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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (2): 347–376.
Published: 01 May 2019
... University Press 2019 wounding of Henry V Battle of Shrewsbury bodily disfigurement Lancastrian chronicles politics of trauma ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 253–283.
Published: 01 May 2008
... wrought by the sacrament of penance as being by definition unfelt and unseen: But he that is reformed in his soule bi the sacrament of penaunce to the image of God, he feeleth noo chaungynge in himsilf, neithir in his bodili kynde withoutin, ne in the privé substaunce of his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 167–198.
Published: 01 January 2002
... implies a power external to the body, history constructs the body and pro- duces cultural significations. This is a disfiguring operation, one in which the body is perpetually besieged, turning the body into “a volume in perpet- ual disintegration.”68 Just as with graffiti in general, Arborio’s graffiti...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... An ascending hierarchy of spirits rose from the liver, to the heart, up into the brain. This essay examines the distinctive role that bodily spirits played in Protestant religious experience, focusing especially on moments of particular interior drama. At a time when some Christians believed that the Spirit...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 559–587.
Published: 01 September 2008
... impure women and Jewish men, and believed to be a carrier of the disease. The perceived threat of leprous blood to Christian bodily integrity was played out in atropaic social rituals and in widespread defamations against lepers, women, and Jews as devourers or cannibals. This study claims...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 113–146.
Published: 01 January 2001
... of empty nostalgia or mere convention Sara- cens continued to inhabit the fantasies of times and places no longer pas- sionately invested in the destruction of Islam. My aim in this essay is there- fore threefold: to trace briefly the genealogy of a racialized bodily otherness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., it slowly morphed into a celebration of the Virgin’s bodily assumption into heaven. In some late medieval understandings of the Assumption, the Virgin briefly dies but suffers no bodily corruption before she is lifted into heaven; in others, she never dies, not even briefly, before her journey...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 227–268.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... In her extensive examination of pre-Conquest cult rituals, Jane Tibbetts Schulenburg finds that threatened female communities often sup- ported the belief that their founding “abbess-saints” were formidable pro- tectors, and that their bodily residence within the monasteries allowed them to watch over...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 421–459.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Jesus. Bottom, however, is the object of Titania’s erotic love. She confesses instantaneous love for Bottom “on the first view” of him but he is more interested in other bodily appetites: Monsieur Cobweb, good monsieur, get you your weapons in your hand and kill me a red- hipped...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the requisite features of chivalric identity are said to bring “nobility” to the fighting sons despite the marks on their bod- ies (159; 466). The barons of Luxembourg, for example, are astonished that Anthoine and Regnaud could be such seemingly perfect and valiant knights while also bearing bodily...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 January 2001
... outside in the flesh because in this life she suffers bodily affliction. . . . As prosperity is marked by white, so adversity may properly be indicated by black, and she is white within in her bones because her soul is strong. (138–39) Much...