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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2000) 30 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 January 2000
...Monica H. Green © by Duke University Press 2000 JMEMS30.1-02-Green.5-40 12/21/99 4:29 PM Page 5 a From “Diseases of Women” to “Secrets of Women”: The...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2005) 35 (3): 537–558.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Margaret L. King © by Duke University Press 2005 Petrarch, the Self-Conscious Self, and the First Women Humanists Margaret L. King Brooklyn...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2005) 35 (3): 583–606.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Virginia Cox © by Duke University Press 2005 Sixteenth-Century Women Petrarchists and the Legacy of Laura Virginia Cox...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
...David Wallace Duke University Press 2006 a Periodizing Women: Mary Ward (1585 – 1645) and the Premodern Canon David Wallace...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Erin L. Jordan This article uses evidence from Cistercian abbeys in Flanders and Hainaut during the thirteenth century to reconsider the role of enclosure policies in shaping the experience of religious women. The frequency with which nuns appear in the charters outside of their cloisters, when...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jane Tylus This article addresses the role of two late fifteenth-century Florentine writers, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’Medici and Antonia Pulci, in articulating what was at stake for women who sought to engage in meaningful ways in their city’s charitable economy. The emerging role of female...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 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 on...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Stanley Chojnacki This essay examines the social orientation of married and widowed Venetian patricians in the fifteenth century as expressed in their election of final resting places. Comparing the choices of women and men reveals sharp contrasts by gender in burial patronage of lineage and of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2004) 34 (2): 405–438.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Maria Magro © by Duke University Press 2004 Spiritual Autobiography and Radical Sectarian Women’s Discourse: Anna Trapnel and the Bad Girls of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 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 (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Holly A. Crocker This article argues that Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida continues an important late medieval poetic tradition that highlights the troubling consequences of virtue’s performativity for idealized women. If Chaucer is pessimistic about the potential for Criseyde’s ethical agency...
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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 May 2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Nicole D. Smith A Christian Mannes Bileeve is a little-known Middle English commentary on the Apostles’ Creed that was read by women religious to learn ecclesiastical doctrine. It presents, in a unique way, the figure of the thinking heart to reconcile the gendered binaries of Latin and vernacular...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Patricia Dailey Hadewijch of Brabant's seventh vision of union with the Eucharist has often been cited as exemplifying the embodied nature of medieval women's spirituality. This essay recontextualizes the way embodiment and gender are conceived of through an analysis of the figures and functions of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 393–416.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Sara A. Murphy Sir David Lindsay's Scottish drama, Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis (1552-54), includes striking portrayals of uncontrollable women, from noblewoman Dame Sensualitie's usurpation of the Scottish king's secular power on behalf of the Catholic Church to Foly's wife, whose Rabelaisian...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 635–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Claire Walker The wealth of recent scholarship on early modern English news culture has paid scant attention to women as consumers and producers of news. This article argues that women not only read about the tumultuous events of the Civil War and Interregnum, but that they participated in the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 247–273.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., and environmental causes of ill health, patients commonly attributed everyday disorders to their emotional responses to social stimuli, such as money problems, ruined relationships, or distressing news. The article argues that men and women perceived this physical process in gendered ways, according...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Debora Shuger The three volumes of Little Gidding Story Books—the first published in 1899, the last in 1970—are based on shorthand transcripts of the informal seminars held on feast days during the early 1630s by members of a quasi-monastic extended family, most of them young women. The discussions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2015) 45 (3): 505–521.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Whitney Trettien As early efforts to include women in the canon of Renaissance literature give way to gender-oriented research in material culture and book history, it is increasingly the scholar's task to marry the language of ideological negotiation to a more wide-ranging investigation into the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 153–182.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and chief allegorist of the sixteenth century are scarce. Through an examination of these texts, this article argues that both works share an identifiable bodily epistemology that positions knowledge production in the bodies of all, including women and lower-status men. Even as this bodily...