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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jenny C. Mann This essay documents the mutual interactions of philosophy and poesis in early modern theories of knowledge. It does so by following the trajectory of the wax image, or simulacrum, from Greek philosophy to Roman rhetoric and onwards to early modern philosophy and poetry. Ovid’s fable...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2001
... parte of my heart, sometimes trembling at the rigour of God’s justice.2 Martz argues cogently that “such practices of ‘composition’ or ‘proposing’ lie behind the vividly dramatized, firmly established, graphically imaged openings that are characteristic” of poets such as Donne and Herbert.3...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 469–502.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Aden Kumler In the late fourteenth-century Processional (London, British Library, MS Add. 57534) made for St. Giles’s Hospital, Norwich, nine brightly colored paintings describe a series of liturgical processions in exceptional detail. The manuscript’s images are, however, most remarkable for what...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 629–651.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the “fair purse” passage, it argues that interpretation of the image of the purse has suffered at the expense of current preoccupation with the material and allegedly digressive body. The essay uses lexical evidence to demonstrate the significance of ingestion as much as digestion to Julian's image...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 579–594.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of the Aesopic imagery is here: the cheeks without a voice, now “chapfall’n”; the painted head, now transferred to the lady; the verbal performances that are the mark of acting. The fable of the wolf and the actor’s mask, I would suggest however, provides more than just a local image for a comic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Lord Jesus Christ, by stealing children and fastening them on the cross, and making wax images when they cannot obtain children.” Alfonso X, Las Siete Partidas VII, 24.2, ed. Robert I. Burns, 5 vols. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001), 5:1433. All translations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 395–420.
Published: 01 May 2012
...,” appearing on folio of the Liber. The recipe begins: Take bugle, synagle, avance, violett, waybrede, lely & henbayne & morell, gume of the sour plumtre, wax, white pik that thir spic- ers calles pik album & fresche grese of a swyn or a bare & fresche suete of an herte...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 611–632.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Suffolk: Tamesis, 2008. xxiv, 237 pp. $90.00. Wilks, Timothy, ed. Prince Henry Revived: Image and Exemplarity in Early Modern England. London: Southampton Solent University in association with Paul Holberton Publishing, 2007. 312 pp.; 50 color illus. $75.00. 5. Medicine, science, and technology...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to the Crucifixion, perhaps not random placement for the scholar of Corpus Christi College whose personal signet and seal was the image of a crucifix.7 The fact that Hegge inscribed his other signature of ownership, “[Robert]i Hegge Dunelmensis [of Durham at the beginning of the Creation play on folio 10r...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 May 2020
... by a spectator who, through her modifica- tion, converted the head into a devotional sculpture, not unlike the alabas- ter heads of John the Baptist, the single most popular devotional image in alabaster in late medieval England (see fig. 1).3 Effacing evidence of the body s natural corruption, arranging locks...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the dire warning that if man is “not regardinge hys dignitie, contempning the commaundement of God his maker, and folowing his owne sensual appetite,” he becomes comparable to “unreasonable beasts” and “changed the similitude of God, wyth the similitude of beastes, and the honour of hys first image...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 521–544.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and grace, the wool trimmer Benedetto, while being at the preaching, wrote the sermon with his stylus on wax tables and, after the preaching, went back to his workshop to copy on leaves everything he had written on the wax tables. Every day, before starting to work, he had...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Margaret Healy In the political turmoil of mid-seventeenth-century England, both socio-political utopias and dystopias were repeatedly imagined through corporeal images and medical metaphors and narratives. The new iatrochemistry—Paracelsian and subsequently Helmontian medicine—featured especially...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 287–321.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ways for earthly experience to approach the divine, as people traveled to touch tombs and relics, lit candles in offering to the saints, and purchased mediating images for their own private use. Even when material things were not a physical part of the practice of prayer, medieval Chris- tians...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 167–198.
Published: 01 January 2002
... walls. Such graffiti involve not only the appropriation of a wall in a particular site but, within the dimen- sion of a wall, of a particular depiction and, possibly, of a particular loca- tion within an image. Unfortunately the survival of graffiti on wall paint- ings is at best tenuous, for graffiti...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 33–59.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., via a highly condensed symbolic image, invokes the seal-­in-­wax model of memory upheld by much medieval cognitive theory.18 It is also the founda- tion of the text’s larger meditative project, in which Henry seeks to reform his bodily and spiritual disposition by engraving into his heart...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 157–182.
Published: 01 January 2000
.... Vogel, Thomas. Fehderecht und Fehdepraxis im Spätmittelalter am Beispiel der Reichsstadt Nürnberg (1404 –1438). Freiburger Beiträge zur mittel- alterlichen Geschichte, vol. 11. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1998. 324 pp. $56.95. Wolfthal, Diane. Images of Rape...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
... but monstrous the image of a courtly lady with a tail. For both Mélusine and her sons, as for the apotropaic figures adorning Romanesque church facades or entwined along the edges of medieval manuscript pages, hybridity increases power and status. Thus do we see Mélusine triumph as a political advisor...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 May 2009
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 505–518.
Published: 01 September 2000
... were popularly endowed with symbols. To seal a marriage, a pen of red copper was to be used, with the writing on wax, not on paper. To celebrate a friendship, a pen made of silver or from a stork’s beak was employed” (Abdelkebir Khatibi...