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Shayne Aaron Legassie

images of the rebels’ contempt for ecclesiastical and temporal authority. But The pilgrimage road in late medieval English literature 203 what accounts for the ease and the frequency with which diverse authors could use the pilgrimage road as a lens for understanding everything from the human condition to a popular uprising? The pilgrimage road as heterotopia The rhetorical usefulness and versatility of the pilgrimage road in medieval England is due in no small part to the fact that it functioned in cultural practice as what Michel Foucault calls a ‘heterotopia

in Roadworks
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Rationality, intelligence and human status
Irina Metzler

“realistischer”: zwischen den Momenten, in denen jemand einer gesellschaftlichen Norm genügt, und jenen, in denen ihr jemand nicht genügt. So wird deutlich, dass kein Mensch eine bestimmte Norm stets erfüllen kann.’ Edgar Kellenberger, Der Schutz der Einfältigen. Menschen mit einer geistigen Behinderung in der Bibel und in weiteren Quellen (Zurich: Theologischer Verlag Zürich, 2011), 153. 14 Michel Foucault, History of Madness , ed. Jean Khalfa, trans. Jonathan Murphy and Jean Khalfa (London and New York: Routledge, 2006), 127.

in Fools and idiots?
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Roads and writing
Valerie Allen and Ruth Evans

on the phenomenological status of the pilgrim road, how it is talked about and represented, whether as the venerable allegory for spiritual life or as the morally doubtful pretext to go on holiday. Either way, such representations are, suggests Legassie, what Michel Foucault would term ‘heterotopic’, in that these pilgrim roads are simultaneously real (in a way that ‘ordinary’ utopias are not) and ideal, marked off by ritual. The heterotopic road has the ability to make a pilgrim reassess behaviours and habits conducted in other spaces. This is demonstrated by the

in Roadworks
Chaucer and the regulation of nuisance in post-plague London
Sarah Rees Jones

5 The word on the street: Chaucer and the regulation of nuisance in post-plague London Sarah Rees Jones Introduction How did writing about everyday life in towns reflect popular ideas about society and government, if at all? In seeking to answer this question this chapter will focus in particular on writing, both literary and pragmatic, about the street with a particular focus on the city of London between about 1385 and 1425. Michel Foucault’s observation that the history of government is usually written from the perspective of the rulers rather than the ruled

in Roadworks
Thomas A. Prendergast and Stephanie Trigg

Did it start with Bergson, or before? Space was treated as the dead, the fixed, the undialectical, the immobile. Time, on the contrary, was richness, fecundity, life, dialectic. Michel Foucault 1 The traditional ontology of the

in Affective medievalism
Socio-cultural considerations of intellectual disability
Irina Metzler

. 117 Beek, Waanzin in de Middeleeuwen , 28. 118 Michel Foucault, History of Madness , ed. Jean Khalfa, trans. Jonathan Murphy and Jean Khalfa (London and New York: Routledge, 2006), 14. 119 Groß, ‘La Folie’ , 107. 120 V. A. Kolve, ‘God-Denying Fools and the Medieval “Religion of Love”’, in Lisa J. Kiser (ed.), Studies in the Age of Chaucer 19 (Columbus, OH: The New Chaucer Society, The Ohio State University, 1997), 3–59, at 13–14. 121 See Günther Haseloff

in Fools and idiots?
Elisabeth Salter

’s image of Michel Foucault’s work), is appropriate for all intellectual approaches having at their heart relations between the ‘products of discourse and social practices’.17 He goes on to describe the ways that a set of scholars (Norbert Elias, Phillipe Aries, Michel de Certeau, Louis Marin, D.F. McKenzie) have been influential in the formation of his own now very influential version of cultural history that, once emancipated from the traditional definitions of the history of mentalities, came to pay more attention to the modalities of appropriation than to statistical

in Popular reading in English c. 1400–1600
Paul Strohm

phenomenological approach’, in The Implied Reader: Patterns of Communication in Prose Fiction from Bunyan to Beckett (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974), pp. 274–94. 10 M. M. Bakhtin, The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays, ed. Michael Holquist, trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1981), p. 157. 11 Michel Foucault, ‘What is an author? (1969)’, in Essential Works of Foucault 1954–1984, Vol. 2: Aesthetics, Method, and Epistemology, ed. James D. Faubion, trans. Robert Hurley et al. (New York: New Press, 1998), pp. 205

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries
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Healing, reading, and perfection in the late-medieval household
Michael Leahy

, ‘The Secrees of Old Philisoffres and John Lydgate’s Posthumous Reputation’, Journal of the Early Book Society, 19 (2016), 31–​64. 45 The Governayle is cited directly from London, British Library Add MS 29301. Punctuation has been added where required. Folio numbers are in the main text. 46 This is a point made by Michel Foucault in relation to classical dietetics. See Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality:  The Care of the Self, Vol. III. trans. Robert Hurley (New York: Pantheon, 1986), pp.  107–​8. 47 For biographical information on Daniel, see George R

in Household knowledges in late-medieval England and France
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Mary Baine Campbell

us, we are fatally enmeshed today. Notes 1 Michel Foucault, The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences (London: Tavistock, 1970 ). 2 Bruno Latour, We Have Never Been Modern , trans. Catherine Porter (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University

in A knight’s legacy