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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 395–420.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Julie Orlemanski When the men and women of late medieval Britain began to read and produce medical writings on a scale unprecedented in earlier centuries, they faced the problem of jargon—that is, how to negotiate the interface between knowledge and nonsense in their literate practices. The...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 749–751.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and Richard Fox on Female Monastic Reform  615 – 634 750  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 42.3 / 2012 Low, Peter Innovation and Spiritual Value in Medieval Monastic Art: The Case of the Main Narthex Portal at Vézelay  657 – 698 Orlemanski, Julie Jargon and the Matter of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Julie Orlemanski’s on medical language as jargon, Virginia Langum’s on surgery, confession, and skin, and Daniel McCann’s on therapy and devotion are further enriching this field.5 The study of medical discourse and its flexibility connects with work on the history of the emotions, on affect and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
...) tries to deploy medical language and knowledge authoritatively, using technical terms such as “fevere terciane,” “agu,” and “digestyves” (2959 – 61).44 But she gets everything wrong, and as a result her use of this discourse signals imperfectly understood jargon.45 And although one might argue...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... Microhistory’s writerly sixth trait has further implications. Inher- ently contrarian, microhistory resists the stampede to cliché and jargon that 56  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 47.1 / 2017 jostles so much of scholarship. Not being a proper field is a luxury; it sets free the voice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 January 2008
... rather before, their redistribution he frequently exhibited them publicly, thereby converting at a stroke what had been marks of submission into signs of his grandeur. In the jargon of economists, they now had use value in addition to their exchange value. At last we have some equivalent to the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 575–599.
Published: 01 September 2000
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 January 2000
... taken on a regular technical meaning and no longer carried a literal sense of shame. (The term is still used in modern medical jargon to refer to the exter- nal female genitalia.) Up through the twelfth century, therefore, the rhetoric of secrecy in...