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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2018
... contested in early modern debates over who could read and interpret the female body. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Andreas Vesalius early modern midwifery anatomy female reproduction medical authority...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Olivia Weisser By focusing on firsthand accounts of illness by patients rather than the writing of medical authors, this article shows that the emotions assume a much greater role in early modern explanations of the onset of illness than historians have supposed. In addition to spiritual, physical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 589–607.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Europe. During this period, many physicians joined demonological discourse in order to justify expansive claims to medical authority through a naturalistic redefining of demonic power. These theories of the demonic and the natural were situated in debates over the boundaries of nature and the limitations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 563–588.
Published: 01 September 2019
... moral and normative authority of nature, but also in complex dialogue with contemporary pastoral theory and moral philosophy (which rejected wet-nursing), as well as contemporary social practices, values, and beliefs. Physicians recognized maternal breastfeeding as the best and most natural option...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
... • “O Multiplied Misery The Disordered Medical Narrative of John Donne’s Devotions Jessica Tabak Brown University Providence, Rhode Island In what is...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Marion Turner Medical language permeated all kinds of texts in premodern Europe, including legal, literary, devotional, political, autobiographical, and philosophical writings. The essays in this special issue are particularly interested in the functions of metaphor and of narrative. Many thinkers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
... politics in these years of crisis, demonstrating that, on the contrary, political writers drew upon medical ideas and metaphors selectively and often inconsistently in order to lend persuasive authority to their arguments. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 early modern chemical medicine medical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 395–420.
Published: 01 May 2012
... words, the poem’s narrator launches the boasting preface to a small collection of medical recipes he claims to have authored, a “sedull” addressed to his rival medical practitioner. “Guk guk” is a Middle Scots onomatopoeia imitating the cry of the cuckoo and, by extension, signi- fying nonsense...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 89–115.
Published: 01 January 2016
... penned by a single author, invites an exploration of the theoretical stakes of a confrontation between “punitive” judicial and penal procedures and the medicalized body. The move from juridical to medical discourses bears rhetorical implications, too, as verdictive speech acts give way to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 41–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... secundum Galeni sententiam libri quatuor anatomy medical illustration and printing • 1538, A Year of Vesalian Innovation Vivian Nutton I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 467–491.
Published: 01 September 2008
...José Pardo-Tomás; Àlvar Martínez-Vidal Consultation by mail had been common in medical practice more or less since the time of its consolidation in Europe in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, but this mode of communication vastly expanded in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... to the anatomized body, no figures loom larger than the ancient medical authority Galen and the master dissector Vesalius. Vesalius has long been praised for instigating the beginning of the end for Galenic theory, but recent investigations note that his careful self-­ presentation obscures...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 33–59.
Published: 01 January 2016
... reflects the active and widespread late medieval interest in vernacular adaptations of Latin, clerical-­authored devotional texts for laypeople.6 The Livre also bears wit- ness to the assimilation of what we might think of as specialized medical knowledge by literate laypeople and to the powerful...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 125–151.
Published: 01 January 2018
... a script for a surgeon’s medical authority, for Paré and many others. See Mary Lindemann, Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... Thereafter the most authoritative philosophical and medical pronouncements of the day (by the Hippocratics, Galen, and Ibn Sina) were put to rest unless the eye of the inquirer could confirm them. Vesalius’s masterpiece represents a paradigm shift in education from theoretical to visual — a revolution that...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 589–610.
Published: 01 September 2008
... incrementally as further translations and commentaries by Europe’s lead- ing authorities were added to it. It thus reflects in many respects the evolu- tion of the medical “core curriculum.” The Trent Collection’s versions were published by competing Venetian printers: Articella, seu, Opus artis medici...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Mary Lindemann Scholars of medical history have discovered that the notion of “monstrous births” presented challenging legal issues in the early modern world. Were such offspring–often conjoined twins– “monsters” in the civil sense? Were they, for example, able to make a will, inherit, contract...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... as agents in the administration of their illnesses, negotiat- ing, as it were, therapeutic strategies with their doctor. Such testimony, the authors argue, broadens the parameters of pre-Enlightenment medical cul- ture and challenges our assumptions about professional/lay relationships...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the judicial process, eventually adopting the view that it was possible to convict an individual on the basis of indicia indubitata (compelling circumstantial evidence) alone. Attitudes about the body and torture in the sixteenth century must be examined in relation to a broad range of medical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 61–78.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Michael Stolberg Drawing on the personal notebooks of three medical students who studied in Padua in the late 1540s and early 1550s, this essay examines the contents and methods of anatomical teaching of Andreas Vesalius’s successors and in particular that of Antonio Fracanzani and Gabriele...