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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Erin L. Jordan This article uses evidence from Cistercian abbeys in Flanders and Hainaut during the thirteenth century to reconsider the role of enclosure policies in shaping the experience of religious women. The frequency with which nuns appear in the charters outside of their cloisters, when...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Felisa Baynes-Ross Among vernacular religious manuals composed for women in the fourteenth century, Book to a Mother takes the unusual position of rejecting cloistered life for a widow's emulation and presents an alternative program of reading based on love and imitatio Christi . This essay...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 615–634.
Published: 01 September 2012
... elements of female cloistered life. In 1517, Fox (1448–1528), then bishop of Winchester in England, chose to rewrite the Benedictine Rule in a format specifically addressed to women, adapting its principles more directly to the needs of female religious. A comparison of these two texts, their authors...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 635–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of this information was transmitted in correspondence, but the abbess also forwarded printed newsbooks and compiled manuscript newsletters for the royalists. This essay reveals how cloistered nuns engaged directly with the public sphere through their access to news, and how their receipt and transmission...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 285–314.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., by John Carpenter, the common clerk of London, and painted on panels hung on the inside walls of the cloister enclosing the cemetery known as the Pardon Churchyard, on the northwest side of St. Paul’s Cathedral (see fig. 1). Both the cloister and the motif of the Dance of Death itself were recent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 45–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
... activity of the monk, the twelve or so chapters devoted to the practice of prayer in his rule establish it as the single dominant activity of life in the cloister, dividing up and structuring the twenty-­four hours of the day.23 Citing 1 Timothy 2:1, Cassian identifies four types of prayer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
... lies in Cavendish s own recurrent use of the image and meta- phor of the cloister as a way of delineating a conceptual space for female intellectual autonomy and endeavor. A direct link between the two circles is provided by the figure of Suzanne Du Verger: in her English translation of Camus s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 213–250.
Published: 01 May 2001
.../vernacular relation to be bound up with and inflected by other linguistic, literary, religious, and political ten- sions, namely, those between High and Low German, divine and courtly love, lay and cloistered forms of religious life, court and town, center and frontier...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 749–751.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Luther’s Attack on Self-­Love: The Failure of Pagan Virtue  131 – 155 Jones, Claire Taylor Rekindling the Light of Faith: Hymn Translation and Spiritual Renewal in the Fifteenth-­Century Observant Reform  567 – 596 Jordan, Erin L. Roving Nuns and Cistercian Realities: The Cloistering...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 141–159.
Published: 01 January 2021
... (e.g., his noble, secular patrons and a merchant s wife38 However, when writing about what it meant to use the Sionpilger to practice imagined pilgrimage, I discussed only cloistered Observant women and left out the other social groups. Had Ehrenschwendtner and I paid closer attention to Nine Miede...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 187–213.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to the cloister involved the dangerous crossing of ocean and language and a solidarity with her Indian hosts. The power of her dreams made her, in the category of the Jesuits, an “Indian,” and her administrative talent made her, in Le Jeune’s word, an “Amazon.” Marie Guyard, who took the religious...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 671–684.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... xvii, 640 pp., illus. throughout. eur 125.00. Brown, Jennifer N. Fruit of the Orchard: Reading Catherine of Siena in Late Medieval and Early Modern England. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. xi, 312 pp., 4 illus. $75.00. Coomans, Thomas. Life Inside the Cloister: Understanding Monastic Archi...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 75–119.
Published: 01 January 2017
... in a long train.56 If Ellenhart did not normally ride on a daily basis (and why would 88  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 47.1 / 2017 a cloistered monk do so), he was probably sore by the end of each day’s march. Expected and unexpected problems to be encountered...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 435–455.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., 2010. xvi, 241 pp.; 25 figs. $35.00. Rapley, Elizabeth. A Social History of the Cloister: Daily Life in the Teaching Monasteries of the Old Regime. McGill-­Queen’s Studies in the History of Religion, Series Two. Montreal: McGill-­Queen’s University Press, (2001) 2009. xiv, 379 pp.; 4 illus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 215–236.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... Chicago: Univeristy of Chicago Press, 2012. viii, 465 pp.; illus. throughout. $35.00. Beckwith, Christopher I. Warriors of the Cloisters: The Central Asian Ori- gins of Science in the Medieval World. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2012. xvii, 211 pp. $29.95...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 January 2020
... their own institutions, Neville took a broader view of the history of English Catholicism by embarking on histories of a nun from another order and convents outside of her own cloister. Neville s historical account of the congregation is extant as a single holograph manuscript of 317 pages, entitled...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... husband of the merits of celibacy.33 Female saintliness was best expressed in the cloister, but it was also prefigured in the character- establishing early years of a girl s life. In each case, these three holy women, whether in the womb or as toddlers, gave early testimony to their anchoritic spirit...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
... on the subject of writerly independence while negotiating the medieval cloisters of Oxbridge. These medieval places are found still to condition the scope of her writing, and indeed of her social being: libraries and college lawns are equally off limits to her; the food in women’s colleges keeps body...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 109–144.
Published: 01 January 2002
... quarters, a cloister, and a choir. From their own private oratory, the Repenties could participate in masses and communicate and confess through two large barred windows adjoining the chapel without being seen by the outside world.58 Pope Gregory XI was particularly attached to this institution...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 January 2015
... three specified the conventual houses with their sometimes tarnished reputations. All the oth- ers explicitly designated cloistered observant houses as their resting place. Mary Laven attributes the desire of widows to benefit and request burial in devout convents to a desire to embrace, if only...