Volume 2 (2015)

Transitions, Fractures, and Fragments

Michael Ovens: Editor’s Foreword

Themed Articles

Emily Cock: ‘Nonsence is Rebellion’: John Taylor’s Nonsence upon Sence, or Sence, upon Nonsence (1651–1654) and the English Civil War

Marina Gerzic: When Dylan Met the Bard: Fragments of Screen (Sound) in Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet

Non-Themed Articles

Richard Firth-Godbehere: For ‘Physitians of the Soule’: The roles of ‘flight’ and ‘hatred of abomination’ in Thomas Wright’s The Passions of the Minde in Generall

Michael Edward Stewart: The Andreios Eunuch-Commander Narses: Sign of a Decoupling of Martial Virtues and Masculinity in the Early Byzantine Empire?

Kathrin Bartha: Grotesque Encounters: Reading Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice along the Principles of the Sublime, Beautiful and Grotesque

Sheilagh Ilona O’Brien: A ‘Divellish’ Woman Discovered: The Witch of Newbury, 1643

Alana Bennett: ‘For musike meueþ affecciouns’: Interpreting Harp Performance in Medieval Romance

Appendix: Video 1      Video 2      Video 3      Video 4


Ruth M. Oldman: Review: Brepola Periodica and Miscellanea Online

Marina Gerzic: Review: Small-Screen Shakespeare

Stephanie Hathaway: Review: The Books and the Life of Judith of Flanders

Vanessa Wright: Review: Sexual Culture in the Literature of Medieval Britain

Alana Bennett: Review: Middle English Texts in Transition: A Festschrift dedicated to Toshiyuki Takamiya on his 70th birthday

Kelly Midgley: Review: Before Orientalism: Asian Peoples and Cultures in European Travel Writing, 1245-1510

Featured Image: Scenes from the Story of Abraham, front panel, silk embroidery on linen,  mid-17th c, The Met Museum, Accession Number: 64.101.1306.