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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2004) 34 (3): 473–522.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Stephen H. Rigby © by Duke University Press 2004 Historical Materialism: Social Structure and Social Change in the Middle Ages Stephen H. Rigby...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 305–334.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Kate Crassons Duke University Press 2007 a The Challenges of Social Unity: The Last Judgment Pageant and Guild Relations in York Kate Crassons...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 585–606.
Published: 01 September 2001
...William T. Cavanaugh © by Duke University Press 2001 a Eucharistic Sacrifice and the Social Imagination in Early Modern Europe William T. Cavanaugh...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
... metaphor English Civil War radical politics • Medicine, Metaphor, and “Crisis” in the Early Modern Social Body Margaret Healy University of Sussex...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 January 2019
... point to the pastness of tragedy — the pastness of the hope that formal embodiments of ethical traumas can be directed at a beholding audience in the hope of rectifying them. That is, Shakespeare thought that the formal representation of social and ethical crisis, before an audience — the work of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 221–253.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Lisa H. Cooper London, British Library, MS Egerton 1995 is a well-known miscellany of the late Middle Ages, filled like others of its kind with practical and didactic texts meant to assist its readers in their attempts at social, economic, and spiritual self-improvement. But it also contains a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 147–166.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Peter Arnade; Elizabeth Colwill Late medieval and early modern pardon letters are among the best sources of ordinary people's voices in the premodern period. The stuff of social history, these legal documents allow us access to nonelite social actors and masculine spaces of sociability. Yet they...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 325–346.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Douglas Biow Beards, both real and fake, acquire a special status in Giordano Bruno's Candelaio as symbolically charged objects that reveal not only much about the characters and their functions within the play, but also much about social norms and expectations regarding the performance of male...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 369–391.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., as experiments in secularity, as adaptations of allegory's visionary energies to the social and institutional secularization of early modern England. But in one poem, The Bowge of Courte , Skelton remakes allegory not just as an idiom of social and institutional analysis but also, much more...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Jennifer A. Herdt Despite a vibrant revival of the ethics of virtue, now spanning several decades, the discourse of virtue in later medieval and early modern thought and the distinctive forms this reflection takes across varying genres and social settings have been insufficiently integrated into...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the macabre narrative in very different ways. Beyond this iconographic instability, this essay argues that the unsettled status of the narrative—in both text and picture—enabled its use as a malleable vessel for articulating and projecting certain social anxieties. The Erri version, the primary focus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 265–294.
Published: 01 May 2019
... affective and social practices. In this cultural shift, Nicholas Love and Margery Kempe theorized what it meant to “suffer with” Christ not only affectively but also cognitively, theologically, and socially. Compassion became, for Kempe and Love, the locus from which to identify devotional practices as...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... affected the welfare of individuals in every social class. Disease is, in fact, a singularly useful subject for examining the interdependence of these social sectors as well as their competing interests, and for interrogating the divide between hegemonic and popular cultures. The essays in this special...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 417–434.
Published: 01 May 2011
... descriptive bibliography can lead a biographical approach to a literary work. In this regard, Montaigne's Essais , published in 1580, is a special case in point. The very form of its publication was ingeniously used by Montaigne in a social-climbing strategy, for the ostentatious typographical layout of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 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. There are...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
... knowledge. The articles that follow, by the roundtable particpants themselves, bring microhistorical methodology to the study of social and cultural history, legal history, the history of crime, gender history (making use of the often overlooked potential in literary texts), and global history. These...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Petrosillo, Thomas Robisheaux, and István M. Szijártó—addressed a lively audience who interacted with the participants. The edited transcript of this roundtable introduces microhistory to researchers in the humanities and social sciences as an increasingly popular way to write history. It features a robust...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 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. The...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 121–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
... another, but instead makes visible a dialectical relationship between the two. Examining literary representations of individual and social experiences of premodern pregnancy, the essay offers a complementary approach to historical archival methods. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 microhistory...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of methodological perspectives, cultural constructions and parallel concerns common to both empires as well as a number of inherent differences. Articles address the emergence of new historical, political, social, and aesthetic possibilities for these two imperial powers in both Old World and...