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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 467–491.
Published: 01 September 2008
... a Stories of Disease Written by Patients and Lay Mediators in the Spanish Republic of Letters (1680 –  1720) José Pardo-Tomás Consejo Superior de...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 307–332.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Steven Justice Scholarship has routinely assumed that the many medieval eucharistic miracle stories about hosts witnessed as discernibly the body of Christ — newborn, bloody, crucified, or dismembered — were designed to quell doubts in the doctrine of the Mass with coercive ocular confirmation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Debora Shuger The three volumes of Little Gidding Story Books—the first published in 1899, the last in 1970—are based on shorthand transcripts of the informal seminars held on feast days during the early 1630s by members of a quasi-monastic extended family, most of them young women. The discussions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 283–303.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Myra Seaman This article offers an alternative story of the transmission of Middle English verse romance to the one traditionally told by textual scholarship, one rooted in stemmatics' focus on genealogical descent and its principal interest in origins. Like the medieval romance hero himself...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 173–223.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Walter Mignolo Theodor De Bry and his family's volumes of the America series, as well as their entire collection of narratives and engravings depicting the newly “discovered” worlds of East and West, illustrate only half of the story: the world as seen by European eyes. This essay focuses on Guaman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
...E. Jane Burns The fourteenth-century Roman de Mélusine by Jean d’Arras is a story of dynastic expansion and political legitimization that extends far beyond the territorial battles fought by the French royal family during the Hundred Years War. In fact, Jean d’Arras’s narrative of Lusignan history...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in the fifteenth century, but by 1548 it was apparently known to a number of people, and thereafter it continued to be used into the eighteenth century and, for a few purposes, beyond. The story of the use of cut and pasted slips is presented here from the primary evidence of surviving texts made up from pasted...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 315–337.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Christina M. Fitzgerald The Croxton Play of the Sacrament paradoxically enacts anxieties about the propriety of Passion drama. Framing the play's central action—the Jews' testing of the Communion wafer in a parody of the Passion—with the story of a Christian merchant who enables or even sponsors...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
... on the ideological and historical origins of the contemporary western world. What makes it especially relevant to JMEMS is that it puts the Reformation at the center of its story: how has it come about that contemporary western people are no longer capable of rational deliberation, capable of resolving substantial...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
... microhistorians who are taking microhistorical practices into new frontiers. A major roundtable discussion features an open-ended conversation about archives, the many ways to read a document, the scaling of historical perspective, the possibilities of story-telling, and the nature and limits of historical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... The article posits five further traits of microhistory: its insistence on the dense connectedness of things; its professed ignorance or very partial knowledge; its invitation to the reader to share doubt; its bridled intimacy with the elusive past; its half-baffled engagement with story as device...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... His dictionary thereby transforms misleading medieval fables into something more “fitting” for England in the early days of the Reformation. Yet similitude remains problematic for Elyot; replacing the medieval Brutus legend with a story that privileges the humanist reconstruction of the illegible...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 167–192.
Published: 01 January 2017
... seventeenth century. Their life stories, set against the backdrop of an early modern “global city,” shed light on the cross-cultural interactions that were critical to early modern globalization, as they contributed to the cultivation of global trade and participated in the far-reaching projects of Spanish...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of tragedy? In The Tragic Imagination (2016), the distinguished Anglican theologian Rowan Williams presents a grand narrative maintaining the compatibility of “the tragic imagination” and Christianity. Yet the story neglects, without any comment, the entire Middle Ages. This special issue of JMEMS explores...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Mary Franklin-Brown; Sarah Kay; Nicolette Zeeman Alone among the French romances of Alexander the Great penned in the twelfth century, Thomas de Kent’s Roman de toute chevalerie reproduces the story of Alexander’s illegitimate birth from the principal Latin source. According to this account...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Hannah Weaver Telling the story of the exceptional penance of an Irish knight, the twelfthcentury Tractatus de Purgatorio Sancti Patricii contends that it was possible to go on a bodily pilgrimage to purgatory. The Cistercian monk H. of Saltrey wrote his Tractatus at a historical moment when...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 299–323.
Published: 01 May 2010
... was not solved until the late eighteenth century—even while they capitalized on the absence of empirically verifiable data. By telling the story of sixteenth-century Iberian cartography in terms of scientific limitation, it is possible to understand how maps and the discourses surrounding them could have been...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 487–495.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Erika T. Lin This essay models a method for unearthing performance traces in texts that seem on the surface to be strictly literary. Centering on Thomas Dekker's The Raven's Almanac , a compilation of stories akin to those in early modern jest books, it analyzes a bawdy tale about a friar...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... inchoate. While the Erri workshop had to contend with a number of picto- rial precedents as they painted the deeds of Dominic and Peter Martyr, with Vincent Ferrer they were charting new iconographic territory. Among the stories from the life of Vincent in circulation at the time the St...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 579–594.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Modern Studies 37:3, Fall 2007 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2007-014  © 2007 by Duke University Press and divine artistry; need to appreciate the nuance of the word. Aesop’s are often stories of ingenium — of cleverness in solving puzzles, reading signs, or getting out of difficult encounters...