Volume 1 (2014): Emotions in History Launch!

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is delighted to present its inaugural issue on the theme of ‘Emotions in History’, now available online at http://openjournals.arts.uwa.edu.au/index.php/cerae/issue/current. The contributions to this volume cover an exciting (and impressive) range of subjects which is a testament to the complexity and scope of this topic—watch this blog for future feature discussions on individual articles. We are also pleased to be able to present a number of reviews of both books and digital humanities projects.

We are also happy to announce that the deadline for submissions to Volume 2 has now been extended to 15 October, and that we are currently accepting both non-themed contributions, and submissions on the theme of ‘Transitions, Fractures and Fragments’. Submissions can be made online. Thanks to the generosity of the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at UWA, we will be offering a prize of $400 for the best article by a graduate student or early career researcher published in this volume.

Volume 1 Contents:

ARTICLES
Please Let This Be Much Ado about Nothing: ‘Kill Claudio’ and the Laughter of Release
Sarah Antinora

The Physics of Melting in Early Modern Love Poetry
Andrea Brady

‘In No Respect Can Contraries be True’: Passion and Reason in Marlowe’s Edward II
Christine Edwards

‘L’orage des passions’: Expressing Emotion on the Eighteenth-Century French Single-action Harp
Hannah Lane

Peasant Anger and Violence in the Writings of Orderic Vitalis
Kate McGrath

‘There is more to the story than this, of course’: Character and Affect in Philippa Gregory’s The White Queen
Laura Saxton

The Melancholy of Henry More
David Thorley

REVIEWS
Review: Broadside Ballads Online
Marcus Harmes

Review: Wiktenauer
Michael Ovens

Review: Thomas Meyer’s Beowulf
Jane-Anne Denison

Review: Nothing Natural is Shameful: Sodomy and Science in Late Medieval Europe
Melissa Michele Russell

Review: Emotions and Health, 1200-1700
Mark Neuendorf

Review: Blind Impressions: Methods and Mythologies in Book History
Alana Bennett

Review: Writing and Reading in Medieval Manuscript Culture
Kelly Midgley

Review: Emotional Excess on the Shakespearean Stage: Passion’s Slaves
Brid Mary Phillips

Review: The Book of Nature and Humanity in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
James L. Smith

Review: Friendship and Social Networks in Scandinavia, c.1000-1800
Deborah Seiler

Review: Shame and Honour: A Vulgar History of the Order of the Garter
Hilary Jane Locke

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