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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Edward M. Test One of the common denominators in the etchings of De Bry's multivolume America is corporal violence, whether it depicts the Spanish cruelties inflicted upon Native Americans or the cannibalism and sacrifices conducted by Amerindians. This essay examines sacrificial rituals from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 263–287.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Carissa M. Harris This essay focuses on Middle English pastourelles, a popular but understudied medieval lyric genre centrally concerned with women's experiences of the threat of sexual violence. This genre offers contemporary audiences a rich and valuable resource for understanding medieval ideas...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
... addition, which evokes the confessional violence that precipitated in this period at the scale of the built environment. Illustrated plates depict open-plan temples with their ceilings and floors cut away, as if to reenact pictorially the dismantling of rood screens and liturgical furnishings in Catholic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 545–554.
Published: 01 September 2016
... straining to avoid the violence unleashed by early modern religion. The book's weakness, then, is ethical. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 The Unintended Reformation Reformation historiography modernity ethical and moral criticism...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2011
... different tone than the one found in contemporary narratives of Franciscan martyrdom in Morocco or in the language of the crusading movement. Diplomacy, however, did not so much represent an alternative to expressions of religious violence, as a complement to the overall goals and aspirations of the Roman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
... in an unstable universe, Lydgate locates the source of women’s mutability in the cultural contingency that accompanies masculine violence, especially war. Henryson’s bracing meditation on Cresseid’s physical demise exposes the heroic exploitation of women’s virtue, but it also constructs a tangible...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and philosophical or religious vision; and the links between conversion and authority, between conversion and violence. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., the sacred object, and after the Reformations, the holy book. The essays of this special issue diverge from narratives of cultural rupture, iconoclasm, or violence against the sacred object. Instead, they attend to the complexities and continuities of cultural translation, whether between medieval and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 147–166.
Published: 01 January 2017
... sociability in late medieval Burgundian cities. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 microhistory medieval Burgundian pardon letters masculinity and violence crime and testimony life narrative • Crime and Testimony...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 September 2018
... concepts outlived the ecclesiastical institution and appealed broadly to the English populace long after the Reformation. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Crusades early modern English crusading romance violence and conversion Huon of Bordeaux Seven Champions of Christendom ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 407–427.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the brutality invoked. Batter signifies not only violence. It can also mean to paste together or to fix, and occasionally even to exchange.13 Break me into nothing, the poet seems to say, but make this annihilation a re-­collection of me in wholly new form. Thus from the first utterance the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 445–476.
Published: 01 September 2001
... antisacrificial meaning of Christ’s death was (and is) seldom understood, Girard says, that is because older sac- rificial traditions obliterated the nonviolent meaning of the Passion. Most medieval authors did not see Christ’s death as an event meant to bring an end to violence. Instead they seized on the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2005) 35 (2): 245–288.
Published: 01 May 2005
... other Castilian cities and court sites. In the second half of the fi fteenth century, Castile endured a long political crisis characterized by frequent out- breaks of rampant violence. Th is chronic state of emergency led the central state power to display propagandistic images of royal sovereignty...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2006) 36 (2): 291–319.
Published: 01 May 2006
... transformation in the nature of one of two armies in the first fitt and to an alternation of genres throughout the fitt.4 I start with this transformation and hypothesize as an explanation of it that all of the poem is motivated by an anxiety over peasant violence. This explanation will also be seen to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2002) 32 (2): 227–268.
Published: 01 May 2002
... understood. At times, they indicate that the saint risks violation because of her purity; at others, they illustrate how her sovereignty affords her the right to defend her properties, even through violence. By aligning themselves with the royal saint, whether she is imagined as a victim or as an...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 669–671.
Published: 01 September 2016
... acted? What are the links between conversion and authority, or between conversion and violence? Deadline for submission of manuscripts: April 1, 2017 Call for Submissions  671 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 January 2017
... authority? Or between conversion and violence? Deadline for submission of manuscripts: April 1, 2017 Cornett / New Books across the Disciplines  219 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 443–444.
Published: 01 September 2001
... commitments and study and an even more diverse range of materials. These articles range from medieval drama made out of the story of Abraham and Isaac to chival- ric sacrifice, nationalism, and the First World War; from Jewish responses to Christian violence and its narratives to Chaucer’s Prioress’s Tale...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2009) 39 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2009
... lit- erary invention. Throughout the Middle Ages, men and women of the Med- iterranean world confronted a range of complex interactions among these faiths. At times, Christians turned in violence against Jews and Muslims. At other times, leaders from all three faiths worked well together; and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 421–423.
Published: 01 May 2010
... matter of lit- erary invention. Throughout the Middle Ages, men and women of the Med- iterranean world confronted a range of complex interactions among these faiths. At times, Christians turned in violence against Jews and Muslims. At other times, leaders from all three faiths worked well together...