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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 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 May 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 (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
... framework is a cross-­literary phenomenon that goes beyond the boundaries of gender. Corinne Saunders, for example, focuses on what she calls “the affective body” in visionary texts ranging from Mallory and Chaucer to Julian and Margery.7 Perhaps the most frequent invocation of the body in the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 345–368.
Published: 01 May 2011
...): 31  –  51; Carmel Bendon Davis, Mysticism and Space: Space and Spatiality in the Works of Richard Rolle, The Cloud of Unknowing-­author, and Julian of Norwich (Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2008), 177  –  212. 3 The Cloud of Unknowing, ed. Hodgson, 32.15...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
... sexuality. Ecclesiastical support for a Castilian woman preacher during the early decades of the Inquisition is even more surprising, since Juana claimed that she experienced a sex change before birth. Although Juana identified publicly as a nun and therefore as female, such rubrics as trans or intersex can...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 May 2009
... vernacular literature, 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Robertson’s discussion of how the cross functions as a symbol for Julian of Norwich in “Julian of Norwich’s Unmediated Vision,” in Medieval and Early Modern Devotional Objects in Global Perspective: Translations of the Sacred, ed. Elizabeth Robertson and Jennifer Jahner (New York: Palgrave...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 513–543.
Published: 01 September 2016
... thinkers, but he gives us no reason to believe that Meister Eckhart, Margery Kempe, Peter Lombard, Julian of Norwich, and John of Parma would get out of the room any faster. Even if they were permitted to restrict their discussion to a single subject relevant to the Life Questions, such as...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Studies / 40.3 / 2010 Christian has a long history in Christian tradition and is often parallel to or interchangeable with the analogy of parent and child. Julian of Norwich’s Showings would be a perfect example. There is certainly more to say about the strange ideas about parent- ing (and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 527–557.
Published: 01 September 2010
...?21 When Langland’s contemporary Julian of Norwich writes in her Revelation of Love of Christ commending her for her “servys . . . and namely of [her] youth,” she leaves the specific content of that youthful service delib- erately opaque. There is no list of action verbs to tell us what...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 375–406.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Shrovetide festival in Norwich, when a cock that had been nearly vanquished and left for dead suddenly arose and slew its adversary, is recast as marvel, as narrative of inspiration and wonder: Oh strange action, oh stout heart, and vndaunted minde, who would imagine such great courage...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 221–269.
Published: 01 May 2007
... also be found in Julian of Norwich’s Showings, in John Donne’s “Good Friday, 1613, Riding Westward,” and in Jonathan Edwards’s “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” It is no coincidence that each of these texts is concerned with conversion, with the turning toward God that is prompted by...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2003) 33 (2): 261–280.
Published: 01 May 2003
... medieval Corpus Christi theater, for example, and in the work of 270 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 33.2 / 2003 Langland and Julian of Norwich to take other examples, the Eucharist is understood not as a territory or a dogma to be defended but as the embod- iment of forgiveness in the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2008) 38 (2): 253–283.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Julie Paulson © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 a A Theater of the Soul’s Interior: Contemplative Literature and Penitential Education in the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
... culture sharply at odds with that rep- resented by William Langland, or Julian of Norwich, or Margery Kempe, or even Chaucer’s Pardoner and Parson. For the Prioress, religion is what Keith Thomas calls “a ritual method of living,” neither a set of dogmas nor an experience of inner struggle.41 Not...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 749–751.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Cloistering 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
... charge of such writing, however, connects with that of women dead to the world (such as Julian of Norwich) who live and write at the edge of death.21 Beyond this, it further connects with yet longer traditions of fear and awe attaching to women as bearers of life. We have too quickly assumed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 May 2007
...-volume translation by Joseph L. 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...