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Southern African Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Southern African Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

 

The Southern African Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies is the official publication of the Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS) and is published annually.
Instructions to Contributors The journal welcomes submissions in any of the disciplines of the humanities relating to the Middle Ages or the Renaissance up to 1700. All submissions will be refereed. Typescripts should be prepared in accordance with the MLA Style Manual and submitted by email in a file format compatible with Microsoft Word.

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  • Singh, Amritesh (Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2017)
    This article reads John Lyly’s Gallathea as an experiment in the representation of Elizabeth in the political context specific to the mid- to late-1580s. The argument diverges from the critical tradition that regards the ...
  • Hendrickx, Benjamin; Sansaridou-Hendrickx, Thekla (Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2017)
    This article examines the duchy of the Archipelago under Joseph Naci and Francesco Coronello, leading to the abolition of the duchy, which was created in 1204 after the occupation of Constantinople by the crusaders. The ...
  • Addison, Catherine (The Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS), 2017)
    This article argues that the fundamental theme of the sonnet is not love but death. Though some sonnets have from the beginning focused explicitly on death, the majority from the late Middle Ages to the Renaissance ...
  • Freed, Eugenie R. (The Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS), 2017)
    The historical Marguerite Porete, condemned as a heretic, was burned at the stake on 1 June 1310, in the Place de Grève in Paris. Guiard de Cressonessart, who claimed to be the Angel of Philadelphia and her ‘defender’, ...