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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Devin Byker This essay explores how Shakespeare's Measure for Measure investigates the possibilities of intercessory speech and action. Intercession was a crucial and diversely realized component to many forms of late medieval religious expression, in which a person would seek the aid of another...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 45–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and Rome, according to Arendt, tended to value “action” as the only fitting activity for the free man: rational speech in ser- vice to the polis. If Christianity did not simply reverse the values of such classical thinkers with its emphasis on the next world, contemptus mundi, and the salvation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 109–144.
Published: 01 January 2002
... 113 marry.30 Clearly by this action the confraternities considered poverty a major cause of prostitution needing to be addressed, since poor women could not accumulate or receive from their families the required marriage dowry. The commune of Avignon could also provide aid. In 1429, the syn- dics...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 273–297.
Published: 01 May 2010
... his actions. Evan’s speech is followed by Robert the Rifler looking on “reddite” and weeping sorely because there was “nat wherewith,” nothing with which to make restitution (VI.315  –  16).25 It is unclear whether Robert weeps tears of contrition out of real sorrow for his wrongdoing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
... schizophrenic, because even as the prisoner entered public space as the lead actor in an increasingly dramatic theater of punishment, key members of the supporting cast seemed to be making strenuous efforts to separate him from the main action. When Pier Giacomo Ruggieri and Francesco Duglioli...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 445–482.
Published: 01 September 2022
... emphasize that this loving brother is God incarnate whose words and actions “are the expressions of the mind of the Trinity.” 11 These examples reveal something of the difference between medieval approaches to Christ's words and Calvin's own approach, something too about competing versions of God. So too...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in the other legends, her baptism of others is unique to this SEL tradition. Whereas other instances of Margaret’s speeches are abbreviated in compari- son to that in Egerton 1993 (for instance, her exchange with the demon, as well as her final prayer), the Vernon MS and Lambeth 223 specify Margaret’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to the convent. If the male divine has empowered an illiterate woman to write down the male divine’s speech uttered through the masculine- of- center nun’s low voice, what kind of gendering is at work Boon / At the Limits of (Trans)Gender 271 here? Indeed, what can one...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 221–269.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Penitential Psalms that David supposedly composed to express his contrition for his double sins of adultery and murder. In the above quotation from Piers Plowman, Will designates these seven Penitential Psalms as “tools” that he uses in the labor of intercessory prayer, “saying” them for both the living...