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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 (2022) 52 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 January 2022
... for its form and for its socially critical engagement with the times. 2 But the topic of the debate that follows—the relative merits of production and accumulation (i.e., winning) as opposed to consumption and expenditure (i.e., wasting)—pulls away from the grand apocalyptic patterns with which...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 453–473.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Medieval English Town,” Past & Present , no. 98 (Feb. 1983): 3–29, at 5. Claire Sponsler challenges what she views as James's reductive, functionalist and overly utopian view of dramatic performance as affirming bonds of a harmonious social “whole,” in “The Culture of the Spectator: Conformity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
... 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 (2008) 38 (1): 35–55.
Published: 01 January 2008
... for the assigned job, which required a man of learning, respect, tact, and dignified social standing. Castiglione had proven himself a fine orator, and Guidobaldo could rest assured that he would be well represented through the eloquent and refined Castiglione. Being cho- sen for this task literally sets...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 47–89.
Published: 01 January 2003
... amalgams that reveal their author’s deep imbrication in distinctly Anglo-Saxon social, spiritual, and political formations.13 Perhaps nowhere are the intersections of these different tex- tual traditions and cultural formations more provocative, I would suggest, Klein...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 553–575.
Published: 01 September 2021
... in lodge settings and distinguished between Masonic and “profane” entities. On this basis it can be argued that performance in this era and beyond should be understood as the generative containment of knowledge. 32 Tambiah, “Culture, Thought, and Social Action,” 119. 33 Bell, Ritual Theory , 90...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
... critique of private profit was at odds with the views of another mid-­Tudor observer, Sir Thomas Smith, who argued that profit should be the basis for social harmony. Like the commonwealth- men, Smith addressed the problem of the ongoing dearth — a mixture of low wages and high prices that he...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 345–368.
Published: 01 May 2011
... signifies that there exists a harmony of measurement and meetness between them, what I will call an atomic according. This atomic according of will with time has immediate and fun- damental consequences for the Cloud-­author’s theory of spiritual practice. Because the contemplative...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 247–274.
Published: 01 May 2000
... by readings of the poem as allegory, stand- ing in for anything from Christian piety to good kingship.3 Yet, one false note mars this triumphant harmony, suggesting— perverse as this may strike some modern readers—that Sir Orfeo’s end might not be quite so unequivocally happy as it first appears...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 387–412.
Published: 01 May 2018
... composition was closely tied to early modern combinatorics, partic- ularly in the work of Marin Mersenne. In his Harmonie universelle in the service of “composing the best melody of all those that can be imagined,” Mersenne wrote out all orders of the six notes ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la in both letters...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
... comes out fully in the open only in times of social crisis or revolutionary changes.15 Heresy was a contested sign or label during the fifteenth century.16 Lollards turned the accusation of their opponents on its head by arguing that it was the established church that was heretical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 83–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the “things” of another person was often placed alongside the mysterious vice of envy. Envy, as an inwardly experienced sin that is also necessarily social, occupies a privileged place in the consideration of how one shares or denies the pains and joys of fellow Christians. In the literature...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 583–602.
Published: 01 September 2016
...” that was Christendom (21). More outrageously, these social changes have made it impossible properly to obey Jesus’s commandments. Further, Chris- tian faith claims are now summarily dismissed without ever having been given a fair hearing, with fully equipped defendants at the bar. Journal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 619–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of imitable harmony and industry to be studied and copied. But it has its own hope to offer (and per- haps this anguished hope spoke to the sturdier social poet William Blake). For the loss of the naturalizing topos of the bee community could be seen to make a blank space for the constructions, mostly...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
...–and 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 (2008) 38 (3): 413–442.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., equated health with the harmony of blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and black bile.8 Far more often, Hippocratic authors worried about the harmfulness of two humors. “All diseases,” Affections declares, “are caused by bile and phlegm.”9 Diseases I elaborates: All diseases come...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 487–495.
Published: 01 September 2021
....: Medieval Institute Publications for TEAMS, 1997), at TEAMS Middle English Text Series , University of Rochester, d.lib.rochester.edu/teams/text/robin-hood-and-the-friar-robin-hood-and-the-potter-introduction . 8 On social performance transforming conflict into harmony, see Erving Goffman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 285–314.
Published: 01 May 2008
... partner to begin or join the dance with tags like “Lat see your hand” (65, and 273) or “Yeve hidir thyn hand” (497, and 513) — and clearly alludes to this secular iconographic tradition of the dance as an image of social order and political harmony.40 But the dance on the walls of the Pardon...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Ryan Netzley In celebrating a poet-overseer who turns everything on an estate, even social opposition, to account, country house poems treat form itself as a managerial technique whose expansion regulates catastrophe. Ben Jonson's, Thomas Carew's, and Robert Herrick's procataleptic presentations...