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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 565–586.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jan Hennings; Edward Holberton This article examines interactions between diplomatic representation, state bureaucracy, and rhetoric in early modern diplomacy. It analyzes manuscripts in the hand of the poet Andrew Marvell, which he wrote as secretary to the Earl of Carlisle’s 1663–64 embassy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 523–557.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and Peru, to find an animal Viagra-equivalent in that expanse of lands where marvels were contained. The duke's discreet fantasy of resurrecting the flesh, anchored in male anxiety, narcissistic excess, and a peculiar dream of domination, occupies hardly a footnote in the multinational project...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2019
... man-beast. Thomas wrote his romance at the very moment when both astrology and paradoxography (the writing of marvels) were being reevaluated as means of understanding the world, and so Alexander’s odd birth offers a reflection — shaped by the romance genre — on the limitations and ethical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 January 2022
... Marvell use the rhyming couplet, the genre's paratactic generative principle, to depict decision-making's growth as a botanical phenomenon. Together these formal features show how problem-solving stewardship grows mindlessly, impractically, and very much like a plant. In that respect, these poems hint...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 201–221.
Published: 01 January 2009
... two years. Many will be presented here before they are ordered and shelved by libraries. The topics for this issue include: Editions and translations Reference Biographical studies Mapping space Contact cultures Jewish studies Christian saints and professions Family and the everyday The marvelous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
... in earlier segments of the romance because of her fairy mother (Presine) and emphasizes instead that she is steadfast, descending from the paternal line of “Albanie.” Indeed, we have been told that her name “Melusigne d’Albanie” has two key components. While “Melusine” means “marvels or marvelous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 197–228.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the encounter with the Americas radically transformed the European image of the world. This Western Christian fascination, more- over, was not limited to the familiar biblical East visited by pilgrims and cru- saders, but extended to the more vaguely understood, marvelous East visited only intermittently...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 557–571.
Published: 01 September 2015
... reading in the (late) Renaissance is made by Andrew Marvell in a satirical comment about the pointlessness of an adversary’s book. While I regrettably have no space to discuss it in depth, it is worth including briefly: At last, having read it all through with some attention, I...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 659–670.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in a later account of the embassy designed to meet an altered diplomatic situation. Like Sokolov, Hennings and Holberton stress the diplomatic sophistication of the Russian court, in which the English embassy, availing itself of the literary and rhetorical tal- ents of its secretary Andrew Marvell, engaged...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... guide to Rome, which served as both practical handbook and mythologizing cata- logue of miracles, indulgences, and other marvels that attracted Christian vis- itors to Rome and enforced the city’s status as the center of Christendom; and on the other, the antiquarian itinerary, which retraced...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 211–213.
Published: 01 May 2003
... In the protocols of America’s public sphere, religion, like smoking, is a private vice, possibly even less healthy; one’s religion is certainly less mentionable than one’s smoking habits in polite company. Knapp goes on to explore, in his marvellous book, some of the reasons for the discomfort felt...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 233–262.
Published: 01 May 2016
...- ing a skirmish between the supporters of Perceforest and those of Darnant (I.1:242), the old woman’s body has remained chained to a massive tree that comes to be known as the Pine of the Strange Marvel [le Pin de l’Estrange Merveille] (III.1:7 and passim); the area has been haunted by wicked...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 531–547.
Published: 01 September 2007
...  –  6, 12, 22) to sort out for the audience the significance of its marvels and scriptural conundra. The Expositor and the cycle’s other interpretive voices, often that of Christ himself, labor on the audience’s 540  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 37.3 / 2007 behalf, enabling...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of a number of studies which appeared around the quincentennial of Columbus’s “discov- ery” of America in 1992, such as Anthony Pagden’s The Fall of Natural Man (1982) or Stephen Greenblatt’s Marvelous Possessions (1991), both of which fea- ture plates from De Bry’s America series for their covers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 587–600.
Published: 01 September 2021
... translations.] Minov, Sergey. The Marvels Found in the Great Cities and in the Seas and on the Islands: A Representative of “ ‘Aǧā’ib” Literature in Syriac . Cambridge Semitic Languages and Cultures. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2021. x, 202 pp., 13 manuscript facsimiles. Paper GBP 16.95. [Hitherto...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 67–92.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in the De Bry volumes than in the original reports. The German version of the De Bry collection was more categorical in this respect than its Latin counterpart, which tended to be somewhat more highbrow as well as more reserved on tales of the marvelous. This careful editorial strategy enabled...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., some less for a book; some gave a load of hay for a few Chapters of Saint James, or of S. Paul in English. In which rarity of books, and want of teachers this one thing I greatly marvel and muse at, to note in the Registers and to consider how the word of truth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... Having remarked that the tomb in which the lovers are placed is the richest and most marvel- 384  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 37.2 / 2007 ous ever constructed except for that of Galeholt, the narrator then reminds us who Galeholt was: Chil Galehaus fu sires et princes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 537–561.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... Nature and landscape 12. The marvelous Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 33:3, Fall 2003. Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2003 / $2.00. 1. Editions and translations Anon. Bevers Saga . Edited by Christopher Sanders. Reykjavík...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 313–348.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... As James I toured Sir Thomas Wilson’s State Paper Office, the “marvels” of the archive represented a startling and innovative intersection of writing and power. But the power of the archive was predicated on the relative anonymity of its contributors, and ultimately...