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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 2020
...:3, September 2020 DOI 10.1215/10829636-8626076 © 2020 by Duke University Press Faction, Rhetoric, and Ideology: Sir Francis Walsingham s Role in Anglo- Scottish Diplomacy, ca. 1580 1590 Hannah Coates Leeds, United Kingdom For Francis Walsingham, principal secretary and Privy Councillor to Eliza...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Ideologies of Diplomacy: Rhetoric, Ritual, and Representation in Early Modern England Jane Yeang Chui Wong Nanyang Technological University Singapore In 2008 John Watkins edited a special issue for the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Toward a New Diplomatic History of Medi- eval and Early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 565–586.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Jan Hennings; Edward Holberton This article examines interactions between diplomatic representation, state bureaucracy, and rhetoric in early modern diplomacy. It analyzes manuscripts in the hand of the poet Andrew Marvell, which he wrote as secretary to the Earl of Carlisle’s 1663–64 embassy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
...John D. Staines © by Duke University Press 2001 JMEMS31.2-03 Staines 4/30/01 9:35 AM Page 283 a Elizabeth, Mercilla, and the Rhetoric of Propaganda...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 103–118.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Denis Crouzet Duke University Press 2008 a “A strong desire to be a mother to all your subjects”: A Rhetorical Experiment by Catherine de Medici...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 261–285.
Published: 01 May 2023
... for pedagogy and adapts it to suit his specifically contemplative ends. He transforms the traditional rhetorical schoolroom triad of natura , doctrina , and usus into a new Middle English version, tailored for teaching contemplation: “disposicoun, techying, and profe.” This article examines the technical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
...John Jeffries Martin In early modern Europe, judges read the bodies of victims and suspects through a variety of lenses shaped by popular beliefs, Renaissance notions of physiognomy, and by the study of medicine, classical rhetoric, and natural law theory. This article explores the writings...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... a Domesticating Cannibalism: Visual Rhetorics of Madness and Maternal Infanticide in Fifteenth-Century­ Italy Diana Bullen Presciutti The College of Wooster...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 251–282.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Sandra Logan © by Duke University Press 2001 JMEMS31.2-02 Logan 4/30/01 9:34 AM Page 251 a Making History: The Rhetorical and Historical Occasion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 157–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
... grammar to moral philosophy and rhetoric classes in the uppermost forms, students received training in the four cardinal virtues. The training took place, however, in an overwhelmingly linguistic and rhetorical context. It follows that early modern schoolboys learned that virtues were not so much...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 369–391.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Brian Sheerin Discourses of economic exchange and of theatrical participation at the turn of the seventeenth century each began to rely on a rhetoric of “crediting”: both lending and theatergoing, that is, demand a trust in the circularity of expenditure, whereby what is given out may return...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jenny C. Mann This essay documents the mutual interactions of philosophy and poesis in early modern theories of knowledge. It does so by following the trajectory of the wax image, or simulacrum, from Greek philosophy to Roman rhetoric and onwards to early modern philosophy and poetry. Ovid’s fable...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to show the interrelationship between doctrinal innovation and tradition through an allegorical use of the English language itself. By revealing the strange familiarity existing between Old English and the vernacular that E.K. calls the “mother tonge,” Spenser creates a rhetoric of linguistic estrangement...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and the processes of reproduction were contested. A close examination of the use of anatomy, both rhetorical and real, in the Fabrica , in male-authored midwifery manuals, and in the formal regulation of midwifery in seventeenth-century Italy reveals the ways in which authority and anatomy were contested in early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., religious, and political communities and relationships; the roles that introspection and exemplarity, the inner life and the lives of others, play in conversion; the rhetorical forms and linguistic grammars of conversion; the links between persuasion and conversion; the relationship of moral transformation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 435–459.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and objections, and Piers Plowman in an even wider range of dissenting and troubled voices. But these texts use debate very differently to deal with the unpredictable reactions of the laity. Pauper engages with Dives using the readerly, rhetorical, and logical techniques derived from later medieval scholasticism...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 609–631.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... Revisiting these ubiquitous microcosmic figures gives us insight into sometimes opaque medieval intellectual practice even as it demonstrates how the history of rhetoric can contribute to a broader history of materialism. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 natural world medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of naming and attribution in the texts discussed suggests that any distinct separation of speaker and author fails to recognize the centrality of prosopopoeiae to the rhetorical formations underwriting conceptions of the early modern woman writer. The essay newly argues for prosopopoeia as a generative...
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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 (2021) 51 (2): 177–191.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the plague of 1348. Petrarch's letters enable us to perceive how he shaped his early experiences in the mold of his later misfortunes. Imperialism, cultural and political, provided Petrarch in 1351 with rhetorical materials to refashion setbacks endured during the previous decade, which had turned his...