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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 195–206.
Published: 01 June 1940
...Leon Howard Copyright 1940 by University of Washington Press 1940 MELVILLE’S STRUGGLE WITH THE ANGEL By LEONHOWARD The common denominator of most-if not all-critical discus- sions of Herman Melville is their dependence upon the logical fal- lacy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 50–57.
Published: 01 March 1950
...W. P. Albrecht Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 THE TITLES OF LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL: A STORY OF THE BURIED LIFE By W. P. ALBRECHT For his first novel Thomas Wolfe considered the titles The Building...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 September 2022
... .” GLQ 14 , nos. 2–3 : 191 – 215 . In all, Queer Angels in Post-1945 American Literature and Culture is a detailed examination of its archive, with insightful and sustained close readings that animate the transhuman potentiality of angelic figures. It will interest not only queer theorists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 245–268.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and that deceive the fallen angels by turning to ash in their mouths. This episode has been the object of much critical discussion, and none of its identified sources, including the Bible, Lucan, and Spenser, provides a convincing model for Milton's depiction of the tantalizing food. I propose that Milton imitates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 439–440.
Published: 01 December 1971
...- rived from power and independence of mind. He is not only thoughtf’iil in himself; he will also prove to be a cause of the thought that is in others. EARLh’IINER Universily of California, Los Angeles “Dryden on Creation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 347–364.
Published: 01 December 1971
... of the angels and man largely transposes Scripture and other narratives based on Scripture,l follows a predetermined order of events,2 contains few incidents extraneous to canonical Scripture, shows little amplification or condensation of actions, and maintains a rela- tively small over-all scale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 321–335.
Published: 01 December 1960
...John M. Steadman Copyright © 1960 by Duke University Press 1960 ARCHANGEL TO DEVIL THE BACKGROUND OF SATAN’S METAMORPHOSIS By JOHN M. STEADMAN To many critics, Milton’s “transformation scene”-the metamorpho- sis of the evil angels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 264–268.
Published: 01 September 1961
... unconscious, or with hearts Unfeeling of our universal Sire, And that in His vast family no Cain Injures Uninjured (in her best-aimed blow Victorious murder a blind Suicide) Haply for this some younger Angel now Looks down on Human...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 37–43.
Published: 01 March 1972
..., not standing. I suspect Milton made this minor slip because he had no intention in the poem of suggesting an actual shape change into vulture. If one has had in mind all along the looking over of the Garden by a great angel, and if one is considerably removed from the brief simile, it would be a nat...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 277–285.
Published: 01 September 1948
.... In one class we may place the dream which Eve had of eating the fruit- dream inspired by Satan and ultimately conceived, I believe, in terms of contemporary demon lore. But there are also a number of true revelations, inspired by God either directly or through angelic media- tion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 376–402.
Published: 01 December 1974
... of “niovements of iinredeeniecl human history” (p. 204). Both are far more acute concerning the Puritanic quality of Milton’s historiography than C. A. Patrides, The Phoenix and the Ladder (Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1964). 376 BOYD M. BERRY...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 March 1975
...: In this order hot things are in harmony with cold, dry with moist, heavy with light, great with little, high with low. In this order angel is set over angel, rank upon rank in the kingdom of heaven; man is set over man, beast over beast, bird over bird, and fish over fish.6...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 479–497.
Published: 01 December 1969
... to the original version cannot be determined. The primary unity of Genesis B is that of the plot itself. The story of the Fall of the Angels, and the subsequent Fall of Man, from a state of Grace is treated as a single, unified plot in Genesis B, just as it is in Paradise Lost. The addition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 511–512.
Published: 01 December 1944
... University on the Percy Turnbull Memorial Founda- tion in November 1941. Pp. 133. $2.00. Boas, Frederick S. (editor). The Year’s Work in English Studies. Volume XXII, 1941. Pp. 245. $3.75. Dick, Hugh G. (editor). Albumazar: A Comedy [1615], by Thomas Tomkis. Berkeley and Los Angeles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 185–196.
Published: 01 June 1966
..., their contempt is merciless here. The best apologies for the War episode are, first, that view which Arnold Stein seems to share with Charles Williams in interpreting the mutual onset of panoplied angels as a matter of intentional mirth; and, second, C. S. Lewis’ validation of Milton’s angelology...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in Paradise Lost ? Three things should be noted up front. First, the constant linking of gold with pain intimates pain’s status as a currency in the divine economy of justice. Digging in hell for the construction of Pandemonium, for example, Mammon’s angel minions cut into a gravelly body for “ribs of gold...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 1999
... he has-he is, after all, omnipotent-in his postrebeilion survey of heaven he evaluates the effects of Satan’s revolt specifically with an eye to his numbers. God asserts that although Satan took many angels with him, Yet far the greater part have kept, I see, Thir station, Heav’n...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 259–265.
Published: 01 June 1967
...). Letters of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Vol. I: 1814- 1836; Vol. 11: 1837-1843. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1966. xii + 576 pp.; ix + 564 pp. $25.00. Hill, Hamlin (editor). Mark Twain's Letters to His Publishers, 1867-1894. Berke- ley and Los Angeles: University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 229–269.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the lightless site of the future Paradise of Fools to the sun, where his disguising himself as a cherub to fool Uriel (417 – 742) evokes Saint Paul’s proverbial warning against false apos- tles, “And no marvel, for Satan himself is transformed into an Angel of light” (2 Cor. 11:14).5 Each part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 220–223.
Published: 01 June 1973
... Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 BOOKS RECEIVED AMERICAN Bader, Julia. Crystal Land: Artifice in Nabokov’s English Novels. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1972. ix + 162 pp...