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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (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 (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 (2024) 54 (2): 271–298.
Published: 01 May 2024
... approaches to the material world, which rejected the “common sense” of Aristotelian empiricism: “writers became less confident about the reliability of the senses and more aware that ordinary experience of the natural world does not always provide access to truth about it.” 9 This epistemic position...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
...H. M. 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 (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (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 (2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
... is 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 (2010) 40 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of the 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 (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 (2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the 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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 369–391.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., as experiments in secularity, as adaptations of allegory's visionary energies to the social and institutional secularization of early modern England. But in one poem, The Bowge of Courte , Skelton remakes allegory not just as an idiom of social and institutional analysis but also, much more powerfully...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 567–596.
Published: 01 September 2012
... thus enrich a nun’s experience of her role within her community, her order, and the church at large. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 a Rekindling the Light of Faith: Hymn Translation and Spiritual...
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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 (2012) 42 (2): 395–420.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... The polyglot heterogeneity of medicine’s vocabulary, the diversity of its audience, and the life-and- death context of its use contributed to the tension between the discourse’s aspirations and its limitations. This essay argues that widespread experiences of medicine’s jargon in the late fourteenth...
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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 (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...