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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2008) 38 (2): 285–314.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Amy Appleford © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 a The Dance of Death in London: John Carpenter, John Lydgate, and the Daunce of Poulys Amy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Judith M. Bennett The partnership of death and maidenhood—found in many cultures, present as well as past, east as well as west—is examined here in the particular context of late medieval England, when mortality was exceptionally high and maidens unusually numerous. Drawing on a wide range of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Valeria Finucci This special issue of JMEMS addresses different ways of thinking through death and dying in the medieval and early modern period, including different philosophical and legal positions concerning the relationships between the body and its parts, corpses and burial sites, the bodies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Maya Mathur The Life and Death of Jack Straw chronicles the main events of the 1381 Rising in England and has traditionally been viewed as a warning about the dangers of rebellion from below. While recent studies of the play have challenged this perspective, they have focused chiefly on the drama’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 251–291.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Benjamin A. Saltzman Mourning the death of a friend posed a problem for late Anglo-Saxon monasticism. Newly reformed under the authority of the Benedictine Rule and the Regularis Concordia , religious were precluded from developing personal friendships so as to protect a world in which all things...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 559–592.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Nicholas McDowell Mortalism, the doctrine that the soul sleeps or dies with the death of the body to be reawakened or resurrected at the Last Judgment, was adopted by Luther but became a significant feature of the continental “radical Reformation” rather than of the Calvinist theology that shaped...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Patricia Phillippy Following three-year-old Henry Montagu’s death in 1625, his father installed a memorial comprised of three objects in Barnwell All Saints Church. In addition to an alabaster monument, Sidney Montagu incorporated into his memorial program a thirteenth-century piscina (a basin for...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sharon T. Strocchia This essay examines suicidal behaviors in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Catholic convents in light of the new attitudes toward voluntary death emerging across Europe between 1500 and 1700. Focusing on Italy, which housed the greatest number of enclosed religious women on...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Alex Davis Our sense of the distinction between the “medieval” and the “early modern” is structured by two notions: that the early modern period is characterized by the death of a chivalric culture that is dominant in the medieval period; and that the early modern is distinguished from the medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 395–420.
Published: 01 May 2012
... polyglot heterogeneity of medicine’s vocabulary, the diversity of its audience, and the life-and- death context of its use contributed to the tension between the discourse’s aspirations and its limitations. This essay argues that widespread experiences of medicine’s jargon in the late fourteenth and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the ideal site to explore this jettisoning of materiality, maternal origin, and all reminders of death and decay. In particular, the essay examines moments of the abject’s revelation in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice and Middleton’s Revenger’s Tragedy , contending that the discovery space is one way...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... executions of four priests: Edmund Campion and Alexander Brian in 1581, Edmund Geninges in 1591, and Robert Southwell in 1595. In the narratives of these deaths, we can see how English Reformations not only occasioned new relic-making by English Catholics, but also, paradoxically, resulted in relic cults...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
... standpoint body and soul maintained a bond after death, the relics of heretics must have seemed as frightening as those of the saints seemed blessed. The essay thus stresses the close relationship between saints and heretics through the exceptional characteristics attributed to their bodies. © 2015 by Duke...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 323–342.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Alastair Minnis On July 1, 1555, John Bradford was burned at Smithfield, one of the Protestant divines executed during the reign of Mary Tudor. Shortly before his death he wrote a treatise entitled The Restoration of All Things to counsel a devout woman of his circle. This expounds Romans 8:21–22...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 381–404.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Amy Appleford Richard Whitford's A Work for Householders constructs a model of household governance organized around the contemplative life of the lay householder and his pastoral command over his familia. A Work for Householder 's companion text, A Daily Exercise of Death , centers on willed self...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 January 2015
... convents, usually ones with no family connections, demonstrating a preference for postmortem association not with family but with a community of celibate women. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 noble Italian women and gender death and burial early modern wills and inheritance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2013) 43 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., objects, or texts and consider the status of sacred objects in the larger cultural movements in which people experienced and used them. Deadline for submission of manuscripts: July 1, 2013 214  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 43.1 / 2013 Thinking through Death: The Politics...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 469–471.
Published: 01 May 2013
... cultural movements in which people experienced and used them. Deadline for submission of manuscripts: July 1, 2013 Thinking through Death: The Politics of the Corpse Edited by Valeria Finucci Volume 45 / Number 1 / Winter 2015 This special issue addresses not only the different ways of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 675–677.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., NC 27708 JMEMS@duke.edu httpmedren.aas.duke.edu/jmems Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 43:3, Fall 2013 DOI 10.1215/108296362338698  © 2013 by Duke University Press Thinking through Death: The Politics of the Corpse Edited by Valeria Finucci...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2006) 36 (2): 263–290.
Published: 01 May 2006
... his age, made an unfortunate choice of playthings when he picked up a pair of shears and wounded himself in the throat, a fatal injury leading to his death later that same day. In many ways, Richard’s behavior was not unlike that of many other children his age in medieval England. The coroners...