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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Erin L. Jordan This article uses evidence from Cistercian abbeys in Flanders and Hainaut during the thirteenth century to reconsider the role of enclosure policies in shaping the experience of religious women. The frequency with which nuns appear in the charters outside of their cloisters, when...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 141–159.
Published: 01 January 2021
... that increasingly restricted their physical enclosure; they contend that these women also resisted through more subtle cultural means, such as the devotional practice of imagined pilgrimage. Yet recent studies — including one by this author — have argued unconvincingly that late medieval Dominican nuns in southwest...
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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 (2021) 51 (3): 577–585.
Published: 01 September 2021
... traditions; and the commodification and policing of entertainment through enclosure and regulation. Taken together, this special issue's contributions reveal fascinating convergences and continuities in performance across the medieval/modern frontier, while also showing how some medieval practices were made...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 615–634.
Published: 01 September 2012
... environments in which they worked shaped their approach to the female monastics in their care. The works that they each prepared for these women permit a revealing comparative analysis of two elements of reform: access to religious reading material and the imposition of enclosure. Turning first...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 227–268.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... In describing the shrine as an enclosure, one Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 32:2, Spring 2002. Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2002 / $2.00. that protects the incorrupted body of the saint and one over which the monks swear oaths of allegiance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 285–314.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in the blending of the religious and the civic; while their chosen location was, by comparison with the Holy Innocents, strik- ingly secluded, as a result of the churchyard’s enclosure by Dean More. Also, apparently, deliberately secluded, for around the time he apparently arranged for the Dance of Death...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 457–458.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Medieval and Early Modern Edited by Nancy Bradley Warren Volume 42 / Number 3 / Fall 2012 The very word monasticism brings to mind images of walls and enclosures, suggests qualities of isolation and separation. As recent work on both medi- eval and early modern monastic foundations has demonstrated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 247–249.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Monasticisms Medieval and Early Modern Edited by Nancy Bradley Warren Volume 42 / Number 3 / Fall 2012 The very word monasticism brings to mind images of walls and enclosures, suggests qualities of isolation and separation. As recent work on both medi- eval and early modern monastic foundations has...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 621–623.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in the study of premodern Western culture. Deadline for submission of manuscripts: March 1, 2011 Monasticisms Medieval and Early Modern Edited by Nancy Bradley Warren Volume 42 / Number 3 / Fall 2012 The very word monasticism brings to mind images of walls and enclosures, suggests...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... sexuality. For all three women saints, and for all those they encouraged Brigid s royal and noble female followers, Francesca s companions and children, and those in Teresa s many foundations enclo- sure would cure the itch. Strict enclosure also happened to be promoted by the Council of Trent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Mary Washington College Fredericksburg, Virginia In a fascinating study of English rustic landscape painting of the enclosure period (18th–19th centuries), art historian John Barrell uncovers what he identiŽes as “the dark side of landscape.”1 By this he means...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., life and death, enclosure The rise of universities, dating from the twelfth century, famously exem- plifies differential progress of the kind not recorded by Trevelyan’s History of England.8 Increase of educational opportunity for men correlates with equivalent decline for women — a long...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 335–371.
Published: 01 May 2007
... suggests state power, the poll tax, and decapitation. He embodies secular wealth, perhaps even enclosure, for he possesses “great Lordships” and “goodly farmes,” extorts tolls from everyone crossing his bridge, and “pols and pils the poore in piteous wize” (5.2.5 – 6). Spenser’s sentiments and his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 49–70.
Published: 01 January 2013
... interest in enclosure and smallness. For instance, Hiscock argues that The Jew of Malta “is obsessively preoccupied with the business of enclosing” as evidenced by Barabas’s fetishistic praise of “infinite riches in a little room” (1.1.37).44 While I agree that Edward II ultimately becomes trapped...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the commonwealth- men, Smith addressed the problem of the ongoing dearth — a mixture of low wages and high prices that he attributes to the debasement of coinage and the growth of land enclosures that ended the open field system for farming —  but, unlike them, he suggests that the government should use...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 629–651.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., but at the same time she joins Sarah McNamer and Maria Lichtmann in exploring Julian’s possible validation of a particu- larly female body, pointing to the ambiguity of the cavity which could also be understood as a womb-­like enclosure. In pursuit of this, McAvoy in fact notes the rarity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
... in the web of interimperial religious politics, Ahmed Ağa’s daughter could also stand as an icon for a new model of Venetian elite female piety, that of the monachized virgin.52 Although the Zitelle was not a convent, it did adhere to similar principles of all-­female enclosure and celibacy. At a time...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 335–351.
Published: 01 May 2003
... here, small property owners were acquiring pieces of common land for their own use: enclosure for the people, so to speak, but not the denial of enclosure by the cultivation of land in common for all. To this extent, they were not unlike the miners of Derbyshire in the same period, enjoying common...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 407–432.
Published: 01 May 2009
...). The concluding poem to the volume, entitled “For whome this booke was made especially, and whom the Author excepteth from reading it,” underscores the book’s status as an enclosure (pp. 171–  72). He not only uses “my” repeatedly to assert possession over the material (“my garden,” “my beddes,” “my...