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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... chandler.fry@duke.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Thomas Usk 1381 Peasants’ Revolt London politics political authority medieval virtue of obedience In the early 1380s the English writer and bureaucrat Thomas Usk, a contemporary of Chaucer, was caught between two competing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 301–340.
Published: 01 May 2018
... with “alle perfection and holynes as much as shall be necessarye in this lyfe.” 322 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 48.2 / 2018 Obedience In several of his annotations, the sixteenth- century reader responds to the Prickynge of Love’s teaching on obedience in a way that suggests...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Holly A. Crocker This article argues that Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida continues an important late medieval poetic tradition that highlights the troubling consequences of virtue’s performativity for idealized women. If Chaucer is pessimistic about the potential for Criseyde’s ethical agency...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of the Christian virtue of humility is characteristic of Milton, Strier con- 188  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 42.1 / 2012 cludes that Milton’s ethical position is “distinctively classical rather than Christian.”20 Strier’s provocative reading has been challenged by William Walker, who...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 393–416.
Published: 01 May 2011
... bodily functions are a visceral metaphor for the disordered state of late medieval Scotland. Despite the theatrical power of such misogynistic stereotypes, antifeminism is not actually the endpoint of Lindsay's political satire. Rather, it is the tool through which Lindsay critiques the corrupt Catholic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Jennifer A. Herdt Despite a vibrant revival of the ethics of virtue, now spanning several decades, the discourse of virtue in later medieval and early modern thought and the distinctive forms this reflection takes across varying genres and social settings have been insufficiently integrated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
...). According to the Book author, the mother needs no cloister but the four cardinal virtues, no habit but a modest and humble spirit, and no abbot but Christ (121.1–2, 122.1–4). In this essay, I examine what Book to a Mother shares with established lollard texts that include Jon and Richard...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... In poems by both, however, marriage becomes the occa- sion for cultivating and enacting what I call “relational virtue.” 202  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 42.1 / 2012 This term, relational virtue, designates a mode of engagement with others rather than a fixed or settled...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 445–482.
Published: 01 September 2022
... by Christopher Ocker and Kevin Madigan, “After Beryl Smalley: Thirty Years of Medieval Exegesis, 1984–2013,” Journal of the Bible and Its Reception 2, no. 1 (2015): 87–130. The most important study on medieval exegesis remains Henri de Lubac, Exégèse médiévale: Les quatre sens de l’écriture , 4 vols. (Paris...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., and tenting prayour, or dedes of pride procedis fro him.” 41 The virtues of obedience, humility, and charity indicate divine inspiration, contrasting with the pride caused by the devil. Alphonse again divides divine and diabolical causes into categories of opposition as he calls for the advisor...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 January 2014
... the daughter of obedience”: a submission evincing Christian humility but also, perhaps (as with Milton’s angels) republican civic virtue, which requires that those who rule know also how to obey. Since the first gift is a Bible, given and received with appropriately pious speeches, the whole gift...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., so that “one virtue, might be, as it were the source of all the others” — one person’s humility giving rise, for example, to a sec- ond person’s obedience in one instance, to gratitude in another (18 –  19; trans. Astell / Heroic Virtue  39 37). “I...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 15–34.
Published: 01 January 2008
..., with its own rules and juridical norms, organized according to the same forms in Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 38:1, Winter 2008 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2007-017  © 2008 by Duke University Press the different European states. No diplomacy existed that might...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 381–404.
Published: 01 May 2016
...-negation, teaching the householder monastic ascetic practices that emphasize rejection of the world and direct obedience to God. Together the manuals, which circulated widely during England's violent 1530s, work to interrupt the absorption of the Christian pastorate by secular state power. They do...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 513–543.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., as centuries of ancient and medieval Christianity had maintained about the liturgy and the virtues. That was why implicit faith had been and remained sufficient for salvation, however desirable was the formal catechesis that fostered an understanding of doctrine. 536  Journal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2014
... but also represents her as a captive of erotic desire, a slave of unruly passion, and a prisoner of the law. This multifaceted vision of royal incarceration is animated by a heterogeneous tradition of ideological writing in medieval and early modern England and Scotland. Three strands of a rich mosaic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 415–443.
Published: 01 September 2022
... solutions designed to carve out relatively autonomous enclaves for the robust practice of human virtue capable of laying claim on God. This is clearly a very large story, but the contours of its crucial late medieval chapter are now fairly clear. This is the period, between 1277 and 1517, in which...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 199–231.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and is reflected in modern research literature as well.4 In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle famously writes that shame should not 200 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 50.2 / 2020 be described as a virtue, for it is more like a feeling than a disposition. It is a kind of fear of dishonor...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2007
... York Throughout the several centuries comprising the “late medieval” and “early modern” periods, and across various genres of writing and areas of social performance, the commouns is invoked as the starting-point, or rationale, of proposed social actions. Never quite the entirety...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 583–602.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to incremental improvements in the virtues of charity and justice was sufficient, and, indeed, a failure to accept that many would be saved by mere implicit faith (156). For the great success of medieval Christi- anity, on Gregory’s account, was the simple fact that it was an “institution- alized worldview...