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English Language Notes (2001) 39 (1): 5–12.
Published: 01 September 2001
... a substantial num ber of the antifraternal writings that proliferated in England between 1340 and 1509. Perhaps the most familiar contribution to this body of writing is C haucer s Summoner s Tale, a scurrilous yet deftly crafted n arra­ tive which relentlessly exposes friars religious and m oral short­ com...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 203–207.
Published: 01 April 2018
... suffering and become spiritually joined with him. 8 Friars served as the confessors for these mystics. They curated the lives of female mystics by disseminating their visions and controlling their public personas, thus ensuring male tutelage. 9 The confessors who recorded these women’s visions...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 53–66.
Published: 01 April 2018
... contemplation rapture union A dangerous crisis took place about noon, January 26, 1582, on the road between Palencia and Burgos in northern Spain. The weather was miserable, cold and windy with torrents of rain, as a small group of wagons with eight nuns, three friars, a cleric of Palencia, and some...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 223–229.
Published: 01 April 2018
... presented in this manner by Juan Pérez de Moya (ca. 1513–96) in his Varia historia de sanctas e illustres mugeres en todo género de virtudes (1583), in which he cites as his sources the Carro de las donas and Mugeres illustres by the Dominican friar Domingo de Valtanás (1488–1565). 15...
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English Language Notes (2001) 39 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2001
... iden­ tified and discussed a substantial num ber of the antifraternal writings that proliferated in England between 1340 and 1509. Perhaps the most familiar contribution to this body of writing is C haucer s Summoner s Tale, a scurrilous yet deftly crafted n arra­ tive which relentlessly exposes friars...
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (4): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2004
... The Friar s Tale, the m eaning here is in part d ep en d e n t on the m eaning assigned to the word wole, which supports the in terpretation in bono if assigned vol­ untary significance, b u t may conform to the in malo reference to inanim ate gold if in terp reted as having purely future im pli­ cation...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (4): 94–95.
Published: 01 June 2002
...-stopped blank verse. T hough the com pany seem to have recognized M arlowe s m ore flam boyant m elodram a, realistic psychology of individualism, and powerful rhetoric as competitive threats, and may even have intended Selimus and Friar Bacon as anti-Marlovian plays, they persisted in their old...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 22–42.
Published: 01 October 2019
... there exist fewer than twenty known surviving pre-Columbian codices due to the large-scale book burning campaigns conducted by Spanish friars in the wake of the conquest of 1521. The destruction of indigenous books was followed by their replication in the postconquest era as friars and colonial officials...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 109–112.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and corruption they see around them .This is not just the material corruption of greedy priests and friars but the corruption of the very language and the practices that are at the heart of pastoral instruction in this period: the sacra­ ments and the preaching and teaching of the clergy. When the Lollards...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 193–197.
Published: 01 December 2005
...)7good introduction, Richard Dutton and Alison Findlay do their best to place Shakespeare in a context of provincial and family relationships centered upon that county. Some of their biographical speculations, though, will seem more hopeful than likely, e.g., that Friar Laurence is based on Robert...
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (4): 11–15.
Published: 01 June 2004
... resuscitation, albeit engineered by the friar, suggest fem inine duplicity. Most ironically, for brides bound to a feudal master, nothing could render paternity more uncertain than the uncertain droit de seigneur. Much Ado s several medievalisms are n o t inappropriate to a play which, while set in Sicily...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (1): 20–26.
Published: 01 September 2004
... stated 12 D. Heyward Brock, A Ben Jonson Companion (Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1983) 158. 13 Blackfriars, puritans and feather making are also jo in e d in Bartholomew Fair. Zeal-of-the-Land Busy is taxed by P uppet Dionysius, W hat say you to your tire-women, then? . . . O r feather-makers i the Friars...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (1): 33–39.
Published: 01 September 2005
... the charges of building the Librarie there, and they builded the West gate of London, of olde time called Newgate. Heywood versifies thus: This sir Richard Whitington three times Maior, Sonne to a Knight, and Prentise to a Mercer, Began the Librarie of Gray-Friars in London; And his Executors after him did...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (1): 12–33.
Published: 01 September 2005
... appears briefly in a catalogue of other great London merchants. Dean Nowell (a character in the play) presents the realistic version when he describes how This Sir Richard W hittington, three times Mayor, Sonne to a knight, and prentise to a mercer, Began the Library of Grey-Friars in London, And his...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in The Merry Wives of Windsor, w hich is Boccaccian tonally, though possibly also in term s of a m ajor literary source itself, on which see R. Fleissner, T he Malleable Knight an d the U nfettered Friar: The Merry Wives of Windsor and Boccaccio, Shakespeare Studies 11 (1978): 77-93. 10 Oscar Jam es Campbell...
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English Language Notes (2004) 41 (3): 11–23.
Published: 01 March 2004
...: for we know Friars are men, and I warrant 16 English Language Notes you, there is a great many in England have done as much to others as he hath done to the smiths wife, and yet have scapt without discredit: . . . and there­ fore seeing hee was so carelesse of his credit, let him for ever after...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2005
...). And the puppet s reply also relates to both: Yea? W hat say you to your tire-women, then? . . . O r feather-m akers i the Friars, that are o your faction o f faith? Are n o t they, with th e ir perukes, and th eir puffs, their fans, and their huffs, as m uch pages o f Pride, an d waiters u p o n Vanity...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 89–98.
Published: 01 September 2012
... interpretation, the com plicity between vicious indolence and deceitful exegesis. As the w ily friar in Chaucer's Summoner'sTale boasts, "Glosynge is a glorious thing."3 Pointing to the (idle?) reader's hand, the passage plays upon the im plication that the injunction fo r manual labor m ight be fraud­ ulently...
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English Language Notes (2004) 42 (1): 26–39.
Published: 01 September 2004
...-women, then? . . . O r feather-makers i the Friars, that are o your faction o f faith? [Eugene M. Waith, ed., BenJonson: Bartholomew Fair (New Haven: Yale UP, 1963) 181.] 14 C.H. H erford and Percy and Evelyn Simpson, eds., Ben Jonson (Oxford: Clarendon, 1941) VII: 380. 15 sober, sciruy, precise...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 13–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
... publicly w ith a Calvinist physician, Rodolphus Goclenius, in an argum ent that revolved around tw o oppos­ ing notions of Divine Providence.22 Sir Kenelm Digby claimed he received the recipe in Italy from a Franciscan friar and practiced the cure on soldiers in the Great Rebellion, but he later "divulged...