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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 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 (1 May 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 in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 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. In the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2005) 35 (2): 217–244.
Published: 01 May 2005
... middel weie poetics will engage memory for productive ends. For this reason, the Prologue’s attack on the church is far more scathing than its dealings with the state: not only do clerics not pay atten- tion to ancient lore, they fail to do so in spite of the fact that they themselves...
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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 May 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 (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
... word and image depicted in the classical discussions of memory as an impression in wax, we now have a list of the definitive inquiries of ancient and early modern rheto- ric and poetics. Given this rich history, it is not surprising that wax con- tinues to function as a sustaining trope within...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 559–592.
Published: 01 September 2010
... progress toward modernity and Enlightenment than of a renewed Reformation scripturalism and anticlericalism. And yet the memory of Marlowe and also Lucretius in Overton reminds us that such representations — ­here, specifically dramatic and poetic representations — ­could nonetheless transmit...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 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 (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 65–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... 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 (1 January 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. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 anatomical language foreskin and circumcision...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2014
... falsly forjugged and put in exile to papy [Pavia] and in harde and foule prison.”19 By the same token, Walton’s poetic version (printed in 1535) states that the king “[Boethius] exyled in to lumbardy / To prison in the cyte of papy / Sokolov / Ane Detectioun of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
...David Aers; Russ Leo Brad Gregory's The Unintended Reformation: How A Religious Revolution Secularized Society (2012) is a book whose aspirations dovetail with the aims of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies . The journal fosters scholarship that crosses current disciplines and their...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in a very particular way. Explicating a poetics of embodiment in the visions of the thirteenth-­century Brabant mystic Hadewijch, a mystic often noted for her sensual union with Christ or passionate verse, this essay will show how embodiment and immediacy in women’s mystical texts — qualities...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2009
... seemed entirely appropriate that it should be the Italian pageant that memorialized the Battle of Lepanto, as the Holy League formed to defeat the Turk was led spiritually from Rome, as it was led militarily by the Spaniard John of Austria. But England itself had no hand in the Turk’s defeat, and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
...) of Magellan, at the southern tip of South America, commemorate the passage into the Pacific Ocean by the fleet of Ferdinand Magellan (ca. 1480 – 1521) in 1520.6 The Straits of Gibraltar memorialize (via a Spanish derivation) the Arabic name Jabal T. āriq (“Mountain of Tariq”) recalling T...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... bodily sense experience in the domains of politics and the academy suggests why a bodily epistemology can afford those who are typically excluded some access to these realms. From this room, they move on to a third where memory resides. He is “an old old man, halfe blind, / And all...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Marion Turner Thinkers such as Elaine Scarry and Kathlyn Conway have written about the problems of master narratives of illness: pain can mark the limits of what narrative can do. This essay argues that late medieval writers not only had an understanding of the impulse to fit illness into narrative...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 373–400.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Shakespeare’s speech in general. Once I have used oaths to say something about Shakespeare’s speech, I will see whether the question of such speech can throw any new light on the issues of character and agency, ethics and emotion, authorial subjectivity and poetic identity. A quick search on a...