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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
...David Wilson-Okamura Abstract Epics modeled on the Odyssey typically include a version of Homer’s Circe episode. Edmund Spenser’s variant, the Bower of Bliss, is unusual for ending in physical violence so pronounced that many readers have taken against its putative hero, Sir Guyon. This essay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 427–444.
Published: 01 September 1942
... have, in order: Telemachus, Ncstor, Protezts, Calypso, The Lotus-eaters, Hades, Aeolus, The Lestrygonians, Scylla and Charybdis, The Wandering Rocks, The Sirens, The Cyclops, Nausicaa, The Oxen of the Sun, Circe, Ezcmaeus, Ithaca, and Penelope. In addition, each episode is indi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 1949
... of Ovid’s allegory of Circe’s cup, and espe- 114 Reviews cially of her reversed rod, as a prime influence in Comus. The conclu- sion is drawn in a challenge to Professor Hanford’s acceptance of “the identity of phrase and idea” between Comus and The Faerie Queene...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 347–365.
Published: 01 December 1986
... Russian emperor to preserve his throne with the help of “Witches of the Samoeds, Lappians and Tar- tarians” (CPW, 8:52 1). In A Mask Presented at Ludlow Castle,s Comus is portrayed as the son of Circe, the classical archetype of the malev- olent witch, and is said to be “Deep skill’d in all his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 354–364.
Published: 01 December 1963
... themselves with affection. But once polluted with the sorceries of Circe; that is, having rendered her maiden honor to be deflowered by bewitching pleasure, she is transformed to an horrid monster. And not so onely, but endeavours to shipwrack others (such is the envy of infamous women...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 364–377.
Published: 01 December 1987
... happen to boom out the same song Stephen sang his dying mother, which Stephen murmurs at the climax of “Circe” (1.239-41 and 15.4932-33,4942-43)?One is given pause by Buck’s facetious assertion, “The Lord has spoken to Malachi” (9.1056). Like Shakespearean fools, then, Buck is more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 424–439.
Published: 01 December 1970
... was as straight as Circes wand.” For Circe as a kind of hieroglyph of the naturalist view of man distinguished from the beasts in degree rather than kind, see IM.Y. Hughes, “Spenser’s Acrasia and the Circe of the Renais- sance,” JHI, 4 (1943), 381 -99. L. C. Martin, ed., Marlowe’s Poems (New York...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 March 1949
...’ Mythologiae, Bacon’s De Sapientia Veterum, Ross’s English Mythologist, &c. Against this background it becomes perhaps too easy to read Sandys’ vaguely Neo-Platonic development of Ovid’s allegory of Circe’s cup, and espe- ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 394–396.
Published: 01 September 1998
... (e.g., Circe and Penelope). When Abraham uses Teresa de Lauretis to argue that narrative is the mapping of sexual difference into positionalities of desire (z), she seems to forget that de Lauretis defines the heroic narrative as well as the romantic story. In this version of narrative theory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 215–217.
Published: 01 June 1991
... all); if there were, it would not be Molly’s but, more likely, something like the yes that Bloom utters in “Circe,”scrambled into oxymoronic “Nes. Yo” ( UZysses, p. 430). For Bell, the dividing line in Uysses occurs where Joyce noted on his manu- script that he had reached the midpoint...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 67–93.
Published: 01 March 2013
...” suggests that, Blum James Joyce’s Strategic Populism 75 despite his disappointing muscular development, perhaps he succeeds at following some of Sandow’s principles after all. Sandow’s text emerges again in “Circe’s” surrealist phantasmago- ria, which takes place in a brothel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 107–127.
Published: 01 June 2010
... d’Ulysse le voyage, / Qui ne veit en dix ans que Circe & Calipson, / Le Cyclope & Scylla qui fut demy poisson, / Et des fiers Lestrigons l’ensenglenté rivage: / Nostre Ulysse François en a veu d’avantage / Seulement en trois ans” (20.1 – 6; OC, 10:85). Bizer From Lyric to Epic and Back...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 449–453.
Published: 01 December 1972
... be considered a version of pastoral. The second chapter is a learned and forthright account of I talian pastorals such as ‘I‘asso’s Arninta, Gelli’s Circe, and Guarini’s I1 Pastor Fido, with fur- ther evidence on the fanciful and artificial nature of the romance. From these examples Toliver moves...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 411–444.
Published: 01 December 1946
... of the sort by Giraut de Bornelh, Bertran de Born, Raimon de Miraval, Dalfin d’Alvernha, Jausbert de Puycibot, Uc de San Circ. 14 Bertoni (Trovatori d’ltuliu, p. 60) has Encuntarel; but see Schultz-Gora, Arch. f. d. St. der neuer. SPY.,vol. 134, p. 198. Kurt Lewent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1977
... Sun; Himself is his own dungeon. (383-85)g As I have noted in my article “Milton’s Cornus: The Sequel to a Masque of Circe,” HLQ 29 (1966), 245-54, a primary theme in both Conzirs and Paradise Lost, the capacity of the ra- JOHN G.DEiMARAY...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 178–197.
Published: 01 June 1983
... hysterical antima- ternal blasphemy in the Circe episode, Stephen is haunted by his dead mother. Her ghost is always calling him back to an acknowledg- ment of the banal aspirations of domestic Dublin: she represents the woman’s entrapment in the ruck of daily life and the illusions neces...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 365–370.
Published: 01 December 1960
.... He atfixed another element: he specified his sources, the classics.* He gave informative additions from history books depict- ing celebrated classical, mythological, or Biblical characters, such as Paris, Circe, and Moses. As in preceding instances, Laurent the teacher appears when...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 175–195.
Published: 01 June 1979
... of Realism, ed. F. W. J. Hemmings (Harmondsworth, Eng.: Penguin, 1974), p. 33. 190 ULYSSES most of the other chapters, notably Aeolus, Sirens, Nausicaa, Oxen of the Sun, and Circe, the same voracious style impulse is evident...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 20–41.
Published: 01 March 1987
... to Circe (in Book 14) and to Diana (in Book 3) in the Meta- morphoses. Titania-Diana appears in the Actaeon story, where the chastity and purity of the goddess are the central issues. By contrast, Titania-Circe appears as a lustful man chaser in Ovid, and through him, is characterized similarly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 344–359.
Published: 01 December 1955
... faisons donc pas de Circe les pourceaux, De peur que les plaisirs & les delices faux Ne nous gardent de voir d’Itaque la fumk, Du Ciel nostre demeure, A I’ame accoustumee, Oh tous nous faut aller, non chargez de fardeau D’orgueil, qui...