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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Devin Byker This essay explores how Shakespeare's Measure for Measure investigates the possibilities of intercessory speech and action. Intercession was a crucial and diversely realized component to many forms of late medieval religious expression, in which a person would seek the aid of another to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Thomas Fulton The accession of James I triggered an outpouring of religious literature, including Shakespeare's Measure for Measure , which was performed before a royal audience on December 26, 1604. With over thirty biblical allusions and a conspicuously scriptural title, Shakespeare's most...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 January 2013
... built environment of the 1599 Globe Theater, we discover not one measure of space but ten: (1) geographical, (2) temporal, (3) fictional, (4) characterological, (5) social, (6) political, (7) interpersonal, (8) performative, (9) receptive, and (10) phenomenal. The confluence of the ten measures of space...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 597–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
... consumption stressed the need for the rich to reserve at least part of their resources for social measures in the form of charity. By regulating luxury through various forms of fines and penalties, sumptuary laws helped to benefit the less privileged and the city in general. Critiques of consumption, of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 May 2013
... arrangement of the almanac page as well as the almanac’s integration of spatial and temporal systems of measurement produced a distinctive style of travel notation. Both the form and content of these marginalia, I suggest, highlight an additional, understudied discourse of mobility in the early modern period...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Church to extend the borders of the Christian faith, albeit in this case through a measured dialogue rather than through open conflict. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 a Corresponding with Infidels: Rome, the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 679–681.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Crowns, 1603 – 1607  393 – 417 Sheerin, Brian The Substance of Shadows: Imagination and Credit Culture in Volpone  369 – 391 Sherman, Donovan Governing the Wolf: Soul and Space in The Merchant of Venice  99 – 120 Smith, Bruce R. Taking the Measure of Global Space  25 – 48 Weisser...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2007) 37 (3): 447–451.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Lydgate’s own literary-historical positioning; Ema Vyroubalova reconsidered England’s relation to the European Renaissance through its troubled cultural ties to Spain; Jenna Lay read recusancy and its reflection in Measure for Measure as evidence of England’s “incomplete Ref- ormation”; and Carol Pal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 345–368.
Published: 01 May 2011
... duration by recourse to another structure, more readily perceptible to the senses and thus more intuitively measurable — language: Longum carmen est, nam tot uersibus contexitur; longi uersus, nam tot pedibus constant; longi pedes, nam tot syllabis tendun- tur; longa syllaba est...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2005) 35 (3): 663–680.
Published: 01 September 2005
... text, which are italicized. I have further high- lighted Monteverdi’s modifi cation of the text by putting the “Vago augel- 666 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 35.3 / 2005 Structural function in Monteverdi’s Tonal Text Measures setting center VAGO VAGO AUGELLETTO CHE...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2009
... contemporaneous accounts, certainly familiar enough to an audience that the mere outline of a reference could carry the joke.10 And the mildly off-color pun staged within the word “Spaniard” is obvious enough — it is both a matter of translation (units of measure in Spain being different from those...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
... torments, we enter as it were into his body, and become in some measure the same person with him, and thence form some idea of his sensations. . . . [This] excites some degree of the same emotion, in proportion to the vivacity or dullness of the conception.13 By...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2000) 30 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2000
...- tual trace. Puff also reminds us that the scarcity of texts about female same- sex desire in the Middle Ages may in some measure be dependent on the rhetorical and pragmatic conventions governing the uses of writing in the medieval world. Working...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Shakespeare’s jest measures the proximities and distances between late medi- eval and Reformed penitential economies, registering a specific Protestant “problem of satisfaction” that developed in the wake of its broader reorienta- tion of human agency in matters of salvation. In what follows I sketch the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2004) 34 (1): 147–172.
Published: 01 January 2004
... pagan like Pliny, this remoteness was a political matter because the island was the far northwestern frontier of the imperium; for a Christian writer like Isidore or more especially Gildas, this remoteness became a measure of spir- itual isolation and deprivation. The classic and frequently quoted...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and smoothly traversed by swift vehicles, while our ancestors in Europe and elsewhere lived in a concrete world, far more opaque and viscous, and neither smooth nor readily spanned and gauged by numbers. For them, space was a zone of action and of relationships, human and other. They measured...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2005) 35 (2): 327–348.
Published: 01 May 2005
... suggests not only the prevailing attitude of getting a judicial confession “by any means necessary” (and in this case, even if the seal of sacramental confession is violated), but also the extent to which confession was deemed a reliable measure of guilt. Clearly, the idea of executing a man who...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... penitential calculation. Here a cultural analysis of satis- faction and its discontents is brought to bear in a highly illuminating way on this famously vexing play. Thomas Fulton asks how Shakespeare’s most biblical play, Mea- sure for Measure, is also his only full experiment with the medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 299–323.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the classical era, latitude had been rather easy to determine by measuring the changing angle of the sun’s arc from any given point on land. Ptolemy’s longitudinal calculations were completely unhelpful, however, for locating the Caribbean islands in relation to the European Old World...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2007) 37 (1): 9–55.
Published: 01 January 2007
... ground — measured in names, coins, wine, recipes, roof types, fishing lines, corpses. It gets things wet. It constitutes the imaginary boundary between Christendom and Islam; and yet it is posed more often Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 37:1, Winter 2007  DOI...