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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 35–74.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Sarah Kay © by Duke University Press / 2006 2006 a Original Skin: Flaying, Reading, and Thinking in the Legend of Saint Bartholomew and Other Works...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 585–615.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Anne F. Harris The devotional complex of the chapel of Saint-Fiacre in Brittany offers an exceptional opportunity to consider the role of the natural world in the construction of the sacred in the late Middle Ages. Interactions between landscape, architecture, and ritual, this essay argues, created...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Allison Adair Alberts This essay argues that the South English Legendary 's life of Saint Margaret, patron saint of childbirth, reflects the devotional practice of imitatio Christi when it represents labor pains not as the shameful curse of Eve but as a miraculous moment in which the mother is...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2002) 32 (2): 269–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Catherine Sanok a Performing Feminine Sanctity in Late Medieval England: Parish Guilds, Saints’ Plays, and the Second Nun’s Tale...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 233–264.
Published: 01 May 2019
... textual modes of translation connect with translation’s role in subject formation in medieval texts, focusing on two narratives about female cross-dressing, the Vie de Sainte Euphrosine and the Roman de Silence . Gender emerges in these texts through multiple intersecting modes of translation which are...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
... assent to such punishments and eventually accept burning as a legal form of punishment. Rejecting a purely theological or symbolic view of the dead consigned to the flames as representing the punishments of hell, this article stresses the parallel between the saints and the cursed. If from a medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Remembered by Their Name”: Cartography, Anatomy, and the Renaissance Eponym Jonathan Sawday Saint Louis University St. Louis, Missouri For two centuries, Western...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Catherine Sanok While recent arguments for the saint play as a formal influence on the Shakespearean history play rely on a teleological notion of “secularization,” they may encourage us to rethink the genealogy of Shakespeare's earliest history plays, plays about the reign of Henry VI, who was...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2009) 39 (1): 201–221.
Published: 01 January 2009
... two years. Many will be presented here before they are ordered and shelved by libraries. The topics for this issue include: Editions and translations Reference Biographical studies Mapping space Contact cultures Jewish studies Christian saints and professions Family and the everyday The marvelous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2009
... couldn't reform their spiritual lives, and suggests a new view of why changing minds wasn't as easy as the reformers had hoped, and why stripping the churches of their rood screens, burning or hiding statues of saints, overpainting narrative wall murals, and replacing stained glass with plain windows...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 223–247.
Published: 01 May 2010
... visual representation in Byzantium are encoded in those episodes in the narrative in which an artist prepares to make a saint's portrait. In the process, the episodes offer provocative ruminations on the relations between a representation and its prototype, words and images, sight versus hearing, and the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 545–576.
Published: 01 September 2011
... trend by presenting her as the patron saint of those New Christians who were proud of their Muslim ancestry. These Moriscos fashioned their category-defying Virgin in documents still famed as the most audacious, ingenious, and scandalous of all the myriad forgeries produced by history-mad and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 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 (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 January 2012
... discourse. Raymond’s fidelity to Catherine’s own doctrine of the virtues puts his argument in tension with that of Saint Thomas Aquinas. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 a Heroic Virtue in Blessed Raymond of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 135–161.
Published: 01 January 2014
...David Marno This essay traces shifts in meditative practice from Saint Ignatius of Loyola's Spiritual Exercises to the experimental philosopher Robert Boyle's Occasional Reflections , showing how Boyle's text participates in the evolution of the concept of “attention” as it changes from a spiritual...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... that were more accessible and intimate than those of the medieval Catholic past. In contrast to the relic cults of late medieval England, martyrs were exemplary models to follow, confessors, friends, and confidantes; and supplicants could be like the saint in that they too might be persecuted, might...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of saints and the bodies of criminals, the bodies of the dying confessing on their deathbeds and the bodies of suicides choosing to be buried with their souls unprepared. A new frame of knowledge becomes possible when we familiarize ourselves with the face of death. The six essays presented in this...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Patricia Phillippy Following three-year-old Henry Montagu’s death in 1625, his father installed a memorial comprised of three objects in Barnwell All Saints Church. In addition to an alabaster monument, Sidney Montagu incorporated into his memorial program a thirteenth-century piscina (a basin for...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Diana Bullen Presciutti This article examines a miracle, credited to the Dominican saint Vincent Ferrer, in which a “demented” wife and mother butchers and partially cooks her infant son. In the decades following Vincent’s 1455 canonization, artists like Colantonio and the Erri workshop approached...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2016) 46 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
...A. W. Strouse Christian writers have often conceptualized reading and writing in terms of uncircumcision. This study begins to uncover that long-standing literary-theoretical tradition. It describes how early Christian theologians, following Saint Paul, discussed allegory with metaphors of...