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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 219–241.
Published: 01 September 1977
...Ilona Bell Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 “SETTING FOOT INTO DIVINITY” GEORGE HERBERT AND THE ENGLISH REFORMATION By ILONA BELL Most critics of The Temple have taken George Herbert’s Angli- canism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (4): 408–411.
Published: 01 December 1978
...ILONA BELL FISH STANLEY. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1978. ix + 201 pp. $11.50. Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 4 08 K EV I E W S The Living Temple: George Herbert...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 1942
...Frederick M. Padelforl F. E. Hutchinson. Oxford, at the Clarendon Press, 1941. Pp. lxvii + 619. $8.50. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 Frederick M.Padelford 127 77ie Works of George Herbert. Edited with a Commentary by F. E...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 27–53.
Published: 01 March 2021
...James Kuzner Abstract This essay dwells on George Herbert’s “The Flower” and on how its speaker can love and praise God. Writing of praise and doubt, Stanley Cavell remarks that the problem of skepticism is partly a problem of finding an object that one can praise, a search that certainly occurs...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 227–246.
Published: 01 September 1981
...Martin Elsky Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 POLYPHONIC PSALM SETTINGS AND THE VOICE OF GEORGE HERBERT’S THE TEMPLE By MARTINELSKY Perhaps the most striking current development in Herbert criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 163–174.
Published: 01 June 1944
...J. B. Douds Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 GEORGE HERBERT’S USE OF THE TRANSFERRED VERB: A STUDY IN THE STRUCTURE OF POETIC IMAGERY By J. B. DOUDS The present paper may be considered a case-study...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 1983
... vis- ual images in Shakespeare’s theater give concrete fulfillment to Shake- speare’s verbal magic. University of Chicago DAVIDBEVINGTON Costly Monuments: Representations of the Self in George Herbert$ Poetry. By BAR- BAnA LEAHHARMAN. Cambridge...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 252–260.
Published: 01 June 1970
.... MICHAELK. BEST University of Victoria, British Columbia George Herbert’s Lyrics. By ARNOLDSTEIN. 1Saltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1968. xliv 4- 21 1 pp. $7.95. ?’his is a book for which all students of George Herbert iiiiist be grateful. It represents a firm grasp of every...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 465–492.
Published: 01 December 2013
...James Kuzner With emphasis on John Donne, George Herbert, and Henry Vaughan, this essay explores metaphysical poetry’s strange meditations on the theme of freedom. This poetry displays—vividly, idiosyncratically, and with important differences—what Alain Badiou suggests and what Hannah Arendt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 440–449.
Published: 01 December 1985
...Coburn Freer Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 1 Diana Benet. Secretary of Praise: The Poetic Vocation of George Herbert . Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1984. 207 pp. $22.50. Richard Strier. Love Known: Theology and Experience in George Herbert's Poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 June 1970
... George Herbert’s Lyrics. By ARNOLDSTEIN. 1Saltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1968. xliv 4- 21 1 pp. $7.95. ?’his is a book for which all students of George Herbert iiiiist be grateful. It represents a firm grasp of every essential aspect of Herbert’s poetry and conveys a rich variety...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 75–77.
Published: 01 March 1972
... and London: Oxford University Press, 1970. 198 pp. $6.00. Seventeen th-cen tury English poetry keeps good readers busy. Joseph Sum- mers has already given us fine readings of George Herbert’s poetry and of‘ Paradise Lost; this book is a more general, more comparative study of ii very long...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 508–522.
Published: 01 December 1969
... by examining four short seventeenth-century love poems that represent an early imaginative treatment of the Negro. Of course, it must be understood that these few poems-by George Herbert, Henry Rainolds, Henry King, and John Cleveland-do not tell the whole story briefly, or even part of it completely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 141–148.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., and James Kuzner’s ( 2021 ) defense of the grim piety of the seventeenth-century poet George Herbert, who (on Kuzner’s account) rescues his faith in God only by forgetting the indignities he has endured. Both the epic protagonist and the devotional poet exemplify what, in a splendid phrase, Kuzner calls...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 496–497.
Published: 01 December 1967
... the vitality of that near-literary, even subliterary tradition, both in itself and as a repository of literary elements often associated with the grander movements and poets that exploited them. For instance, al- though the poetry of John Donne and George Herbert seemed to go out of favor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 285–286.
Published: 01 September 1955
... of such relatively insular talents as George Herbert and Mijrike, differs from less quantitatively directed views as markedly as the well-known New Yorker’s map of America differs from a more conventionally scaled one. Yet in sketching their network of literary interrelations, the authors do not confine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 177–200.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of Washington 2021 William Shakespeare John Donne George Herbert G. W. F. Hegel anti-song Jonathan Culler’s magisterial Theory of the Lyric , for all its brilliance, cannot escape a problem endemic to all attempts to generalize about a genre. Culler develops a theory of persistent features...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 276–277.
Published: 01 September 1962
...-the Bible, George Herbert, the Hermetic philosophy, the countryside of the Usk Valley-which contributed to it. In Part 11, Pettet prints, with detailed critical analyses, “four major poems” from Silex Scintillcms .- “Regeneration,” “The Morning-Watch,” “The Night,” and “They are all gone...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 277–278.
Published: 01 September 1962
... sensibility and the principal influences-the Bible, George Herbert, the Hermetic philosophy, the countryside of the Usk Valley-which contributed to it. In Part 11, Pettet prints, with detailed critical analyses, “four major poems” from Silex Scintillcms .- “Regeneration,” “The Morning-Watch...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 494–496.
Published: 01 December 1967
... of John Donne and George Herbert seemed to go out of favor with the literate public at the end of the seventeenth century, as Sparrow shows, themes, phrases, and even lines and stanzas from both poets were preserved in eighteenth-century Moravian hymnody in English. Her- bert’s verse...