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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Michael Schoenfeldt © by Duke University Press 2001 a “That spectacle of too much weight”: The Poetics of Sacrifice in Donne, Herbert, and Milton...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 327–342.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Todd P. Olson © by Duke University Press 2002 a La Femme à la Puce et la Puce à l’Oreille: Catherine Des Roches and the Poetics of Sexual Resistance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 287–321.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of an elementary chord diagram, the essay argues that Gower's archer imagery presents an allusive visual emblem, positioning himself in an elevated sphere with broader implications for the integration of medieval poetic and scientific disciplines. Representational strategies common to the arts show...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
...James Paz Is it possible to reach a deeper understanding of early medieval science through poetry of the period? This article examines how Anglo-Saxon scientia was performed in a practical way, as a kind of craft, in the Old English metrical charms and poetic dialogues of Solomon and Saturn...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 313–334.
Published: 01 May 2022
... ancient epic. A decade later, however, Vegio was alluding to Virgil’s poetry irreverently in distichs and epigrams, regarding Virgil’s example as justification for poetic frivolity. The vogue for such poetic trifles sparked controversy between Vegio and his literary associates over poetic decorum...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (2022) 52 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 January 2022
... and early modern poetic prophecies often list local manifestations of disorder and exclude the cosmic frame of divine order, making poems like Wynnere and Wastoure , which draws heavily on the tradition of poetic prophecy, seem not particularly apocalyptic. But the list-like passages in Wynnere and Wastoure...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Holly A. Crocker This article argues that Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida continues an important late medieval poetic tradition that highlights the troubling consequences of virtue’s performativity for idealized women. If Chaucer is pessimistic about the potential for Criseyde’s ethical agency...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Kristján Hannesson Scholars have related Petrarch's reflections on fragments and ancient ruins to his poetics and to his evolving sense of self. He expresses fears that his texts might become fragmented in the hands of posterity, and he would rather burn them than show them to the public...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 65–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of playerly routines register the actor's dramatic situation on stage and how these scenes are deployed for the poetic and dramatic ends of the works. These deployments register a distinctly premodern approach to the energies of the theatrical occasion, an approach that is submerged by later developments...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 559–592.
Published: 01 September 2010
... particular attention to poetic treatments of the mortal soul in Lucretius, Marlowe, Milton, and Dryden. Duke University Press 2010 a Dead Souls and Modern Minds? Mortalism and the Early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 395–420.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., particularly Robert Henryson’s “Sum Practysis of Medecyne,” made jargon a poetic opportunity. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Jargon and the Matter of Medicine in Middle English...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 shrines...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (1): 85–111.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Patrick Gray Efforts to describe Shakespeare’s tragedies and place them within the history of the genre have been long misled by dubious assumptions about Shakespeare’s secularism dating back to the influence of German Romanticism. The use of concepts drawn from Aristotle’s Poetics has been...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 93–117.
Published: 01 January 2022
... and fate, to consider the unexpected forms that poetic representations of catastrophe take in a premodern poem. Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Geoffrey Chaucer The Knight's Tale catastrophe and survival trauma and consolation poetic form There is no document...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 407–427.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ross B. Lerner This essay explores the nuances of annihilation across John Donne’s oeuvre to bring into view his sophisticated representation and analysis of unexemplary martyrdom. Donne discovered that poetic making itself may prepare for but ultimately marks the lack of the self-annihilation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Commentary on the Dream of Scipio echoes anatomical writings on the prepuce in order to amplify the patristic figure into a fuller conceit. These examples lay the groundwork for imagining a poetics of the prepuce. • Macrobius’s Foreskin...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of Pygmalion—the artist who brings an ivory statue to life—evokes the wax simulacrum and thereby makes explicit the shared terrain of philosophy, poetics, and rhetoric around questions of knowledge and representation. Consequently, this essay uses Pygmalion as a hinge that links these disparate periods...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 31–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
... would both poets independently, but writing at almost exactly the same time, choose this biblical text for poetic adaptation? What was it about the Book of Lamentations that resonated so poignantly with their particular historical moment? This study focuses not on questions of political or personal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 161–181.
Published: 01 January 2009
... to a cosmopolitan perspective that substitutes the vitiated courtesan for the virgin queen. This essay considers Behn's play–as well as its antecedent, Thomas Killigrew's Thomaso –as part of a trajectory of dramatic, poetic, and prose works, including Robert Greene's Friar Bacon and Friay Bungay , Sir Walter...