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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 519–552.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of the theology of incorruptibility. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Saint Margaret Clitherow English recusant martyrs theology of bodily incorruptibility sanctity conversion and temporal change ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... Indeed, when Donne introduces the issue of divided temporality in the text’s opening meditation, he does so in the form of a lament: Variable, and therefore miserable condition of man! this minute I was well, and am ill, this minute. I am surprised with a sudden change...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 595–620.
Published: 01 September 2007
... relations, as well as to medieval romances of contact and conversion. In doing so, I also want to suggest that to cross temporal and geographic boundaries is, first and foremost, a conceptual exercise, which involves, to paraphrase Chekhov, the correct formulation of a question, rather than...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 211–246.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of their original significance. Rather, they sought to read them as evidence of historical change; their accounts thus show how what Michel de Certeau calls “spatial practices” could be used to describe the experience of temporal difference.14 These medieval encounters with the topography of classical Rome...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2022
... offers a moment of disruptive reflection, and even, perhaps, conversion and change. Yet, as the poem points out, any conversion is as short-lived as the geological event itself, as fleeting as the tremors that destabilize the ground. 20 The following stanza reiterates the temporary relinquishment...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 469–491.
Published: 01 September 2007
... occurs with a brief notation of changing temporality in a short paragraph of five lines ending: “alas for me, I did not know what times Providence had in store for me!” Sphrantzes has one more paragraph of brief eulogy to “my late emperor, the martyr” and to the Palaeologan dynasty which “ruled...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 431–451.
Published: 01 September 2021
... dialogue as simultaneously an oral and a written text, St. German seeks to substantiate his prior treatises's claim to serve as a vehicle of public sentiment by creating for Salem and Bizance a sense of temporal co-presence among its speakers and readers. The dialogue characters’ supposedly real-time...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 83–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
...) with Rosenfeld / Compassionate Conversions  97 the spiritual church. This mixing of temporal and spiritual — often held to be the root of sin — has a different status after Gower’s exploration of envy. Genius’s suggestion to Amans that “charite mai helpe a man / To bothe worldes” (II.3498  –  99) offers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 633–657.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and hopes for a changed approach to the fomenting confessional tensions of early seventeenth- century Europe. Based on Foxe s Acts and Monuments (first English edition, 1563), these Jacobean elect nation plays interpret temporal historical events in terms of their Smith- Cronin / Apocalyptic Chivalry 635...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 511–529.
Published: 01 September 2007
... may be likened to the acts of intro- ducing a hand into a glove and then turning the glove inside out. As such, the tlacuilo provides the reader with a topology of conversion and conquest. Note that 1541 corresponds to a period in which Franciscans and Domini- cans were engaging in heated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 519–542.
Published: 01 September 2002
... are part of the divinely fashioned temporal register. Like the metaphor of the mirror that is calibrated to mate- rial changes in the physical object, Gascoigne’s poetics express the material facticity of historical change, rather than the progress of human thought. Gascoigne was not alone...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 241–259.
Published: 01 May 2003
... that “the Gospel recounting of Jesus’ Last Supper, a story about particular people at a particular place and time, is of course historically incompatible with the painting’s ecclesiastical setting” (77). It is enabled only by Christianity’s “confounding of temporal logic” which is, they say, “closely bound up...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 2013
... relies on several simultaneous experiences, uses, conversions, and co-­options of space(s) within single places, scenes, and moments in time. The place of time in theatrical space I have been unable to avoid temporal reference in my discussion so far, for there is an inevitable pressure of time...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 493–510.
Published: 01 September 2007
... critics have largely abandoned the rubric of “Golden Age” for the more historicist “early modernity,” the 1492 boundary has not shifted perceptibly. If anything, the change in terminology has made it seem even more crucial: as Tzvetan Todo- rov has argued, 1492 has always offered an irresistible...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the interrelationships between temporal moments. Though divine utter- ance “took time to deliver, and involved temporal changes,” the syntacti- cal successiveness of human words cannot convey the process. God is in the silence before and after his own speech-­acts: “A created entity belonging to the physical realm...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 91–123.
Published: 01 January 2003
... and interrupted, the sequentiality of Cranmer’s calendar- lectionary—like Foxe’s calendar—fosters a new awareness of an ever- changing temporal sequence and helps thrust believers into a dynamic and forward-rolling history. It would be difficult to overstate the pervasive influence of Cran...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 407–427.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of his last sermons preached at St. Paul’s Cathedral in 1628, Donne takes as his prooftext an isolated part of Acts 28:6: “They changed their minds, and said that he was a God” (Sermons, 8:312). The “he” refer- enced here is Paul, and the sermon is a meditation and celebration of Paul’s conversion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
... and monasteries. Liminality and conversion If we understand the Carpathian- Danubian territory as a liminal space, then it should be linked to the temporal dimension of the concept as well, whereby di erent processes and stages of cultural and political reshaping and reframing occurred. Liminality...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of the Holocaust consumes such linguistic or temporal inevitability. Acknowledging this threat to his own writing, Blanchot asks, “Why yet another book, where a seismic shuddering—one of the forms of the disaster—lays waste to it? Because the order of the book is required by what the book does not contain...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
... then moved?1 A worthy question, as microhistory is alive and kicking; it still intrigues writers, beguiles readers, and charms abundant students. But the intellectual world has changed, and the constellation of interests, ideas, and dogmas that guided microhistory has by now much shifted. Histori- cal...