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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 629–651.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Arabella Milbank This essay questions the current critical attitude toward medieval understandings of the body. It tests the limits of the contemporary “corporeal turn” by reassessing a textual crux in Julian of Norwich's A Revelation of Love . Contesting the dominant, defecatory reading of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 169–191.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Grace Hamman In A Revelation of Love , Julian of Norwich employs the similitude of Christ as a mother and the Christian as his child to describe and explore the relationship between God and humanity. Theologians, literary critics, and historians alike have studied the theological and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
... / 48.2 / 2018 faith, (like the eye of an Eagle) looke on the Sunne; for this Sunne looks on the eye that lookes on him, yea he loves the eye of a faith working unto love The basic elements of the ritual discourse of revelation are present here: the separation of body and soul...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 553–598.
Published: 01 September 2018
... mystics, antinomians, and members of the Family of Love. Creech's dossier—transcribed and annotated here—is compared and verified against independent manuscript evidence, revealing the contours of a striking ecosystem of sectarian religion thriving in the capital. Creech's revelations are then used to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 545–554.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 1), or of would-­be Fox commen- tator (Author 2)? I declare Fox commentator Author 2 the winner by a very large margin. Why? Author 2 loves to point out failure. The following cultural forma- tions were and are failures: medieval Christendom (not its “ideal” doctrine, but all its...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 333–363.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Michelle Karnes The relationship between a base text and its analysis in the Middle Ages is often considered tenuous or downright fanciful, an issue that this article addresses with primary reference to Julian of Norwich’s Revelation of Love . It argues that Julian uses the discontinuities within...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2013
... victim of love or as a trophy to be won.”24 In Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Euripides’s eponymous play, Medea’s tale is long and rich. In the more well-­known portion, the only aspect that the merchants of Venice will acknowledge, Medea defies her father and helps Jason obtain the golden...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
... that day when, purified and molten by the fire of your love, I flow together to merge into you” (xxix.39). Augustine’s description of corporealized “thoughts” being “torn to pieces” and “scattered” evokes the rack, a common late Roman and medieval torture device by which an executioner would...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 January 2012
... God by a contract of mutual obligation: God pledged to love his elect, though they are unworthy, and believers, in turn, are obligated to love God.4 The command- Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 42:1, Winter 2012 DOI 10.1215/10829636-1473154  © 2012 by...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 395–418.
Published: 01 May 2015
... desires according to imposed norms (68e). Such indi- viduals do not possess true temperance, which characterizes those who love wisdom (67e–­68c). This understanding of the temperance of “ordinary peo- ple” (68c) returns in Plato’s later works. In the Laws, Plato develops a more systematic account...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2008) 38 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 May 2008
... play’s broader inquiry into staging multisensorial experience of pleasure. Attempting to describe the experience of love, Orsino offers a con- fusing, synesthetic metaphor. Identifying music as “the food of love,” Orsino proclaims that sounds provoke and nauseate him. Rather than describe...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Mother, I could not rest.46 The wait of human love is juxtaposed with the swiftness and comfort of holy intervention. Although Anne is strengthened for a while, she is again over- come with “extremity” of feeling, caught once more in grief-­time. Such moving testimonies to experiential time...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2008) 38 (1): 103–118.
Published: 01 January 2008
... noted, her “reputation” is synonymous with her “honor.” But this honor is a symbolic one whose value lies principally in her duty toward all the king’s subjects, Catholics as well as Huguenots. It is bound up with her will to bestow her love as an antidote to the sufferings of war. Her honor lies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2017
... conventions about the thing most important to our students — love — are shifting; I’m not sure what this will do to their sense of a well-­defined ending. Sharon Strocchia: Returning to the appeal of microhistory today, particularly to the upcoming generation of historians, I have thought that the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2000) 30 (3): 505–518.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Luce López-Baralt © by Duke University Press 2000 JMEMS30.3-05.Baralt 9/1/00 5:05 PM Page 505 The Supreme Pen (Al-Qalam Al-A‹l¯a) of Cide Hamete...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2000) 30 (2): 247–274.
Published: 01 May 2000
... says with the benefit of hindsight; but nothing more useful suggests itself, and at least “his lament at her crazed behaviour after she wakes from her noontide sleep most certainly is.”22 This lament, it must be remembered, is not only a singularly affective declaration of intimacy and love...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2007) 37 (1): 9–55.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Palmira Brummett Duke University Press 2007 a Visions of the Mediterranean: A Classification Palmira Brummett University of Tennessee...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 657–698.
Published: 01 September 2012
... seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, a light for revelation to the gentiles and for glory to your people Israel.” This message of unification is clearly being expressed in the benediction- al’s Presentation miniature not only in the way the column- base...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 513–543.
Published: 01 September 2016
... massive “sentimentalization of Christianity”; unmoored from any firm and collectively held (policed) doctrinal basis, a commitment to love and charity is just an attachment to “interpersonal niceness” (170 – 71, 175). Again, evaluative, sarcastic language substitutes for an analytic distinc- tion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 573–597.
Published: 01 September 2013
... (“Thou know’st our trade makes rings for women’s heels” [1.227], he says), bearing symbolic weight as a token of the artisan’s intimacy with and fidelity to the objects of his labor and his love. Uniquely identifiable, they likewise bear the stamp of their maker: they are crafted so that he “can...