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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2000) 30 (2): 375–399.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Benjamin Saunders Circumcising Donne: The 1633 Poems and Readerly Desire Benjamin Saunders Duke University Durham, North...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 May 2009
... examines in detail Christ's speech after he has harrowed hell, the principal locus for the expression of Langland's views on the matter, but attempts to place this speech in the context of and as the climactic statement of Langland's salvation theology as it develops through the poem. Important variations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 273–297.
Published: 01 May 2010
... through the poem, the essay draws out examples of medieval agents participating in the craft of forgiveness with varying degrees of inadequacy when compared with Jesus Christ, the embodiment of forgiveness. It focuses on two versions of community in the poem: the political model of forgiveness in the Mede...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 407–432.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Crystal Bartolovich Isabella Whitney's “Wyll” has been misrecognized generically because temporal utopias–of which her poem is the first instance–are not supposed to exist in the sixteenth century. Because women had a different relationship to the social and economic disruptions of emergent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 369–391.
Published: 01 May 2011
...J. M. Crawford John Skelton is a transitional poet. He is perhaps the last practitioner in the visionary forms of the English fifteenth century, and he is an early practitioner in the secularized poetry to which those old forms give way. Many scholars regard Skelton's allegorical poems, especially...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
...David Aers This essay argues that William Langland’s great poem Piers Plowman poses serious questions both to the tradition of the virtues that Langland inherited and to the possibility of their authentic embodiment in the contemporary Church Langland knew. Moving from Thomas Aquinas to Thomas...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 221–253.
Published: 01 May 2017
... heretofore ignored lyric, the paradoxical “Tale of Ryght Nought.” This essay reads the poem as a playful but important response to the manuscript in which it is found and the culture that produced it. The essay touches upon issues ranging from the drive for material gain to the fear of social demotion, and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 545–560.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Andrew Fleck Aemilia Lanyer refers extensively to the Gospels in writing her poem on the Passion, Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum . Alluding to the events of Christ's final day, she incorporates details from each of the Gospel accounts of the Crucifixion. Focusing on specific echoes of the translations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the form of paintings, such as Pieter Saenredam’s St. Bavokerk with Fictive Bishop’s Tomb , or of poems recollecting vanished monuments, such as Shakespeare’s sonnets, Drayton’s Poly-Olbion , and Spenser’s Ruines of Time . A clutch of early seventeenth-century poetic memorials to lost tombs and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 435–459.
Published: 01 September 2018
... them an implicit imperative. It is from here that the poem's demand for spiritual renewal comes. Middle English dialogue and debate literature pastoral care conversion strategy Piers Plowman Dives and Pauper Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Rory G. Critten Examining the complex imbrication of Roman and legendary Germanic history in the Old English poem The Ruin , this essay addresses the notion of medieval medievalisms: the processes by which identities subsequently defined as medieval were conceived within the medieval period itself...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 347–371.
Published: 01 May 2010
... than of preeminent status gained as a reward for past literary work. Further, the poem's version of literary and artistic tradition requires that poetry must take its place alongside other forms of artistic representation to form a full and complex account of history. Skelton here reconceptualizes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Katherine C. Little The figure of the plowman achieved a certain popularity in mid-sixteenth-century England with the publication of William Langland's medieval poem, Piers Plowman , and in a number of treatises written in imitation of it such as I playne Piers which cannot flatter . This post...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Archbishop Matthew Parker and his scholars, who sought precedents in Anglo-Saxon legal and ecclesiastical sources that would support their progressive agenda to return to the model of the church in the English past rather than seek any new reformation of the contemporary church. Spenser in his poem seeks to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 January 2012
... covenant was itself understood as a marriage. Focusing especially on poems by two canonical Puritan poets, Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylor, this essay argues that this fascination with the interplay between freedom and restraint — manifest in the form as well as the content of their poetry — produced a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 263–287.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., including peer education models and the use of risk avoidance discourse. The genre's narrative diversity and pedagogical possibilities are particularly evident in a unit of three pastourelles copied in the early sixteenth-century Welles Anthology along with male-voiced poems of courtly love and misogynist...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2001
... study of seventeenth-century religious lyrics by locating a range of these poems amid the practices of Catholic, and specifically Ignatian, meditation. Martz demon- strates how Ignation meditational structures urge devotees to exercise their imaginations in order to envisage the Passion of Jesus, and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2000) 30 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Workes and runs through such points as Shakespeare’s First Folio (1623), Herbert’s The Temple (1633), Donne’s Poems (both 1633 and 1635), and Humphrey Moseley’s publications of the 1640s and 1650s, especially Milton’s Poems (1645).3 This linear history of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2004) 34 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... The effect can be detected in the way that normally subtle readers choose to oppose the poem as if they were one of the disputants within it, greeting all the complexity of its state- ments with the blunt declaration that it “has no message.”1 The effect is evident as well in the way even such an...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2006) 36 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2006
... conventional view of Utopia as sheer representation, as the “real- ized” vision of this or that ideal society or social ideal.  — Fredric Jameson In 1611 the English writer Aemilia Lanyer published a collection of poems entitled Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum, and offered it to her readers: Heere I...