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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2008) 38 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Juliet Fleming © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 a How Not to Look at a Printed Flower Juliet Fleming Cambridge University...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 373–405.
Published: 01 May 2014
... “behind a sheet which completely covered him.” Raising a thin veil before the Europeans’ eyes, the Inca marked the sensory faculty of vision, giving it a cultural mode. The Inca ruler’s European antagonists were woven into the fabric of the Inca cultural order, caught looking. a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 167–192.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jonathan Gebhardt This article looks at the lives of don Pedro Quintero Tiangnio and don Juan Felipe Tiamnio, two migrants from southeastern China who became powerful and influential figures in Manila—both within Spanish colonial society and in the Chinese overseas community—during the late...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 609–615.
Published: 01 September 2017
... biblical translation will only be able to appreciate if they expand their horizons beyond national boundaries and look at Latin sources alongside vernacular ones. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Greek Septuagint King James Bible English biblical translation manuscript annotation John Bois...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... also to devise (in the case of geographical eponyms) a system of proprietorship or ownership. In the body, on the other hand, the issue was not so much the recognition of discovery, but the justification of the new science of anatomy. The article concludes by looking at the political implications of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 599–616.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Descartes's Devil (looking suspiciously like his God). The aim of this essay is to give the under-imagined Cartesian demon his due and track the effects of this never-quite-expurgated figure on the coherence of a paradigmatic form of early modern selfhood. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Shakespeare uses elsewhere) to “see,” “discover,” “know,” or “pluck out” mystery? The mystery of things seems here to beckon God’s spies not toward acts of apprehension but rather toward an act of assumption. This essay seeks to make sense of Shakespeare’s language of assumption by looking to a cluster of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 545–570.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Andrea Denny-Brown A medieval and early modern “best seller,” William Durandus's monumental late-thirteenth-century liturgical treatise, Rationale Divinorum Officiorum , offered its readers a definitive, codified explanation for almost every aspect of church symbolism. A close look at its book...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 619–641.
Published: 01 September 2009
... acquired humanist education by quoting from ancient, medieval, and contemporary authors in Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, French, and Italian, often on the theme of everlasting friendship. This essay looks closely at one album, owned by a German student attending law school at the University of Padua from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Shakespeare looks as seen from the perspective of late medieval texts. a Premodern Shakespeare Sarah Beckwith Duke University Durham, North Carolina...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... probably the single most important influence on European thinking about the Americas at the dawn of the seventeenth century. This special issue explores two fundamental questions about the collection as a very influential whole. First, the essays look at how the volumes on the voyages to the West have...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
... reformation through to the later seventeenth century. But the plural also encourages investigation of what has seemed a mistaken homogenization of the religious and political processes involved at all stages of “the Reformation.” The articles in this issue look at the grand narratives into which the minute...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 173–223.
Published: 01 January 2011
...-Indian contact in the Andes, to the coexisting Indian version of the same place and the same people. The essay also attempts to redress the historiographical imbalance, while taking into account the power differential between Europeans and Indians. By looking at De Bry from the perspective of what Guaman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 281–320.
Published: 01 May 2014
... strategically employed classical-looking features, especially during periods of intense experimentation. The incorporation of the column into the new buttressing configuration served as one strategy for mediating the buttress’s deviant character. Tracing various ways in which flying buttresses articulate...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
... central argument of this essay is that doctrine is not something at the core of religions in general, but rather something of specific concern to Christianity. In looking at how this specific concern informs the development of natural philosophy in the seventeenth century, it emerges that it is not a one...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Romedio Schmitz-Esser This essay looks at the practice of burning corpses in the Middle Ages. Much research has concentrated on the later medieval period; however, the punishment of burning and its specific motivations and rationales for crimes such as heresy, witchcraft, and magic go back to much...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 September 2015
... many ways that women of all social ranks contributed to the making, weaving, writing, printing, etching, annotating, composing, and publishing of English literary culture. This essay takes a fresh look at the authorship of Isabella Whitney, the earliest identified woman to publish secular English verse...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2002) 32 (3): 427–431.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Renaissance to be “modern before its time,” we may more helpfully look not to the early modern subject, but to those Renaissance material objects which still retain the traces of their specific historical situation. If we ask what such objects and the material practices associated with them might look like...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 671–673.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Caught Looking: Under the Gaze of Inca Atawallpa, 15 November 1532  373 – 405 Hillman, Jennifer Putting Faith to the Test: Anne de Gonzague and the Incombustible Relic  163 – 186 Hutterer, Maile When Old Meets New: Classicizing Columns in Northern French Flying Buttresses  281 – 320 Justice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 675–677.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the hubris that may accompany it — that a new body of knowledge is possible. By looking at the educational, legal, and spiri- tual aspects of postmortems and autopsies, for example, or even at cadaver stories that center on the manipulation of body parts meant to shock and incite ridicule, as...