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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
... portrayal of the rebels and not on the relationship between elite and popular discourses in the text. This article bridges a gap in the existing criticism by investigating the references to commonwealth and community that are made by Jack Straw ’s aristocrats and commoners respectively. The article argues...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 13–31.
Published: 01 January 2020
...-distance communication, providing the latest news from the front. This article provides the first examination of letter-writing soldiers as purveyors of news from the battlefield to the governing elites in Italian states during the late sixteenth century. It examines how soldiers of different ranks...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 567–591.
Published: 01 September 2022
... as they escape a tyrannous court. 4 The play, I argue, is an Erasmian rumination on classical and biblical wisdom that rejects confessional strife in favor of sapiential community. And virtue contributes to that pluralism, insofar as wisdom is both a cardinal virtue (in its capacity as phronesis...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 2. The Consistory's communication feedback loop. Diagram created by author. More
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 2022
... to delineate the limits to power and the interdependence of ruler and subjects. Following this political tradition, he maintains that obedience is reasonable only insofar as rulers maintain their communities according to reason and the common good. Taken together, I argue, Usk's Appeal and Testament...
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 14 . Jan van Eyck, Saint Barbara (1437). Brush drawing on chalk ground laid on oak panel, 41.4 × 27.8 cm. Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp. Photo: Hugo Maertens, Collection KMSKA-Flemish Community (CC0). More
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 431–453.
Published: 01 May 2020
... present in these texts signals a larger cultural conversation about these men’s fitness as husbands to the nation’s women, fathers to its children, and members of its communities. Although protoimperialist and mercantilist writers such as John Dee, Robert Hitchcock, and Edward Misselden stressed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 699–724.
Published: 01 September 2012
... contemplative experiences to a greater audience. Because these experiences, unlike visions, involved embodied ecstasies that are inseparable from the contemplative who experiences them, communicating them involved narrating the self as well as the experience. Methley’s position as a Carthusian, simultaneously...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 273–297.
Published: 01 May 2010
... through the poem, the essay draws out examples of medieval agents participating in the craft of forgiveness with varying degrees of inadequacy when compared with Jesus Christ, the embodiment of forgiveness. It focuses on two versions of community in the poem: the political model of forgiveness in the Mede...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... In this special issue of JMEMS , essays explore the ways in which monastic foundations are complexly imbricated in their local communities as well as in far-reaching political, economic, and textual systems. One of the aims of this issue is thus to use the topic of monasticism to rethink a variety of boundaries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
... is the question of what sort of agents revolution might require, as well as what sort of eschatology might sustain them and what sort of community they might inhabit. In its search for answers Langland’s poem discredits ideologies of magisterial reformation. Langland offers instead significant gestures toward...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 479–500.
Published: 01 September 2019
...” of an unknown Northumbrian monastic community), as a window into the ways in which early medieval people saw their natural world not as a passive space for human activity, but as an active participant in religious life. This reading comports with ecocritical interpretations of Æthelwulf’s poem alongside...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
... illness with readers when he believes its physical symptoms resist communication? This essay argues that Donne bypasses this impasse by formally recreating one of his illness's contemplative symptoms: the vexed temporal disorder caused by interpreting one's world from within a sick body. Because...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (2): 333–369.
Published: 01 May 2024
... community and its landscape at a time of religious change. It demonstrates the potential for both positive and negative views on the part of Annaberg's citizens, arguing that these were informed not only by traditional religiosity and reform ideas, but also by the distinctive visual and material culture...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 225–255.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., the essay examines the role of “trees of incarnation” as contemplative models in women's religious communities for making Christ present in the imagination and in the world. M. D. Chenu's attention to the category of nature in his historical and theological writings is then revisited in order to propose...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... tradition; the neglect of nonacademic sources such as the written records of patients or the recorded comments of ordinary citizens; the relationship of disease to the constitution of civic communities; the function of disease in the defining of national identities; the representation of disease...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 467–491.
Published: 01 September 2008
...José Pardo-Tomás; Àlvar Martínez-Vidal Consultation by mail had been common in medical practice more or less since the time of its consolidation in Europe in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, but this mode of communication vastly expanded in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the physical and affective lives of English citizens attend the king's failure to symbolize the body politic. Religion can thus be understood as a mediating rather than a rejected term when studying the development of the history plays as a form for thinking about English community. Duke University Press...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 463–495.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to refer to and condemn the sorts of attitudes and modes of communicative and political action associated in the recent scholarship with those terms. This essay traces the emergence of popularity as both a term of abuse and as something of an analytic category in the antipuritan and more particularly...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 251–291.
Published: 01 May 2011
... a death at a neighboring monastery. However, through scribal amendments and emendations, the Sherborne Rules subtly break apart and reformulate the sense of community upheld in contemporary monastic codes: by liturgically imagining the confraternity as a bond of friendship between two monastic...