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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2007) 37 (3): 447–451.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Jennifer Summit; David Wallace Duke University Press 2007 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. a Rethinking Periodization...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
...David Wallace Duke University Press 2006 a Periodizing Women: Mary Ward (1585 – 1645) and the Premodern Canon David Wallace...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2007) 37 (3): 595–620.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Ania Loomba Duke University Press 2007 a Periodization, Race, and Global Contact Ania Loomba University of Pennsylvania...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Alex Davis Our sense of the distinction between the “medieval” and the “early modern” is structured by two notions: that the early modern period is characterized by the death of a chivalric culture that is dominant in the medieval period; and that the early modern is distinguished from the medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 473–485.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Margaret A. Pappano; Nicole R. Rice As an economic category, artisans are typically bounded by two historical markers: on one side, the rise of urban centers in the medieval period, and on the other side, the reorganization of commodity production as a result of industrial capitalization in the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 347–371.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Dan Breen This essay attempts to contribute to the wide-ranging discussion of periodization in medieval and early modern studies through a new reading of Skelton's Garland of Laurel . The essay argues that Skelton recreates the laurel as a symbol of continuing poetic and historical service rather...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Valeria Finucci This special issue of JMEMS addresses different ways of thinking through death and dying in the medieval and early modern period, including different philosophical and legal positions concerning the relationships between the body and its parts, corpses and burial sites, the bodies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Nicholas Terpstra The theatrical capital punishments of the early modern period blurred distinctions between private and public and between object and subject in their treatment of the prisoner’s body. Where did these rituals originate? Italian confraternities devised distinctive forms of offering...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
... periodization of western history, that is both committed to historical research and attentive to the theoretical models shaping such research. Gregory's The Unintended Reformation not only meets this criteria but goes beyond by unfolding an immensely erudite narrative of modernity and its sources. It is a work...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 545–554.
Published: 01 September 2016
...James Simpson Brad Gregory's The Unintended Reformation is an extraordinary book. Brad Gregory's The Unintended Reformation is a shockingly bad book. This essay explicates the force of these contradictory statements. On the one hand, the potential of Gregory's understanding of periodization may be...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2016
... movements as an interpretive heuristc for both the Reformation period and the contemporary world. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 The Unintended Reformation historiography of modernity sola scriptura church doctrine pluralism...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 147–166.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Peter Arnade; Elizabeth Colwill Late medieval and early modern pardon letters are among the best sources of ordinary people's voices in the premodern period. The stuff of social history, these legal documents allow us access to nonelite social actors and masculine spaces of sociability. Yet they...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Anke Bernau Reading Thomas Elyot's Dictionary , this essay examines the legacy of medieval chronicle and fable for the early modern period. Elyot's influential work, here considered in its 1542 edition as Bibliotheca Eliotae , contains entries for both “Albion” and “Britannia,” topics which plunged...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2009
... period is the via , that is, the way or channel that penetrates indigenous territory. Spenser also explores teleiopoesis , or the making of imaginative effects at a distance, an imaginative force that complements and drives across the figures of the palus and via . The essay argues that justice in Book V...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Alexander Samson England and Spain's close ties of kinship had bound the royal houses together stretching back to the thirteenth century. In the later sixteenth century, English interest in Spanish culture, history, and politics had intensified precisely during the period when political relations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 161–181.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Brian C. Lockey Aphra Behns' The Rover harks back to an earlier period of intense Anglo-Spanish rivalry in which the iconography surrounding Queen Elizabeth played a central role. But the play also moves past nostalgia for late-sixteenth-century narratives of English national identity to a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
... during the period, a material history of reading intersects with a less material history of interpretation. Evidence from early bibles and their users of all sorts—known biblical scholars, literary figures, or anonymous readers—sheds light on how readers confronted the changing problems of interpretation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 587–597.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Mark Rankin This analysis of Cambridge University Library, MS Mm.2.15 indicates some ways in which the English Bible may have been read by social elites during the mid-Tudor period. The presence of the Cambridge manuscript within the royal collection followed a precedent set by several of Edward...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 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 in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
... least in the Middle Ages, into a preeminent liminal space. Within relatively short periods of time, the Wallachian rulers were regarded as either fervent Western Catholics, eager to convert to the Western faith, or as devout Eastern Orthodox, as faithful Christians or as schismatics. Had they been...