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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Eleanor Johnson This essay argues that Chaucer’s much- unloved “Monk’s Tale,” rather than being a failure or misfire on Chaucer’s part, actually constitutes a high- water mark of the bold and experimental literary theory that characterizes much of Chaucer’s later career. In this case, the Monk...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 January 2005
...David Wallace © by Duke University Press 2005 Oxford English Literary History David Wallace University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylania...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 67–90.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Bruce Holsinger © by Duke University Press 2005 Lollard Ekphrasis: Situated Aesthetics and Literary History Bruce Holsinger University of Colorado...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2005) 35 (3): 489–508.
Published: 01 September 2005
...James Simpson © by Duke University Press 2005 Subjects of Triumph and Literary History: Dido and Petrarch in Petrarch’s Africa and Trionfi...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 347–371.
Published: 01 May 2010
... than of preeminent status gained as a reward for past literary work. Further, the poem's version of literary and artistic tradition requires that poetry must take its place alongside other forms of artistic representation to form a full and complex account of history. Skelton here reconceptualizes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 January 2012
... ethical sufficiency and to echoing Aristotle on magnanimity. Milton’s thinking on the virtues and their acquisition is eclectic. This essay traces the effect on Milton’s thinking of the gravitational pull of the literary in two senses: Milton’s conception of himself as inspired author and his attraction...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 373–400.
Published: 01 May 2010
...David Schalkwyk Posing the unusual question of what Shakespeare's speech might be in relation to the texts that go under the name “William Shakespeare,” this essay puts to the question a number of assumptions in literary theory about character, subjectivity, genre, the place of the author in a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
... during the period, a material history of reading intersects with a less material history of interpretation. Evidence from early bibles and their users of all sorts—known biblical scholars, literary figures, or anonymous readers—sheds light on how readers confronted the changing problems of interpretation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 417–434.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jean Balsamo The editorial process of a book's production—far from a minor material detail in its formation or an anecdotal event of publishing history—constitutes a meaningful aspect of its elaboration as a literary work, as significant as the author's biography. Indeed, book history and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of intrigue against the English polity. Pleasant notes itself was a defense of pre–Civil War literary values (where Ben Jonson is regarded as the English Cervantes) and of pre–Civil War and Civil War Oxford (during which time the university was the royalist headquarters), which is presented as a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2017
... exegetics remains (as Lee Patterson said) the “great unfinished business” of medieval literary studies. This essay argues for the rejection of Robertsonianism as an inadequately historicist approach to the medieval Bible, and, by focusing on formal details of the biblical manuscripts evoked in Geoffrey...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 January 2009
... stigmatize Jews. This conflation of mother and Jew is a striking literary marker of the crisis of categories that contributed to the discrimination against conversos in medieval and early modern Spain. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Jacques Lezra The prevailing anthropological understanding of mimesis, this essay argues, is inadequate to the study of early modern cultural exchange, in particular of the ways in which literary cultures imagine themselves in the lexicons provided by other national traditions. The idiom of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 553–598.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., spiritual, and literary worlds upside down in the 1640s and 1650s, permanently shattering England's religious unity. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Giles Creech sectarian underground religion Family of Love antinomian theology English Revolution ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 169–191.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Grace Hamman In A Revelation of Love , Julian of Norwich employs the similitude of Christ as a mother and the Christian as his child to describe and explore the relationship between God and humanity. Theologians, literary critics, and historians alike have studied the theological and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 233–264.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and translation in more specifically medieval literary contexts, representing gender as part of a set of translation problems associated with “genre trouble.” Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Translation studies gender and identity female cross-dressing narratives La Vie de...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2019) 49 (3): 445–456.
Published: 01 September 2019
... philosophy, medicine, and encyclopedism. The articles engage numerous disciplines, including philosophy, history of science, history of ideas, and Anglo-Saxon, French, and English literary studies; their approaches represent a broad range of Anglophone and Continental European academic traditions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2019) 49 (3): 479–500.
Published: 01 September 2019
... rich late antique and early medieval literary and artistic tradition of ecological imagination, in which nature was an interpretive key for articulating religious identity and community. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Anglo-Saxon ecology Æthelwulf’s De abbatibus monastic...
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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 2016) 46 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
...A. W. Strouse Christian writers have often conceptualized reading and writing in terms of uncircumcision. This study begins to uncover that long-standing literary-theoretical tradition. It describes how early Christian theologians, following Saint Paul, discussed allegory with metaphors of...