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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Jonathan Sawday This article explores the relationship between anatomy and geography by examining the creation of “toponymical eponyms” to name both geographical and anatomical features in the period ca. 1500 – ca. 1700. The manufacture of an eponymic system to classify and catalogue features...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 611–632.
Published: 01 September 2008
... publishers. Other European titles are included whenever received. Books are classified under variable topical headings and listed alphabetically by author's name. Entries include complete bibliographical data and annotations. With few exceptions, books appearing here have been published within the previous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 273–297.
Published: 01 May 2010
... sequence and the community of sacramental practice that emerges later. Learning to distinguish among the renderings of forgiveness, from advocating it to seeking it to embodying it, is central to the process of this experiential poem, because it demands the recognition and naming of the debilitating...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 617–638.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in the eighteenth century by a group of young scholars at Peterhouse and Trinity College, who carved their names into the gold-leaf decorations. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 1462 Mainz Bible Latin Vulgate library of John Cosin book collecting manuscript illumination...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of naming and attribution in the texts discussed suggests that any distinct separation of speaker and author fails to recognize the centrality of prosopopoeiae to the rhetorical formations underwriting conceptions of the early modern woman writer. The essay newly argues for prosopopoeia as a generative...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 May 2020
...David Aers; Sarah Beckwith; Sonja Drimmer Chronicles of fifteenth-century England teem with severed heads. Frequently, these texts focus less on the event of decapitation than on its enduring result: namely, the modified and adorned head of the deceased, spiked and exhibited in a prominent public...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 241–262.
Published: 01 May 2021
... moment in the arbitration of human affairs. This emphasis, in turn, bespeaks a broader concern over the timing of sacred icons during significant moments in Byzantine history as understood by contemporary chroniclers: namely, their failure to act in appropriate ways at critical moments when the empire...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 509–531.
Published: 01 September 2021
... with mountebanks were, after all, functional, inviting their readers to witness performances and test medical services. Self-authored documents like bills as well as representational and fictional texts replicate and reenact performative strategies attributed to mountebanks, namely, the cultivation of ambivalent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 573–596.
Published: 01 September 2023
... is analyzed in premodern settings; how codicological intentionalism operates is explained; and, finally, this phenomenon is shown to have parallels in a cognate discourse that has been ignored by literary medievalists, namely, the study of the Synoptic Gospels. Codicological intentionalism balances...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 623–640.
Published: 01 September 2023
... in these prefatory texts, namely, the evaluative judgments of others and the philological judgments required of the translator, highlight Heywood's understanding of Seneca's original intention as the only true measure of the English translations. For Heywood, there can be no “intentional fallacy” because intention...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 253–284.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the formation of analogies between beings, especially in terms of anatomy and modes of motion, reproduction, combat, and nutrition. Visual tools, including image grids, express groupings, and the etymologies of beings’ names gloss their properties and create links to human life. Ultimately, a restless...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 393–417.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Brett F. Parker In 1604, the Elizabethan Society of Antiquaries examined three components of King James’s proposed Anglo-Scottish union: the unity of name, law, and Parliament. As members of the Society reconstructed English history in their papers, a variety of historical and constitutional...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Gail McMurray Gibson Collectors of medieval religious drama manuscripts routinely bequeathed their names to the play texts they preserved; the titles of the Towneley cycle, the Digby plays, and the Macro plays attest to the importance of prominent bookish intermediaries in saving medieval drama...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 603–628.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and histories—roads not taken— The Unintended Reformation evinces a conceptual tension underlying its overall narrative agenda, namely, that between a discretionary model of historical development and a fatalistic model of historical inevitability. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 The Unintended...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 201–221.
Published: 01 January 2009
... publishers. Other European titles are included whenever received. Books are classified under variable topical headings and listed alphabetically by author's name. Entries include complete bibliographical data and annotations. With few exceptions, books appearing here have been published within the previous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
... were major forces of attraction. The voivodes could prove the genuineness of a new faith by being (re-)baptized or taking monastic vows, receiving a new name, and by trans- forming architectural and artistic spaces corresponding to the new or to the generally accepted faith. The voivodal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 May 2017
... are deeply enmeshed in the often invisible, but powerful, webs of such “occult” stories, which cannot easily be pushed aside, and whose claims are not easily resisted. The story of Albina and her sisters emerged in the fourteenth cen- tury and explained the derivation of the name of “Albion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 287–321.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., the pre-Socratic­ fragment Dialexeis, the reader is advised to fashion two kinds of “visual riddles” with which to remember, riddles based either on the sounds of words, or on their meanings.7 Names can be broken down into their con- stituent syllables (gold [chrysos] and horse [hippos] for Chrys...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 599–607.
Published: 01 September 2017
... signs of ownership are less legible: a “Richard” whose last name has been trimmed off the page, an “Abram” whose last name has faded beyond legibility, and the name “John” alone (possibly John Moreton) all 600  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 47.3 / 2017 appear on different pages...