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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 September 2003
...James E. Goehring © by Duke University Press 2003 The Dark Side of Landscape: Ideology and Power in the Christian Myth of the Desert James E. Goehring...
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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 (2005) 35 (2): 349–384.
Published: 01 May 2005
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2005) 35 (3): 467–488.
Published: 01 September 2005
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 483–501.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Nancy Bradley Warren This essay explores Thomas More's understanding of the role of the recipient's virtue in activating the full power of Christ's body in the Eucharist in his A Treatise on the Passion of Christe and A Treatise to receive the blessed body of our lorde, sacramentally and virtually...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Sarah Beckwith; James Simpson The deepest periodic division in English literary history is between the “medieval” and the “early modern,” not least because the cultural investments in maintaining that division are exceptionally powerful. Narratives of national and religious identity and freedom...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 393–416.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Sara A. Murphy Sir David Lindsay's Scottish drama, Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis (1552-54), includes striking portrayals of uncontrollable women, from noblewoman Dame Sensualitie's usurpation of the Scottish king's secular power on behalf of the Catholic Church to Foly's wife, whose Rabelaisian...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Marina Brownlee “Intricate Alliances” is a phrase that calls attention to the inevitability of contrastive referencing by which the two imperial powers of early modern Europe–Spain and England–have all too often been regarded. This special issue explores in a more nuanced manner, and from a variety...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... political culture. The play's medievalism and its biblical allusions critically expose the efforts of some English Protestants to authorize power on the basis of a fundamentalist reading of the Bible. The biblical interests of Measure for Measure also respond to the king's censure of the Geneva Bible...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 463–495.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the antipresbyterian polemic of the 1570s. The argument is that John Whitgift's conduct of that polemic represents a crucial moment in the process whereby the term popularity gained much of its immediate (and subsequent) purchase and power, and that in this context of antipuritan polemic the theory of popularity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 173–223.
Published: 01 January 2011
...-Indian contact in the Andes, to the coexisting Indian version of the same place and the same people. The essay also attempts to redress the historiographical imbalance, while taking into account the power differential between Europeans and Indians. By looking at De Bry from the perspective of what Guaman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of materials (including saints’ lives, poetry, monumental brasses, and wills), the essay shows how the English imagined maidens who were untamed by manly authority, endowed with a menacing sexuality, and superhumanly powerful in relation to death. It concludes by considering the global reach of this curious...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Hobbes and back again to Langland, the essay finds Langland imagining a troubling history in which the meaning of moral concepts is transformed and the powers of moral discernment baffled. Langland’s pictures of response to this scenario are enigmatic and elusive but potentially figure forth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 187–213.
Published: 01 January 2014
... categories are visible as fragile arrays of power relations, grounded in opposing forms of consciousness. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 a Gender, Colonialism, and the Queerness of Dreams...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 469–502.
Published: 01 September 2014
... elucidates the Processional’s participation in a powerful medieval tradition of imitatio rerum : the refashioning of subjectivity after the model of things. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 a Imitatio Rerum: Sacred Objects...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
... from annihilation by reformers’ zeal and from neglect and time. These same collectors also inscribed new cultural histories on these manuscripts, which could make them material sites for articulating ideological investment, could even charge them with the numinous power of sacred relic connecting...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2009
...? Spenser's thinking on this issue is conditioned by his participation in a way of figuring empire through the palus , or the wooden stake that marks the boundary of civil society in a colonial setting, often under English rule. The alternative way of figuring imperial power on the landscape during...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 563–588.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and bad-mannered wet nurses might lead to the degeneration of children did not originate from Galenic physiology but from nonmedical sources. Physicians themselves were reticent about attributing quasi-hereditary powers to mother’s milk, insisting instead on the dangers of neglect in the care of infants...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the article, emerges as a case study in pictorial indeterminancy: saintly power is both pivotal and marginalized; social class is both highlighted and obfuscated; cannibalism is both seen and unseen. These contradictions demonstrate the contested status of the social problems represented: female madness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
... apart; rather, the powers of science and poetry are fused together to create an impact in the world. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Anglo-Saxon magic and science metrical charms dialogues of Solomon and Saturn performance healing...