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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
... in constructing new understandings of suicide in the early modern period. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 early modern convents madness and possession suicide and religion a Women on the Edge: Madness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 548  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 42.3 / 2012 on “the same day that I was putt into this office of Subprioress.”45 Human and holy time is thus coincided, sometimes correlated. Within the convent routine, an insightful prioress here redistributes time, offering new rhythms...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nancy Bradley Warren The very word monasticism brings to mind images of walls and enclosures, suggests qualities of isolation and separation. As recent work on both medieval and early modern monastic foundations has demonstrated, though, the convent wall was actually quite permeable...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Ashley Denham Busse This essay explores the early modern stage convention of the discovery space and use of other curtained and costumed spaces to argue that such conventions performed and materialized the experience of abjection, those terrifying reminders of man’s material origins and his destiny...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Jaime Goodrich This essay considers how two Benedictine writers, Claude Estiennot (1639–1699) and Anne Neville (1605–1689), engaged with the generic conventions of historical writing, specifically the subgenre of monastic history. In an attempt to complicate critical narratives about early modern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 443–456.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Juliet Fleming The essays gathered in this special issue of JMEMS describe processes of cutting, dismantling, and reassembling printed books in the early modern period. This focus on “collage” techniques in bookmaking should displace the commonsense understanding of the book as an undisturbed whole...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Olivia Weisser By focusing on firsthand accounts of illness by patients rather than the writing of medical authors, this article shows that the emotions assume a much greater role in early modern explanations of the onset of illness than historians have supposed. In addition to spiritual, physical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., and the ritual of the Mass, Marlowe’s play reveals the early modern theater as a venue for “contested rites” where liturgical and theological debates could be waged. The essay establishes connections between magic and the Mass by analyzing the “affective textuality” and liturgical rubrics in both necromantic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 503–531.
Published: 01 September 2022
... depend on the plot conventions, spectacular images, and affective experiences of early modern drama. He might disavow actual stage plays, but Beard persistently frames his narratives of retribution as little comedies or tragedies. 16 Plenty of other early modern moralists did likewise, using...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
... by an early modern historian which aims to encompass western history from the eleventh century to the twenty-first in a story of origins which compels us to dissolve conventional periodization in a way that has often been advocated in JMEMS (see, for example, the special issue “Medieval/Renaissance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of historical periodization that still dominate our understanding are a legacy of the very historical processes that are at the center of our investigation. The conventional caesura between the Middle Ages and early modern period has its roots in a Renaissance vision of history — contemporaries saw...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 299–323.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and unstable cartographic convention presented inaccuracy as a potentially lucrative opportunity for both parties.5 Scientific limitations such as the inability to calculate longitude came 300  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 40.2 / 2010 to structure local professional conflicts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in Early Modern Convents  53 – 77 Terpstra, Nicholas Body Politics: The Criminal Body between Public and Private  7 – 52 Trettien, Whitney Isabella Whitney’s Slips: Textile Labor, Gendered Authorship, and the Early Modern Miscellany  505 – 521 Usher, Penelope Meyers “Pricking in Virgil”: Early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 749–751.
Published: 01 September 2012
... “So short a space of time”: Early Modern Convent Chronology and Carmelite Spirituality  539 – 566 Herdt, Jennifer A. Virtue, Identity, and Agency  1 – 12 Hogan, Sarah Utopia, Ireland, and the Tudor Shock Doctrine: Spenser’s Vision of Capitalist Imperialism  461 – 486 Irwin, Terence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of Pleasure, Archiv für das Studium der neueren 92 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 50.1 / 2020 Sprachen und Literaturen 251, no. 1 (2014): 134 45, at 134. The full account of Mary Cotton s life can be found in English Convents in Exile, 1600 1800, pt. 2, vol. 4, Life Writing II, ed. Katrien...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 141–159.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Kathryne Beebe There is growing interest among historians of late medieval and early modern Europe in the concept of resistance for understanding women and power. Researchers are beginning to look beyond religious women’s overt and well-documented forms of opposition to reform efforts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 215–236.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., and Christine Göttler, eds. Religion and the Senses in Early Modern Europe. Intersections: Studies in Early Modern Culture, vol. 26. Leiden: Brill, 2013. xxvi, 494 pp.; 85 illus. $234.00. Hallett, Nicky. The Senses in Religious Communities, 1600 – 1800: Early ModernConvents of Pleasure.” Women...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 615–634.
Published: 01 September 2012
... demonstrates the centrality of convents to our understanding of religious institutions and their intersection with society and the econ- omy in the late medieval and early modern periods. Nuns regularly trans- gressed the boundaries of the cloister, interacting with their families and patrons and making...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (2002) 32 (1): 109–144.
Published: 01 January 2002
... estate endow- ments and acquisitions was felt in the very heart of the city. The ability to appropriate the norms and practices of a dominant culture proved to be determinative in shaping the history of the Avignonese Repenties. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 32:1, Winter...