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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 May 2024
.... All rights reserved. Petrarch poetics aesthetics of incompleteness fragments and ruins writing practice When Francesco Petrarch reflects on his philosophy of writing, he seeks advice not only in classical authors such as Seneca and Cicero, but also in the working habits of ancient...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2017
... A second session focused on the work of the five microhistorians to be pub- lished in this special issue of JMEMS and how they practice microhistory (drafts of the articles were made available in advance). These scholars com- mented on the special challenges they faced in researching and writing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 395–420.
Published: 01 May 2012
... into the same book and its companion volume, now British Library, MS Additional Thornton’s copying of the Liber de diversis medicinis was typical of the new ambitions of secular readers and producers of medical writings, but it also manifests some of the limitations of their literate practice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2016
... not arguing that literary criticism and scientific writing are somehow identical (see Darrel Mansell, “The Difference between a Lump and a Text,” Poet- ics Today 9, no. 4 [1988]: 791 – 805), I do think that medicine as an embodied prac- tice and a narrative practice has a much closer affinity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Thomas Robisheaux Microhistory, far from a brief and controversial experiment in history writing of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, has become one of the most creative ways to tackle the difficult problems of writing history in our time. This JMEMS special issue brings together practicing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 577–585.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and shaped European performance practices straddling this divide and the means through which we can access them. The first was the more widespread availability and manufacture of paper beyond the Islamicate world and the Mediterranean littoral, which made writing easier and reading cheaper, coupled...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 557–571.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and in the Renaissance, as well as Renaissance writings that explicitly propose the sortes as a mode of reading, this essay argues that the practice, while oracular and prophetic, is linked to a mode of Renaissance pragmatic reading, which is concerned with (figurative) cutting, excerpting, and reaffixing textual...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 161–180.
Published: 01 January 2020
... learn from this collection is not (directly at least) about women s writing or how this writing was read by readers; rather, WWiR allows us to better understand what these readers wanted to read (and hence would buy from reviewers) concerning their own reading practices real, imagined, or idealized...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 567–591.
Published: 01 September 2022
... trickery or guile,” were eaten, along with hares, oxen, birds, and fish. This habit of killing creatures from other species bred war among men: “After they had had some practice in killing with these beginnings, anger convinced them that man should assault man with clubs or stones, or their fists” (326...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
... for understanding the history of vernacular theologies and their experimentation with different rhetorical modes for reshaping belief and practice. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Middle English devotional literature Book to a Mother lollard writings clerical authority female...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 467–491.
Published: 01 September 2008
...José Pardo-Tomás; Àlvar Martínez-Vidal Consultation by mail had been common in medical practice more or less since the time of its consolidation in Europe in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, but this mode of communication vastly expanded in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
... More’s later devotional writing. 41 William Tyndale, “Exposition of Mathew V, VI, and VII,” in Expositions of Scripture and Practice of Prelates, ed. Walter, 1  –  132, at 37. 42 Marshall, “(Re)defining the English Reformation,” 581. Betteridge...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 515–539.
Published: 01 September 2020
... published writings on topics related to international politics and less formal pronouncements of principle in verbal discussions of European affairs have never received close contextual analysis. This essay examines how James deployed theoretical arguments in conducting diplomacy with other European states...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 497–507.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of those performances, as the Edward's Boys company has been doing for some time; yet to note the rarity of this practice is merely to underline the extent to which this social technology is challenging to recover as theater . 10 Dramatic writing provides an instrument for animating bodies. What...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 193–198.
Published: 01 January 2017
...István M. Szijártó This epilogue to the special issue of JMEMS , “Microhistory and the Historical Imagination: New Frontiers,” comments on the essays, which trace the frontiers of microhistory. While they embrace the essence of microhistorical practice in their commitment to microanalysis, agency...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 31–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
... crisis, nor on affirmations of religious orthodoxy. Instead, it concentrates on a shared spiritual formation involving Jesuit meditational techniques. Jesuit meditational practice relied on sensorial imagery, and this type of acute sensorial experience is found in both Donne's and Quevedo's reworkings...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 115–137.
Published: 01 January 2020
....47 Like many early modern books, The Temple was often handled with a pen nearby, as may be detected by inky fingerprints, attempts to copy out printed text for writing practice, and near- ubiquitous signatures and pen trials, some of which clearly show young writers still gaining refinement...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 565–586.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and Miège s skill in spinning the failure of Carlisle s mission into a success of public diplomacy. Marvell s papers in Russia Marvell s papers in Russia illuminate the tension- filled interplay between protocol, bureaucracy, writing practice, and literary learning in early mod- ern foreign relations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 375–398.
Published: 01 May 2002
... read transgression within the rich forms of a materially located textuality. Focusing upon the libel, usually understood as a form of writing practice, I argue instead for regarding it as an identifiable reading practice attentive to the broader forms of textuality involved in interpretation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 335–360.
Published: 01 May 2022
... became a more cohesive group, a fact illustrated by the high degree of clerical endogamy and the establishment of multigenerational clerical families in this period and, in a different way, in the formation of literary networks among the clergy. These trends, I argue, shaped the writing practices...