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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 May 2020
... specific statements through their material properties, visual form, and conspicuous display. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 medieval English capital punishment beheading display of severed heads public sculpture political propaganda Journal of Medieval and Early Modern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
... with the harsh realities of Elizabethan justice, readings that examine the politics of the Legend of Justice tend either to reproduce Lewis’s claim and see the allegory as a simple propaganda tool for the polit- ically powerful or to retreat from real politics into the neutral...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... was venerated as a saint. In contrast to Tudor promotion of Henry as a saintly king, the popular cult–which preceded and outlived its political appropriation–celebrated Henry VI for his likeness to ordinary English men and women. This essay explores the resonance between the cult and the plays, especially how...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 197–228.
Published: 01 May 2008
...) history and political propaganda. The point of this Orientalist turn, though, is not so much to establish or confirm a relation of Latin Christian dominance over the East as to press an account of such prior (wished-for) dominance into service in the political struggles between the Douglas family...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 January 2002
... by Geoffrey of Mon- mouth. Geoffrey usurps the name of the Britons and creates a “British” his- tory that he, and the authors following him, exploited in order to legitimate various political dynasties, ideologies, and values. Mannyng’s transforma- tion of British history into English history requires him...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 117–136.
Published: 01 January 2011
... University of New Hampshire Durham, New Hampshire Sir Walter Ralegh’s The Discoverie of the Large, Rich and Bewtiful Empyre of Guiana (1596), which was incorporated into part 8 of Theodor De Bry’s America series (1599), makes clear the politics governing travel...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Alexander Samson England and Spain's close ties of kinship had bound the royal houses together stretching back to the thirteenth century. In the later sixteenth century, English interest in Spanish culture, history, and politics had intensified precisely during the period when political relations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 January 2009
... especially, they have retained their force over the intervening centuries.1 For this reason, the comparison I am about to make may come as a surprise. Blood libel propaganda —  accusations of Jewish host desecration and ritual murder — is much less fre- quent in Iberia and surfaces much later than...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the Morte as a personal as well as a public tragedy.8 But I would like to move away from the idea that the intrusion of the private into the public is primarily a generic concern, and attempt to historicize Malory’s appropriation of this vestigial sovereignty motif as a political strategy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 431–453.
Published: 01 May 2020
... threat sustained in political propaganda and religious discourse throughout the period registers in The Unchangeable Lovers (1662 91), where an English maiden insists that her sailor, bound for Venice, promise that he will resist the city s temptations. He reassures her: Tis true that we Sailers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 183–200.
Published: 01 January 2009
... for the Spanish Match negotiations. Later he became a captain in Flanders for the Span- ish army. Ultimately he renounced Catholicism and emigrated to England where he rejected his past affiliations in a series of sensational writings. The first of these was an autobiographical sob story and political...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2014
... political philosophy of John Fortescue and George Buchanan. Much more than a broadly gendered metaphor for queenly submission, this language of royal imprisonment derives its legitimacy from discourses that touch upon the very ideological foundations of English and Scottish monarchy. © 2014 by Duke...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 633–657.
Published: 01 September 2020
... analysis of its political message and appeal. This essay reads The Whore of Babylon in this wider European diplomatic context by placing it in conversation with contemporary political and theological treatises and diplomatic communications. Dekker’s play is also read as part of a wider theatrical tradition...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... in this chain of appropriation, usefully foreground some of the intricacies of cultural transmission and hence make a good starting point for considering cultural appropriation in medieval Europe and modern reflections on it. The politics not just of appropriation but of theorizing about...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Susan Zimmerman The phenomenon of disease played an important role in the development of premodern European culture, and in the reciprocal exchanges between Europe and the New World. Its understanding and regulation involved all sectors of society–religion, politics, science, law, commerce...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 113–146.
Published: 01 January 2001
... content to explain their widespread pres- ence by reference to their function in crusading propaganda, where their monstrous presence serves as both a call to arms and an uncomplicated antithesis to Christian identity. When a medieval text declares that in the Holy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 161–171.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Politics. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2018. xi, 271 pp. $29.95. McGinn, Bernard. Thomas Aquinas s Summa theologiae : A Biography. Lives of Great Religious Books. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, (2014) 2019. xi, 260 pp. Paper $24.95. Morton, Jonathan. The Roman de la Rose...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of the nineteenth century. Harrison writes of other nations: Howbeit, as those which are bred in sundry places of the main do come behind us in constitution of body, so I grant that in pregnancy of wit, nimbleness of limbs and politic inventions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of reformation through to the later seventeenth century. But the plural also encourages investigation of what has seemed a mistaken homogenization of the religious and political processes involved at all stages of “the Reformation.” The articles in this issue look at the grand narratives into which the minute...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 379–408.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., especially those who study litera- ture, to understand our own practice as in some way “hard.”2 In the current institutional and political context, in which humanities scholars, especially those who study the remote past, must justify their existence, it sometimes...