact of interdisciplinary tendencies and influences. Thirdly, it explores the strengths and weaknesses of thinking less in terms of linear historical development than in terms of a series of cycles of religious...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2007) 37 (3): 645–646.
Published: 01 September 2007
... httpmedren.aas.duke.edu/jmems Invidious Comparisons: Spain and England Volume 39 / Number 1 / Winter 2009 Edited by Marina Brownlee “Invidious Comparisons” is a phrase that calls attention to the inevitability of contrastive referencing by which the two imperial powers of early mod- ern Europe — Spain and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 September 2015
... as it contests the usefulness of grand historical narratives for understanding historical problems where life was lived in fragmented, small-­scale societies. Submissions are invited that seek to illustrate some of the microhistorical practices that continue to evolve, especially in medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of JMEMS will explore some of the ways in which micro- history has evolved since that time as it contests the usefulness of grand historical narratives for understanding historical problems where life was lived in fragmented, small-scale societies. Submissions are invited that seek to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 657–659.
Published: 01 September 2017
... compatibility of “the tragic imagination” and Christianity. Yet the story neglects, without any comment, the entire Middle Ages. This special issue of JMEMS seeks to explore the sources and consequences of the missing middle in Williams’s book. Is the missing middle a historical reality, one so obvious...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 445–446.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Invidious Comparisons: Spain and England Volume 39 / Number 1 / Winter 2009 Edited by Marina Brownlee “Invidious Comparisons” is a phrase that calls attention to the inevitability of contrastive referencing by which the two imperial powers of early mod- ern Europe — Spain and England — have all too...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 January 2018
... 49 / Number 2 / May 2019 For this open-­topic issue of the journal, the editors invite articles that are both informed by historical inquiry and alert to issues raised by contempo- rary theoretical debate. We expect that essays will be grounded in an inti- mate knowledge of a particular past...