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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (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 (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 retreat...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (2019) 49 (2): 295–317.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to the 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 (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (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 (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 (2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., at 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 (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 (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 479–500.
Published: 01 September 2019
...” of an unknown Northumbrian monastic community), as a window into the ways in which early medieval people saw their natural world not as a passive space for human activity, but as an active participant in religious life. This reading comports with ecocritical interpretations of Æthelwulf’s poem alongside...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 587–608.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of Fletcher’s embassy are preoccupied with diplomatic ritual, dedicating ample space to the choreography of official meetings, status symbols, gifts, acts of consumption, and corporeal semiotics. This essay examines two instances of breakdown in diplomatic protocol associated with Fletcher’s embassy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 January 2021
... the fate of souls after death felt particularly urgent and important evidence for the afterlife was provided by spirits traveling back and forth between this life and the next. Insisting on a bodily experience of a spiritual space, rather than a visionary one, the knight Owein provided powerful eyewitness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 533–565.
Published: 01 September 2022
... how the elusive Edgar serves as an embodied exploration of problems of poverty and almsgiving, of the moral status of playacting, and, most profoundly, of the complex nature of Christian charity and compassion. In the space Edgar opens between coerced care and complicit compassion, between...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 361–385.
Published: 01 May 2022
... history, which traces the movements of people, ideas, and goods across newly imagined spaces. kathryn.gucer@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Huguenots French Protestant Church of London archival practices librarianship information management Historians have...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 347–377.
Published: 01 May 2023
... between decorative and notational elements in an effort to forge musical meaning. This article explores how far the curled lines of musical notation and ornamentation can be thought of as visual prompts to think about music and its continuation beyond the space of the page, testament to an older, more...
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