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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (2): 233–264.
Published: 01 May 2019
... textual modes of translation connect with translation’s role in subject formation in medieval texts, focusing on two narratives about female cross-dressing, the Vie de Sainte Euphrosine and the Roman de Silence . Gender emerges in these texts through multiple intersecting modes of translation which...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 459–481.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Margaret F. Rosenthal In the past two decades, the multifaceted discipline of the history of medieval and early modern dress has benefited from reconceptualizations of the long, late Middle Ages and Renaissance as having undergone a revolution of consciousness, belief, and thought with global...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 483–509.
Published: 01 September 2009
... consumers, artisans, and retailers. Such networks were fundamental to the way dress fashions developed and achieved wider diffusion during this period. Wealthy Florentines closely supervised the many different stages involved in the acquisition of clothing, often drawing on expertise they had accumulated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 511–544.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ann Rosalind Jones In Cesare Vecellio's costume books, Degli Habiti antichi et moderni di diverse parti del mondo (1590) and Habiti antichi et moderni di tutto il Mondo (1598), the basic premise of the costume book—that it recorded styles of dress being worn at the moment of publication in Europe...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 619–641.
Published: 01 September 2009
... colored depictions of local fashions in dress and various regional customs witnessed while traveling. Along with these miniatures, the album combines sententious mottoes, heraldic shields, and personalized inscriptions from friends met during one's travels. The album owner and friends display their newly...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 545–570.
Published: 01 September 2009
... University of California, Riverside Riverside, California The need of dress is eminently a “higher” or spiritual need.  — Thorstein Veblen, The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899) The paradox inherent in Thorstein Veblen’s statement about the “spiritual” need...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 137–171.
Published: 01 January 2011
... their language well.8 Another is his disinterested notation of the melodies the Tupi sing and the festive dress they wear on ritual occasions. The dictionary pro- vides exactly what a trader could put to use among these native people. Yet Léry upends European assumptions by observing and describing without...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 97–139.
Published: 01 January 2007
... McGill University Montreal, Canada Venice was a repository for objects brought from Istanbul that attest to diverse ways in which the two cities were imbricated. One intriguing exam- ple is the Foggie diverse di vestire de’ Turchi [Different styles of dress...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 597–617.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the bodies of women.11 Women, for their part, appreciated the opportunity not only to satisfy aesthetic sensibilities but also to create social visibility, a difficult objective in that historical moment.12 In some cases, the laws reveal traces of women’s defense of particular forms of dress...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 387–402.
Published: 01 September 2003
....” Having said these things, he stretched himself out and died. While dressing him the worldly people found that he truly was a virgin. 3 The radical conŽrmation of the monk’s claim about himself—“a virgin in my body”— made possible by the appearance of a female body only under...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 269–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
... practice and the rhetoric of ethics, exemplarity, and imitation in virgin martyr legends; and the theatrical con- ventions, like cross-dressing, that created and reflected tensions between the narrative represented in performance and the social space in which it was performed. The ethical demands...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... to Lydgate’s poem, the cult does not affiliate Henry with royal saints like Edmund, but imagines him as something like the apotheosis of his subjects: Good King Henry appears dressed in ordinary clothing, his body uncannily echoing those of his devotees as he attends to their physical and affective...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 419–435.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., they are being instructed by Nonnos. Breaking the spell of this scene of holy teaching, an actress and her retinue pass by in debauched splendor. Dressed in nothing but gold, pearls, and jewels, Pelagia parades by “with her head uncovered, with a scarf thrown around her shoulders in a shameless fashion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 543–556.
Published: 01 September 2015
... vestments, dresses for statues of saints and devotional dolls, and fabric flowers. If this book was convent-­produced, perhaps using fabric remnants from other projects, it could have been made for an individual, for the community’s own use, or for sale to support the community.8 The binding...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 May 2008
... crowd at Middle Temple Hall.1 On this anniversary, the Globe Company granted the audience an intimate view of their “original practices” used in that night’s staging of the play: audi- ence members were given access to the candlelit dressing room where actors donned their costumes, applied makeup...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 571–580.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and asks for help in getting his boots off: Now, now, now, now. Pull off my bootes: harder, harder, so. (Tragedie [F1], 4.6.166–69) It’s not clear to whom he’s talking: the blind Gloucester? Edgar, dressed as mad Tom? And in any production, the director will have to decide...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
... recounts her decision to ee her childhood home in male clothing in order to reach the convent of Santa María de Cubas in safety and enter as a novitiate. This sequence evokes various medieval hagiographic accounts of cross- dressing female saints who usually resorted to male clothing in order...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 543–570.
Published: 01 September 2002
... remain naked. England, then, represented by the emblematic figure, is left bare, exposed, and vulnerable. It is only by clothing himself in foreign attire that the Englishman can be dressed at all, and it is the dressing in the clothes of “strangers” that puts English national identity into crisis...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 571–595.
Published: 01 September 2009
... attire. Indeed, like many other sermonists of the period, and particularly those who preached at St. Paul’s, Cannon’s argument against sartorial excesses identifies specific details of modish dress in order to reach his urban audience. Moreover, the humor with which Cannon makes his point betrays...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 325–346.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., possessed a wardrobe that contained “three masks with beards for cross-dressing” [voltij tre barbi da stravestir. no. tre].10 The inventory of Condulmer’s masks, as recorded duti- fully by the notary after her death, does not distinguish one beard from another, so it is impossible to tell from...