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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (3): 473-522.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Stephen H. Rigby © by Duke University Press 2004 Historical Materialism: Social Structure and Social Change in the Middle Ages Stephen H. Rigby...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 305-334.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Kate Crassons Duke University Press 2007 a The Challenges of Social Unity: The Last Judgment Pageant and Guild Relations in York Kate Crassons...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117-139.
Published: 01 January 2016
... metaphor English Civil War radical politics • Medicine, Metaphor, and “Crisis” in the Early Modern Social Body Margaret Healy University of Sussex...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 585-606.
Published: 01 September 2001
...William T. Cavanaugh © by Duke University Press 2001 a Eucharistic Sacrifice and the Social Imagination in Early Modern Europe William T. Cavanaugh...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (1): 113-135.
Published: 01 January 2019
... point to the pastness of tragedy — the pastness of the hope that formal embodiments of ethical traumas can be directed at a beholding audience in the hope of rectifying them. That is, Shakespeare thought that the formal representation of social and ethical crisis, before an audience — the work of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 1-12.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Jennifer A. Herdt Despite a vibrant revival of the ethics of virtue, now spanning several decades, the discourse of virtue in later medieval and early modern thought and the distinctive forms this reflection takes across varying genres and social settings have been insufficiently integrated into...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159-195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the macabre narrative in very different ways. Beyond this iconographic instability, this essay argues that the unsettled status of the narrative—in both text and picture—enabled its use as a malleable vessel for articulating and projecting certain social anxieties. The Erri version, the primary focus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 221-253.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Lisa H. Cooper London, British Library, MS Egerton 1995 is a well-known miscellany of the late Middle Ages, filled like others of its kind with practical and didactic texts meant to assist its readers in their attempts at social, economic, and spiritual self-improvement. But it also contains a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 147-166.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Peter Arnade; Elizabeth Colwill Late medieval and early modern pardon letters are among the best sources of ordinary people's voices in the premodern period. The stuff of social history, these legal documents allow us access to nonelite social actors and masculine spaces of sociability. Yet they...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 563-588.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Maaike van der Lugt; Sarah Kay; Nicolette Zeeman Medieval discussions about breastfeeding were saturated with moral and social meanings and arguments about how a good mother should behave and what makes for a happy, healthy baby. At the center was the question of who should breastfeed, the mother...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 369-391.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., as experiments in secularity, as adaptations of allegory's visionary energies to the social and institutional secularization of early modern England. But in one poem, The Bowge of Courte , Skelton remakes allegory not just as an idiom of social and institutional analysis but also, much more...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 325-346.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Douglas Biow Beards, both real and fake, acquire a special status in Giordano Bruno's Candelaio as symbolically charged objects that reveal not only much about the characters and their functions within the play, but also much about social norms and expectations regarding the performance of male...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403-412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... affected the welfare of individuals in every social class. Disease is, in fact, a singularly useful subject for examining the interdependence of these social sectors as well as their competing interests, and for interrogating the divide between hegemonic and popular cultures. The essays in this special...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 187-213.
Published: 01 January 2014
... peoples of Catholic France and “New France”—through the lens of gender. In the case of early modern Atlantic dreaming, gender and its confusions in the social imaginary are not tied to the historical practice of female-bodied persons. The femininity investigated here is positional and symbolic. There are...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (2): 265-294.
Published: 01 May 2019
... affective and social practices. In this cultural shift, Nicholas Love and Margery Kempe theorized what it meant to “suffer with” Christ not only affectively but also cognitively, theologically, and socially. Compassion became, for Kempe and Love, the locus from which to identify devotional practices as...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 417-434.
Published: 01 May 2011
... descriptive bibliography can lead a biographical approach to a literary work. In this regard, Montaigne's Essais , published in 1580, is a special case in point. The very form of its publication was ingeniously used by Montaigne in a social-climbing strategy, for the ostentatious typographical layout of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 375-406.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Thomas A. Hamill This essay examines the ways in which cockfighting in early modern England operates as an allegorical mode, as a trope for conscribing social relations and phenomena as distinct as male subject-formation and the realization of eschatological truth. Focusing on two distinct...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 407-432.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Crystal Bartolovich Isabella Whitney's “Wyll” has been misrecognized generically because temporal utopias–of which her poem is the first instance–are not supposed to exist in the sixteenth century. Because women had a different relationship to the social and economic disruptions of emergent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 559-587.
Published: 01 September 2008
... impure women and Jewish men, and believed to be a carrier of the disease. The perceived threat of leprous blood to Christian bodily integrity was played out in atropaic social rituals and in widespread defamations against lepers, women, and Jews as devourers or cannibals. This study claims that such...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 571-595.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and Thomas Nashe. Special attention is given to the sermons preached at Paul's Cross to show how the complex social space surrounding the pulpit was crucial in enabling preachers to express the critique against excesses in apparel. Duke University Press 2009 a...