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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 99–105.
Published: 01 March 1968
...John M. Steadman Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 Tuve Rosemond. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966. 461 pp. 110 illus. $12.50; $5. JOHN M. STEADMAN 99 Allegorical Imagery: Some Mediaeval Books and Their Posterity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 532–534.
Published: 01 December 2009
...John Watkins Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton . By Judith H. Anderson. New York: Fordham University Press, 2008. x + 436 pp. University of Washington 2009 John Watkins is professor of English, medieval studies, and Italian studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 190–191.
Published: 01 June 1972
... of Allegorical Rhetoric in the English Renaissance. Hy MICHAELMURRIN. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1969. x + 224 pp. $8.75. Michael Murrin’s book is both important and timely: important because it substitutes the antirhetoric of allegorical rhetoric for the current...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 291–293.
Published: 01 September 1982
...Brian Vickers MURRIN MICHAEL. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1980. xii + 275 pp. $23.00. Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 REVIEWS The Allegorical Epic: Essays in Its Rise and Decline. By MICHAELMURRIN. Chi- cago and London...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 June 1970
.... VICTORE. GRAHAM University of Toronto The Court Comedies of John Lyly: A Study in Allegorical l)ramatu.rgy. By PETERSACCIO. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969.vii + 233 pp. $6.95. Peter Saccio states that the object of his work is “to find out how the plays operate...
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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 (2010) 71 (2): 129–152.
Published: 01 June 2010
... almost exclusively of contributions from Hispanic authors and artists, and exported to its readers—suggest a Spanish American literary landscape built on an allegorical appropriation of Paris. By physically and discursively situating Paris as the nodal point for literature and art made in and destined...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 331–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... ( The Wives Excuse ), or allegorical ( Albion and Albanius ). The degree of realism varies drastically. The plays exhibit far greater diversity of attitude and are much more difficult to interpret with confidence than most critics have been willing to admit. We do well, therefore, to take them on a case...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2020
...: the literary antiauthoritarianism in his drama (the irony granting audiences the freedom of interpretation) perfectly matched the political antiauthoritarianism (liberalism) advocated by the likes of Adam Smith and John Stuart Mill. Thus it is possible to speak of bardolatry as an allegorical intertext...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 62–77.
Published: 01 March 1977
...John Gatta, Jr. Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 COLERIDGE AND ALLEGORY By JOHN GATTA,JR. Defending his own allegorical reading of Milton’s Comus, Cole- ridge complained in an 1802 letter to William Sotheby...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 426–428.
Published: 01 September 1999
..., the twentieth-century reinvention of allegory is central to our understanding of modern and postmodern literature, which is increasingly dominated by the quasi-allegorical forms we know as “magical realism, philosophical or sci- ence fiction, postmodern or postcolonialist political fable, or critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 1998
... with some of the most powerful analysis to which allegory has ever been subjected. It is a rich brew, and entirely rewarding. Teskey’s chapters focus on such key topics as personification; timeless- ness versus genealogy in allegorical structures; irony and its relationship to allegory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 53–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... this rhetorical crux in light 2  Pier Paolo Pasolini, “The ‘Cinema of Poetry,’ ” in Heretical Empiricism, ed. Lou- ise K. Barnett, trans. Ben Lawton and Louise K. Barnett (Bloomington: Indiana Uni- versity Press, 1988), 175 – 78. 3  For a description of allegorical strategies of reading in the Greek...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 1949
..., No. 4, 1946. Pp. 105. $1.50. This is a valuable, readable, and admirably planned thesis. The opening chapter on “The Christian Ovid,” though incomparably more modest than several existing studies of Ovidian allegorization in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, is the best introduction...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 185–196.
Published: 01 June 1966
... 187 writing is that our attention may be so distracted by one level of mean- ing, the visual, that we ignore a more weightily intended level, the allegorical. This is what critics tend to do with Books V and VI. Leaving aside the question of spiritual history (for Milton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 426–445.
Published: 01 December 1967
..., not the allegorical translation of it. . .” (p. 71). The result of this concentration on the imagistic struc- ture of the poem (a concentration most modern Spenserians seem to ‘See Nonhrop Frye, “The Structure of Imagery in The Faerie Queene,” in Fables of fdentity (New York, 1963), pp. 69-87; A. C...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (1): 33–70.
Published: 01 March 1998
... the national unity its writers dreamed of, the national tale’s allegorical vision of union in turn produced a “close- knit family”of popular aesthetic and historical ideologies that opposed Ireland’s harmonious culture to a fragmented, violent history to which it was said to offer the only antidote...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 240–256.
Published: 01 September 1972
... it contains. A correct reading of the poem depends largely upon understanding the allegorical identity of this figure and his precise function in the Confessio; yet on both counts he has been generally misinterpreted in modern studies of the work. Before I discuss the matter of interpretation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 426–428.
Published: 01 December 1975
... attempts to establish and document different kinds of allegorical styles in Old English Christian poetry arid to suggest the conscious stylistic ways in which the Anglo-Saxon poets communicated their specific allegorical intentions to their audience. He would avoid the literalist- allegorical...
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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...