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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Anna Kelner Julian of Norwich intervened in the clerical discourses surrounding the discernment of spirits (Latin discretio spirituum ), a method for observing differences between divine and diabolical causes of visionary experience. During the late Middle Ages in Europe, churchmen used methods...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (2): 245–269.
Published: 01 May 2024
... 59 supplements methods of self‐discernment outlined by Julian of Norwich in chapter 18 of the Book . This is because Julian's previous advice that Kempe will be able to tell God's visions from the devil's fails to reassure her as God shows her visions of damnation. Kimberly.Fonzo@utsa.edu...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
...David J. Davis This essay reconsiders the place of divine revelation in late medieval and early modern England. It explores the language of ravishment and divine “raptus” as a ritualized discourse to describe divine revelation present in mystical texts, by figures like Julian of Norwich and Walter...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 483–501.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of the 1530s. Both the Treatise on the Passion and Blessed Body have forward-reaching, outward-facing qualities rather than simply inward-looking and contemplative points of focus. In this they recall the Showings of the medieval mystic Julian of Norwich, which is a profoundly outward-facing work...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 323–345.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of her visit with Julian of Norwich. It has long been imagined that this episode—a rarely recorded moment in which two famous medieval English women meet—shows Kempe's desire to emulate another female mystic. Julian was a local celebrity, and it must be assumed that Kempe would have been deeply affected...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 527–557.
Published: 01 September 2010
... hogs and geese, Or use any skill that serves the community . . . Can you do anything at all, Reason wants to know, that contributes to the common good, or that provides food for those who cannot help themselves?21 When Langland’s contemporary Julian of Norwich writes in her...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 221–269.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of authors. My focus is the vernacular, on those writers directly responding to the Penitential Psalms, particularly Maidstone, Brampton, Fisher, and Wyatt. However, evidence for engagement with the Penitential Psalms can also be found in Julian of Norwich’s Showings, in John Donne’s “Good Friday...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Frances Aburgavennie, Elizabeth Crashawe, Elizabeth Grymeston, Dorothy Leigh, Elizabeth Richardson, and Elizabeth Cooke Russell fill out its powerful generic status.20 The charge of such writing, however, connects with that of women dead to the world (such as Julian of Norwich) who live and write...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
...: Routledge, 1993), 3. 11 Donne, “The Crosse,” line 64. 12 “How þe hali cros was fundin be seint elaine,” in Legends of the Holy Rood, ed. Morris, 118. See also Elizabeth Robertson’s discussion of how the cross functions as a symbol for Julian of Norwich in “Julian of Norwich’s Unmediated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 749–751.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of Religious Women in the Thirteenth Century  597 – 614 Justice, Steven Eucharistic Miracle and Eucharistic Doubt  307 – 332 Karnes, Michelle Julian of Norwich’s Art of Interpretation  333 – 363 Lehfeldt, Elizabeth A. Gender, the State, and Episcopal Authority: Hernando de Talavera and Richard...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., such as Robert Grosseteste’s Chateau d’Amour and its influential English translation, the Castle of Love, as well as in the Gospel of Nicodemus, Mandeville’s Travels, Margery Kempe, and Julian of Norwich.7 Origen’s doctrine of apocatastasis, a Neoplatonic fantasy of alternating purgation and ascent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of what, merely ten years ago, had constituted “literature” has “broadened and deepened to include other kinds of writing, especially of the religious variety.” 2 Julian of Norwich’s Showings, for example, is often referred to in anthologies as the first autobiography by a woman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 September 2006
... by Charles Perry. Special issue of Petits propos culinaires, vol. 79. Totnes, Devon: Prospect Books, 2005. 127 pp. Paper $19.95. Julian, of Norwich. The Writings of Julian of Norwich: “A Vision Showed to a Devout Woman” and “A Revelation of Love.” Edited by Nicholas Watson and Jacqueline Jenkins...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... Baird and Radd K. Ehrman.] Julian, of Norwich. The Writings of Julian of Norwich: “A Vision Showed to a Devout Woman” and “A Revelation of Love.” Edited by Nicholas Watson and Jacqueline Jenkins. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006. xii, 488 pp.; 5 figs. $65.00. Malory...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 353–378.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Press, 2002. xix, 284 pp.; 30 black- and-white and 10 color illus. $50.00. Freeman, Philip, ed. and trans. War, Women, and Druids: Eyewitness Reports and Early Accounts of the Ancient Celts. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. x, 100 pp. $24.95. Julian, of Norwich. Showing of Love: Extant...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 401–427.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of over 300 items in MOMA collection.] Zunder, William, ed. Paradise Lost: Contemporary Critical Essays. New Casebooks. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999. xi, 204 pp. $55.00. 3. Biography Abbott, Christopher. Julian of Norwich: Autobiography and Theology. Studies in Medieval Mysticism, vol. 2...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 261–285.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., appears in devotional writings such as the Latin Stimulus Amoris or the Meditationes Vitae Christi , the Middle English versions of these texts, or in the writings of Julian of Norwich. We can see individual elements in some texts, but not the complete triad. As we might expect, some texts of spiritual...