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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 (2021) 82 (1): 27–53.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... The essay’s conclusion compares Herbert’s poem with another strange praise poem, Paul Celan’s “Psalm.” The essay claims that if Cavell sees praise as signaling a triumph over doubt, “The Flower” shows, as only verse can, how praise and doubt accompany each other, using doubt to keep praise at a distance from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 273–276.
Published: 01 September 1948
...- vised Wyclifite version (ca. 1395), Wyct. ; Richard Rolle’s English Psalter (ca. 1326), RoZZo; the Midland Prose Psalter (first half of fourteenth century) , Midl. ; and the Middle English Metrical Psalter (late thirteenth), Metr. The Old English Paris Psalter (metrical por- tion, Psalms 51...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 136–146.
Published: 01 June 1966
...), confronts this problem, as well as the equally intimidating one of Wyatt’s canon, with aplomb. Southall grants that we have no acceptable evidence for Wyatt’s authorship of any poems other than the translations of the Psalms; he also argues very persuasively that the identification of Wyatt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 404–416.
Published: 01 December 1950
..., known as Our Lady’s Psalter, consists of fifteen decades, in allusion to the one hundred and fifty psalms of the Psalter. But this may not have been in use in Chaucer’s time. One of Hoccleve’s best poems (Minor Poems, II,16 ff.) explains the origin of it and seems to imply that it was new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 279–292.
Published: 01 June 1941
... period of tribulation he found his only consolation in recasting the psalms into songs6 His release from confinement was finally effected by his four faithful brothers, who had obtained in his behalf the intercession of Landgrave Philipp of Hesse and the city council of Riga. After studying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 435–447.
Published: 01 December 1947
... ; The Sun is as a Bridegroom coming forth of his Chamber, and rejoyceth as strong man to run his Race. Psalms a 195 His Beams Which enter and rcvive mine eyes, Which beautify and quicken all the earth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 115–128.
Published: 01 June 1985
... of its initial alliterative phrases, “foweles in pe frith” and “fisses in be flod,” suggests that these collocations constitute two significant elements in the theme of Zex aeternu,s a theme that origi- nated in Genesis and Psalm 8, and whose recurrence, traced in both...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 201–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of the haunting Psalm “By the waters/rivers of Babylon,” which, along with comparable passages from the book of Exodus, gures the experience of exile, captivity, and estrangement. Ordered by their Babylonian captors to “sing us one of the songs of Zion,” the exiled Jews of Psalm ask, “How shall we sing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 612–614.
Published: 01 December 1965
...- tential Psalms, stating that she has nothing to add to H. hlason’s excellent account of them in Htimanism and Poetry in the Early Tirdor Period (Lon- RICHARD HARRIER 613 don, 1959). But she also avoids the difficult problem of Wyatt’s meter, although...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 131–134.
Published: 01 June 1948
... may appear to be only a translator, for our first example (I, 2, 1-6) is, according to E~dmann,~based on the Psalms (and as such, it may be remarked, does not form part of the “Life of Christ The lines of the Psalms are eternally apt, and leave our poet free to render them without...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 March 1964
... bore witness to Christ’s divinity at the Epiphany, during the earthly ministry, and at the Crucifixion. This theme of the “witnessing elements” derives partially from standard medieval interpretation of Psalm 18 : 1-83 as a prophecy of Christ’s career; consequently, the reflections...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 388–401.
Published: 01 December 1966
..., it is significant to recognize the way that the first eight psalms, translated by Milton in August, 1653, work through the poem, the first contrast- ing the righteous and the wicked and the eighth meditating Man’s place in Creation. But Psalm I1 is particularly noteworthy, not only because it is concerned...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 199–203.
Published: 01 September 1956
... in the Pentateuch but is confined to the Psalms and the Prophetic Books. It is translated “the Lord of Hosts” in the English Old Testament, and remains un- translated, “the Lord of Sabaoth,” in the New Testament (Romans 9 :29 ; James 5 :4). Whether the Hebrew word means the god of the warring...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 373–382.
Published: 01 December 1962
... and the Psalms of David were set in Gascon by Pey de Garros in 1565. Among those who followed de Garros’ example were his brother Joan Garros, Salluste du Bartas (better known as a French poet), Guilhem Ader, Bertrand Larade, and Jacob de Gassion. Better known...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 611–612.
Published: 01 December 1965
... omits a discussion of Wyatt’s Peni- tential Psalms, stating that she has nothing to add to H. hlason’s excellent account of them in Htimanism and Poetry in the Early Tirdor Period (Lon- ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 451–457.
Published: 01 December 1949
..., and in common.1e Since the Canterbury-ward Prioress was not alone, the latter regu- lations would have applied to her ; she was obliged to recite the psalms aloud with her companion or companions. It may be incidentally remarked that the monk, since he was traveling without a socks from his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 145–160.
Published: 01 June 1968
... that the overriding concern of all Wyatt’s poetry, including the Satires and the translation of the Psalms, is adjustment to a court and to a society in which the drive to power is dominant. Southall presents the fullest statement to date of the connection between the concerns with frustration...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 390–391.
Published: 01 December 1976
... and the ti-adition behind the classical allusions in each impresn. Actaeon was not “dechass6” (abandoned) by his hounds in the way the poet’s heart deserts the body. (On this meaning of “cle- chasser” see Marot’s translation of Psalm 38:22.) Dido felt no “doulx tour- ment” in the love that led...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 465–492.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Better than Shakespeare? Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Spurgeon Charles . 1976 . The Treasury of David: An Expository and Devotional Commentary on the Psalms , vol. 2 . Grand Rapids, MI : Guardian . Strier Richard . 1980 . “ Ironic Humanism in The Temple...