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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2002) 32 (2): 375–398.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Andrew Gordon © by Duke University Press 2002 a The Act of Libel: Conscripting Civic Space in Early Modern England Andrew Gordon University of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2003) 33 (1): 125–141.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Charlotte Artese © by Duke University Press 2003 King Arthur in America: Making Space in History for The Faerie Queene and John Dee’s Brytanici...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 295–317.
Published: 01 May 2019
... crucial role played by the law in late medieval concepts of space. York Corpus Christi plays Christ’s Entry into Jerusalem medieval English civic drama legal witness politics of city space Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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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 2012) 42 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 2012
...’ writing casts new light on ideas of time in a period much-occupied with contentions between theologians and those engaged in empirical enquiry. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 a “So short a space of time”: Early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Bruce R. Smith Euclidean geometry instructs us to think of space in visual terms as points, lines, and shapes, but a more adventurous geometry would take into account the subjectivity of the perceiver. When we try out that approach on Shakespeare and his contemporaries, situating them within the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 January 2013
... with a reading of the play as an externalization of the internal spacing by which the soul is kept at bay. Shylock, by refusing to engage in acts of signification or translation — in direct opposition to his Christian antagonists — provides a figuration of the soul, and his expulsion allows the play to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 121–144.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Helga L. Duncan This essay examines Shakespeare’s representation of sacred space in As You Like It and argues that the play should be read as Shakespeare’s imaginative commentary on a changing culture of sacred spaces at the end of a century of religious reformation. Drawing on J. Z. Smith’s work...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 49–70.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Emma Katherine Atwood This essay responds to queer approaches to Edward II and instead explores the way Marlowe tests the limits of imaginative space by presenting challenging and untenable spaces with which his audience must engage. For example, when Edward II is asked to imagine Killingworth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Ashley Denham Busse This essay explores the early modern stage convention of the discovery space and use of other curtained and costumed spaces to argue that such conventions performed and materialized the experience of abjection, those terrifying reminders of man’s material origins and his destiny...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
... least in the Middle Ages, into a preeminent liminal space. Within relatively short periods of time, the Wallachian rulers were regarded as either fervent Western Catholics, eager to convert to the Western faith, or as devout Eastern Orthodox, as faithful Christians or as schismatics. Had they been...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Julia Reinhard Lupton This essay uses the concept of affordances, borrowed from design theory and environmental psychology, in order to map the use of space in act 1, scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet . Hospitality provides a socio-symbolic script for objects and persons in action that crosses theatrical...
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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 2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
... cultural capital that charted England as the domain of the commonwealth rather than the Crown. This archive, which has been neglected in favor of beautifully illustrated, large-format cartography, reveals very different conceptions of how space, place, and nationhood intersected. At the dawn of the realm's...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 201–221.
Published: 01 January 2009
... two years. Many will be presented here before they are ordered and shelved by libraries. The topics for this issue include: Editions and translations Reference Biographical studies Mapping space Contact cultures Jewish studies Christian saints and professions Family and the everyday The marvelous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 319–345.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Stanley, the Earl of Derby. This performance is reconstructed to show how, well after Reformed religion had become entrenched in England, Catholic expressive forms might function in novel ways within civic space, simultaneously supporting authoritative regimes, inspiring new collaborations, and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 571–595.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and Thomas Nashe. Special attention is given to the sermons preached at Paul's Cross to show how the complex social space surrounding the pulpit was crucial in enabling preachers to express the critique against excesses in apparel. Duke University Press 2009 a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 173–190.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Su Mei Kok Spanning a thirty-eight-mile canal, a walled reservoir, and a city-wide network of wooden mains, London’s New River altered terrain from Hertfordshire to the city. A vital shift in London’s spatial order attended these topographical changes, as public space became a private commodity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 May 2014
... modern period, despite various limitations imposed on them, nevertheless created spaces for their expression and personal activity. This focus on women’s interest in lay organizations and the third orders in the Trecento and Quattrocento contributes to recent scholarship that challenges the notion of a...
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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...