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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (2): 265–294.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jessica Hines Building on recent critical conversations in the history of the emotions, this article examines how the language of compassion came into English culture and how it was deployed for theological and political purposes. It traces the growth of compassion in England in the early fifteenth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 533–565.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... Instead of compassionately taking on the suffering of the body in front of him—internalizing Tom's pain as the precursor to alleviating it—Lear externalizes his own misery and hangs it awkwardly on Tom. In this Lear perverts Aquinas's definition of misericordia (mercy, compassion) as a virtue which...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 83–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... inherent in one’s relationship to one’s neighbor. Gower’s tales explore the proximity of envy and compassion, asking crucial questions about how envious identification can be turned instead into compassionate likeness, and commenting on the larger project of exemplarity and mimetic narrative. © 2012...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 January 2022
... the extent or, importantly, the causes of ecological catastrophe. Its forms suggest that creation's compassion for Christ's suffering actually results in violent self-destruction—a suggestion that troubles twenty-first-century narratives of ecological catastrophe and human responsibility. Although the motif...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 225–259.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... 20 Like most geographical representations of the period, T-O diagrams tend to provide an eastern orientation, placing Asia at the top. This orientation changed only after the introduction of northern-pointing compasses, but even after this technological advance, most T-O diagrams maintained...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
... come but to a compassion of others that have endured them; nay, compassion itself comes to no great degree if we have not felt in some proportion in ourselves that which we lament and condole in another” (146). This reflection, coupled with the text’s scant descriptions of Donne’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 379–404.
Published: 01 May 2023
... ,” to a recognition of his legal status: he is “innocent” ( SSL , 130). This way of knowing is further surpassed when Andrewes's audience recognizes Christ's divine nature, before seeing, in what were his “entrailes,” the altogether more spiritual “bowels of compassion and tender love ” (130). This transition from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
... interpretation of a case requires the use of verbal tricks and deceptions that will distract him (or her) away from the rigor of the law.16 In Aristotle’s account, equity encourages a compassion- ate interpretation of a case by drawing attention to human character...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and Wonderful History of Perkin Warbeck. Both historians denigrate Perkin’s pity for the people as sheer sentiment: Gainsford describes Perkin’s “ridiculous mercy and foolish compassion,” and Bacon ridicules Perkin for “acting the part of a prince handsomely” to make his “great lamentation” against...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 299–323.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., be determined by the accuracy of the compass and the reliability of the clock (LL 14). The instabil- Kimmel / Interpreting Inaccuracy  303 ity of sixteenth-century cartography’s conventions results from the techno- logical limitations of these instruments, and so...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 287–321.
Published: 01 May 2023
... in relation to the chord and its arc.] 37 Geometrical figures, drawn by ruler-and-compass, illustrate the lesson on the opening leaves of the treatise, depicting arc, chord, and sagitta (see fig. 7 ). A propaedeutic to spherical geometry and astronomy, Quadripartitum is a synthesis of mathematical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 323–342.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the angels rejoiced, and a star brought the wise men to him; at his death “the whole world” showed “compassion” as “the sun was darkened” (Matt. 27:45), the “earth did quake; the rocks clave asunder; the veil of the temple rent asunder” (Matt. 27:51).12 When He arose, both heaven and earth rejoiced...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
... “may neuer forgete hise, so luuand [loving] he is and so reuthfull [full of compassion]” (fol. v; – There is a similar move between the abstraction of “trewe bileue” (fol. v; and the “luue bonde” [love bond] that creates emotional ties of a ection: “Ihesu, yat is salueoure [savior...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 May 2023
... contributions to this discussion include the important special issues of Literature Compass and postmedieval (edited respectively by Dorothy Kim and by Mary Rambaran-Olm, M. Breanne Leake, and Micah James Goodrich), which have documented and contributed to still-unfolding conversations about medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 567–591.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of Augustine, provide a compassionate portrait of Christ's humanity, and mount an argument for peace. 14 Benjamin Parris describes oikeiôsis as an ecology of care: For the stoics, animal life is born with an innate understanding of its constitution as a living being endowed with certain physical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 January 2024
... ill, Anna then did not show the requisite compassion expected from a neighbor and friend. While the Carolina sought to ensure that the legally trained and professional judge was to be the purveyor of legal truth, witch trials show that responsibility lay—to an extent, at least...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2014
...), 63. See Sharon Cameron’s discussion in Impersonality: Seven Essays (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007), 118 – 21. 13 Jennifer Summit, “Renaissance Humanism and the Future of the Humanities,” Lit- erature Compass 9/10 (2012): 665 – 78, at 665. The phrase “crisis...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
... that mastering social exigency is inflected by gender as much as status. Prefaced by antifeminist outrage — “Þer is no fraude fully equipollent [equal in degree] / To þe fraude and sleiȝty compass- ing [treacherous plotting] / Of a womman, nor like in worchynge [execut- ing]” (3.4332 – 34) — and hedged...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 219–251.
Published: 01 May 2022
... deriving from Latin pati (patient, compassion, compatible). The common linguistic ancestry uncovers an implicit connection between measurement and touch, and consequently, between measurement and feeling. That connection is explicitly made in late medieval popular religion, and, in this essay, I examine...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 583–602.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., patience, self-­sacrifice, forgiveness, compassion, service, and generosity simply was Christianity,” “not something called ‘religion’ distinguished from the rest of life, but rather all of life lived in a certain way” (134). If medi- eval Christians had not perfected the virtue part of this equation...