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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 285–304.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Giuseppe Gazzola Abstract This essay traces the interrelationship between Italian literary canon formation and constructions of national identity in the literary histories of Girolamo Tiraboschi and Francesco De Sanctis. It examines both the ruptures and the continuities between eighteenth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2013
...: Du Bellay’s Imitations of the Giolito Anthology Poets .” French Forum 14 , no. 2 : 133 – 46 . ———. 2009 . Unlikely Exemplars: Reading and Imitating beyond the Italian Canon in French Renaissance Poetry . Newark : University of Delaware Press . Du Bellay Joachim . 1904 . La...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 213–244.
Published: 01 June 2006
... a decadent canon. It is telling that what Pater calls du Bellay’s greatest achievement is his free translation into French of a Latin poem by an Italian author. Although he com- 240 MLQ June 2006 posed this poem in France, he had to reach beyond the borders...
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Modern Language Quarterly 10929018.
Published: 08 December 2023
... Hogarth Press was the first to publish Svevo’s work in English. His story “The Hoax” marked their first translation from Italian and his short story collection The Nice Old Man and the Pretty Girl and Other Stories their second, helping shape the press’s international modernist program. Despite residing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 505–526.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of the Renaissance, especially the Italian Renaissance, to the new critical problem of the relationship between modern European vernaculars and classical mod- els. In this version the idea of literary historicity was advanced by those who argued for change based on different national and linguistic tradi...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 141–164.
Published: 01 June 2022
... explicitly remembered and canonized as an antifascist work, rather than remaining a curiosity in the Italian Faulkner bibliography. For generous assistance with their archival holdings, I am grateful to the staff at Fondazione Arnoldo e Alberto Mondadori. I would also like to thank Martina Mastandrea...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 612–614.
Published: 01 December 1965
... these practices with the parlare in gergo ossia furbesco and scrivere in cifra, which long remained popular in Italian versification. Mar0 assigned three goals to scinderatio: sagacitatis adprobandae, decus eloquentiae, ne mystica repperiantur. The last is closer to the spirit of trobar clus, while...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 363–379.
Published: 01 September 1995
... 1960s and early 1970s: Italian hill-towns, the villages and houses celebrated in Bernard Rudofsky’s Architecture without Architects and some, but very few, examples of “critical regionalism.”8 That is, all these examples combine precisely the myth, ritual, and domesticity that Bloomer’s more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 139–169.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Daniel Javitch Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Daniel Javitch is professor of comparative literature at New York University. His book Proclaiming a Classic: The Canonization of “Orlando Furioso” (1991) will appear in Italian this year. He is at work on a history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 1985
...W. Paul Elledge Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 DIVORCE ITALIAN STYLE By W. PAULELLEDGE By the time Byron began Beppo in the autumn of 18 17, he was well practiced in the experience and the poetry of separation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 June 1967
.... By HUGOFRIEDRICH. Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 1964. xvi + 784 pp. DM 68.50. In this truly monumental work, Hugo Friedrich discusses the major Italian poets and schools of Italian poetry, beginning with the Sicilians and concluding with Marino. He devotes separate chapters to five...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 136–146.
Published: 01 June 1966
... standards of the counterrevolution have already been raised. Patricia Thomson’s pre- cise analysis of the relationships among Wyatt, Petrarch, and Petrarch’s Italian followers illuminates, in turn, the richness of Wyatt’s inheri- tance from Chaucer and the native English lyric tradition6 For Thom...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 386–391.
Published: 01 December 1963
...William B. Coley Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 FIELDING, HOGARTH, AND THREE ITALIAN MASTERS By WILLIAMB. COLEY Unlike his near-contemporary Pope, Henry Fielding does not appear to have been fond of drawing upon the supposed parallels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (4): 419–449.
Published: 01 December 2006
...” of Italian literature.40 Therefore the contribution of this literature to the European canon, by way of Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, and others, is measured by the national identity of their work in Italian, and not in Latin, as can be seen in Sismondi’s assessment of the Divine Comedy: “Without...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 March 1950
... 107 Cassirer, and Professors Paul Oskar Kristeller and John Herman Randall, Jr., of the Department of Philosophy of Columbia University. The work contains an introduction describing the main trends and problems of the earlier Italian Renaissance philosophy and selections from the works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Joseph Luzzi Joseph Luzzi is associate professor of italian and director of italian studies at Bard College. He is author of Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy (2008), which received the Modern Language Association's Scaglione Prize for italian Studies and was named an outstanding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 395–414.
Published: 01 June 2000
....” See his preface to Orlando Furioso: Translated from the Italian of Lodovico Ariosto; With Notes, vol.1 (London, 1783), li. MLQ 61.2-04Weinbrot.ak 5/26/00 3:52 PM Page 401 Weinbrot ❙ The Eighteenth-Century Canon 401 page...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 397–423.
Published: 01 September 1996
... of Petrarch’s legacy into a high standard for the cul- ture of a new age. The nuts and bolts of doing so occupied Bembo for forty years or more. While still a comparatively young man, he helped prepare the 1501 Aldine edition of Petrarch’s Italian poetry. It not only offered a better text...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 184–202.
Published: 01 March 1965
... discovery is pertinent to two areas of curiosity: to a characterization of Petrarch’s intellectual tendencies and to a description of the main ideas that fashioned Italian humanism in the Trecento. But you have learned little, if anything, about the way the Africa works as a poem, you have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 June 2019
... centuries, notably in Giorgio Vasari’s Vite (which fretted that art could only fall from the height of Michelangelo’s works) and in Italian and French comparisons of the ancients and moderns, the latter—notwithstanding their general advocacy of the modern cause—reflecting a cultural pessimism in the face...