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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 557–571.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and in the Renaissance, as well as Renaissance writings that explicitly propose the sortes as a mode of reading, this essay argues that the practice, while oracular and prophetic, is linked to a mode of Renaissance pragmatic reading, which is concerned with (figurative) cutting, excerpting, and reaffixing textual...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 215–239.
Published: 01 May 2003
... that have decided on brutal versions of what is reasonable, and which have remade the records, in exactly the way Fish argues is inevitable, to suit that interpretation. Philo- sophical pragmatism has been hailed by liberals, but it has an uneasy prox- imity with authoritarian interpretative practice.32...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 451–465.
Published: 01 September 2023
... that Literary Criticism incurs by its repudiation of intention as a heuristic tool. Apart from its loss of intellectual esteem by peers, any interpretive practice that refuses to intuit intention also loses significant cognitive and ethical purchase. The nature and magnitude of these losses can be measured...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 609–631.
Published: 01 September 2020
... (who will still hunt counter) to a loss in all their disquisitions, and undertakings.” Wotton’s contrasting views point to the early modern concern with true, bold, and plain speech, known as parrhesia , and its importance in diplomatic practice. Combining Quentin Skinner’s rhetorical approach...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2000
... is held secret, whether by oneself or by others. A secret is a psychological event. Foucault argued—in part ahistorically and nostalgically, as Karma Lochrie shows in her recent study of the medieval uses of secrecy—that the medieval practice of confession was formative...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
... sanctuary, which book- ends the life of the pretender, as a figure for the tension between justice and mercy — or between law and moral right — that shapes the divinely sanc- tioned sovereignty of both Perkin and Henry VII. In this way, Perkin Warbeck draws on ideas about sanctuary as a legal practice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 443–456.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of texts with her consideration of the sortes Virgili- anae, a practice that involves opening a bound copy of Virgil and finding prophecy or advice in the verse upon which the eye lands. Myers argues that the practice “found a natural — yet distinct — place in the Renaissance cul- ture of pragmatic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of “things indifferent” in worship, he revives ceremonial practice by asserting God’s authorship “of that which is good even in evill things” (Lawes, 22, 25, 157, 162). Discretionary insight by clergymen, if not parishioners, is needed to recognize the value of solemni- ties, including those wrongly...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 143–177.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., as it emerges in early modern practice, and the idea of the gentleman? How does the emblem figure in the history of garden practice? And what, finally, is the nature of the material- ist curiosity signalled in Hamlet’s postmortem inquiries—and collectively embedded within the practices of what becomes science...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 641–655.
Published: 01 September 2023
....] Johnson, Valerie B., and Kara L. McShane, eds. Negotiating Boundaries in Medieval Literature and Culture: Essays on Marginality, Difference, and Reading Practices in Honor of Thomas Hahn . Festschriften, Occasional Papers, and Lectures. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2022. vii, 365 pp., 5 illus. Hardcover, ebook...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 187–213.
Published: 01 January 2014
... peoples of Catholic France and “New France”—through the lens of gender. In the case of early modern Atlantic dreaming, gender and its confusions in the social imaginary are not tied to the historical practice of female-bodied persons. The femininity investigated here is positional and symbolic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Thomas V. Cohen In the classic microhistorical mode, this article begins with the tale of the author's quirky, accidental entry into microhistory. It then frames his own practice in the social history of the 1980s, before moving to an apologia for microhistory not as a field but as a practice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2009
... It was this deeply intertextual, self-conscious reading practice that emerges from the brain that has evolved to reuse concrete representations as abstractions, tokens as types, and not illiteracy that produced the crisis of the word and of the image. 322  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2012
... nuns provide another instance of the divergence between ideal and reality in medieval monasticism, especially as it pertained to religious women.13 However, there is no indication in the documents of practice that the nuns who left their cloister to attend to monastic business were perceived...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Armando Maggi Metoposcopy, the early modern divinatory practice that reads the pattern of lines on a person's forehead for their signification, has been the object of studies primarily focused on the discipline's historical evolution. This article analyzes the complex origins of this practice, its...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 May 2011
... for a particular church practice known as “prophesying,” the public and philological read- ing of scripture. This state of affairs is alluded to in an otherwise obscure passage at the end of the “Julye” eclogue, when an eagle (symbolizing Eliza- beth) drops a shellfish from a great height onto the head...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the censors, many maps 360  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 47.2 / 2017 were overlooked.17 In addition, mapmakers did not usually undertake the expense of registration (the protean form of the copyright) because map- making was in practice a self-­regulating enterprise: the person who...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 619–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... they can’t provide models for the nuclear family, economic individualism, or the gender dimorphism of modern capitalist culture. But reproduction is the major aim of bee society, as understood by modernity’s more starkly biological entomology. What we need in the dis- course and practice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
... categories and expectations” and fail to see beyond terms like “magical” or “occult” or “superstition” to really understand why a practice like giving a horse holy oats for founder, a painful hoof condition, might make sense within its fifteenth-­century cul- tural context.7 A very similar set...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 545–554.
Published: 01 September 2016
... interfering with Author 1’s book, we have another secessionist history, though this time it’s the Reformation and everything that follows it that is cut off. Sixteenth-­century Protestant polemicists invented the ener- getic but mean-­minded secessionist practice of History as Error, which fed...