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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2000) 30 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Helmut Puff © by Duke University Press 2000 JMEMS30.1-03-Puff.41-62 12/21/99 4:32 PM Page 41 a Female Sodomy: The Trial of Katherina Hetzeldorfer (1477...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
... religious devotion The Thinking Heart of Female Spirituality and the Apostles’ Creed in A Christian Mannes Bileeve...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 615–634.
Published: 01 September 2012
... elements of female cloistered life. In 1517, Fox (1448–1528), then bishop of Winchester in England, chose to rewrite the Benedictine Rule in a format specifically addressed to women, adapting its principles more directly to the needs of female religious. A comparison of these two texts, their authors, and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Jennifer F. Kosmin Although Vesalius, like his contemporaries, had only extremely limited opportunities to examine or dissect the human gravid uterus, it is the image of the anatomist laying bare the (un)pregnant female body and revealing its secrets that graces the title page of the 1543 edition...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 233–264.
Published: 01 May 2019
... textual modes of translation connect with translation’s role in subject formation in medieval texts, focusing on two narratives about female cross-dressing, the Vie de Sainte Euphrosine and the Roman de Silence . Gender emerges in these texts through multiple intersecting modes of translation which are...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 187–213.
Published: 01 January 2014
... peoples of Catholic France and “New France”—through the lens of gender. In the case of early modern Atlantic dreaming, gender and its confusions in the social imaginary are not tied to the historical practice of female-bodied persons. The femininity investigated here is positional and symbolic. There are...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
... sexuality. Ecclesiastical support for a Castilian woman preacher during the early decades of the Inquisition is even more surprising, since Juana claimed that she experienced a sex change before birth. Although Juana identified publicly as a nun and therefore as female, such rubrics as trans or intersex can...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the article, emerges as a case study in pictorial indeterminancy: saintly power is both pivotal and marginalized; social class is both highlighted and obfuscated; cannibalism is both seen and unseen. These contradictions demonstrate the contested status of the social problems represented: female...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 263–287.
Published: 01 May 2016
... vitriol and female-voiced erotic lyrics, demonstrating how the pastourelle can reinforce certain rape myths, authorize women's desire, and challenge courtly paradigms. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Middle English pastourelle rape sexual violence education courtly literature...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 573–597.
Published: 01 September 2013
... how an investigation of the shoes and other crafted objects staged in the play may shed new light on a neglected economy of female artisanal labor in early modern London and its transformative impact on the material culture of the early modern English stage. Examining a range of evidence, including a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 January 2014
... mostly female group of pious Laudian gentry. Their views, defended with considerable argumentative verve, turn out to defy expectation on every front. The Story Books represent a major (and largely unknown) body of early modern women's writing, one that challenges the received pictures of feminists...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 163–186.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jennifer Hillman This article explores the cognitive struggle against “doubt” that impeded the conversion of the female aristocrat Anne de Gonzague, princesse Palatine, in seventeenth-century France. Anne's conversion came only after a life-long intellectual battle that climaxed when she held a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., however, was between men’s and women’s affiliations to religious institutions. Men usually opted for burial in male monasteries, chiefly those with their family’s tombs, another indication of enduring identification with their natal lineage. The great majority of women, by contrast, patronized female...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 407–432.
Published: 01 May 2009
... capitalism that gave birth to the genre in More's Utopia , however, female utopian thought is differently manifested as well. In the “Wyll,” the contradictions attending the moment of transition are embodied in the dissonant form of a poem that, in its first half, describes a city of abundance, and in its...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
... a potentially grave diplomatic incident was averted; it also shows how the protagonists’ competing ideas about the nature of the boundaries between Venetian and Ottoman societies, and, indeed, about conversion, subjecthood, and female piety, were ultimately commensurated. The ongoing, and at times...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 519–537.
Published: 01 September 2012
... exposure to Continental writing and thought. Peryn’s book, intended to provide spiritual direction for exiled English nuns, then subsequently published at home in England under Queen Mary, continued to be read in the seventeenth century, as the institution of female religious life moved permanently out of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jane Tylus This article addresses the role of two late fifteenth-century Florentine writers, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’Medici and Antonia Pulci, in articulating what was at stake for women who sought to engage in meaningful ways in their city’s charitable economy. The emerging role of female...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 September 2015
... a range of Elizabethan verse miscellanies and demonstrates her innovation within the genre as a woman. Isabella Whitney gender textile labor verse miscellany and Sweet Nosgay female authorship © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2003) 33 (3): 419–435.
Published: 01 September 2003
... female rather than male. 6 There was no male Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 33:3, Fall 2003. Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2003 / $2.00. equivalent to the female transvestite, who by the Žfth century had become a stock character in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2004) 34 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 January 2004
... that I wish to place Hrotsvit of Gandersheim’s writings and identity as a female author. To that purpose, I offer a reading of her works across the three genres in which she wrote—legends, plays, and his- toriography.1 Among the chroniclers of his reign, Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (ca. 935...