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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (2): 405–438.
Published: 01 May 2004
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
... hometown for nearby Venetian territory, converted to Catholicism, and ended up in the Casa delle Zitelle, a Venetian boarding school for elite girls in “moral danger.” Five years later, when her enraged father arrived in Venice alleging she had been led astray, he was taken on two carefully orchestrated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 September 2011
... strategies of dissimulation developed by the Nico- demites in this port city in the late sixteenth century. Natalie Rothman’s essay, by contrast, focuses on the fascinating story of a young girl who had converted from Islam to Christianity in the early seventeenth century. As Rothman’s essay...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 109–144.
Published: 01 January 2002
... chapter entitled De meretricibus [Regarding prostitutes]. The Marseillais designated prostitutes “public girls” who day and night received two or more men in their houses. Secondly, they defined a prostitute as a woman who “did business trading her body, within the confine of a brothel.”6 Unex- pectedly...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Bennett / Death and the Maiden 271 Virgin Suicides, and Alice Sebold (The Lovely Bones, have been built on dead and dying girls; and bestselling author Lisa See has recently retold Du Liniang’s story in Peony in Love Music has also proven a flourishing medium for explorations of dead...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 263–287.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the rehabilitation of her rapist.5 In a similar scenario in the anonymous pastourelle dialogue Come over the woodes fair and grene (ca. 1475), a knight riding through the forest encounters a peasant girl gathering flowers by herself.6 He praises her beauty Journal of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 463–477.
Published: 01 September 2000
... todo el Evangelio: / “nunca lo vestí más que con un vestido de pez, / ni ha sido jamás expuesto al fuego!” [And soon the wine arrived and a young girl came to greet us and to do us honor, swearing on the Gospels: “The wine I serve is the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of civilization.8 While the illustrations of later volumes of America persistently depict Europeans in (often violent) contact with indigenous peoples, the sole figuration of a clothed European in the first volume of the series is the doll held in the hand of a young Pomeiooc girl...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2008
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
... peopled only by “the lonely aristocrat . . .  among her folios and her flatterers” (65). The young Mary Ward thus received an education parallel to that of the girls who later would give us the great bulk of Renaissance English writing by women.43 The performance of plays, particularly comedies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2017
... The narrowly specialized reading of this “parfit praktisour” (1.422) may be doubtful — as we will see, his tale culminates with a pagan girl making a remarkably astute, though problem- atic, biblical allusion. It is certainly at odds, however, with Chaucer’s own wide-­ranging bibliographical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Epistle, that he had written nothing of the hymen in the Fabrica because “I knew nothing with certainty; I had never dissected a virgin,” apart from a very young girl. In the girl, who was around six years old, Vesalius thought that he did in fact “find it,” referring to the hymen, but that he “did...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 January 2015
... endorse- ment of spiritual commitment and worldly withdrawal tallies with the case of Franceschina Contarini, whose bequest to her convent-­bound daughter was to be nullified if the girl chose a conventual house instead of an obser- vant one.61 It is also consistent with a tendency of testators both...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... ecclesiastical federation.26 Brigid is now re- presented as a base slave girl serving, as Rochford translates it, in a magician s house. 27 Brigid s decision to sell her father s sword to provide alms for the poor provokes her father into attempting to sell her to the king. The latter declares, however, [Y]our...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 511–544.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... (298r/350) Vecellio’s description of the changed dress of Swiss girls, however, has a regretful tone. They have not only given up their specific style of dress, they have abandoned the simplicity that their rank used to require of them: Jones...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 387–402.
Published: 01 September 2003
... sits outside a church in Antioch waiting for a meeting, the actress Pelagia passes by in the late ancient version of a promotional photography spread, seated on a donkey, accompanied by a throng of boys and girls, clothed in expensive jewels. Exclaiming on the great attention that Pelagia has...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 635–657.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., Justin K. Infectious Ideas: Contagion in Premodern Islamic and Christian Thought in the Western Mediterranean. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. xx, 279 pp. $60.00. Terpstra, Nicholas. Lost Girls: Sex and Death in Renaissance Florence. Balti- more: Johns Hopkins University Press...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the status quo, is a certain Corinna. A member of the “Dimesse” (the humble or sub- missive ones), a third order devoted to teaching young girls, Corinna is also the figure toward whom the other women — wives and widows alike — feel the most envy.2 Her bursting into a sonnet toward the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 January 2000
... the curious case of the servant-girl Greta in his sixteenth-century chronicle and Hausbuch, he stated, “There also was at the time a poor serving-girl at Messkirch, who served here and there, and she was called Greta. . . . She did not take any man or young...