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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Marie-Louise Coolahan The cultural dynamics of reception are best understood as a reiterative process of reshaping and reframing. Reception as an object of critical study embraces first the history of how texts were read, disseminated, and consumed across media, languages, and geographical regions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 January 2020
... but now lost, further complicates the ways in which fictions of the early modern woman writer s loss and neglect might be seen to function in the early modern period.2 Coolahan s focus on the reception histories of these lost texts opens up new possibilities for approaching early modern women s writing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 May 2021
... devotional artifact in Constantinople during the Byzantine period. However, by the seventeenth century two celebrated images of Christ's face, at San Bartolomeo degli Armeni in Genoa and San Silvestro in Capite in Rome, made simultaneous claims to be the original Mandylion. By exploring the reception...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 451–453.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and paratext, contributors to this volume are invited to rethink the cultural role of the Bible using a wide range of material evidence. Many questions remain about the history of biblical reception: How were the so-called Wycliffite bibles really used? What do readers’ marks tell us about reception...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 245–286.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Weller, Nov. 28, 1943). 137 See Jost Hemandt, Kultur im Wiederaufbau: Die Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1945 – 1965 (München: Nymphenburger, 1986), 503. 286  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 45.2 / 2015 Carmina Burana modern editing Codex Buranus reception history...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 139–159.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of Sidney s work.6 Further, in calling it a book that some few possess and all have heard of, Barbauld alludes (however backhandedly) to both the continued material circulation of the Arcadia and the awareness of Sidney s work in the popular consciousness. Tracing the reception history of the Arcadia...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 115–137.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of its appeal could be appreciated simultane- ously.21 Those contexts emerged early in the reception history of The Temple. When London bookseller Richard Whitaker billed Sir Thomas Barrington 1s. 6d. for The Temple on December 20, 1637, he did so as part of a transac- tion consisting of thirteen books...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 283–303.
Published: 01 May 2009
... a disregard and even a distaste for the form of the story as it is related in Middle English. Such comments reveal how the modern reception history of medieval English romance is biased by French romance’s appeal to those literary and cultural qualities that modern readers tend to value — aesthetic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 579–594.
Published: 01 September 2007
... / 37.3 / 2007 They dramatize the shift in origin from women, nurses, the illiterate, the crazed, to their reception by men, teachers, the literate, the sane. That arc can be seen in the reception history of many individual fables, and for purposes of this essay, I want to look at a few...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 487–516.
Published: 01 September 2017
... from Civil War historiography, but also from a special interest in the King James Bible, whose oppositional relationship to the Geneva Bible has profoundly colored its Elizabethan reception history. In 1604, calling for a new translation, King James took exception to the Geneva notes as “sedi...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the history of biblical reception: How were the so-­called Wycliffite bibles really used? Did they circulate in Tudor England (as Mark Rankin considers) and, if so, what confessional purpose or affilia- tion might they have had? What do readers’ marks and annotations tell us about reception history...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 197–216.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... xi, 196 pp. $85.00. Wood, Juliette. The Holy Grail: History and Legend. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2012. 125 pp.; 8 illus. Paper $30.00. 12. Literary receptions and transformations Bélime-­Droguet, Magali, et al., eds. Psyché à la Renaissance: Actes du LIIe Colloque...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 199–231.
Published: 01 May 2020
... ideas deriving from both the Nicomachean Ethics and the Rhetoric, as well as from the Latin tra- dition, is essential to fully understanding medieval theories of shame. Since Aristotle s ideas about shame and their reception history have already been discussed elsewhere in the research, this article...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2021
... address the vexed issue of where — and how much — reading and writing took place around historically attested pilgrimages. By employing insights from literature, history, bibliography, geography, and anthropology, this collection aims not only to understand the past, but also to examine how current biases...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 161–180.
Published: 01 January 2020
... recently researchers have been exploring ways of bringing these two ends of the digital spectrum into closer conversation. This article explores the study of readership and reception of pre-Victorian women’s writing through these emerging digital methods, examining two collections ( Women Writers Online...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
... into narratives of the history of virtue ethics. The aim of this special issue is to remedy this lack by bringing together philosophical, theological, historical, and literary studies of virtue and the virtues in key thinkers, texts, and sociocultural contexts from the thirteenth through the seventeenth centuries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 May 2024
... Saint Augustine and the authentic self, a tactic that frequently succeeds, as his reception history shows. Before the Romantics valorized literary fragments as symptoms of the modern consciousness, and before Michel de Montaigne valorized the epistemological value of the interrupted essay, Petrarch...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the built environment of the 1599 Globe Theater, we discover not one measure of space but ten: (1) geographical, (2) temporal, (3) fictional, (4) characterological, (5) social, (6) political, (7) interpersonal, (8) performative, (9) receptive, and (10) phenomenal. The confluence of the ten measures of space...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2023
... such as the Levant company's trade and became embedded in the colonial histories that developed over the course of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. 70 However, viewed from the wider context of the long Reformation, English Protestants drew from a complex tradition of reception that was itself animated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 531–547.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Emmerson and Robert Barrett address these challenges. Focusing on the cycle’s penultimate play, The Com- ing of Antichrist, Emmerson investigates possibilities for diachronic reception of this multivalent dramatic symbol at several key moments in the sixteenth century’s tumultuous religious history...