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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 160–178.
Published: 01 June 1970
...Judith H. Anderson Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 THE KNIGHT AND THE PALMER IN THE FAERIE QUEENE, BOOK I1 By JUDITH H. ANDERSON Twice in the initial six cantos of Book I1 of The Faerie Queene...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 376–378.
Published: 01 September 2021
... length and difficulty also discouraged readers. The book’s title comes from Virginia Woolf’s essay on the poem, in which she comments, “The first essential is, of course, not to read The Faerie Queene ” (quoted on 11), and Nicholson connects Woolf’s ambivalence with that of others. Spenser’s own...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Richard Douglas Jordan Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 UNA AMONG THE SATYRS THE FAERIE QUEENE, 1.6 By RICHARDDOUGLAS JORDAN In his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 135–141.
Published: 01 March 1969
.... DOUGLASL. PETERSON California State College, Hayward The Poetry of “The Faerie Queene.” By PAULJ. ALPERS.Princeton: Prince- ton University Press, 1967. ix + 415 pp. $12.50; E5. Paul Alpers’ study of The Faerie Queene is a big book. It has 405 pages of finely scaled criticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 535–541.
Published: 01 December 1942
...Kathrine Koller Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 THE TRAVAYLED PYLGRIME BY STEPHEN BATMAN AND BOOK TWO OF THE FAERIE QUEENE By KATHRINEKOLLER Stephen Batman’s reputation today depends upon his book en- titled Batman uppon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 237–255.
Published: 01 September 1979
...John C. Bean Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 MAKING THE DAIMONIC PERSONAL BRITOMART AND LOVE’S ASSAULT IN THE FAERIE QUEENE By JOHK C. BEAN...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 September 1944
....” JOHN LEONLIEVSAY Stanford University The Evolution of “The Faerie Queene.” By JOSEPHINE WATERS BENNETT. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1942. Pp. ix + 299. $3.00. Mrs. Bennett develops in detail the thesis that Spenser’s Faerie Queene, far from being a work composed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 March 1967
... transformed into an extraordinarily good book, for its author is a quick- minded critic and persuasive stylist. Donald Cheney demonstrates his aware- ness of the latest scholarship on The Faerie Queene, turns to attractive use the materials of art history, handles deftly the tricky question of the way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 1946
...Charles E. Mounts Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 VIRTUOUS DUPLICITY IN THE FAERIE QUEENE By CHARLESE. MOUNTS When Artegall learns from Burbon how the latter, in order to keep the love of Flourdelis, has laid aside the shield of faith bestowed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 396–398.
Published: 01 December 1989
... of the 1590 “Faerie Queene.” By DAVIDLEE MILLER.Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988. xiii + 297 pp. $29.50. David Lee Miller has written an excellent though flawed study of Spenser. The strengths and weaknesses of The Poem’s Two Bodies are clear. Miller’s Derridean reading...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 September 1978
...A. C. HAMILTON O'CONNELL MICHAEL. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1977. xiii + 220 pp. $14.95. Copyright © 1978 by Duke University Press 1978 REVIEWS Mirror and Veil: The Historical Dimension of Spenser’s “Faerie Queene...
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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 (1947) 8 (1): 37–42.
Published: 01 March 1947
... Queene Spenser used the term Faery in two senses; in Spenser’s usage the term means both human being and fairy. Failure to recognize this distinction has often forced scholars into the in- defensible position of involving the fairy-lore element in the inter- pretation of the purpose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
...), and Acratia’s Villa (Trissino). The most famous example, in English poetry, is Acrasia’s Bower of Bliss, from Edmund Spenser’s epic The Faerie Queene (1590, 1596). 2 Like Circe, Acrasia lives on an island and turns men into swine. But Spenser’s hero, Sir Guyon, is not like Odysseus, who breaks Circe’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., was to flood the second install- ment of his Faerie Queene (1596) with feminine rhymes.1 These are rhymes, of course, in which the accent travels back from its normal position at the end of the line and the rhyme extends to follow it. This is an example from the second installment: Do thou dred...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 300–310.
Published: 01 December 1955
...Lyle Glazier Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 THE NATURE OF SI’ENSEK’S IMAGERY By LYLEGL.AZIER As everyone knows, The Faerie Queene begins with a picture. ‘The gentle knight “Ycladd in mightie armes and silver shielde” spurring...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 519–524.
Published: 01 December 1942
... Bibliography “The American University of Tomorrow School and Society, IX (June, 1919), 757-763 ; Intermountain Educator, XV (Sept., 1919), 3-9. “A Crisis in Scientific Research,” Pacific Review, I (Sept., 1920), 189-1%. “The Virtue of Temperance in the Faerie Queene,” SP, XVIII...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 309–336.
Published: 01 December 1989
...GEORGE E. ROWE Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 PRIVACY, VISION, AND GENDER IN SPENSER’S LEGEND OF COURTESY By GEORGEE. ROWE That the sixth book of The Faerie Queene ends in bitterness and cynicism few readers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 102–109.
Published: 01 March 1964
... is “to study The Faerie Queene in relation to the genre to which it belongs, and to see how far it represents an individual variant of the type”; while doing this, he hopes “to provide a general introduction to the poem” (p. 5). Nelson chooses “to deal primarily with the conceptual structure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 March 1969
... the verse a kind of lively conviction, quite different from the ritual, hypnotic emphasis of the verse of the Faerie Queene. (p. 18) A final example. According to Barnes, the following lines from Spenser’s June Eclogue, I soone would learne these woods to wayle my woe...