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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of this tradition by the forces of commerce in The Three Ladies of London and The Three Lords and Ladies of London , and Jonson’s hilarious use of the tradition in The Devil Is An Ass . Ordinary language philosophy helps to reveal what is at stake in this verbal drama of recognition. © 2012 by Duke...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 May 2016
...John Leeds Recent scholarship has asserted that Renaissance humanists adopted an effectively poststructuralist view of language as a sign system independent of extramental reality. But language involves more than signs, and this scholarly position squares poorly with the theory of verbal mood...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 161–181.
Published: 01 January 2009
... imagination. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 a “A Language All Nations Understand”: Portraiture and the Politics of Anglo-Spanish Identity in Aphra Behn’s The...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 265–294.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jessica Hines Building on recent critical conversations in the history of the emotions, this article examines how the language of compassion came into English culture and how it was deployed for theological and political purposes. It traces the growth of compassion in England in the early fifteenth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2014
... political philosophy of John Fortescue and George Buchanan. Much more than a broadly gendered metaphor for queenly submission, this language of royal imprisonment derives its legitimacy from discourses that touch upon the very ideological foundations of English and Scottish monarchy. © 2014 by Duke...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
... following decades provided a stunning series of discoveries that paved the way for the medical advances and laboratory breakthroughs that followed. Contributions to this special issue consider broadly conceived questions about the languages of anatomy and show what an interdisciplinary framework can offer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 567–596.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Claire Taylor Jones This essay explores how the performance of the liturgy was integrated into late medieval education of nuns, for whom liturgical text conveyed both linguistic and spiritual knowledge. In southern German Observant Dominican convents, Latin language was systematically taught to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Marion Turner Medical language permeated all kinds of texts in premodern Europe, including legal, literary, devotional, political, autobiographical, and philosophical writings. The essays in this special issue are particularly interested in the functions of metaphor and of narrative. Many thinkers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Jason Crawford In his last exchange with Cordelia, a failing and ecstatic Lear promises that they together will “take upon ’s the mystery of things / As if we were God’s spies” (5.3.16 – 17). Take upon us : what are the implications of this language? Why not invite Cordelia (in the formulations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 281–320.
Published: 01 May 2014
... church design. But how was such a new form incorporated into traditional architectural language? This article examines one formal aspect in the design of flying buttresses: the column, an iconographically potent form that communicated the idea of support through its several-millennia-long history of use...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 89–115.
Published: 01 January 2016
... between judicial and penal procedures and the medicalized body. Across Caulier's successive interventions in the querelle , medical language at first complements then ultimately supplants juridical discourse. Unlike the “punitive” metaphors identified by Susan Sontag, medicalized language empowers the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
...David J. Davis This essay reconsiders the place of divine revelation in late medieval and early modern England. It explores the language of ravishment and divine “raptus” as a ritualized discourse to describe divine revelation present in mystical texts, by figures like Julian of Norwich and Walter...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 365–394.
Published: 01 May 2012
... lexicographical to theoretical. Yet the “Preface” that Valla wrote for the Annotations has not been studied in great detail; the two versions of this “Preface” represent Valla’s views on the importance of studying scripture with philological tools, his respect for the Greek language, and his strong sense of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 395–420.
Published: 01 May 2012
... fifteenth centuries had the effect of yoking together in the minds of British readers the materiality of medical language and the materiality of the body. I examine how the literate creativity of practical medical writing addressed the problem of jargon as well as how satires of medical expertise...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... necromantic books and liturgical books. It then proceeds to scenes in which Faustus draws on the efficacious language of sacraments, the doctrine of transubstantiation, as well as topoi like Eucharistic gazing and blood sacrifice. In this analysis, conventional oppositions such as parody and piety, medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Whitney Trettien As early efforts to include women in the canon of Renaissance literature give way to gender-oriented research in material culture and book history, it is increasingly the scholar's task to marry the language of ideological negotiation to a more wide-ranging investigation into the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 263–287.
Published: 01 May 2016
... about rape and resistance. The pastourelles closely echo the language of courtly love lyrics and thus function as a critique of courtly ideology, for they expose its violent denial of women's erotic subjectivity. Some pastourelles feature antirape pedagogical methods familiar to modern educators...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 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, and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Richard Plantagenet's extraction from sanctuary at Westminster in The History of Richard III (1557). Moreover, Ford redirects the language of contemporary chroniclers Francis Bacon and Thomas Gainsford in order to emphasize the link between sanctuary and practices of royal pity in the play. By positioning...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Roland Greene This essay analyzes the figures of language and of landscape that allow Edmund Spenser to consider in an international context the virtue at the center of Book V of The Faerie Queene , justice. How, he asks, is justice projected from one society into another in an act of empire...