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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 244–245.
Published: 01 June 1946
... concerning a period in French literature which is still only vaguely appreciated and which stands in serious need of further study. PHILIPA. WADSWORTH Yale University John Donne: His Flight from Mediaevdism. By MICIIAELFRANCIS MOLONEY.Urbana : University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 425–429.
Published: 01 December 1947
...Michael F. Moloney Copyright © 1947 by Duke University Press 1947 JOHN DONNE AND THE JESUITS By MICHAELF. MOLONEY The early antipathy of John Donne for the Jesuits has rightly puzzled even so eminent a critic as Mario Praz.l The mocking tone of Ignatius...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 603–604.
Published: 01 December 1942
...R. E. Bennett Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 JOHN DONNE AND THE EARL OF ESSEX By R. E. BENNETT Walton’s statement that John Donne “waited upon” the Earl of Essex on both the Cadiz expedition (1596) and the Islands Voyage (1597...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 318–321.
Published: 01 September 1986
... and informed and often provocative. His discussion of the interplay between coterie text and historical contexts should prove valuable for future study of many Renaissance authors. Like any critical study,John Donne, Coterie Poet exhibits the weaknesses as well as the strengths of its critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 234–259.
Published: 01 September 1976
...Margaret Maurer Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 JOHN DONNE’S VERSE LETTERS By MARGARETMAURER John Donne’s occasional poetry does not easily admit the enthusiasm readers feel for his other work. His passionate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 431–433.
Published: 01 December 1971
... of John Donne’s Sermons. BY WINFRIEDSCHLEINER. Providence: Brown University Press, 1970. x + 254 pp. $7.50. Winfried Schleiner’s study engages the question, “how original and how heterogeneous are tl!e imagery and metaphor of Donne’s prose and it answers, “not so much as has been...
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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 (2017) 78 (4): 443–464.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Gerard Passannante Abstract Looking at a variety of cases from the early modern period—from debates around astrology to the essays of Michel de Montaigne to the poetry and prose of John Donne and the philosophical fictions of Margaret Cavendish—this essay explores the encounter with materialist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Catherine Nicholson Abstract Unlike the works of contemporaries like William Shakespeare and John Donne, Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene (1590 and 1596) is almost invariably reproduced by modern editors with its peculiar sixteenth-century spellings intact, on the grounds that orthographic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 337–356.
Published: 01 December 1989
... Westward”; “Elegie on the Untimely Death of the Incomparable Prince, Henry”; and the Anniversaries, in The Complete Poetry of John Donne, ed. John T. Shawcross (Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Books, 1967), p . 354-56, 366-68, 257-60, 270-306. All quotations from Donne’s poetry are from this efition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 430–434.
Published: 01 December 1947
... are known only from the printed text of 1665, the first edition of Herbert’s poems. The first satire, a decidedly intellectual piece, obviously owes a good deal to John Donne, whose deliberate roughness and frequent difficulty Herbert has all too successfully imitated. The second is more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 242–244.
Published: 01 June 1946
... greatly to our information concerning a period in French literature which is still only vaguely appreciated and which stands in serious need of further study. PHILIPA. WADSWORTH Yale University John Donne: His Flight from Mediaevdism. By MICIIAELFRANCIS...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 543–547.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Catholicism in early modern England: can we speak of a Catholic physics? Eggert sees John Donne, George Herbert, and Vaughan as participating in “the fits of cultural amnesia that necessarily surrounded the issue of Roman Catholicism in early modern England” (10). She writes that “Vaughan’s physical world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 66–77.
Published: 01 March 1974
... of the reasons why, as well as some of the tensions in the relation of the sermon to verbal expression generally, can be sensed by reflection on two books concerned with the sermons of two major figures in English literary history, John Donne and Samuel Johnson. GALEH. CARRITHERS. JR. Donne...
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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 (2022) 83 (2): 221–222.
Published: 01 June 2022
... happily put him to uses entirely their own—and, as often as not, as in Hutchinson, John Donne (chap. 3), or Margaret Cavendish (chap. 5), to uses inimical to the antireligious thrust of Lucretius’s views. The point takes special prominence, for me, in Hock’s discussions of Ronsard and Donne. Ronsard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 278–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... made by Stanley Fish—seems out of proportion with the payoff. The next two chapters explore the poetry of John Donne. Chapter 4, the less successful of the two, pits Adorno’s aesthetic idealism against a somewhat caricatured version of textual scholarship in a battle for the soul of “The Flea...
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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 (1963) 24 (2): 222–224.
Published: 01 June 1963
.... $6.00. Manley, Frank (editor). John Donne : The Anniversaries. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Press, 1963. Pp. viii i-209. $4.95. Mayo, Robert D. The English Novel in the Magazines, 174-1815, Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1963. Pp. 695. $10.50. Monk, Samuel Holt (editor). Five...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 255–256.
Published: 01 June 1944
..., January, 1944. Pp. vi + 49. Moloney, Michael Francis. John Donne : His Flight from Mediaevalism. Urbana: Illinois Studies in Language and Literature, Vol. XXIX, Nos. 2-3, 1944. Pp. 223. $2.50, paper; $3.00, cloth. Walpole, Ronald N. Charlemagne and Roland. A Study...