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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 141–159.
Published: 01 January 2021
... profiled in Women Medievalists and the Academy, ed. Jane Chance (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2005). medieval pilgrimage writing imagined pilgrimage historiography of enclosed religious women power and resistance theory Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2002
... in Current The- ories of Colonial Discourse,” Benita Parry noted the deconstructive ten- dency to produce “a theory assigning absolute power to the hegemonic dis- course in constituting and disarticulating the native.” She criticized even the leading postcolonial theorist, Gayatri Spivak...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 387–395.
Published: 01 September 2021
... generated through performance theory is Joseph Roach's Cities of the Dead . 13 This influential work, with its powerful understanding of “surrogation” as a form of both forgetting and carrying on cultural practices, locates many of its case studies in the eighteenth century. Yet, while Roach's ideas...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 349–378.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Kenneth J. E. Graham University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario From its beginnings, New Historicism has had a Foucauldian fascination with the operations of disciplinary power. One tendency...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 269–291.
Published: 01 May 2020
... hollow interior is inaccessible and threaten- ing. The key to the enduring power of the idol in euhemerist theory is the entry of demons into the statue. Thus an object that at first was commemo- rated might come to speak, prophesy, tell truths and lies.9 The Katherine Group reflects this belief too...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 215–239.
Published: 01 May 2003
... unattractive. It’s both cog- nitively and ethically inadequate. The Christian exegete is radically cut off from knowledge of another culture by his act of appropriation: imbalances of power always distort knowledge, and it’s the powerful who remain igno- rant. They only know themselves, because they only...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 187–213.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... And dreams begin to guide Europeans to the diagnosis of internal, individual bodily pain, leaving inaudible the dreams that speak of the pain of deracination, subjection, and social disintegration, dreams which were a power to resist and reverse it. It is the job, a small job but also a duty...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 659–670.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of international relations theory, traditional diplomatic history stressed the regularity and predictabil- ity of imagined political systems with a particular emphasis on the balance of power. It cultivated an illusion of the modern state system s predictabil- ity by underplaying, ignoring, or denying evidence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 687–688.
Published: 01 September 2001
... are particularly committed to work that seeks to overcome the polarization between “history” and “theory” in the study of premodern Western culture. Submission deadline (papers, not abstracts): 1 January 2002 Hermeneutics and Ideology: Reading Medieval and Early Modern Texts Edited by David Aers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 281–309.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., the critique may depend on the model for its totality, and so paradoxically reproduce many or some of its premises. Power and resistance, self and other, are necessarily one, though the subject they constitute is now seen as more or less radically split. This is still to work in terms of what Deleuze...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 275–308.
Published: 01 May 2000
... and punished for all offences. To my knowledge, no one had made such a claim in print before, and no one would again until the development of Protestant resistance theory in the 1570s, at the earliest. As we will see, Rastell’s implicit critique of Henry’s bellicosity finds expression in other parts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 January 2002
... gives a central place to the “art of doing” and “doing with,” as Michel de Certeau has argued in The Practice of Everyday Life, and gives cultural consumption a new status, no longer seeing it as pas- sive, dependent, and submissive, but as creative, and even powerful enough to resist suggested...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (3): 473–522.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., Power, Ideology: Central Issues in Marxism and Anthropologyy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990), 71–76; A. H. Carling, Social Division (London: Verso, 1991), 11–26; K. Graham, Karl Marx: Our Contemporary; Social Theory for a Post-Leninist Worldd (Hemel Hempstead...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 May 2001
...- tation. We are particularly committed to work that seeks to overcome the polarization between “history” and “theory” in the study of premodern Western culture. Submission deadline (papers, not abstracts): 1 January 2002 Hermeneutics and Ideology: Reading...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
... their grievances, but it also draws attention to the violence they inflict in the process and ends with their failure to gain concessions from those in power. As a result, the play has often been viewed as upholding the status quo and reiterating popular stereotypes about mob rule. This view was initially...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
... poétique médiévale. Published in 1972, the Essai set medieval poetry in dialogue with what was then high literary theory. The dialogue made the foreignness of medieval poetry accessible to a mid-1980s graduate student like me; it taught me that medieval texts could...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 January 2003
.... But make sure that if one of us knows it, he does not con- fess. If he does, all feasts of our forefathers will cease and the Law will also be abolished” (40– 42, 60). Judas here speaks as a resistant and loyal Jew, fearful for the annihilation of his people by the power of Jesus and seem- ingly...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 43–64.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., namely, a geopolitical problem, the engagement of one power with another through stages of warfare, conquest, colonialism, and imperialism, seen from inside out and outside in.9 In the episode of Malengin, the heroes represent a colonial power quelling the resistance of an ungovernable people...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 623–640.
Published: 01 September 2023
... and position had been misrepresented. In an autobiographical note at the end of his response, he recounts: “When I first started writing about intention in the 1950s, one of my aims was to resist the then current pretensions of literary theory in telling critical practice what it ought to do. The New Critical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 2022
... an illegitimate power over the elite. 52 Love identifies this power as a “polesye” that is destructive and cannot stand (2.2.70). In the lines that follow, she addresses this form of power, offering as a solution a model of obedience that accords with Aristotelian political theory in the Middle Ages. Love...