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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 523–542.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in time and place, and therefore the aura that led earlier readers to think of codices as individually crafted or customizable. Paper, moreover, was an inexpensive, fragile substitute for parchment, unlikely to tolerate the kind of manual alterations that were carried out in many medieval texts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 543–556.
Published: 01 September 2015
... / 2015 early modern books Passion cycle engravings Marten de Vos manual alterations cutting and pasting with fabric © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and the processes of reproduction were contested. A close examination of the use of anatomy, both rhetorical and real, in the Fabrica , in male-authored midwifery manuals, and in the formal regulation of midwifery in seventeenth-century Italy reveals the ways in which authority and anatomy were contested in early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 2012
...” is “fragile, evanescent, wordless.”6 Expressiveness for Teresa and her nuns mainly follows speechlessness. Although the ecstatic instant itself has no past or future, its consequences alter both. The contemplative self is reconfigured retrospectively and in part through utterance derived from reflection...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 45–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
... altered by the dissolution: prayer, otium , and withdrawal. As Tudor society sought to reshape or relocate these elements, writers including Edmund Spenser and William Shakespeare explored and appropriated them, crafting within their literary texts a place for the monastic impulse. Writers of the period...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
... this Protestant devotional manual with both its form and occa- sion: to exemplify how physical illness reveals God’s grace, Donne presents twenty-­three chapters, or “devotions,” each of which contains a meditation, expostulation, and prayer that correspond to a single day of his sickness.3 Recent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., even as it altered details in small but critical ways. Comforting was frequently adapted, moderated, and suspended. It was not simply a spiritual supplement to the main event; rather, it was the dimension of the theater of execution that took the prisoner’s physicality and individuality...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that a dead man is qwyk, or living, until he [puts his] fynger eke alsoe / thereas the nayles went (N 38:304; C 19:222 23). Both Salome and Thomas handle holy bodies, so to speak, in order to test the nature of these bodies. They conduct manual experiments, or what the plays sometimes call assayes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Steven Bruso This essay examines representations of knightly physicality in two fifteenth-century English texts: the Middle English Secreta Secretorum and Knyghthode and Bataile . These neglected texts are examples of mirrors for princes and Vegetian military manuals, respectively, and both...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., as in the letter to the Ephesians, and one must plow with a plow.29 In altering a metaphor that was fundamental to the way in which salvation was imagined and described, the Reformers also changed the value of work as a physical activity. The medieval equation of work (physical activ- ity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 589–610.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Collection range in date from the thirteenth through twentieth centuries. The records for each of the thirty- five incunabula and more than 2,800 texts published before 1800 can be searched online, and also manually with a chronological card file that was wisely preserved when the catalogue went...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in which he explains how surgery is both scientia (theoretical knowledge) and practica (manual work or art); and it includes chapters on tumors, wounds, ulcers, fractures, and dislocations, and Jacob Hollerio’s chapter on drugs. For this work on surgery, Valgrisi employed a learned editor...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 473–485.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and considering artisans’ dynamic participation in the realms of literate, legal, and devotional culture. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 9–32.
Published: 01 January 2024
... literature, was not merely theoretical. To the contrary, it was also a widely performed practice in the sixteenth century. 4 It had stunning success in this period, the subject of numerous editions of printed treatises and manuals, in Latin and vernacular, addressed to different types of readers. 5...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 573–596.
Published: 01 September 2023
... reconstruction of authorial intention Medievalists are expert brewers of storms in teacups. Especially so in the case of Middle English manuscript studies. We dig deep, then emerge with a self-referential archaeology of medieval idiosyncrasies, more often than not in order to perform our alterity in all...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 493–510.
Published: 01 September 2007
...- formed into an anticipatory how-to manual for empire.8 Nebrija’s Roman imperium, or sovereignty, becomes instead an overseas empire that, at the time, lay almost entirely in the future.9 For, as Bernard Vincent has noted, Nebrija cannot be referring to the New World, given that Columbus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 497–507.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... Maeterlinck's plays, perhaps, or Yeats's plays for dancers (despite their reputation, always in my experience effective in the theater) may seem like instruction manuals for a dead technology, like a guide for getting some ineffable performance from your IBM Selectric (a “typewriter”). Sometimes the hardware...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 January 2000
...—but at the same time the record reveals considerable linguistic wavering. A consistent narrative of past events was forged with dif- ficulty. Repeatedly, the scribe alters the present-tense wording (the level of gender axioms and sexual normativity) in order to use the past...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 623–653.
Published: 01 September 2013
... marketing scheme — pitched themselves first as how-to manuals and then as “why-to” guides that turned the enjoyment of hot beverages into a performance of sociability. Those published in France accomplished these tasks by inaugurating a new trend: they grouped coffee, chocolate, and tea together in a single...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
...- ary logic would have it, for the intercessor does not simply substitute for an intercessee but crucially alters both participants. In Measure for Measure, the conceptual tool of substitution alone fails to elucidate the complex exten- sion and retention of self upon which intercessory speech...