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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 263–290.
Published: 01 May 2006
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sharon T. Strocchia This essay examines suicidal behaviors in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Catholic convents in light of the new attitudes toward voluntary death emerging across Europe between 1500 and 1700. Focusing on Italy, which housed the greatest number of enclosed religious women...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 special...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 197–224.
Published: 01 January 2004
... further below) precisely this ambiguity of meaning made loyal acts by women extremely potent at a symbolic level. A loyal woman could simultaneously embody loyalty to a spouse, loyalty to the regime, and even loyalty to Chinese culture itself. This made it possible to hold up heroic female suicides...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 269–305.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Bennett / Death and the Maiden 271 Virgin Suicides, and Alice Sebold (The Lovely Bones, have been built on dead and dying girls; and bestselling author Lisa See has recently retold Du Liniang’s story in Peony in Love Music has also proven a flourishing medium for explorations of dead...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
... chronicles tell of Jews who committed ritual suicide rather than accept forced conversion. Here is one of the most vivid and symbolically important instances, from the anony- mous Chronicle inaccurately attributed to Solomon bar Simson:62 Who has seen or heard of an act like the deed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of Hybrid Books: Thomas Milles between Manuscript and Print  457 – 485 Smyth, Adam Little Clippings: Cutting and Pasting Bibles in the 1630s  595 – 613 640  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 45.3 / 2015 Strocchia, Sharon T. Women on the Edge: Madness, Possession, and Suicide...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 469–471.
Published: 01 May 2013
... through death and dying in the premodern world but also the different philosophical and legal positions concerning the relationship, for example, between the body and body parts, the body and burial sites, the bodies of saints and the bodies of criminals, the bodies of suicides and the bodies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., the body and burial sites, the bodies of saints and the bodies of criminals, the bodies of suicides and the bodies of the stillborn, the bodies of people dying confessing at their deathbed and the bodies of witches confessing otherwise. As we know, it is by familiarizing ourselves with the face...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 675–677.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., the bodies of saints and the bodies of criminals, the bodies of suicides and the bodies of the stillborn, the bodies of people dying confessing at their deathbed and the bodies of witches confessing otherwise. As we know, it is by familiarizing ourselves with the face of death — and the hubris...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 89–115.
Published: 01 January 2016
...- ner of the fictional universe of the Belle Dame sans Mercy and its sequels. The Hôpital narrator loves a lady and, at her request, sings her a love song. She rejects him and he falls into a suicidal depression, a mental state that gives rise to the “hallucination” [fantasie (and) ymaginacion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 469–491.
Published: 01 September 2007
... by making fun of a cripple, and proceeds in easy stages to assassination, having already caused the suicide of his wife Irene, meaning “peace Iris is also loved by, and when behaving best loves, Fridolind, a Franconian knight, exiled on account of his having been unfaithful to his wife and then, worse...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 141–159.
Published: 01 January 2021
... production in its own right), director Jacques Rivette retains the psychological, physical, and sexual tortures of the novel, but his Suzanne, in breaking free from her enforced vows, finds the secular world so hostile that she commits suicide preferring death to life in a brothel.54 One could argue...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 157–182.
Published: 01 January 2000
...-and-white and 30 color plates. $42.00. Minois, Georges. History of Suicide: Voluntary Death in Western Culture. Translated from the French by Lydia G. Cochrane. Medicine and Culture (series). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. 387 pp. $35.95...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 477–506.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., honestie, courtesie, liberalitie, to be breef, of all vertue, then Queene Isabel.”48 It is a horrible irony, of course, that the heroines who enact feminine virtue in daily life almost invariably commit suicide in The Courtier. In the most extreme example of feminine self-­control, the steadfast...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 177–191.
Published: 01 May 2021
... informed about the plight of the prisoner, who had asked after him, Petrarch was less clearly disposed to help. He considered Cola's capitulation a disgrace. Suicide was to be preferred to surrender by a true Roman, Petrarch opines, before poking fun at those who attempted to save Rienzo's skin...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 417–434.
Published: 01 May 2011
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 581–604.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... Cornett / New Books across the Disciplines 601 Silverman, Lisa. Tortured Subjects: Pain, Truth, and the Body in Early Mod- ern France. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. xv, 264 pp.; 1 map, 7 illus. $42.00, paper $20.00. Watt, Jeffrey R. Choosing Death: Suicide and Calvinism in Early...