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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 223–247.
Published: 01 May 2010
... those issues.3 In this context, the contemporary anxieties of visualization are encoded most effectively in the process of portraiture, when the artist attempts to make the saint’s icon. Hagiographic texts are some of the richest sources detailing the circumstances and consequences of such...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2008) 38 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 January 2008
... respect, Elena’s dowry inventory departs in degree, if not in kind, from the dowry inventories for Evdokiia Ivanovna and Mariia Saburova. Among the first gifts listed in Elena’s dowry inventory are six crosses and six icons. The icons are worth noting: one of St. George the Victory-Bearer, one of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2004) 34 (3): 643–672.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Blackfriars theater fi rst opened for business in 1576, unless like a num- ber of Protestants at the time you count the performance of the Mass, the veneration of icons and saints, even the acceptance of alms as so many elements in a massive theatrical campaign that Henry’s usurpation of the papal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2006) 36 (3): 585–618.
Published: 01 September 2006
... play” which he finds constitutive of utopia. Embedded within maps are “texts that will produce potential narratives”; that is, maps “contain in condensed versions the monograms of possible historical narratives.” Where icon and letter intersect, for Marin, is the utopic point.31 Yet unlike...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
... an icon of a saint or of the Virgin Mary through the city so that the citizens could see their protector and the saint could see the suffering sup- plicants and be moved to act. Processional routes connected resonant places like churches, shrines, gates, and bridges that memorialized past...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2006) 36 (2): 355–377.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... In the main course they were essentially eating icons of the North American landscape, traditional symbols of the U.S. — bison and apples — that here were graciously infused with Mexican flavors. The cen- terpieces, meanwhile, featured limes, a major Mexican export.4 The most elaborate...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2003) 33 (3): 419–435.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., “the Christian story is itself a biography”; thus later Christians, through the writing of saints’ lives, “could present an image of the life in imitation of Christ, the life that becomes an icon.”2 Following this line of thought, but taking it to a differ- ent part of the New...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... individual scholar’s arguments about European understandings of the Native American other. In 1981, for example, Bernadette Bucher wrote a provocative structural- ist argument about gender and cannibalism, Icon and Conquest: A Structural Analysis of the Illustrations of de Bry’s Great Voyages .” 2 One...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 375–406.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... Wilson’s text reworks the otherwise iconic and immediately recognizable violence of cockfighting in early modern England into a complex, manifold system of male care, as both a means and a filter through which to assess alternative and quintessential masculinities, ideal- ized conjugal relations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to everyday conduct. By and large, writers including Boccaccio and Castiglione do not treat contemporary notables as living, breathing actors. They are icons, whose agency is suspended by their prized exemplarity. Through Casti- glione’s praise of Queen Isabella, the airy virtue of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2008) 38 (2): 197–228.
Published: 01 May 2008
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2007) 37 (3): 511–529.
Published: 01 September 2007
... — in the tlacuilo, the native painter of Codex Telleriano-Remensis. The task of the tlacuilo in Mesoamerican culture ranged from copying older texts to the production of the knowledge to be recorded using the painter’s iconic script. I will speak of the tlacuilo in feminine terms to call...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2003) 33 (2): 241–259.
Published: 01 May 2003
... icon of “the wicked son,” an icon woven into the book. This wicked son questions his community’s religious cult in an act of critical “self-exclusion,” “a refusal of communal participation” (136–37).4 In their invocations of this figure, the wicked son remains singular. Here too he fits the writers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 117–136.
Published: 01 January 2011
... argues that the differences between the German and Latin translations suggest that the two were intended for different religious audiences (249 – 79). 4 On America as Protestant allegory, see Bernadette Bucher’s seminal study Icon and Conquest: A Structural Analysis of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 725–744.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and Jews under Early Islam. Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. ix, 306 pp. $79.95. 8. Byzantium Ćurčić, Slobodan, and Evangelia Hadjitryphonos. Architecture as Icon: Perception and Representation of Architecture in Byzantine...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 615–634.
Published: 01 September 2015
...: Rereading Late Ancient Religion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. xi, 311 pp.; 17 figs. $75.00. Marsengill, Katherine. Portraits and Icons: Between Reality and Spirituality in Byzantine Art. Byzantios: Studies in Byzantine History and Civilization, vol. 5. Turnhout, Belg...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 391–410.
Published: 01 May 2017
... 1. Editions and translations Barclay, John. Icon Animorum, or, The Mirror of Minds. Translated by Thomas May. Edited by Mark Riley. Bibliotheca Latinitatis Novae. Leu- ven, Belg.: Leuven University Press, 2013. x, 368 pp.; 5 illus. Eur 75.00. [Latin text of the Icon Animorum (on the manners...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2007) 37 (3): 453–467.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 37.3 / 2007 period illness of the Renaissance, embodied in its two great epochal icons: Dürer’s Melancholia and Shakespeare’s Hamlet. (It is for good reason that James Simpson begins his revisionist medieval history with the antiquary John Leland...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2007) 37 (1): 197–217.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of Art.] Olson, Roberta J. M., Patricia L. Reilly, and Rupert Shepherd, eds. The Biography of the Object in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. vii, 147 pp.; 41 illus. Paper $59.95. Pentcheva, Bissera V. Icons and Power: The Mother of God in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2004) 34 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 September 2004
... historiography that locate premodernity within bold narratives of social change and the fragmentary appropriations that can lend the medieval in particular an almost iconic resonance within certain texts and traditions of Marxist thought. The essays comprising this special issue of the Journal of...