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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 91–123.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Alison A. Chapman © by Duke University Press 2003 Now and Then: Sequencing the Sacred in Two Protestant Calendars Alison A. Chapman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2005) 35 (2): 217–244.
Published: 01 May 2005
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 17–43.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Steven Justice The pejorative “shameless,” applied liberally to religious and intellectual antagonists until quite recently, now has a distinct period feel, and has frequently and casually been taken to justify diagnosing those who use it as “anxious.” The essay shows that the accusation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Jennifer A. Herdt Despite a vibrant revival of the ethics of virtue, now spanning several decades, the discourse of virtue in later medieval and early modern thought and the distinctive forms this reflection takes across varying genres and social settings have been insufficiently integrated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 461–486.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Sarah Hogan Edmund Spenser’s A View of the Present State of Ireland is one of the most notorious works in the imperial archive, yet its fantasy of annihilating reform, or what might now be called “creative destruction,” schemes a highly specific kind of colonial project driven by novel kinds...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
... philosophy, already somewhat doctrinal in nature, now has this reinforced, as it becomes more like Christianity in its aspirations. a The Early Modern Idea of Scientific Doctrine and Its Early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 457–485.
Published: 01 September 2015
...William Sherman; Heather Wolfe It is now a commonplace that texts were malleable in early modern England regardless of their manuscript or print origins; but the publications of Thomas Milles strain these categories—and the vocabularies used to describe them—to the breaking point. Between 1599...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 617–638.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Scott Mandelbrote This article discusses an illuminated copy of the fourth printed edition of the Latin Vulgate (Mainz, 1462), or 48-line Bible, which is now in the Perne Library at Peterhouse, Cambridge. It considers the history of the book in the late sixteenth century, when it passed between two...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 January 2019
... with narrative representations of the assumption of Mary, in which the son she has borne and taken into herself now takes her up and bears her to heaven. How, in King Lear , do these narratives and practices of assumption inform tragic action? How does the language of assumption enable this play’s peculiar...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 413–442.
Published: 01 September 2008
... thousand years ago, might solve their suffering here and now. Yet they wouldn't dream of seeking succor in the works of Galen. Why? How have the beliefs and practices that guided Western medicine up through the eighteenth century come to seem, paradoxically, more alien and distant than ancient Chinese...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and statues was to be replaced by learning to read the English Bible. Literacy, however, isn't easy, even now. Taking up the issues of iconoclasm and literacy from the perspective of recent research in cognitive neuroscience, this essay explores the reformers' misunderstandings about how people could...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
... in which religious, social, and political boundaries were drawn and redrawn in what is now understood as a circum-Mediterranean “Age of Confessionalization” reveals the historical contingency of these boundaries themselves. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 579–594.
Published: 01 September 2007
... refuge in a “desolate place” — a place not simply geographical but moral. Desolation is the spiritual condi- tion of the killer, and the lion in pursuit now stands as something far more allegorically significant than the beast of Aesop’s fable. So, too, do the tree and snake. This is a tale about...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the relics of the book-past. And many who now live with the past for a living might nod in recognition: the metaphor slips on comfortably, like a well-worn shoe. The past can feel like a place as much as it does a time—a foreign place, outside the doors...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 449–462.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of “that was then” and “this is now.” The “now” supersedes the “then.” Foucault held that genealogical history, by the sheer force of its opposition to “traditional history,” could uproot “its traditional founda- tions and relentlessly disrupt its pretended continuity.” He believed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 571–580.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of the third wheel, trying to bal- ance on only two wheels. Walking, we are like bicyclists. We have absorbed into our own bodies the helping hand, the third wheel, that we now learn to do without, having incorporated the sense of balance and security that the hand previously gave. Perhaps walking...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 185–210.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., is with that part of the iceberg that lies beneath the surface, the mass of medieval manuscripts, often of texts widely read in their time and for centuries after, which are now hidden behind climate-controlled walls and sometimes recalcitrant catalogues. It may be difficult to access original Chaucer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 323–342.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of Calvinist teaching on predestination).4 But now his “dearest sister in the Lord” is troubled by another matter, incompletely addressed during her most recent visit to the imprisoned Bradford. Since his life now stands in “great danger” he is anxious to write something that will stand “both...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the medieval drama manuscript as a kind of bookish shrine. Most historical medieval drama scholarship, including my own, has for several decades now been preoccupied with reconstructing cultural per- formance of the time and place for which the manuscripts provide laconic registers of dialogue...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
... then moved?1 A worthy question, as microhistory is alive and kicking; it still intrigues writers, beguiles readers, and charms abundant students. But the intellectual world has changed, and the constellation of interests, ideas, and dogmas that guided microhistory has by now much shifted. Histori- cal...