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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 85–108.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Randon Jerris © by Duke University Press 2002 a Cult Lines and Hellish Mountains: The Development of Sacred Landscape in the Early Medieval Alps...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Bruce R. Smith Euclidean geometry instructs us to think of space in visual terms as points, lines, and shapes, but a more adventurous geometry would take into account the subjectivity of the perceiver. When we try out that approach on Shakespeare and his contemporaries, situating them within...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
... pointedly pulls away from the Valois line of its patron, the Duke of Berry, replacing paternal lineage with a primary bond between mother and sons. In this instance, Jean de Berry’s claim to Lusignan territory is secured not by documents proving local inheritance but by a flying woman/snake mother who...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 617–638.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Scott Mandelbrote This article discusses an illuminated copy of the fourth printed edition of the Latin Vulgate (Mainz, 1462), or 48-line Bible, which is now in the Perne Library at Peterhouse, Cambridge. It considers the history of the book in the late sixteenth century, when it passed between two...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 463–485.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the context of his experiences in the Norman world of southern Italy understood interactions between Christians and Muslims far differently from his contemporaries in northern France. This is a world in which the lines between Islam and Christianity were more fluid than we would at first expect. While...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 343–374.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Ronsard does make one important innovation: while Pindar presents an encomium to lyres in general, with no particular poet associated with its cre- ative power, Ronsard in the third line introduces himself, the “moi.” Ron- sard may start off like Pindar, attributing the lyre “only” to Apollo...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 445–476.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of voices moving in unison, or octaves.15 This same effect, which Britten valued very highly, announces the arrival of the angel in “A Parable” (lines 10–14) to a very similar melody.16 These and other musical details, which I will discuss below, position the works as two phases of Britten’s response...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 221–253.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of the Boke of Curtesy and the first two lines of the Latin weather prognostications that follow directly upon it — and its rather improvisa- tional air together give the impression of something noted down out of pass- ing interest (see fig. 1). But the fact that the poem was instead a planned entry...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 299–323.
Published: 01 May 2010
... was watching over the clothes that his mother was washing asked them if they were the ones who were dividing up the world with the emperor, and when they responded that they were, he raised his shirt, showed his rump, and said, “So plant the line right here...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., Bradstreet thus presents a speaker who is compelled or, as she puts it, “bid” by love: How soon, my Dear, death may my steps attend, How soon’t may be thy Lot to lose thy friend, We both are ignorant, yet love bids me These farewell lines to recommend to thee...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of license, hesitates sometimes at what he has allowed him to say and intervenes to set the record straight, as in lines 328  –  30 here. The emphasis on penance, characteristic of C, though here it appears also in A and B, makes clear to us that the occluded middle term in the verses from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
... miss the point: Cameron overemphasizes the rationality of this early medicine, trying too hard to bring it in line with modern science; but Brennessel, Drout, and Gravel isolate remedies from performance features, psychological influence, the role of language, and the participation of nonhumans...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 263–287.
Published: 01 May 2016
... medieval England.2 The victim is a young, unmarried virgin, specified twice in consecutive lines as a “mayde”; the knight uses “verray force,” or “brute strength,” to attack her; she explicitly refuses to have sex with him (“maugree hir heed,” or “against her will and the Wife of Bath tells us...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
... that the author of A Christian Mannes Bileeve likely studied in Augustine’s tractate while composing lines – above: Augustine asks, “What faith?” [Quae des], and responds to his rhetorical question, “Non qualiscumque des, sed des quae per dilectionem operator” [Not any faith of what kind so ever...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 121–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
... about 1350 (see fig. 1). We can’t see the womb of either woman, nor the holy babies within them. Instead, we see the women embracing and looking knowingly at one another, heads and torsos adjoined. What do they know? Lines from the N-Town­ play Visit to Elizabeth allow Elizabeth herself...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Poetry 225 are “conserva- tive” SEL versions in rhyming septenaries.24 Thus the choice of tail-­rhyme, a shorter, more energetic line, may have reflected a desire for a more emphatic reading experience, perhaps intended to be read aloud to the woman in labor, as Margaret’s prayer suggests...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., constructed around 1570, upon which these lines appeared.39 The poem was recorded again in 1657 by Elias Ashmole, who appended to it the date 1617. It cannot have been composed much earlier, for the poem is clearly indebted to Drayton’s Poly-­Olbion (1612). Not only are the lines in Drayton’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 527–557.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 40:3, Fall 2010 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2010-005  © 2010 by Duke University Press nine-­and-­a-­half lines, allowing him to establish a context of late-­fourteenth- ­century clerical and agricultural forms of life before answering just as emphatically that yes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 395–420.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Even more explicitly than Thornton’s book, Brogyntyn MS II. dramatizes the fault line running through medieval attitudes toward medi- cal expertise, that is, the thin line separating an aspirational literate practice from jargon. On one side of this fault line is Brogyntyn MS IIs...