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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Holly Dugan © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 a Scent of a Woman: Performing the Politics of Smell in Late Medieval and Early Modern England...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Rosalind Smith This essay builds upon work surrounding reception and the figure of the early modern woman writer to examine textual instances in which women’s writing has been “found” or manufactured: where writing falsely or tenuously attributed to historical women was circulated under...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 387–402.
Published: 01 September 2003
...David Brakke © by Duke University Press 2003 The Lady Appears: Materializations of “Woman” in Early Monastic Literature David Brakke Indiana...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 63–100.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Ellen E. Kittell; Kurt Queller © by Duke University Press 2000 JMEMS30.1-04-Kittell.63-100 12/21/99 4:33 PM Page 63 a “Whether man or woman”: Gender Inclusivity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 September 2015
... into the many ways that women of all social ranks contributed to the making, weaving, writing, printing, etching, annotating, composing, and publishing of English literary culture. This essay takes a fresh look at the authorship of Isabella Whitney, the earliest identified woman to publish secular English verse...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
... pointedly pulls away from the Valois line of its patron, the Duke of Berry, replacing paternal lineage with a primary bond between mother and sons. In this instance, Jean de Berry’s claim to Lusignan territory is secured not by documents proving local inheritance but by a flying woman/snake mother who...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 323–342.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Alastair Minnis On July 1, 1555, John Bradford was burned at Smithfield, one of the Protestant divines executed during the reign of Mary Tudor. Shortly before his death he wrote a treatise entitled The Restoration of All Things to counsel a devout woman of his circle. This expounds Romans 8:21–22...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of pain among laboring woman, saint, and Christ. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 South English Legendary Life of Saint Margaret child birth suffering spirituality • Spiritual Suffering and Physical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
... and sexuality. Ecclesiastical support for a Castilian woman preacher during the early decades of the Inquisition is even more surprising, since Juana claimed that she experienced a sex change before birth. Although Juana identified publicly as a nun and therefore as female, such rubrics as trans or intersex can...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Hutchinson’s depiction of motherhood as a prototype of self-possessed, liberal political agency, but from her account of affective feeling as unbinding woman from any fixed position or category. Finally, the article shows how Hutchinson’s depiction of childbearing, as an ongoing process rather than...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2021
... by incorporating an innovative guide for discernment in A Revelation of Love that prioritizes trust over suspicion. Julian's trusting form of discernment offers a way to recuperate one of the most stigmatized aspects of femininity: woman's perceived susceptibility to diabolical influence. A Revelation of Love...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 419–435.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 33.3 / 2003 human body” ( VM 7), a sunburned apparition that he fears is demonic. 14 Recognizing Žnally that this is no demon but a woman, he gives chase, she ees across a dried-up stream, and he collapses in exhaustion. A conversa- tion ensues, as the woman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2018
... According to Vesalius, the woman who graces the cover of the 1543 De humani corporis fabrica was a criminal who “falsely claimed to be preg- nant from fear of being hanged.” In the language of the day, the woman was “pleading the belly” to avoid execution.1 However, when the woman refused to disclose...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 263–287.
Published: 01 May 2016
... instead grapples with the question of appropriate justice for perpetrators of sexual violence.4 Indeed, as Christine M. Rose, Corinne Saunders, and other schol- ars have noted, Chaucer effectively elides the woman’s assault, refusing to give voice to her fear or pain in order to focus instead upon...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., the injunction of the great lady made it necessary for me to perform this function. The woman who was present and sharing the great assignment with us said: “Do not pass over the greatest of the miracles of the saint.” “ What is that?” I asked. She laid bare a part (méros) of the breast (ste¯´thos...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 327–342.
Published: 01 May 2002
... / 2002 / $2.00. ess to deliver a poem dedicated to her flea. The male guests, including Pasquier, produced a series of poetic responses dedicated to the parasite on the young woman’s body. Pasquier’s jocular tone and familiar address imme- diately undermined the gravity of the social event, divorcing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 469–491.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and the ways that she uses their objectivity to represent her subjectivity as a woman author who appropriates both the conventions of presentation manuscripts and of print culture. Every material feature of Inglis’s books asserts her project, to assemble and publish exquisite textual objects whose value...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 May 2004
... to that genre of writing which Howard Bloch has called “medieval misogyny” whose various forms were united in the general attempt to vilify women by learned argument.39 That absorption is already occurring in Juvenal (2nd century who sees the unpleasantness of a woman’s voice as a reification of her bad...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 559–587.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., sexual conduct, and proper attire. The cumulative effect of these commands henceforth rendered the leper dead to the world, a solitary outcast.5 The unfortunate man or woman would then be conveyed to a hut or compound outside the village, or increas- ingly, from the twelfth century...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 197–224.
Published: 01 January 2004
... or off a cliff; others reportedly cursed and reviled their attackers until silenced with a fatal blow; but in all cases they are celebrated for refusing to be “pol- luted” by the invaders. In other words, in this discourse a woman’s body was analogous to the political jurisdiction of the male official...