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March 1836
Jill Liddington

M arch 1836 Buoyed up by this loan from Ann Walker, Anne Lister now had a rush of entrepreneurial energy, entering economic super-drive. Male experts were appointed: Mr Husband became her clerk-of-the-works; Joseph Mann her ‘master miner’, and Robert Mann responsible for ‘out-works at home’; 1 John Harper consulted ‘the cleverest mechanics in the

in Female Fortune
Tara Williams

(p. 116). The meeting with the vicar occupies Chapter 17; the meetings with the friar and Julian are covered in the first half of Chapter 18 and are more similar to each other than to the previous encounter. The prompts to the visits include parallel language: ‘go to a Whyte Frer in the same cyte of Norwych, whech hyte Wyllyam Sowthfeld’ (p. 117) and ‘gon to an ankres in the same cyte, whych hyte Dame Jelyan’ (p. 119). The friar is ‘good’ and ‘holy’ and Julian is an ‘expert’ who can offer ‘good cownsel’ (pp. 117 and 120) – language that, as I

in Encountering The Book of Margery Kempe
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Classical and Christian divinity in Palyce
Caitlin Flynn

: Than Lord quhow glad becam my febil gost! My curage grew, the quhilk afore wes lost, Seand I had so gret ane advocate That expertly, but prayer, pryce, or cost, Opteynit had my frewel accion all most Quhilk wes afore perist and desolate. (970–5) [Then Lord how glad my feeble spirit became! My spirits revived, that which was lost before, seeing [that] I had such a great advocate that expertly, without prayer, fee, or bribe, had

in The narrative grotesque in medieval Scottish poetry
Margery Kempe meets Marina Abramović
Sarah Salih

passive female body which is screening God's desires. Audience response, as with Rhythm 0 , is visceral, divided between protective appreciation and aggressive hostility. At the temple in Jerusalem the friars, expert interpreters of holy performance, appear to understand the spectacle of the crying as Margery does, as visible evidence of salvific love. Margery calls on clerical authority in her claim that the Franciscans who ran the pilgrim tours at the Holy Sepulchre appreciated the performance: ‘the Frerys of the Tempyl mad hir gret cher and yovyn hir many gret

in Encountering The Book of Margery Kempe
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September 1834–November 1834
Jill Liddington

seemed a little gullible towards experts like Holt, who tried to flatter her. 8 S unday 14 With my aunt at 12. A– & I had prayers & sat talking a while—having had Holt for about an hour…Rawson has put down 2 engines of 5 horse power each—the lower engine lifts the water into a level 9

in Female Fortune
Katherine J. Lewis

readings which draw expertly on a wide range of contextual evidence. 41 We can triangulate Margery's existence in the past, and ongoing research is revealing ever more information about members of her family and their social, professional, and religious networks. It is generally assumed that she was the Margery Kempe recorded as paying dues to the guild of the Holy Trinity in Lynn in 1437–38. 42 But there is currently no direct external evidence for Margery Kempe or her

in Encountering The Book of Margery Kempe
Robinson as professor and defender of ‘America’s best idea’
Steve Gronert Ellerhoff and Kathryn E. Engebretson

writer, and teacher suggests the power and import of writing as a skill and craft that an expert educator can influence. Mathis attests to the effect a great teacher can have on one's own process of individuation. Another former student, C. Kevin Smith, praises Robinson for the psychological focus she imparted: ‘She talked about the value of consulting the places of love and injury and she used the phrase ‘the dense, warm, urgent place in your imagination’. It was so valuable to me to hear a writing teacher talk about going within to those wounded

in Marilynne Robinson
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Frame, form, and narratorial persona
Caitlin Flynn

authoritatively silences him: ‘Abyd!’ quod she, ‘my tale is nat bigonne. Nay, thou shalt drynken of another tonne, Er that I go, shal savoure wors than ale. And whan that I have toold thee forth my tale Of tribulacion in mariage, Of which I am expert in al myn age – This is to seyn, myself have been the whippe – Than maystow chese wheither thou wolt sippe Of thilke tonne that I shal abroche.’ (169

in The narrative grotesque in medieval Scottish poetry
Naomi Booth

being affected. Lucy becomes paler and paler, and expert help is sought in the form of Dr Seward and his old mentor, Van Helsing. After unsuccessfully attempting to keep the vampire away, they discover Lucy ‘on the bed, seemingly in a swoon … more horribly white and wan-looking than ever’ (137). They administer morphia to her, and ‘the faint seemed to merge subtly into the narcotic sleep’ (138). These dreamy, narcotic states culminate in a mass female unconsciousness event: the next morning Van Helsing arrives to find the housemaids all knocked out

in Swoon
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Dante studies in Victorian Britain
Federica Coluzzi

review for beginners’ yet ‘not deserving of inclusion among experts’ books’ ( Saturday Review , 1902: 587). As a markedly extroverted and socially inclusive institution, the London Dante Society not only reflected but greatly benefited from the major reforms in women’s higher education. Opened to female members and lecturers, the society played a central role in the formation of British women dantiste at the turn of

in Dante beyond influence