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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 478–488.
Published: 01 December 1967
...Peter Alexander Copyright © 1967 by Duke University Press 1967 1 David Lloyd Stevenson. The Achievement of Shakespeare's “Measure for Measure.” Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1966. ix + 169 pp. $5.75. Josephine Waters Bennett. “Measure for Measure” as Royal Entertainment . New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 431–449.
Published: 01 December 1999
...Phoebe S. Spinrad Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Phoebe S. Spinrad s Claudio is led off to jail in Measurefor Measure, Lucio accosts him and asks jocularly, ‘Why, how now, Claudio? Whence comes this restraint?” (1.2.120) .‘ Unfortunately, many critics pay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1975
...Lawrence W. Hyman Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 THE UNITY OF MEASURE FOR MEASURE By LAWRENCEW. HYMAN Whether we have been influenced by contemporary trends in drama and by new perspectives in criticism, or whether...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 270–284.
Published: 01 September 1966
...Darrel Mansell, Jr. Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 “SEEMERS” IN MEASURE FOR MEASURE By DARRELMANSELL, JR. When Isabella thinks she has discovered that the “well-seeming Angelo” is actually a “devil,” she cries, “Seeming...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 309–322.
Published: 01 December 1962
...Warren D. Smith Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 MORE LIGHT ON MEASURE FOR MEASURE By WARREND. SMITH If any of Shakespeare’s dramas has run the gamut of criticism, it would seem to be Measure for Measure. The theme of the play (espe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 113–124.
Published: 01 June 1957
...Helen A. Kaufman Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 TRAPPOLIN SUPPOSED A PRINCE AND MEASURE FOR MEASURE By HELENA. KAUFMAN It is a far cry from the Clown-Prince theme to Measure for Meas- ure-from Cokain’s farce Trappolin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 223–249.
Published: 01 June 1999
... or vice versa, or whether subject and object enjoy autonomous or mutually constructed existences, the triadic relationship among subject, object, and representation is marked by some measure of transparency. Rep resentation provides a more or less reliable vehicle of referentiality by which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
... extensive middle-period treatments of erotic relationships, even dramatized by the indeterminacy of Claudio and Juliet’s union in Measure for Measure . We have been dismantling this re-formation since the 1960s. In each transitional era relationship and courtship codes shifted, the boundaries between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 321–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
... operations, controlled and repeatable experiments, and measurement-based, post-Baconian science. Milton’s Eve sins as the world’s first experimentalist and in effect breaks the World-Soul’s cosmic heart: even as Spenser’s Agape had previously re-created it allegorically, Neoplatonically, and metaphysically...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 517–540.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of free indirect discourse and other techniques of point of view registers the contemporary breakdown in labor relations and the crisis for established modes of management. In Ashbery’s mature style of the 1970s, this chaotic play of voices yields to a comparatively measured technology of point of view...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 March 2014
... between Proust’s and Freud’s understandings of consciousness and to measure them against the rival philosophical and psychological theories developed during the twentieth century. The current pluralism in the humanities’ approach to analyzing representations of the mind allows the literary author’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 315–343.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and the interpretation of the novel’s character-system as a population. Network analyses of three highly populous works—Charles Dickens’s Bleak House , James Joyce’s Ulysses , and David Simon’s HBO series The Wire —yield measures of social density and character centrality that show how Joyce adapted a Dickensian network...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 272–292.
Published: 01 September 1975
... pocket edition of Shake- speare-bought in 1817 before he set out for the Isle of Wight and with him to the end of his life in Rome-the most read play after A Mid- summer Night’s Dream and The Tempest, a pair whose choice seems obvious enough, is Measure for Measure. Despite this interesting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (2): 199–201.
Published: 01 June 1974
... studied the idea of grace in Measure for Measure, concluded that the poet was acquainted with Catholic, Anglican, and Puritan views on the sub- ject, but that he did not reveal his own.’ Of course he lived in a nominally Christian society at a time when religious beliefs could be matters of life...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 291–293.
Published: 01 June 1999
... end, to the severed head of a pirate in Shakespeare’s Mea- sure for Measure, a “grammatical event” in a play shown “to abound grotesquely with parts of bodies” (289-90). The history of Ragozine’s dis- embodied head “tells allegorically” the story of the passage from tropologi- cal systems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 1973
... of what one well believes, that Comus’s “verbal echoing is a radical process, a going to the bottom of language” (p. 203), he works an in- geniously found and vaguely plausible verbal echo from Measure for Measure into a centerpiece. Because the single word “viewless” is perhaps Shakespeare’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 375–380.
Published: 01 September 1964
...: At the Clarendon Press, 1964. xxxvi + 970 pp. $10.00. Leisi, Ernst (editor). William Shakespeare: “Measure for Measure.” An Old- Spelling and Old-Meaning Edition. New York and London: Hafner Publishing Company, 1964. 238 pp. $5.00. MacShane, Frank (editor). Critical Writings of Ford Madox Ford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 64–66.
Published: 01 March 1989
... highlighting a slightly different facet of the subject. The real test of Spinrad’s study of thearsmoriendi tradition is its capacity to illuminate the great plays of the professional theater, to show, for example, that Measure for Measure is a product of the medieval “tradition that poses the moment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 June 1994
... (the traditional setting for the crowning of Summer Kings). Some points indeed stretch beyond factual accuracy. King bur and Measure for Measure, for example, are cryptically referred to as Shakespeare’s “two Christmas plays” (112). An explanation of what is meant by this yields only the statement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 121–122.
Published: 01 March 1953
... delightful essay on “Shakespeare’s Reading,” F. C. Francis’ detailed description of “The Shakespeare Collection in the British Museum,” and Marco Mincoffls analysis, “The Structural Pattern of Shake- speare’s Tragedies In “The ‘Meaning’ of Measure for Measure,” Leech warns against...