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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 13–65.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Seeing and Writing the Heathen Shankar Raman Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts Plurality is the condition of human action because we are all the same...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 117–136.
Published: 01 January 2011
... allegorical project. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 a Allegory and Difference in Ralegh and De Bry: Reading and Seeing the Discoverie Dennis Austin...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Valeria Finucci In 1543 Andreas Vesalius published his landmark work of anatomy, On the Fabric of the Human Body , which delved inside the human body to see what made it work. Vesalius’s illustrations of body parts were based on what could be seen with the eyes through the practice of dissection...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of Christians conquering and converting nonbelievers rather than each other. By attending to the generic association of such texts with other forms, including the captivity narrative, epic, and drama, we not only can better grasp early modern categories of thought but also can see how crusading...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Shakespeare uses elsewhere) to “see,” “discover,” “know,” or “pluck out” mystery? The mystery of things seems here to beckon God’s spies not toward acts of apprehension but rather toward an act of assumption. This essay seeks to make sense of Shakespeare’s language of assumption by looking to a cluster of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
... relationship to a number of contemporary works, including Lollard writings, Stephen Hawes's The Conversion of the Swearers , the anonymous The Passion of Christ , and A sermon concernynge certayne heretickes by John Fisher. Within this context, it is possible to see that Tyndale was not a Lollard, and yet his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 527–557.
Published: 01 September 2010
... grammar of “serve and deserve.” The article argues that when Langland has his narrator questioned by Reason and asked, “Can you serve?” Langland understands the question, like Luther, in the broadest theological and ethical sense. The article attends in detail to conventional readings that see the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 487–519.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . Boccaccio and Sacchetti provide more than just anecdotal bric-a-brac to Vasari and his fellow Renaissance art theorists. Both authors identify the painter’s labor as a central problem for aesthetic theories of painting. In contrast to Boccaccio, Sacchetti sees no contradiction between the daily realities...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 373–405.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Adam Herring This article examines vision and cultural authority among the leadership of the Inca Empire of Andean South America. In Inca political society, seeing was cultural being. The essay addresses the spaces in which Inca acts of perception took place, as well as the architectural frameworks...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... executions of four priests: Edmund Campion and Alexander Brian in 1581, Edmund Geninges in 1591, and Robert Southwell in 1595. In the narratives of these deaths, we can see how English Reformations not only occasioned new relic-making by English Catholics, but also, paradoxically, resulted in relic cults...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 233–262.
Published: 01 May 2016
... sense he himself is the forest. Both the eponymous king Perceforest and his great-nephew and heir Gallafur experience dream visions in which their subjectivities appear in vegetal form: Perceforest's depressive mental state manifests itself as an overgrown forest landscape, while Gallafur sees his body...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 523–542.
Published: 01 September 2015
... history to encompass material practices that persisted across the medieval-early modern divide, we find in English book culture a deeper tradition of “craft” textualities than modern catalogs and bibliographic protocols permit us to see. This essay traces the spread of needlework in books from basic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 103–134.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Such an understanding of signs should be familiar not only from St. Augustine, but from modern exegetical critics who see medieval signs as containers of “affective values,” in the words of D. W. Robertson. This view of signs as containers appears consistently in discussions of religious images...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 607–658.
Published: 01 September 2001
... future events be replaced by new conceptions in which mankind could play a relevant role in governing nat- ural events. The French historian, echoing Weberian theories, sees in the emerging spirit of capitalism the main cause of this shift. In his view, money is the medium by which Western society...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 221–253.
Published: 01 May 2017
... end of the Boke of Curtesy and the first two lines of the Latin weather prognostications that follow directly upon it — and its rather improvisa- tional air together give the impression of something noted down out of pass- ing interest (see fig. 1). But the fact that the poem was instead a planned...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 39–66.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Press / 2005 / $2.00. tant issues regarding the traditional medieval/Renaissance divide, some- times overturning commonplace assumptions regarding the two “periods” on which this journal focuses, sometimes reformulating them, and—as we shall see in its chapter “The Dramatic”—sometimes reinforcing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 271–303.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Chicago, Illinois It is easy to see the Reformation as primarily and essentially a negative phenomenon; the very word Protestant suggests that the movement can be defined by what it was against. One of the most influential Shakespeare critics of the later twentieth century asserted that to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 617–638.
Published: 01 September 2017
... identified the book quite straightforwardly, has been erased in this copy, leaving only the printer’s mark clearly visible (see fig. 1).12 The leaf bearing the colophon (fol. 239r) is then followed by thirty leaves of manuscript, in a hand that superficially resembles the type- face designed by...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Modern Studies 45:1, January 2015 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2830064  © 2015 by Duke University Press the Modena polyptych appears at first glance to depict unremarkable scenes of domestic life in fifteenth-­century Italy (see fig. 1).9 The composition is divided by the architecture into four...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... status of a scholarly orthodoxy, and one of its consequences has been to see later evangelical revivals like the emergence of Methodism in the eighteenth century as integral to rather than separate from it. There are also arguments for stretching the idea of the long Reformation backwards and...