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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 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, calling...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... by the mon- umental spaces of imperial Rome but that, in their hiddenness, defy and reverse the classical monumentsphysical domination of the urban land- scape. They also represent topographical fault lines within classical Rome that precede and predict the city’s Christianization. This hidden...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 375–398.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Leonard’s] is graven in stone on the east ende, John Brokeitwell, an especiall reedifier . . . thereof ” (SL, 1:306). Stow’s reading of the name in the street is supplemented by information that connects the inscription to the site it inhabits, underlining the link between the citizen and the physical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 January 2000
... 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 arranged...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 373–405.
Published: 01 May 2014
... component of the most prestigious of all documented Inca god-­effigies, a figure of the morning sun known to the Spanish as “El ídolo de Punchao.” Given its importance to the Inca, this effigy’s physical form and ostensive format may be taken as broadly representative of portable Inca effigies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (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 (2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of that which cannot be described in literal terms.16 And, in fact, the impression of a seal in wax amounts to a literal description of sensory perception within the terms of Aristotle’s psychology. According to the Aristotelian system, perceptions of the outside world leave physical traces within...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 379–408.
Published: 01 May 2001
... 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 I will show, the printed “informations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 173–190.
Published: 01 January 2013
... freehold leases, share issuances implicitly defined “the waterworks, river, and new cut” as physical space that could be transferred or invested in for personal profit. Rudden’s magisterial study explains this watershed in the development of Kok / Thomas Middleton...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 657–698.
Published: 01 September 2012
... monastic art. I will also consider briefly its ramifications for our understanding of one particularly well- known genre of monument: the so- called Romanesque portal. The portal at Vézelay The main narthex portal at Vézelay is a remarkably dense, multivalent work of art (see figs...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2000
... 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 physically inaccessible...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 285–314.
Published: 01 May 2008
... to be in death,” and after death, when “death is [already] past.”6 But death as a phenomenon is horribly concrete; death as a real-world transformation of a living being into insentient mate- riality presents an unthinkable and excessive physical factualness. Because death is both abstract and concrete...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of 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 (2002) 32 (1): 85–108.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... In truth, the physical mechanisms and timing of such mass conversions remain unexplained. How was it that Christianity came to replace the pagan religions, and how long did this process take? An unusual wealth of documentary and archaeological information from one region of the Alps—the area...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of 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 (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 433–468.
Published: 01 September 2002
...: Protestantism . . . presented itself as a deliberate attempt to take the magical elements out of religion, to eliminate the idea that the rituals of the Church had about them a mechanical efficacy, and to abandon the effort to endow physical objects with supernatural qualities.9...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 323–342.
Published: 01 May 2015
...” 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 [as] a monument of the kind of my love, and also a help, or at the least an occasion for you...