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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Danielle Clarke This essay examines the English translations of the autobiographical writings of Teresa de Ávila — The Lyf of the Mother Teresa of Iesus (Antwerp, 1611) and The Flaming Hart (Antwerp, 1642) — to demonstrate the impact of her exemplary spiritual life on the development of early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 597–622.
Published: 01 September 2023
... fallacy, A. C. Spearing has suggested an approach that accounts for the author yet steers clear of an autobiographical reading. He introduces the category of “autography” as a kind of medieval self-writing in which the “I” functions “less as a pronoun referring to an individual who can be defined...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 33–59.
Published: 01 January 2016
...” in order to emphasize its separation from Lancaster’s Chenovick / Speaking, Thinking, Writing  39 autobiographical (or biological) bodies, but it is important to note that it is neither entirely separate from Henry’s physical body nor “imagined” in the invisible...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 January 2020
.... 66 Roberts, Women s Literary Capital, 247. 67 Neville s Annals, 60. 68 Clarke and Coolahan, Gender, Reception, and Form, 151, their emphasis. early modern historical writing Benedictine monastic chronicles Claude Estiennot Anne Neville feminist formalism Copyright © 2020 by Duke...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 25–54.
Published: 01 January 2023
... of the East-West schism to the fall of Constantinople. This article argues that examples drawn from Greek Christian history, beliefs, and writings served multiple apologetic purposes, including theological, ecclesiastical, and political ends. For defenders of Henry's case for the annulment of his marriage...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 699–724.
Published: 01 September 2012
... knowledge, Methley exemplifies the more complex networks along which such knowledge traveled as well as the anxieties and opportuni- ties these varied audiences and paths of transmission produced.9 Methley’s writing, however, in its deeply autobiographical and mys- tical nature, confers upon him...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 January 2000
... “enclosing the poet within the household opens his life-narrative to some of the central concerns of eighteenth-century literary culture” (141). By contrast, Cavendish’s autobiographical details emphasize specific, domestic scenes of writing. 29 Moseley...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 635–657.
Published: 01 September 2011
... sobriam Martini Lutheri.] Fitzherbert, Dionys. Women, Madness, and Sin in Early Modern England: The Autobiographical Writings of Dionys Fitzherbert. Edited by Katharine Hodgkin. The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500–1750: Contemporary Editions. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2010. x, 290 pp.; 7 illus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 233–268.
Published: 01 May 2020
... travelers’ self-perception and autobiographical portrayal. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 50:2, May 2020 DOI 10.1215/10829636-8219542 © 2020 by Duke University Press Medieval Pilgrimage as Heterotopia: The Pilgrim as Maritime Adventurer and Aspiring Crusader in Saewulf s Relatio de situ...
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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 (2001) 31 (2): 213–250.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in the medieval German religious writings of Mechthild von Magdeburg (1210–1282). Scholars of German vernacular religious litera- ture began early in this century to postulate a close, perhaps even causal rela- tionship between women, reading, and the beginnings of vernacular...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Olivia Weisser By focusing on firsthand accounts of illness by patients rather than the writing of medical authors, this article shows that the emotions assume a much greater role in early modern explanations of the onset of illness than historians have supposed. In addition to spiritual, physical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 183–200.
Published: 01 January 2009
... for the Spanish Match negotiations. Later he became a captain in Flanders for the Span- ish army. Ultimately he renounced Catholicism and emigrated to England where he rejected his past affiliations in a series of sensational writings. The first of these was an autobiographical sob story and political...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 417–434.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Montaigne pretended that his own style and personal nature of his writing, more and more enriched by autobiographical elements, were determined, paradoxically, by the book’s status: a “private” book that reached a personal level of expression — and such a modern one! — only in the book’s physical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 433–454.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., 85 pp. Paper $12.95. Ana, de San Bartolomé. Autobiography and Other Writings. Translated and edited by Darcy Donahue. The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. xxviii, 167 pp. $55.00, paper $22.00. [English translations of the Autobiografia and other...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
...- riences and textual remains with such developmental narratives. From the heart of this account emerges a woman from Yorkshire currently enjoying no place in the canon of English women’s writings: a Catholic from Prot- estant England persecuted by Catholics, at once unknown and a figure of European...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 403–429.
Published: 01 May 2020
... presents Bunyan as a paralytically introspective autobiographer whose anxiety over sincerity precludes him from see- ing in examples and trusted others a life of virtue he might put on. Herdt does not, however, look beyond Grace Abounding in Bunyan s writing for models of such exem- plarity and virtue; I...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 January 2024
... and writing that text by identifying the lines constituting a meaningful communication. Interpreting an individual's forehead or palm is at once an act of reading and an act of writing, or better yet, an act of inscribing, as Frances Yates explains in her analysis of “the visual alphabets illustrated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 163–186.
Published: 01 January 2014
... by Anne de Gonzague provides us with her own explanation for the timing of her conversion.21 Bossuet’s funeral sermon, commissioned by Anne’s daughter, quotes liberally from this écrit, explaining that the abbé de Rancé instructed her to write it, although there are no surviving letters between...