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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 3–34.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Daniel Boyarin © by Duke University Press / 2006 2006 a Apartheid Comparative Religion in the Second Century: Some Theory and a Case Study Daniel...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 657–698.
Published: 01 September 2012
... thereby justify its presence in a monastic setting. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Innovation and Spiritual Value in Medieval Monastic Art: The Case of the Main Narthex...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2011
... comparative analysis of Nicodemites and Marranos in early modern Venice. Through a careful analysis of the records of the Roman Inquisition, the article argues that, while the standard model of religious dissimulation fits the case of the Nicodemites or crypto-Protestants quite well, it breaks down in the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 283–303.
Published: 01 May 2009
... English romance narrative wandered from locus to locus, in this case from manuscript to manuscript, with each encounter inscribing on it a different identity with characteristics influenced by local cultural values. Stemmatics' analogy of the family tree thus enforces an artificially unified reading of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 365–394.
Published: 01 May 2012
... philology, theology, and philosophy, which Valla himself did not, in practice, separate discretely. His Annotations to the New Testament presents a case in point. As a collection of critical notes on the standard Latin translation of the New Testament (the Vulgate), the annotations themselves range from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 187–213.
Published: 01 January 2014
... peoples of Catholic France and “New France”—through the lens of gender. In the case of early modern Atlantic dreaming, gender and its confusions in the social imaginary are not tied to the historical practice of female-bodied persons. The femininity investigated here is positional and symbolic. There are...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the Continent, the essay probes the causal links between mental anguish, suicide, and forced professions. Despite challenges in quantifying convent suicide cases, it is clear that suicidal behaviors were not uncommon in Italian convents. Much was at stake from both a social and salvific standpoint...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the article, emerges as a case study in pictorial indeterminancy: saintly power is both pivotal and marginalized; social class is both highlighted and obfuscated; cannibalism is both seen and unseen. These contradictions demonstrate the contested status of the social problems represented: female...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Morgan Ng Taking the case of a late Renaissance treatise on Huguenot architecture, this essay explores the potentials of collage as an expression of confessional contestation in the wake of the French Wars of Religion. The book's hybrid imagery bears a formal language of cutting, removal, and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... also to devise (in the case of geographical eponyms) a system of proprietorship or ownership. In the body, on the other hand, the issue was not so much the recognition of discovery, but the justification of the new science of anatomy. The article concludes by looking at the political implications of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 January 2018
... physiological explanations and pathoanatomical findings and, in the case of Falloppia, provide the earliest record of major anatomical discoveries such as the uterine tubes, the ileocaecal valve, and the lacteal vessels. Last but not least, in marked contrast to the common eulogies of the time, the students...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
... converted to one of the confessions? Was there a hybrid double religious belonging to both faiths? This study explores the nature of the ties between religious conversion and political allegiance. Drawing on contemporary theoretical debate and historical case studies, it argues that a “double conversion” of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 519–552.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Ryan McDermott The miraculously incorruptible hand of St. Margaret Clitherow, a recusant martyr in York under Elizabeth I, was hidden for centuries. It has also eluded academic scrutiny. It therefore provides a test case for what constitutes a significant object of study for historical inquiry into...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Eleanor Johnson This essay argues that Chaucer’s much- unloved “Monk’s Tale,” rather than being a failure or misfire on Chaucer’s part, actually constitutes a high- water mark of the bold and experimental literary theory that characterizes much of Chaucer’s later career. In this case, the Monk...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
...E. Natalie Rothman This study explores how Venetian and Ottoman elites rearticulated religious and linguistic boundaries in a process that spanned both metropoles and their Dalmatian borderlands. It focuses on the case of a teenage daughter of an Ottoman-Bosnian governor, who in 1622 left her...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 417–434.
Published: 01 May 2011
... descriptive bibliography can lead a biographical approach to a literary work. In this regard, Montaigne's Essais , published in 1580, is a special case in point. The very form of its publication was ingeniously used by Montaigne in a social-climbing strategy, for the ostentatious typographical layout of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 463–495.
Published: 01 September 2010
... bad thing was first coherently developed and adumbrated by contemporaries. The essay also makes a case for religious and particularly eccesiological dispute as an under-used source for the ways in which contemporaries thought about politics. Duke University Press 2010...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 137–171.
Published: 01 January 2011
... their customs and, in Vecellio's case, from an aesthetic focus on their clothing. In contrast, the De Brys' version of New Spain as presented in parts 3–5 of their America series launched a vivid, sensationalist assault on their readers' curiosity, playing to their fascination with the horrors of New...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Church to extend the borders of the Christian faith, albeit in this case through a measured dialogue rather than through open conflict. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 a Corresponding with Infidels: Rome, the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2006) 36 (2): 263–290.
Published: 01 May 2006
... fires, maul- ings by the family pig, children falling into wells or cauldrons of boiling water, dangerous games that led to unexpected (and unlucky) outcomes. In the midst of these gruesome and appalling cases of death by misadventure, a one-year-old boy dying because of knife-play is nothing...