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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (2): 371–397.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Caitlin Mahaffy This article investigates two literary works from the premodern era: Mandeville's Travels (composed between 1357 and 1371) and Margaret Cavendish's The Blazing World (1666) , both of which depict hybrid creatures as natural rather than monstrously unnatural. These two texts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
... creatures at the very center of the political world, as Mélusine and her oddly bodied sons successfully expand the Lusignan territory from familiar lands in Poitou to far distant Armenia. Within this more capacious physical and intellectual arena, hybrid bodies can be politically advanta- geous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 323–345.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of the regional community, creating a form of monasticism that was “more social and economic than it was spiritual.” 3 East Anglia was thus a region characterized by hybrid commingling of lay and monastic societies and spiritualties which, as Theresa Coletti describes it, was “attentive simultaneously...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 397–429.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Photo © Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford . MS Bodley 264, fol. 74v. Photo © Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford. The poem deepens this resonance beyond the animals’ spatial positioning by depicting Bucephalus as monstrous, a hybrid creature who shares the pig's appetite for human...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 463–477.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of the Roncesvalles, or hybridity and ambiguity in the case of the Auto. Both texts serve an important purpose in the formation of a national canon. The Roncesvalles is cited as an example of how foreign epic material, that of Roland and Charlemagne, is nationalized, even in its scant...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 339–379.
Published: 01 May 2016
... an occasion to propose the general heuristic term “chimerism” to describe a specific kind of visual form: not a hybrid that fuses different visual modes, but a chimera that joins unlike features while preserving their differences. • Visualizing Sacred...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Morgan Ng Taking the case of a late Renaissance treatise on Huguenot architecture, this essay explores the potentials of collage as an expression of confessional contestation in the wake of the French Wars of Religion. The book's hybrid imagery bears a formal language of cutting, removal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Spain of the converso, a hybrid who blurs the boundaries between Christian and Jew. Using recent psychoanalytic criticism of the Prioress's Tale , Chaucer's sentimentalized representation of the murdered child's mother is contrasted with the very different one in Damián de Vegas's Memoria del Santo...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2007
... difference. Any reading of Galeholt must take account not only of his love relationship with Lancelot, but also of what I will call his racial hybridity: a half-human, half-giant knight unlike any other in the Arthurian world. The different versions of Lancelot provide scant information about...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 545–576.
Published: 01 September 2011
...- ney similar in every detail to Muhammad’s. They describe her as traveling through heaven seated on a “tabernacle of light,” for example, rather than furnishing her with a fantastic steed like Buraq, the hybrid winged creature on which the Prophet rides into the sky. Much of the text even recalls...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 143–177.
Published: 01 January 2003
...—or (more appropriately) they are sounded —and the resonance that results is the frisson of the “scientific” drive for meaning that the garden as artifice embodies and as “natural” object simultaneously obscures. The frisson of the garden stands as a powerful effect of the garden’s hybridized nature...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., Leviathan, 1651) 118  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 46.1 / 2016 Formation of government is the creation of a political creature after the image of a philosophical creature, or it is an infusion of the soul or faculties of a man into the body of a multitude. (Har...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... . . . . . . . . . . That sagh man never forwit that hore, Sua fraward scapen creature. O thair blac heu it was selcuth, And in thair breistes bar thair moth. . . . . . . . . . . . . Thair muthes wide, thair eien brade...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 373–398.
Published: 01 May 2008
... II’s entry pageant of 1550 in Rouen.] Cornett / New Books across the Disciplines  383 5. Animalia Anderson, Virginia DeJohn. Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (2004) 2006. xiii, 322 pp.; 2...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 January 2013
...: And demaund besides, what they would passe their time about,” and fur- thermore, “contrary-­wise, if more creatures were borne, then should die; they say, bodies should be in an ill taking, expecting the infusion of their soule, & it would come to passe, that some of them should die, before they had...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... settler communities of the Atlantic rim have forged hybrid or compound cultures by tinkering with material offered by both the dominating and dominated source-cultures in ways that the tra- ditional terms for cultural melding, creolization and syncretism, are inade- quate to explain. This ingenious...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 137–171.
Published: 01 January 2011
... not walk, the Spaniards, to prevent their remaining behind to make war, killed them by burying their swords in their sides or their breasts. It was really a most distressing thing to see the way in which these wretched creatures, naked, tired and lame, were treated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
... introspection allows “the idiosyncratic and the universal [to] merge”; as a Jesuit meditation in the style of Loyola’s Spiritual Exer- cises; and as an unprecedented hybrid, “part spiritual exercises, part medical journal.” See Evelyn Simpson, A Study of the Prose Works of John Donne (Oxford...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2014
... – ­86). And their union at the end of the poem receives an equivalent rhetorical treatment: “In lufis [love’s] yok that esy is and sure, / In guerdoun of all my lufis space [As reward for the extent of all my love], / Sche hath me tak, hir humble creature” (1346 – ­48). At the same time...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
... systems sorted by type, title, and author.6 These include ABC books, broadside ballads, collages, damask paper, hybrid books of print pages interleaved with manuscript pages, and round sheets for decorating the underside of trenchers (the Renaissance equivalent of the drink coaster).7 Printers...