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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
... governed by local political conditions. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 physical body crime and capital punishment early modern confraternities a Body Politics: The Criminal Body between Public and Private...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Margaret replaces the torturer’s pain with milk and salvation, she underscores the ability of the maternal body to nurture, both physically and spiritually.28 As this example demonstrates, in addition to its salvific ends, the pain endured by Margaret reflects a cultural awareness of pain in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., theological, and judicial beliefs, which were far from consistent. But judges by necessity were forced to read the bodies of the accused for hints of guilt or innocence in the difficult process of carrying out their trials. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Francesco Casoni physical body and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2015
... present in an array of medieval and early modern European materials. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. death and dying physical body art and politics...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 May 2013
... maintained belief that there were reified, even if dimin- ished, qualities that communicated meaning, affected human bodies, and were a matter of physics. We can easily see this in the conservative reactions among the followers of John Wyclif, the great late medieval English arch-­ heretic, philosopher...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 255–277.
Published: 01 May 2017
... physical and psychological weapons. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 medieval English chivalry knighthood masculine body Secreta Secretorum Knyghthode and Bataile • • Bodies Hardened for War...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that each party could state his or her case. The hand would then point to the party in the right, “and so,” with this judgment rendered, would they be “made at wone.”45 The apostle’s direct physical experience of the body of Jesus makes the hand itself the locus of theological and moral knowledge...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 493–521.
Published: 01 September 2008
... bodies from the met- onymic and synecdochic to the physical. Although much fine scholarship has been devoted to investigating the metaphorical and symbolic meanings of bodies, as, for instance, “surfaces of inscription, loci of control, and trans- mitters of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... Under the aegis of Renaissance humanism, a particularly powerful discursive link between the physical body and the social body was forged in the perceived economic and religious “crisis” of the 1520s, when Thomas Starkey, in his Dialogue between Pole and Lupset, analyzed the “sykenes & grevus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
... This is the basic idea of the medieval cult of relics: through the material remains of his body the saint, whose soul already resides in heaven in the presence of God, works miracles among the living. He remains really, physically present in his body. Moreover, it did not matter how substantial...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 629–651.
Published: 01 September 2016
... scholarship on Julian of Norwich in attempts to reach “behind” Julian’s text, and indeed her theol- ogy, to access a “real” or properly physical body. This can mean a body as close as possible to that of the historical woman herself, that is, Julian’s own otherwise undisclosed or abjected physicality...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 38:3, Fall 2008 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2008-001  © 2008 by Duke University Press of diseased bodies, and on the ways in which the body as a physical entity “mattered greatly,” in Mary Lindemann’s phrase, to chroniclers of premod- ern disease...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 589–610.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Collections Durham, North Carolina The physical body suffering from disease, injury, disability, or other med- ical conditions has always provided the focal point of the medical enter- prise. Much of the research into perceptions of ancient, medieval, and early modern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... textual representation of anatomized bodies and, through that textual medium, the physical bodies of the dissected — almost always criminals, strangers, and the outcast. The bodily process of knowledge production serves as an epistemological model operative during the early 156  Journal of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 January 2004
... the Song of Songs and later courtly literature, Hrotsvit’s ideal masculine mate’s physical appear- ance is unimportant compared to the social and economic status that he can offer the female. His body does not function as a sign, since his wealth and status are what interests her. By contrast...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Hutchinson demonstrates a fear of mutabil- ity and its threat to the status quo. 17 But just as bodily form inevitably exceeds its own constraints, so too does poetic form; fixity in this poem never appears entirely fixed. Instead, borders both physical and formal of the body, of providence, of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
... obvious commitment of Hadewijch’s visions to the inner body, their beginnings and endings are often marked by the outer body: by external bodily punctuation points consisting in physical pain, trembling, affective states, or awareness of a departure or return to her “self...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 September 2008
... physical and mental constitutional nature of people and nations up to the early twentieth century. Central to this conception of the body and its environment is the perception of causal connections between a place, including its climate, season, water, and food, and the people born into it. This essay...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 559–587.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., or tran- scendence, was body-based, and on the other, the body required redemption, that is, it was physically and morally corrupt. The conundrum here, so aptly Zimmerman / Leprosy in the Medieval Imaginary  573 expressed by Bernard, was that the Christian body...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 May 2013
... sweats, dejected spirits, and an “ill state both of body and mind.”3 Blood gushed from Thoresby’s nose upon merely looking at a portrait of Ibbetson — an incontrovertibly physical response. Thoresby Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 43:2, Spring 2013 DOI...