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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 2018
... shrines in St. Albans Abbey Church are of interest both as evidence of the local reception of Shakespeare and Drayton and as situated verses that challenge the dichotomy between text and object. Drawing attention to the impermanence of physical monuments, they also acknowledge their own ephemerality...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2004) 34 (1): 95–146.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Fred Orton © by Duke University Press 2004 Northumbrian Identity in the Eighth Century: The Ruthwell and Bewcastle Monuments; Style, Classification...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Patricia Phillippy Following three-year-old Henry Montagu’s death in 1625, his father installed a memorial comprised of three objects in Barnwell All Saints Church. In addition to an alabaster monument, Sidney Montagu incorporated into his memorial program a thirteenth-century piscina (a basin for...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 617–643.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Christian perspective on history. Most intriguingly, the Histoire ancienne places special emphasis on physical objects — monuments, tombs, or statues — that anchor turning points in the historical narrative, providing a visual object for contemplation that imposes form on history, giving a shape to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
... materials (including saints’ lives, poetry, monumental brasses, and wills), the essay shows how the English imagined maidens who were untamed by manly authority, endowed with a menacing sexuality, and superhumanly powerful in relation to death. It concludes by considering the global reach of this curious...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 545–570.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Andrea Denny-Brown A medieval and early modern “best seller,” William Durandus's monumental late-thirteenth-century liturgical treatise, Rationale Divinorum Officiorum , offered its readers a definitive, codified explanation for almost every aspect of church symbolism. A close look at its book...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 13–65.
Published: 01 January 2011
... how the De Bry compilations both disclose and enclose the pluralities of the worlds their travelers encountered, negotiating through word and image the dialectics of difference and similarity. The complex intertwining of religious, ethnographic, and scientific impulses in this monumental publishing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2008) 38 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Andrew Wear In the early modern era, physical place, health, and disease were integrally linked in a geographical and climatological theory of the environment. The Hippocratic treatise Airs, Waters, Places served as a template for viewing the relationships between places, health, disease, and the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
... early modern collage was operative in a plurality of sensory registers and at disparate physical scales. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Jacques Perret Des fortifications et artifices early modern French books architecture and confessionalism Reformation iconoclasm...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 287–321.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ways in which ideas, when inscribed in letters, are necessarily grounded in physical reality. Although the rebus is usually considered a light and popular form, its playful mixture of ideas and things is also used to negotiate sacred meaning, and even to embody the divine. This essay explores the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the physical and affective lives of English citizens attend the king's failure to symbolize the body politic. Religion can thus be understood as a mediating rather than a rejected term when studying the development of the history plays as a form for thinking about English community. Duke University...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
... illness with readers when he believes its physical symptoms resist communication? This essay argues that Donne bypasses this impasse by formally recreating one of his illness's contemplative symptoms: the vexed temporal disorder caused by interpreting one's world from within a sick body. Because this...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
... governed by local political conditions. physical body crime and capital punishment early modern confraternities © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 a Body Politics: The Criminal Body between Public and Private...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., theological, and judicial beliefs, which were far from consistent. But judges by necessity were forced to read the bodies of the accused for hints of guilt or innocence in the difficult process of carrying out their trials. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Francesco Casoni physical body and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2001) 31 (2): 379–408.
Published: 01 May 2001
... the parliamentary committee appointed to investigate the causes of the fire) and the fire’s material com- memoration (Christopher Wren’s monument). That the monument is encrusted with inscriptions reveals the overlap of the discursive and the material. As...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2008) 38 (2): 175–196.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Thomas A. Prendergast The College of Wooster Wooster, Ohio There is not in this country any monuments of antiquity left, but certain fabulous histories and that lately written.  — Bi shop R obi n son For that at my late being there, I...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Christians. Physically traversing the space that connected pagan and Christian Rome, Petrarch reveals that the monuments and archaeological remains of Rome’s classical past not only attracted antiquarian interest, but that they bore geopolitical significance for the troubled history of the late medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2002) 32 (2): 375–398.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the site it inhabits, underlining the link between the citizen and the physical form of the city. But Stow is prepared to do more than merely record, as he reveals when describing the quadrant reserved for prisoners at Ludgate: certaine verses grauven in Copper, and fixed on the saide quad...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2000) 30 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2000
...-Rasmussen.1-4 12/21/99 4:26 PM Page 2 from our own. In early medieval terminology, the Latin secretum was “that which is set apart or hidden.” In medical literature it defined a physical state, referring primarily to the internal organs, which cannot be seen and are...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2000) 30 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 January 2000
...- itive force. Ben Jonson is said to have (re-)invented the book with his Workes (1616), and the significance of later books seems to depend upon their con- forming to Jonson’s (re-)invention: since Jonson’s folio is a monumental col- lection carefully selected and...