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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 January 2019
... narrative representations of the assumption of Mary, in which the son she has borne and taken into herself now takes her up and bears her to heaven. How, in King Lear , do these narratives and practices of assumption inform tragic action? How does the language of assumption enable this play’s peculiar...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
... coming #19;ying, in the guise of a resplendent angel” Following the typical medieval assumption that angels are male, the souls call out to her saying “sir” [Señor]. Mary has to clarify to them that she is a woman: “Don’t call me Sir, I am a woman and not an angel, and the Mother of God” When the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2005) 35 (2): 385–428.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., Pennsylvania Confronted by extensive cultural resistance to women writing and publish- ing, Lady Mary Wroth—the niece of a literary uncle and aunt—chose to defy these cultural dangers by composing and publishing a nonreligious work. Th is well-known story frames our engagement with the increasingly...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Catholicism and to assumptions of Protestant historiography complicit with such absenting. The habilitation of Mary Ward wins new points of observation upon long histories of English Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 36:2, Spring 2006  DOI 10.1215/10829636-2005-007...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 149–172.
Published: 01 January 2010
... historical and confessional recuperation of the past, recuperation marked by the new entombment of another Catholic queen, Mary Stuart. Duke University Press 2010 a Shakespeare’s Katherine of Aragon: Last Medieval Queen...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 635–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
... collection, transmission, and interpretation of news. Abbess Mary Knatchbull of the Benedictine abbey in Ghent not only operated as the royalists’ postmistress in the 1650s, she also accessed reports from England about unfolding political events, which she passed on to the prince’s ministers. Much of this...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2009
... hostility and fear of Spanish domination certainly contributed to the conflict surrounding the marriage of Philip and Mary, the most difficult issue for the royal couple was the household drama in which the parties on each side sought their own prestige and commercial and political advantage. Perhaps this...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... epistemology offers an idealized representation of the presumably male body, that idealization is also inextricably linked to nonidealized, even abject bodies, so that these early modern notions of bodily knowledge production both undergird and challenge assumptions about gender and class. Copyright © 2018...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2011
...John Jeffries Martin Studies of religious dissimulation have generally assumed a moral topography of concealment: one holds one’s true religious beliefs privately, internally, while conforming outwardly to the expectations of the dominant society. This essay challenges this assumption through a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 545–576.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Amy G. Remensnyder Early modern Spaniards, whether Old Christians or Moriscos, often used the Virgin Mary as a figure through which to define a fixed boundary between Islam and Christianity. Yet a set of sacred scriptures created by some Moriscos in late sixteenth-century Granada went against this...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
... process, the article challenges modern readers to discard casual assumptions about benighted inhabitants of the “Dark Ages” and to engage with the nuances of Anglo-Saxon cognitive modes. This reassessment of the Old English texts aims to break down barriers to understanding created by terms like...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 461–486.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Mary Raschko The Wycliffite Bible, the first comprehensive translation of the Bible in English, survives in greater numbers than any other Middle English work. Yet the great majority of the more than 250 manuscripts catalogued as Wycliffite bibles do not contain the full canon of scriptures. While...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 January 2012
... another because it privileges one over two.12 Most historical evidence supports Dolan’s contention that Christian marriage imposes subordination rather than parity. Yet there has also been a creative tension between this assumption of hierarchy and the allure of unity. I have argued elsewhere, for...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and Early Modern Studies 38:3, Fall 2008 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2008-001  © 2008 by Duke University Press of diseased bodies, and on the ways in which the body as a physical entity “mattered greatly,” in Mary Lindemann’s phrase, to chroniclers of premod- ern disease. Although, as the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
...- gent assumptions that divided these two movements.20 Squabbles have also ensued about terminology — is “Catholic Reformation” preferable to “Counter-­Reformation,” or should we abandon both in favor of less conten- tious formulations like “refashioning”?21 The debate rumbles on, and has become...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2008) 38 (3): 559–587.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Mary Douglas, the impure is anything that resists symbolic positioning, that violates or refuses social categories, that crosses borders —  especially those of the body. Thus what a society designates as impure is that which seems to threaten its tenuous control of the chaos of “nature,” that...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in an act of the greatest possible self-giving?8 The finely, deliberately balanced clauses of Anselm’s equation are generated by assumptions about the nature of divine atonement and reconciliation which were to dominate western Christianity through the late Middle Ages. These...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
... one and six. But per- haps, as Gregory suggests, the yield is worth the risk. The Unintended Ref- Aers and Leo / Unintended Reformations?  469 ormation explores new and exciting periodizations that challenge regnant assumptions about the intellectual world of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., slide, and perish because they belong to changing cultural habits, to practices that assimilate them and reconfigure them. Langland’s work actually resists idealist assumptions about language. So here a lord maintains that the thoroughly exploitative and violent management of his manors is...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 395–420.
Published: 01 May 2012
... healing” in late medieval England. Bishop’s book is premised on the assumption that medieval medicine is defined by “inte- gration among spirit, body, healing, words, and reading” and that “reading was the integrative experience par excellence By contrast, I contend that the ontological sameness of...