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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 (2008) 38 (3): 611–632.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... [On the disputed authorship of this poem.] Wetherbee, Winthrop. The Ancient Flame: Dante and the Poets. The Wil- liam and Katherine Devers Series in Dante Studies. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008. xi, 304 pp. Paper $35.00. Whalen, Logan E. Marie de France and the Poetics of Memory...
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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 (2008) 38 (2): 175–196.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the connection between memory and monument when his poetic persona tells us “there now remaines no memorie, / Nor anie little moniment to see” of a great but now vanished British city, Verulamium (4 – 5), that stands on the border between late ancient and medieval British history. Verulamium has...
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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 (2000) 30 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Ann Arbor, Michigan Things do not begin to live except in the middle. —Gilles Deleuze, Dialogues A land of unlikeness The English novel The Go-Between (1953) begins a tale of memory and loss with two sentences a historian could love...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 93–117.
Published: 01 January 2022
... on unspeakability, on the unintelligibility of untimely disaster by unexpectedly violent means. I wish to consider how formal features of the tale—poetic pacing, repetition, the disruption of chronology as linear time—are attested by repeated catastrophic breakthroughs, when legacies of memory or experience upend...
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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 (3): 519–542.
Published: 01 September 2002
... social and poetic changes, the Steele Glas chronicles the dynamic relation- ship of matter to meaning in the mirror metaphor. And in so doing, the poem demonstrates the role of materials and technology in a metaphor that for centuries had served not only as a figure of divine ideation, but also...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... 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 that are consistently misread...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 261–280.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of the Passover midrash cited by Greenblatt (136). This wicked son, refusing identification with the Jews’ relation to historical memory, hurtles toward, precedes, and even anticipates Enlightenment’s secular reason. His voice is paradoxical; his “skeptical insistence on irreducible cor- poreality” (154), his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
... objects in Reformation England “acquire an aura of the sacred,” even as these “sacred objects,” associated with Henry Montagu’s memorial, may well have “secular shadows.” Given this imbrication of the sacred and mundane, our essayists explore how the sacred object in medieval and early modern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 89–115.
Published: 01 January 2016
... descriptions of cemeteries. These virtual “poets’ corners” function as a memory site and as a locus of literary canon formation, spatializing social relations and poetic influence.33 As it reworks a brief scene in the Cruelle Femme, the Hôpital’s cemetery allows for a continuation of the Belle Dame...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 January 2022
... that comes along with them, the genre also reveals poetry's attempt to think through the utility and economy of its own forms. 12 That does not amount to the navel-gazing of sonnets about sonnets, but rather the recognition that poetic forms have their own distributive logics of efficiency, ones that do...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 375–398.
Published: 01 May 2002
... to establish further the kind of read- ing practice that so threatens Stow’s interests in civic memorialization, but the instance of personal intervention suggests the depth of concern pro- voked. To elucidate the conflicting interests that register here we need to turn to the work of Stow’s fellow...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 125–141.
Published: 01 January 2003
... between fabula and historia ceased to provide grounds for legitimation. On the contrary, the respective modes of poetic and historiographic discourse tended to inter- twine.”7 While Dee and Spenser claim to legitimate their work through the distinction of fabula and historia, they use the lack...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 217–218.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Francis Newton © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans, 1997. Courtesy of Duke Photography. This issue is dedicated to the memory of MARY DUKE BIDDLE TRENT SEMANS 1920...
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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 (2012) 42 (1): 225–244.
Published: 01 January 2012
... “Theological-­Political Treatise”: A Critical Guide. Cambridge Critical Guides. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiv, 294 pp. $85.00. Mohamed, Feisal G. Milton and the Post-­Secular Present: Ethics, Politics, Terrorism. Cultural Memory in the Present. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Uni- versity...
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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...