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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2008) 38 (1): 15–34.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Daniela Frigo Duke University Press 2008 Translated by John Watkins University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota a Prudence and Experience: Ambassadors and Political Culture...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Renaissance. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 English Renaissance cartography topography spatial representation mapping ordinary experience commonwealth identity • • Archiving Ordinary Experience...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2008) 38 (1): 103–118.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Denis Crouzet Duke University Press 2008 a “A strong desire to be a mother to all your subjects”: A Rhetorical Experiment by Catherine de Medici...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 699–724.
Published: 01 September 2012
... contemplative experiences to a greater audience. Because these experiences, unlike visions, involved embodied ecstasies that are inseparable from the contemplative who experiences them, communicating them involved narrating the self as well as the experience. Methley’s position as a Carthusian, simultaneously...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Helen Cushman The representations of the midwife Salome and the Apostle Thomas in the N-Town and Chester plays complicate the relationship between two modes of knowledge: “clergie” or male clerical learning, on the one hand, and knowledge derived from sensory experience on the other. The plays...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 599–621.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Luis R. Corteguera How did artisanal methods and practices inform the new science of politics attributed to Machiavelli and elaborated by others? Historians of science have noted how artisans’ direct observation of nature and knowledge acquired from hands-on experience informed their methods of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 135–161.
Published: 01 January 2014
... ideal to a mental faculty. In the Spiritual Exercises , attention is an experience that is not independent of the spiritual ideal of attending to God but rather a sign and trace of the latter. Boyle sought to relax the strict regime of earlier meditations by offering a new recipe: his reformed program...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 233–262.
Published: 01 May 2016
... sense he himself is the forest. Both the eponymous king Perceforest and his great-nephew and heir Gallafur experience dream visions in which their subjectivities appear in vegetal form: Perceforest's depressive mental state manifests itself as an overgrown forest landscape, while Gallafur sees his body...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
... united with Christ through her pain. Analysis of five late fourteenth- and fifteenth-century manuscripts reveals that the legend is fashioned as a practical guide to the experience and rituals of childbirth. The legend also suggests that the act of engaging with Margaret's life (whether through prayer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Thomas Robisheaux Microhistory, far from a brief and controversial experiment in history writing of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, has become one of the most creative ways to tackle the difficult problems of writing history in our time. This JMEMS special issue brings together practicing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
... historical fact. The article then ponders the utility of microhistory for newer lines of inquiry since the linguistic turn flowed and began to ebb, considering agency, materiality, the body, the new spatial turn, experience, and time, and finally proposing the value of microhistory for the macroquestions of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 121–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
... another, but instead makes visible a dialectical relationship between the two. Examining literary representations of individual and social experiences of premodern pregnancy, the essay offers a complementary approach to historical archival methods. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 microhistory...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 31–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
... crisis, nor on affirmations of religious orthodoxy. Instead, it concentrates on a shared spiritual formation involving Jesuit meditational techniques. Jesuit meditational practice relied on sensorial imagery, and this type of acute sensorial experience is found in both Donne's and Quevedo's reworkings of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 561–586.
Published: 01 September 2017
... experience. Finally, it reconsiders dualistic interpretive frameworks of conformity and nonconformity, resistance and community, for understanding early modern Bible reading generally. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Latin Catholic Bible Vulgate post-Reformation exegesis vernacular scriptural...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
... became the most authoritative way of describing godly religious experiences in Protestant England. The prevalence of the discourse indicates a cultural and intellectual hegemony across Catholic and Protestant texts, which has not been fully accounted for in the scholarship, that suggests an essential...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2019
... proves himself to be not only an able and fluent reader and interpreter of tragic theory and tragic practice, but also a savvy critic of the very idea of tragedy — a critic whose final commitment is more to Christian revelation than to any classical notion of tragic experience. The Monk’s massive and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... confessional divide, in a deep suspicion of, as well as a longing for, the possibilities of satisfacere , making or feeling “enough” in matters of spiritual restitution. In The Merchant of Venice , this fraught understanding of penitential experience takes special shape around the Jew Shylock. Shylock's...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 463–485.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the context of his experiences in the Norman world of southern Italy understood interactions between Christians and Muslims far differently from his contemporaries in northern France. This is a world in which the lines between Islam and Christianity were more fluid than we would at first expect. While...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
... outer body is transformed according to the perfected inner body manifest in the visions. As the visions progress, the way Hadewijch reads and understands the inner body informs the nature and experience of the outer material body. Embodiment is thus inextricable from reading, interpreting, and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 345–368.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Eleanor Johnson This essay analyzes the Middle English contemplative treatise, the Cloud of Unknowing , to show how its prose style is designed to embody the experience of spiritual practice. The prevalence of monosyllabic words in the treatise originates in how the Cloud -author understands time...