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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 111–120.
Published: 01 January 2005
...James Simpson © by Duke University Press 2005 Not the Last Word James Simpson Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts When the editors of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2000) 30 (2): 309–338.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Kirilka Stavreva © by Duke University Press 2000 Fighting Words: Witch-Speak in Late Elizabethan Docu-fiction Kirilka Stavreva St. Ambrose University...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2006) 36 (2): 355–377.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Robert Epstein Duke University Press 2006 a Eating Their Words: Food and Text in the Coronation Banquet of Henry VI Robert Epstein...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2000) 30 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Randall Ingram © by Duke University Press 2000 JMEMS30.1-05-Ingram.101-124 12/21/99 4:33 PM Page 101 a First Words and Second Thoughts: Margaret Cavendish, Humphrey...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 345–368.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Eleanor Johnson This essay analyzes the Middle English contemplative treatise, the Cloud of Unknowing , to show how its prose style is designed to embody the experience of spiritual practice. The prevalence of monosyllabic words in the treatise originates in how the Cloud -author understands time...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 287–321.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jessica Brantley A hybrid of letters and pictures arranged to signify a sentence or phrase, the rebus transforms objects into ideas more explicitly than any other kind of communicative system. Its fundamental mechanism of representation enacts a connection between words and things and evokes the...
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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 September 2012) 42 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nancy Bradley Warren The very word monasticism brings to mind images of walls and enclosures, suggests qualities of isolation and separation. As recent work on both medieval and early modern monastic foundations has demonstrated, though, the convent wall was actually quite permeable. In this...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 May 2013
... not only find connections between grace and physics, but that knowledge of the physics of qualities brings considerable nuance to why men and women used holy words, objects, and actions as ingredients in cures. Standing alongside the extensive scholarship on magic and the supernatural, this article...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to patterns linked to prevailing expectations of gendered behavior, written conventions for expressing emotions such as grief and sorrow, as well as medical beliefs about men’s and women’s bodies. The resulting analysis offers rich insights into the words and views of patients and into gendered...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and early modern, Catholic and Protestant, and word and flesh are shown to be mutually constitutive at each of the drama’s captivating turns. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 a The Last Temptation of Faustus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 369–391.
Published: 01 May 2013
... benefit of the giver. Considering that the very word “credit” was only just beginning to acquire a specifically economic usage at this time, how does the crediting of imaginative representation on stage interact with the surge of a rising credit culture? This article posits that credit, as a kind of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
... present to past. This essay focuses on the afterlife of the East Anglian N-Town plays, exploring the ways that the Cotton Vespasian D.8 manuscript continued to be “performed” (in an extended sense of that word) in ideologies of recusancy and antiquarian possession in the life of its little-known early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in print. Specifically, Whitney restructures humanist notions of reading-as-gathering around “huswifely” textile work by drawing on the rich semantic context of the word slip . Situating Whitney's A Sweet Nosgay in the material culture from which she drew her metaphors illuminates its relationship to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2008) 38 (3): 467–491.
Published: 01 September 2008
... treatment. Our main aim is to focus attention on these nonprofessional voices, on the words of patients themselves or those who, like them, were not trained in medicine. Approaching our subject through this interpretative framework, we provide an example of medical-cultural analysis that documents voices...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 223–247.
Published: 01 May 2010
... visual representation in Byzantium are encoded in those episodes in the narrative in which an artist prepares to make a saint's portrait. In the process, the episodes offer provocative ruminations on the relations between a representation and its prototype, words and images, sight versus hearing, and the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 13–65.
Published: 01 January 2011
... how the De Bry compilations both disclose and enclose the pluralities of the worlds their travelers encountered, negotiating through word and image the dialectics of difference and similarity. The complex intertwining of religious, ethnographic, and scientific impulses in this monumental publishing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2010
... deeds. In other words, the new Protestant deemphasis on spiritual works was understood at the time to threaten the reformist and even radical potential of discourses of rural labor. This popular figure of the plowman demonstrates, therefore, the conflict between residual and emergent meanings of labor...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 103–134.
Published: 01 January 2006
... other words, the usefulness of images as books is threatened by their potential as idols. This polemical treatise suggests that as much as Gregory’s formu- lation was accepted as a defense of images during the late medieval image debate, Gregory’s formulation did not fully address concerns...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 January 2012
... University Durham, North Carolina Words are deeds. — Ludwig Wittgenstein In her brilliant book, Putting on Virtue: The Legacy of the Splendid Vices, Jennifer Herdt gives a helpful picture of the moral agent as depicted in Aris- totle’s Nicomachean Ethics: The...