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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., and Hobbes, seeks to understand better the complex interplay of medical, political, and religious ideas and discourses around the nexus of the body in the turbulent revolutionary years. The findings challenge the notion that there was an ontological relationship between chemical medicine and radical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2004) 34 (2): 405–438.
Published: 01 May 2004
... would have been addressed. The textual record suggests that there was a contest over whether political-religious radicalism would be coded as feminine or masculine. Dis- cussing the republican Henry Neville’s paradramatic pamphlets, Nigel Smith remarks of his rhetorical misogyny, “there is a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 559–592.
Published: 01 September 2010
... later-sixteenth-century English Protestantism. It was amid the intellectual turbulence of the mid-seventeenth century that mortalist ideas first became common currency in England, and they were not necessarily held only by religious and political radicals. But they nonetheless had radical potential in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 395–418.
Published: 01 May 2015
... habit allows him to depict the Lady’s development in the virtues as being independent of concrete social and political communities. The account of the virtues presented in A Masque anticipates some of the central aspects of Milton’s later attacks on the political reasoning of the English people...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 161–181.
Published: 01 January 2009
... imagination. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 a “A Language All Nations Understand”: Portraiture and the Politics of Anglo-Spanish Identity in Aphra Behn’s The...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of fixed legal principles is in this sense detrimental: its very capacity to sus- pend given narratives of political peace means it can be appropriated to vio- lent causes. Yet More’s history is radically incomplete.31 Though Richard III anticipates the peace Henry VII will bring to the realm, it...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., Tyndale articulated a radical anticlericalism. It is in this context that the relation between Tyndale and Lollardy needs to be reexamined. This article examines Tyndale's work, particularly The Obedience of a Christian Man , The Practice of Prelates , and his translation of the New Testament, in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2010
... deeds. In other words, the new Protestant deemphasis on spiritual works was understood at the time to threaten the reformist and even radical potential of discourses of rural labor. This popular figure of the plowman demonstrates, therefore, the conflict between residual and emergent meanings of labor...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 463–495.
Published: 01 September 2010
... refer to and condemn the sorts of attitudes and modes of communicative and political action associated in the recent scholarship with those terms. This essay traces the emergence of popularity as both a term of abuse and as something of an analytic category in the antipuritan and more particularly the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 January 2014
... center on history (i.e., “story”) and theology, but also engage political topics: class, equality, governance, gender, the authority of reason, and conscience vis-à-vis that of tradition, custom, and culture. The essay focuses on these latter issues, that is to say, on the political opinions held by a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 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 (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Lloyd Edward Kermode This essay introduces and assesses the importance of philosophical, geographical, and anthropological understandings of “space” and “place” for literary and dramatic scholars. In the process, it asks its own questions about the political use and control of space, and how we...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 487–516.
Published: 01 September 2017
... biblical passages in contemporary social and political contexts. This essay rethinks the interpretive procedures and the cultural contexts of the notes, which, though influential in Elizabethan England, reflect the condition and polemical discourses of their exiled Marian community. Consequently, the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2009
... imperial and colonial politics in the context of gender. Yet stock gender roles and the cultural stereotypes of Spanish oppressors versus English liberators become intriguingly compli- cated in ways that reveal Behn’s desire to be allied less with nationalism than with radical and commercial...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 393–417.
Published: 01 May 2013
... law was neither political radicalism nor anti-­Englishness. Rather, it represented a belief that constitutional mutation, not stagnation, was what made English law special, a conviction rooted in a more sensible and Conti- nental understanding of England’s history.65 More than anything, the con...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 381–404.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Whitford's compilation explicitly absorbs the political, using it as fodder for potentially activist and resistant praxes. • Asceticism, Dissent, and the Tudor State: Richard Whitford’s Rule for...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
... mundane, ways in which religious, social, and political boundaries were drawn and redrawn in what is now understood as a circum-Mediterranean “Age of Confessionalization” reveals the historical contingency of these boundaries themselves. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2009
... English terms manifest in James Mabbe's earlier translations of Spanish romance, Rojas's Celestina and Aleman's Guzman , and their own pro-Roman-Catholic politics, played out in the real and literary landscapes where Spanish and English interests met–in the Low Countries. © 2009 by Duke University Press...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
... transition into a modern nation-state, these cheap prints recalibrated the English topography to accommodate an expansive body politic. The essay ends with an exploration of how old and new archival research methods may together be deployed to continue excavating the material evidence of England's ordinary...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... political culture. The play's medievalism and its biblical allusions critically expose the efforts of some English Protestants to authorize power on the basis of a fundamentalist reading of the Bible. The biblical interests of Measure for Measure also respond to the king's censure of the Geneva Bible, an...