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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
...’ Creed. The work thus offers a new way of conceiving both women’s affective piety and the relationship between vernacular and clerical theology. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 A Christian Mannes Bileeve Apostles’ Creed medieval affective spirituality reason and emotion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of reason and emotion through fictions. In the legend of Britomart, guile is a tool of justice as much as it is of evil. The guile of a dream furthers Britomart’s quest; through her mas- tery of the vision at the Temple of Isis, she gains the ability...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... As these two episodes show, early modern patients tended to attri- bute emotionally caused ailments to social stimuli, such as the death of a loved one or perilous credit relations. In her work on eighteenth-­century German women, Barbara Duden notes how the bodily effects of emotions presupposed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 199–231.
Published: 01 May 2020
... as a constructive habit signaling the ability to live a socially harmonious life. The discussion demonstrates the inherent moral value of shame (and other self-reflexive emotions) and the constitutive role of shame for moral agency. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 50:2, May 2020 DOI 10.1215/10829636...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 83–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the practi- cal, daily demands on emotions and ethical behavior.4 In the discourse sur- rounding the sacrament of confession — primarily the penitential treatises directed at both priests and laity — one’s relationship to others is refracted through incredibly detailed analyses of feelings...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Angliae and George Buchanan’s De Iure Regni apud Scotos Dialogus. In both works, royal incarceration comes to emblematize a monarchy limited by the law — a form of restraint that both Fortescue and Buchanan, implicitly invoking Boethian philosophy, also make contingent upon emotional temperance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 413–430.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: Reason and Emotion in the Christian Philosophy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, xx, pp. Cornett / New Books across the Disciplines 423 Hösle, Vittorio. Vico’s New Science of the Intersubjective World. Translated from the German and edited by Francis...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
... ac ratione puts it — Casoni and his contemporaries nonetheless believed that the inter- nal states of the body (emotions, thoughts, guilt) could be read on the body’s Martin / Rhetorical Forensics of the Body  105 various surfaces.18 In their view, therefore...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 249–272.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of expectations about the emotional performance of Philip and Henry as monarchs. Taken together, this evi- dence suggests that Philip’s outburst of anger that resulted in the hewing of the ancient elm of Gisors could be viewed in one of two ways, depend- ing on who was looking. It was either an emotionally...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2001
... devotion in seventeenth-century England move away from identification with the spectacularly gruesome suffering of the crucified Christ toward the apprehension of the extravagant mercy ensuing from Jesus’ victory over sin and death on the cross. There are many reasons for this change, but a central...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 103–118.
Published: 01 January 2008
... this overall rational approach toward her negotiations with the Huguenots, but she also resorted to strong expres- sions of emotion. On December 16, 1578, for example, Catherine reported to Henry III about her difficulties convincing Henry of Navarre to open the conference with the deputies from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 January 2012
... poetry demonstrates that they were attuned to the ways artistic language brings emotion and reflection together. This is a crucial reason why the Puritan vision of relational virtue is more readily available in poetic texts that cross religious language with marital metaphor than...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... the eyes” or “vividness,” has a strong emotional resonance. As Stephen Pender points out, “it has an irresistible, emotional gravity. By making the absent present, it plays strongly on the passions.”20 Vesalius positions his text as an intermediary between the past and present, between Galen...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 373–400.
Published: 01 May 2010
... used oaths to say something about Shakespeare’s speech, I will see whether the question of such speech can throw any new light on the issues of character and agency, ethics and emotion, authorial subjectivity and poetic identity. A quick search on a convenient Internet site...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 2012
... her reason, and was never more capable of any thing, and generally very furious.”38 In such terms, then, Kristeva’s ideas of explicit “rupture” are borne out by the nuns’ expressiveness; personal anguish or decisive change here is mapped onto gen- dered physiology. For the most part...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 161–180.
Published: 01 January 2020
.... For reasons of space we will focus here on readership, but this approach could be extended to the full set of terms suggested by the review language topic to produce a very broad and detailed view of its operations across the corpus. As a first step, we extracted all instances of the words reader and readers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of microhistory, which use the conventions of narrative fiction and its narrative devices for reasons that are artful and complex. Of course, microhistory and fiction are incompatible. The liberty of the fiction writer is to furnish every tear and palpitation of the heart. But the microhistorian...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 543–556.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-century fabrics, creating a sumptuous mosaic of color. Thus augmented and annotated, the cycle records and provokes intense intellectual, emotional, and physical responses which evoke the rituals of late medieval devotion. At the same time, the cycle is the product of an international print industry...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., that is, they use a lot of the same neurons and pathways. Since the Christian’s mental image of the deity has itself been formed by familiarity with a par- ticular statue or image, it is almost inevitable that the two will be conflated, especially when there is no reason that they not be, such as during prayer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to ascertain whether the visionary has “natural undirstondinge, and spiritual and veri discret doom of resoun, or he has but light undirstondinge, or sodeyn and fantastyk.” 42 While fantasy indicates diabolical illusion, “discret” reason proves divine inspiration in both the counselor and the visionary he...