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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 595-613.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Adam Smyth This article explores the production of Gospel harmonies at Little Gidding in the 1630s. By drawing on rarely examined archival letters, documents, and drafts contained in the Ferrar Papers at Magdalene College, Cambridge, the article examines the production processes behind the biblical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 229-252.
Published: 01 May 2008
... is anachronistic. Three remarkably odiferous plays underscore this claim: the Digby Mary Magdalene and Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra and Twelfth Night. The Digby Mary Magdalene is not usually read alongside Shake- speare. There are, of course, important geographic, generic, and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 109-144.
Published: 01 January 2002
... threat of sexual promiscuity, the city magistrates insti- tutionalized prostitution, then tried to remedy this vice through charity, and finally encouraged the reform of prostitutes by establishing Repenties houses — convents for repentant prostitutes—where Mary Magdalene was pro- moted as a central...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 517-537.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Christian name of Magdalene. Finding her restraints have burnt away, the girl takes hot coals into her hands, kisses them, and then places them on her head (Tri- unfo, 21). The gesture was clearly meant to communicate something, but it is not immediately clear what that might be. In another version...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 35-57.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Mary Magdalene, Catherine’s patroness and model, whose composite history (like Catherine’s own) includes times of Astell / Heroic Virtue  37 penitence, contemplative withdrawal, miraculous abstinence and Eucharis- tic sustenance, ecstasy, and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 493-518.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., [1630]. Pepys Ballads, 1:178–79. Magdalene College, Cambridge. many of the persons so represented, once again, reinforces the “high” orna- mentality and wish-fulfillment feature of their spacious forms. This is indeed an aesthetics of displacement. Thus, for all their attractive “homeyness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2005) 35 (1): 39-66.
Published: 01 January 2005
... carefully and sympathetically The chapter’s failure to discuss another striking group of East Anglian plays, those extant in Bodleian MS Digby (Conversion of St. Paull, Killing of the Children, and Mary Magdalene ), is particularly regret- table Each is more theatrically eff ective and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 7-52.
Published: 01 January 2015
... that moment, just as the martyrs had. He had to leave the attach- ments and concerns of his former life behind in order to take up this new spiritual identity. The saint who most exemplified this thorough conversion was Mary Magdalen, and Allie Terry argues that in Florence it was the Mag- dalen...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279-304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Salome but rather with the feminine credulousness of Mary Magdalene.8 Where the first probes Christ’s wounds and brings us “yn full byleve,” the second believes in Christ naively, with little doubt about the authority of God’s son: This the tarying of Thomas byleue broght vs yn full byleve...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 1-15.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Repenties. This case- study shows how a rejected and marginal group appropriated established cultural constructs—the monastic rule, the model of Mary Magdalene, and urban topography—to become a fully accepted group in their new identity as nuns. The order was originally established through male...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 531-548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... collector. As Adam of Eynsham tells the story, when Hugh “was at the celebrated monastery of Fécamp, he extracted by biting two small fragments of the bone of the arm of the most blessed lover of Christ, Mary Magdalen” [Apud Fiscamni quoque insigne monasterium, de osse brachii beatissime Christi...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 419-435.
Published: 01 September 2003
... often been characterized as “dramatic tale[s] of a lust turned into love.”15 According to Benedicta Ward, “[T]he stories of the har- lots belong to the literature of conversion” and “conform to the pattern of the great penitent of the New Testament, Mary Magdalene,” understood in early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 95-146.
Published: 01 January 2004
... doctrine (the Annunciation, Christ restoring the sight of the man born blind, Mary Magdalene attending to Christ’s feet) to stories of life in the desert (the flight into or the journey out of Egypt through the desert, Paul and Anthony breaking bread in the desert, Christ acknowledged by the beasts in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 31-42.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Donne’s “assimilation of Protestantism was imperfect, leaving his mind like a restamped coin, ‘awry and squint.’ ”25 As the dean at St. Paul’s, Donne provided his mother with living quarters, which he had decorated with pictures of the Virgin Mary, St. Joseph, and Mary Magdalene.26 Helen Gardner...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 301-340.
Published: 01 May 2018
... underscores this practice of informed assessment — “to presarve the good corne by gathering oute the wedes” as he notes in the Trinity manuscript, clearly alluding to Matthew – — sometimes in brief verse exhortations to readers such as we nd in Cambridge, Magdalene College, MS Pepys Let...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 345-371.
Published: 01 May 2014
... d’Avalos Piccolomini from Rome during the turbulent early years of the Reformation, makes Mary rather than Martha the symbol of the active life, as she associates Mary with the reformed prostitute Mary Magdalene and reflects on her career as a preacher in Marseilles following Christ’s resurrection...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 269-304.
Published: 01 May 2002
... problem is com- pounded by the even sparser textual tradition, witnessed only by the Digby manuscript plays of Mary Magdalene and the Conversion of St. Paul. The archival and textual limits on how well we can understand hagiographic drama are especially frustrating now, in the wake of increasing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2005) 35 (1): 159-184.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... Cardiff : Uni- versity of Wales Press, xvi, pp.;  tables,  illus. paper Chase, Steven. Contemplation and Compassion: The Victorine Tradition. Traditions of Christian Spirituality Series. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, pp. Paper Coletti, Theresa. Mary Magdalene and the Drama of Saints...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 221-269.
Published: 01 May 2007
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 225-244.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the Arts. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2010. xvi, 612 pp.; 16 color and 123 black-­and-­white illus. $55.00. Findon, Joanne. Lady, Hero, Saint: The Digby Play’s Mary Magdalene. Stud- ies and Texts, vol. 173. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2011. vii, 232 pp...