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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 449–462.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Kathleen Biddick © by Duke University Press 2000 JMEMS30.3-02.Biddick 9/1/00 5:04 PM Page 449 The Cut of Genealogy: Pedagogy in the Blood...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 517–537.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 559–587.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Susan Zimmerman The derogation of leprosy in medieval culture was disproportionate to its medical threat, presumably influenced by the spectacle of a disintegrative process akin to putrefaction. In the medieval imaginary, leprous blood was linked to menstrual blood, supposedly discharged by both...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... books and liturgical books. It then proceeds to scenes in which Faustus draws on the efficacious language of sacraments, the doctrine of transubstantiation, as well as topoi like Eucharistic gazing and blood sacrifice. In this analysis, conventional oppositions such as parody and piety, medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 585–615.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the surrounding forest shaped sacred objects in and around the rural healing chapel. The ecological characteristics of healing waters intersected with understandings of the salvific theology of the blood of Christ; the hewn ecology of the oak jubé or rood screen framed the ontological complexity of Christ’s human...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Richard Sugg In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, human physiology was mediated by the vital spirits. These fine vapors of heated blood and air not only linked body and soul, but were central to processes and ideas of generation, sight, mind-body unity, muscle and nerve action, and emotion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... It examines England and Spain's shared cultural heritage and the trade agreements and dynastic marriages that had linked them closely by blood. Special attention is given to Philip II's entry into London in 1554 as the new English king, a pivotal moment in the rivalry between the two countries. While popular...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 333–363.
Published: 01 May 2012
... expressly demonstrates how Julian’s dis- tance from Christ informs her interpretive procedure. When this revelation begins, Julian sees half of Christ’s face gradually disappear under a coat- ing of dried blood. The blood and darkness of this first vision frustrate her effort to see Christ’s face...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 413–442.
Published: 01 September 2008
... or imbalance of blood and phlegm, yellow bile and black bile. We have seen the diagrams showing each humor as a blend of heat or cold, wetness or dryness. We have learned the etymologies of words like sanguine and choleric, phlegmatic and melancholic, and been taught how laziness, and anger, and other...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 33–59.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of Christ and asks to have the wounds of his own sinful senses anointed and healed by the precious ointment of Christ’s blood, shed at the Crucifix- ion. These intensely bodily meditations are in dialogue with contemporary affective devotion to the suffering Christ, but the aims of the text extend...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 307–332.
Published: 01 May 2012
... that the bread and wine there offered, though apparently unchanged by the consecration, actually were transformed entirely and in substance to the body and blood of Christ.1 She did believe, she said, that God was omnipotent in heaven, but not that his body was present on the altar or that the priest had...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 January 2013
... speech, on the night of Faustus’s planned demise, the only thing that can save him is offstage, outside of signification and narra- tive: Jesus’s blood. The audience cannot see this salvation; like the similarly grisly pound of flesh that hovers over Antonio’s hearing, it is imagined but never...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the communal need to guard against (presumed) contagion, and to identify lepers with other marginalized groups, especially impure women and Jews. According to Zimmerman, these groups were linked in the medieval imagi- nary as transmitters of leprous blood — that of the leper himself, but also menstrual...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the Reformation many hallowed bones, fragments of flesh, droplets of blood, and scraps of fabric remained in the safe-­keeping of monasteries, cathedrals, and churches, where they attracted a steady stream of pilgrims to gaze upon, kiss, and even lick them.”14 As I have argued extensively elsewhere...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 445–476.
Published: 01 September 2001
... on a tree”; and he himself had said, “There will yet come a day when my children will come and avenge my blood.”28 This is no mere survival of a Hebrew tradition. A thirteenth-century Middle English lyric from the Digby manuscript, “Uuere bep pey biforen vs weren” (“Ubi sount qui ante...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 May 2013
....”3 Blood gushed from Thoresby’s nose upon merely looking at a portrait of Ibbetson — an incontrovertibly physical response. Thoresby Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 43:2, Spring 2013 DOI 10.1215/108296362081969  © 2013 by Duke University Press explains...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 January 2009
... especially, they have retained their force over the intervening centuries.1 For this reason, the comparison I am about to make may come as a surprise. Blood libel propaganda —  accusations of Jewish host desecration and ritual murder — is much less fre- quent in Iberia and surfaces much later than...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
... from a classi- cal source, in this case, Cicero’s De inventione: And note what happens in the case of either the diffusion or the contraction of the blood. For shame causes the blood to diffuse; fear causes it to contract. And, according to the philosophers, a pallor...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 375–406.
Published: 01 May 2009
...) provides. In short I wonder if we might not use the confluence of men, urine, blood, cocks, and Christ in Wilson as a way of recovering and recon- ceiving alternative early modern cockfights — details and texts we might place alongside Geertz’s (and indeed texts that might inform Geertz’s) as we con...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 431–448.
Published: 01 September 2000
...-century Australia. Despite the variety of topics addressed, cer- tain common themes, already suggested by Petrarch, emerge: rupture (or “severance”) of both blood and time lines; with it, rules of succession and supersession (and fear of miscegenation) in both nations...