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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 (2010) 40 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Lindsay Diggelmann In 1188, an eye-catching display of royal anger resulted in the destruction of the ancient elm tree at Gisors by Philip II of France. Building on recent reappraisals of anger and other emotions in the medieval context, this essay seeks to understand how contemporary observers may...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2016
... language. The study of medical discourse and its flexibility connects with work on the history of the emotions, on affect and feeling, on disability, on cognition and sense perception, and on form and genre. Many of the essays here consider reading as an embodied practice and explore how the practice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 543–556.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-century fabrics, creating a sumptuous mosaic of color. Thus augmented and annotated, the cycle records and provokes intense intellectual, emotional, and physical responses which evoke the rituals of late medieval devotion. At the same time, the cycle is the product of an international print industry...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Richard Sugg In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, human physiology was mediated by the vital spirits. These fine vapors of heated blood and air not only linked body and soul, but were central to processes and ideas of generation, sight, mind-body unity, muscle and nerve action, and emotion...
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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 (2019) 49 (2): 403–426.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ronda Arab This essay examines envy within a particular historical circumstance, that of the noninheriting younger son, and contributes to scholarship that situates the etiology of emotion (and its resultant consequences) within culture and history . In Sir George Sondes His plaine Narrative...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 199–231.
Published: 01 May 2020
... as a constructive habit signaling the ability to live a socially harmonious life. The discussion demonstrates the inherent moral value of shame (and other self-reflexive emotions) and the constitutive role of shame for moral agency. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 50:2, May 2020 DOI 10.1215/10829636...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 487–495.
Published: 01 September 2021
... the recovery of ephemeral audience affect. Studying spectators’ emotions is notoriously challenging but can productively complicate concepts such as character and narrative. Moreover, it was through amorphous feelings and sensations that theater actively produced cultural understandings. Expanding...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
...’ Creed. The work thus offers a new way of conceiving both women’s affective piety and the relationship between vernacular and clerical theology. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 A Christian Mannes Bileeve Apostles’ Creed medieval affective spirituality reason and emotion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 83–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., penitential literature also attempted to answer Paul’s rhe- torical question, “What man knoweth the things of a man, but the spirit of a man that is in him?” (1 Cor. 2:11, Douay-­Rheims), emphasizing the practi- cal, daily demands on emotions and ethical behavior.4 In the discourse sur- rounding...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 373–400.
Published: 01 May 2010
... used oaths to say something about Shakespeare’s speech, I will see whether the question of such speech can throw any new light on the issues of character and agency, ethics and emotion, authorial subjectivity and poetic identity. A quick search on a convenient Internet site...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 433–450.
Published: 01 May 2016
... for their collegial editorial contribution. The topics for this issue include: 1. Editions and translations 2. Reference 3. Biographical studies 4. Contact cultures 5. The Americas 6. The natural world 7. Emotions and sensory experience 8. Sexuality...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 161–180.
Published: 01 January 2020
... reader together account for nearly half of the adjectives used with reader in WWO, compared with only 12.8% of usage in WWiR. WWO authors seem to hail the readers of their own works pre- dominantly in terms that call the reader into a relationship of emotional rapport. In comparing the specific readerly...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Angliae and George Buchanan’s De Iure Regni apud Scotos Dialogus. In both works, royal incarceration comes to emblematize a monarchy limited by the law — a form of restraint that both Fortescue and Buchanan, implicitly invoking Boethian philosophy, also make contingent upon emotional temperance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2021
... For more on late medieval penitential writing, see Leonard E. Boyle, “The Fourth Lateran Council and Manuals of Popular Theology,” in The Popular Literature of Medieval England , ed. Thomas J. Heffernan (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1985), 30–60. 60 Dread is a prominent emotion in late...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
... might reveal about guilt or innocence. In short, although the body was opaque — “only God can judge the soul,” as one of the interlocutors in the De arte ac ratione puts it — Casoni and his contemporaries nonetheless believed that the inter- nal states of the body (emotions, thoughts, guilt...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of reason and emotion through fictions. In the legend of Britomart, guile is a tool of justice as much as it is of evil. The guile of a dream furthers Britomart’s quest; through her mas- tery of the vision at the Temple of Isis, she gains the ability...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of engaging with the Passion that is not so much a poetry of meditation as it is a poetry of immolation. Passion is in this context an enormously rich and elusive term, des- ignating both the enormous agony of Jesus and the swirl of emotions that this suffering instills in the individual believer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the eyes” or “vividness,” has a strong emotional resonance. As Stephen Pender points out, “it has an irresistible, emotional gravity. By making the absent present, it plays strongly on the passions.”20 Vesalius positions his text as an intermediary between the past and present, between Galen...