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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 177–200.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of Washington 2021 William Shakespeare John Donne George Herbert G. W. F. Hegel anti-song Jonathan Culler’s magisterial Theory of the Lyric , for all its brilliance, cannot escape a problem endemic to all attempts to generalize about a genre. Culler develops a theory of persistent features...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 227–235.
Published: 01 September 1961
... of Coiirtly Love, p. 27. 232 Antigone’s Song as “Mirour” Sister Mary Raynelda Makarewicz interprets the whole of Anti- gone’s song as a description of “true” love. “The antithesis between true and false love is further illustrated in the love songs of Antigone and the nightingale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 389–407.
Published: 01 September 1990
... in marriage. Of the forty- nine versions of the pear tree tale surveyed in my study, the ma- jority reinforce this sense of the tale’s tradition, ending with an anti-feminist moral, as does the tale by Adolphus. St. Peter and Christ are common intercessors, adding the weight of Christian authority...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 395–431.
Published: 01 December 1995
... of Petrarchism and anti-Petrarchism corn- bines with its propensity for metaphysical literary strategies to place it squarely on the traditional dividing line between the Elizabethan and metaphysical styles.“ That the ayre is, with few exceptions, one of the earliest forms of secular art song...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (1): 131–156.
Published: 01 March 2000
... subjected Kantian-Coleridgean “essentialist organicism” to withering historical deconstruction—have proceeded to pose their own alternative accounts of aesthetic and cultural history. These alternatives often involve an “anti-aestheticist” constructionism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1945
... associations are determined, not merely by socio- logical and political context, but even more by the immediate con- text of the poem itself. Ross hunts for contradictions involved in the anti-royalist Milton’s use of royalist symbolism, and finds a dilemma which, for good reason, has not disturbed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 494–496.
Published: 01 December 1964
... on a study of three songbooks compiled between about 1500 and 1530, which “contain between them almost the whole repertory of early Tudor songs-that is, of poems set to music” (p. 7). It is extraordinary, therefore, that they have never been carefully examined before. Stevens’ study leads him...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 494–496.
Published: 01 December 1964
... in the History of Music, 1963. xxii + 334 pp. $8.00. John Stevens’ book is based on a study of three songbooks compiled between about 1500 and 1530, which “contain between them almost the whole repertory of early Tudor songs-that is, of poems set to music” (p. 7). It is extraordinary, therefore...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 March 1995
...Michel-André Bossy Haidu Peter. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993. x + 257 pp. $39.95. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Reviews The Subject of Violence: The “Song of Roland * and the Birth of the State. By Peter Haidu. Bloomington: Indiana University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (4): 415–441.
Published: 01 December 2009
... In many anti- quarian works of the eighteenth century, vernacular language appears as an authenticating artifact; words and their etymology lead from present to past.39 Yet Herd denies that the words on his page represent the actual ancient language of the songs, which, in his assessment, has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 222–224.
Published: 01 June 1966
... of Halbach’s chronology depends upon his interpretation of Wal- ther’s anti-Reinmar songs; but the reader should realize that the whole feud may have been more literary than personal, and even more fictitious than real. Possibly it was a mutually arranged means of winning attention, as seems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 195–207.
Published: 01 September 1960
... of early 1818 focus the passionate public interest in things Scottish and, by association, the primitive well of poetry and song. From them three lines can be traced to “La Belle Dame”: bal- lads, the literary interest in ancient poetry, and the public consumption of Scottish novels and plays...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 201–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the Lord’s song in a strange land?” (Nead, – The mid- Victorian era was a period of rising anti- Semitism in Brit- ain as Benjamin Disraeli’s political ascent saw the biblical narrative of Moses in Egypt used to “underscore the idea of the secret Jew who sub- verts and eventually destroys...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 539–549.
Published: 01 December 1940
..., as for example “Der Konig von Rom,”50 are further evidence of the popularity of the theme. Contrary to the general mourning over the premature death of the duke, an anti-Napoleonic tendency was displayed in a few of these historical folk-songs. Instead of regret over his death, their writers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 201–203.
Published: 01 June 1972
... Stony Brook Wilhelm Miiller’s Lyrical Song-Cycles: Interpretations and Texts. Hy ALAN P. COITRELLhapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Studies in the Germanic Languages and 1,i teratures, 66, 1970. I70 pp. $7.00. Happily, no attempt is made in this study to present...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 377–386.
Published: 01 December 1971
... to connect the roles with the central concerns of the two poems. Bacon is hardly unique in his formulation of the duality in Orpheus’ song: “The singing of Orpheus is of two kinds; one to propi- tiate the infernal powers, the other to draw the wild beasts and the woods. The former may be best...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 273–274.
Published: 01 September 1954
... that bespeaks mastery of the subject. His book should be useful, pleasantly and illuminatingly so, as collateral reading for undergraduates and as a text for advanced students and specialists. The materials ? Professor Moore examines lyrics that are anti-feminine, humorous, musical, political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 274–275.
Published: 01 September 1954
... should be useful, pleasantly and illuminatingly so, as collateral reading for undergraduates and as a text for advanced students and specialists. The materials ? Professor Moore examines lyrics that are anti-feminine, humorous, musical, political, philosophical, realistic, and satiric. He...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 June 1966
... conjectural. Much of Halbach’s chronology depends upon his interpretation of Wal- ther’s anti-Reinmar songs; but the reader should realize that the whole feud may have been more literary than personal, and even more fictitious than real. Possibly it was a mutually arranged means of winning...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 309–311.
Published: 01 September 1943
...,” Brown calls them). . . . This is part of what Keats meant. The rest may be suggested by excerpts from his letters: I know not how it is, the Clouds, the Sky, the Houses, all seem anti-Grecian and anti-Charlemagnish. . . . She [a girl in Ireland] is fair, kind and ready to laugh...