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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 39–66.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Richard K. Emmerson © by Duke University Press 2005 Dramatic History: On the Diachronic and Synchronic in the Study of Early English Drama Richard...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Elizabeth A. Clark © by Duke University Press / 2006 2006 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. a Theory and the Study of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 3–34.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Daniel Boyarin © by Duke University Press / 2006 2006 a Apartheid Comparative Religion in the Second Century: Some Theory and a Case Study Daniel...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Hannah Crawforth This essay pays long overdue attention to E.K's glosses of native English words in Edmund Spenser's The Shepheardes Calender (1579). Spenser's practice of using native English words is indebted to the emerging discipline of Anglo-Saxon studies, especially to the methodology of...
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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 2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
... converted to one of the confessions? Was there a hybrid double religious belonging to both faiths? This study explores the nature of the ties between religious conversion and political allegiance. Drawing on contemporary theoretical debate and historical case studies, it argues that a “double conversion” of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... issue analyze a number of issues of particular importance to the current study of premodern medicine. These include the uses and misrepresentations of long-standing paradigms for the interpretation of disease, such as the theory of humoralism, as well as the Hippocratic Airs, Waters, and Places...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... rest of the world that has offered a goldmine to scholars seeking material for the study of Europe's attitudes toward foreign others. Only quite recently, however, has any study been devoted to the compilations' complicated history as a book in and of itself. Yet the India Occidentales or America was...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 365–394.
Published: 01 May 2012
... lexicographical to theoretical. Yet the “Preface” that Valla wrote for the Annotations has not been studied in great detail; the two versions of this “Preface” represent Valla’s views on the importance of studying scripture with philological tools, his respect for the Greek language, and his strong sense of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
...John Jeffries Martin In early modern Europe, judges read the bodies of victims and suspects through a variety of lenses shaped by popular beliefs, Renaissance notions of physiognomy, and by the study of medicine, classical rhetoric, and natural law theory. This article explores the writings of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 245–286.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Peter Godman This article combines medieval and modern studies, reconstructing the context in which one of the most celebrated manuscripts transmitting Latin and vernacular poetry of the Middle Ages, the Codex Buranus (Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, clm. 4660), was produced and examining both...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2016
... language. The study of medical discourse and its flexibility connects with work on the history of the emotions, on affect and feeling, on disability, on cognition and sense perception, and on form and genre. Many of the essays here consider reading as an embodied practice and explore how the practice of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
...A. W. Strouse Christian writers have often conceptualized reading and writing in terms of uncircumcision. This study begins to uncover that long-standing literary-theoretical tradition. It describes how early Christian theologians, following Saint Paul, discussed allegory with metaphors of...
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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 2009) 39 (1): 31–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
... would both poets independently, but writing at almost exactly the same time, choose this biblical text for poetic adaptation? What was it about the Book of Lamentations that resonated so poignantly with their particular historical moment? This study focuses not on questions of political or personal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2009
... had deteriorated into war. The perception of closeness and filiation ran parallel with enmity and hate. This study demonstrates the complexity of diplomatic and cultural exchange, assimilation, competition, and cooperation that characterized the intricate alliance between England and Spain. It...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Jacques Lezra The prevailing anthropological understanding of mimesis, this essay argues, is inadequate to the study of early modern cultural exchange, in particular of the ways in which literary cultures imagine themselves in the lexicons provided by other national traditions. The idiom of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Thomas Fulton Bibles were among the most circulated books in medieval and early modern England, the most studied and most read, and as such they provide a profoundly valuable archive for the history of reading. Because the biblical text underwent intense and often contentious hermeneutic scrutiny...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2017
... exegetics remains (as Lee Patterson said) the “great unfinished business” of medieval literary studies. This essay argues for the rejection of Robertsonianism as an inadequately historicist approach to the medieval Bible, and, by focusing on formal details of the biblical manuscripts evoked in Geoffrey...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 561–586.
Published: 01 September 2017
... currents of vernacular bible culture illuminates how a layman made a Latin bible speak to the circumstances of dwelling both within a Reformed kingdom and across the Catholic world. This study reveals how aggressive annotation practices could be at once both a result and a rejection of Reformation...