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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 347–377.
Published: 01 May 2023
... is arguably anachronistic. Lucy Gent, David Evett, and Bruce R. Smith have convincingly established that the word picture was “extraordinarily capacious” in Renaissance English. 48 The English Renaissance “picture” extended beyond the boundaries of the two-dimensional, representational surface, beyond...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 161–181.
Published: 01 January 2009
... delightfull picture.” She continues, “That picture should haue power to tingle / Loue in Royall brests: the Dartes of loue are wordes, pictures, conceite.”31 Similar to the earlier play, Mary is depicted as the suitor in this future marriage, to which the patriotic Wyatt naturally objects. The stakes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 595–613.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of the image — in the words of a 1641 pamphlet, Little Gidding was “The Arminian Nunnery,” a “late erected Monasticall Place” filled with “a fond and fantasticall Family of Farrars” — it is ironic that these loose prints create the impression of iconoclasm.44 Cut pictures, then, suggest both...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 657–698.
Published: 01 September 2012
...- sage from Anglo- Saxon England was especially critical to the genesis of the main portal at Vézelay. Significantly, the pictures involved were likewise produced within a reformist milieu, one that was prepared by Alfred the Great’s program of cultural revival at the end of the ninth century...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 543–556.
Published: 01 September 2015
... volumes — not only where do we go to find them in the catalogue, but where do we find them on a map? In what kind of institution might they be preserved? The book I discuss here has a preponderance of pictures over words. Indeed, it has hardly any text at all. So would we find such a book...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 13–65.
Published: 01 January 2011
... it depicts. In particular, the viewer’s position outside the engraving is in some measure undermined by his being absorbed into the picture, since the geometric organization of the pictorial space finds its expression in the very nature of the space being depicted. In other words, the precondition...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2017
... — embarks on a theoretical and historiographical jaunt to under- stand the essential character of microhistory and the relevance of its continu- ing mission.2 His title promises us the “macrohistory of micro­history,” but this is more a play with words than a serious statement. (I would be happy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
... moves pointedly against the fable in his Advancement of Learning (1605), declaring (with uncharacteristic severity) that the myth of Pygma- lion portrays the “vanity,” or emptiness, of the art of rhetoric, which mis- takes words for things and thus interrupts the pursuit of true knowledge...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, urge that Bible reading replace church art as the way to learn God’s message. The picture displays, in spite of itself, the struggle between the new authority of words and the familiar medium of images, a competition that did not cease in spite of the unrelenting efforts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 339–379.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Resurrection triumphs literally over them in his resurrected form. The Allegory, as has been shown, is a strongly Lutheran picture, and the Law and Grace portrays the classic Lutheran theme of the period. In other words, when Dell tightly conjoined world, death, and devil in this way, he did so...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 115–137.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., and practicalities of usage. One of the most consciously provocative placements of The Temple among the records of a larger collection is in the famous portrait of Anne Clifford, The Great Picture (1646), a three- paneled painting that represents a reading practice that developed across Clifford s life.25...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 453–467.
Published: 01 September 2007
... this semantic shift occurred. For it would be tantamount to asking, “When was modern modernized ?” (The semantics of time-words has a way of going self-referential, not to mention abstract and general.) But one can say that modern became a period designation when it lost its dyadic relation to ancient...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 41–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... as to exemplify and confirm the message of the words.15 The image of the wound-­man in London, Wellcome Library, MS 49, for example, is keyed to a list that explains which wounds are curable and which almost certainly fatal.16 Pictures like this also circulated indepen- dently of a text and, more often...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2013
... funeral within the curtained discovery space itself. The hangings themselves might echo her story by featuring “fresh pictures” from classical myth such as the story of Lucrece or Philomela, but Antonio’s words will have to describe the action that, according to early modern stage...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 221–269.
Published: 01 May 2007
... less extraordinary conversions? Were there ways of thinking about conver- sion as something other than leaving the world? What was the language of conversion for a lay person within a Christian community? To “convert” (convertere) is to turn around; both the word and the concept suffuse seven...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 65–88.
Published: 01 January 2010
... performances of Julius Caesar. Along with that, however, there is a small game of words over what to call what stage performers do. Hamlet remarks that he has heard that Polonius “played once i’ th’ university.” But Polonius replies that he was “accounted a good actor,” replacing the implied “player...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., cosmological history, and social organization. For some scholars, like Thomas Cummins, Guaman Poma insists upon the Andean artist’s “intense and solitary intellectual struggle” creating both pictures and words and whose achievement might well com- Quilligan...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 January 2012
... 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 fully virtuous agent . . . is one...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...