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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2021
... the great Bible in their house] (cited in Salzberg, The Word on the Street, 338). medieval pilgrimage Giuliano Dati printed guides to Rome popular poetry and performance Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 463–477.
Published: 01 September 2000
... civilisation. Ainsi les prétendues chansons populaires sont des imitations plus ou moins altérées de thèmes et de formes littéraires. [Popular poetry is a myth. The people have never created anything. They do nothing but take and imitate what the centers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... This transformation of the detritus of Western commodity culture into a valuable object is popular cinema’s treat- ment of the phenomenon known to anthropologists as the cargo cult, a term coined by anthropologists to describe the refashioning by Pacific islanders of worthless detritus washed ashore from Western...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2007
... stage. King Johan and the absent commons Bale’s play has, reasonably, been described as elite rather than popular the- ater, as it was first performed in Cranmer’s household and aimed more at building support for continuing religious reformation among the country’s governing classes...
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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 (2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
... forth in clerical writings on the Creed, especially those by Augustine and Aqui- nas. As A Christian Mannes Bileeve shifts from prose to poetry, it performs pastoral work on the reader’s heart: in its explanation of the fourth article of the faith, in which Christ su ered under Pontius Pilate...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 January 2010
... University of St. Andrews St. Andrews, Scotland For Thomas Warton, writing about Chaucer’s Knight’s Tale in his History of English Poetry in the later eighteenth century, the cultural distance that separated him from the Middle Ages was epitomized by that period’s lack...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of the collection’s circulation (1375 to 1450): London, British Library, MS Egerton 1993, dated to 1375; Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS English Poetry A.1 (the Vernon MS), dated to 1390; London, Lambeth Palace MS 223, dated to the first quarter of the fifteenth century; Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 339–374.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of a particular collaborative enterprise: Thomas Heywood and Richard Brome’s “docudrama” about a contemporaneous witchcraft trial, The Late Lancashire Witches (performed and published 1634). This kind of interpretive effort, influenced by contemporary theo- retical and literary-critical reconfigurations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2022
... Sequence in the Exeter Book ,” JEGP: Journal of English and Germanic Philology 85, no. 3 (1986): 323–31. 40 For the social implications of this gnomic style, see Renée R. Trilling, “Ordering Chaos in Old English Wisdom Poetry,” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 52, no. 1 (2022): 69...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 245–286.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Peter Godman This article combines medieval and modern studies, reconstructing the context in which one of the most celebrated manuscripts transmitting Latin and vernacular poetry of the Middle Ages, the Codex Buranus (Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, clm. 4660), was produced and examining both...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 335–360.
Published: 01 May 2022
... influence on literary history. early modern English lyric poetry clerical profession priest poets church structure prosopography Except in rare cases, writing poetry has never been a particularly remunerative pursuit. Most poets, therefore, have had other livelihoods. Many have had family wealth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of the works of Smith / Fictions of Production 35 Elizabeth I, for example, acknowledge the complex coproduction of much of her writing, especially in the case of poetry transmitted through manu- scripts, they also silently exclude some texts circulated under her signature, presumably on the grounds...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 579–594.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., drunken old woman told to a captive girl, the story’s narrator laments, “I stood far off, grieving by Hercules that I had no tablet and pen to note down so pretty a fable.”4 These passages show popular speech transformed into written form. 580  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 143–159.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., was paid for two performances of Cardenio at court,2 and on September 9, 1653, the publisher and bookseller Humphrey Moseley entered The History of Cardenio on the Stationer’s Reg- ister, as a play written “by Mr. Fletcher. & Shakespeare” (with the telling extra end-stop before the second name...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 571–595.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and the space of London. The concern for the sporting of extravagant apparel, in particular, shared by the authors of ser- mons, formal verse satire, moralistic prose, and popular poetry, indicates the extent to which these sorts of textual productions were cross-pollinated. Sixteenth-century...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 545–560.
Published: 01 September 2017
... for her account of the Passion. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Aemelia Lanyer Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum Bible translation Crucifixion English Renaissance devotional poetry • • “To Write of Him...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 225–248.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... Editions and translations 2. Reference 3. Historians and historiography 4. Biography 5. Expanding nations and empires 6. Dissent and popular politics 7. Jewish studies 8. Law and transgression 9. Masculinity 10. Authorship 11...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 283–303.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and defining an original producer to investigating multiple texts and multiple readers both past and present.5 When applied to popular Middle English metrical romances, such strategies reveal the extent to which tra- ditional methods of textual scholarship have hindered our literary and his- torical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 271–303.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the saints, including many local and particular tutelary figures, and many fairies and spirits that sur- vived in popular belief; it took away the centrality in worship of the Blessed Virgin, leaving a void (supposedly) where the consoling maternal presence had been; it took away purgatory...