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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 89–90.
Published: 01 March 1961
... of Florida Apollo and the Nine: A History of the Ode. By CAROLMADDISON. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1960. Pp. x + 427. $6.50. To write a book of this sort requires unusually scholarly equipment-and this Carol Maddison has. First of all, she appears to be almost as much at home...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (3): 363–393.
Published: 01 September 2007
... on Spanish interest in the Pacific and Asia during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Against Apollo: Góngora’s Soledad primera and the Mapping of Empire Ricardo Padrón And these so manifold regions of the world (says Plinius in the second book of his Natural...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Danila Sokolov Abstract The language of arboreal metamorphosis in Lady Mary Wroth’s pastoral song “The Spring Now Come att Last” from Pamphilia to Amphilanthus (1621) may invoke the myth of Apollo and Daphne. However, the Ovidian narrative so central to Petrarchan poetics celebrates the male poet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 299–321.
Published: 01 September 1997
... can be seen at their most condensed in late poems, including the “Hymn of Apollo” and “Epipsychidion,” that develop fig- ures subsequently used in the “Defence of Poetry.” In these texts Shelley relied on scientific ideas about sunlight to develop a figural logic that represents poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 43–45.
Published: 01 March 1947
...- acterizes them, and states their connection with Apollo and the Graces. No source is cited by Grimald‘s editor, L. R. Merril1.l Pro- fessor Lathrop has suggested that “the list . . , is modified slightly from Anth. Pal. IX, 504 In his edition of Tottet’s, Hyder E. Rol- lins, following Nott...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (3): 229–269.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., reinforced by allu- sion, distinguish and contrast a divine, ultimately inner light with the physical light of the sun, God with Apollo, the invisible realm of heaven 1  All quotations of Milton’s poetry are taken from The Poems of John Milton, ed. John Carey and Alastair Fowler (London...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 43–46.
Published: 01 March 1958
... religione o di altra tradizione, sia come spontaneo e irresistibile prodotto del nostro bisogno di foggiare e vagheggiare UM realti superiore e divers da quella che abbiamo innanzi nella vita quotidiana.1 The first important voyage to the abode of Apollo is the short poem by Cesare...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 307–320.
Published: 01 September 1949
... plight, lift themselves to everlasting glory. So Orestes, who has killed his murderous mother upon Apollo’s order, and is from the day of this hideous crime on pursued by the Furies, the goddesses of vengeance, arrives with his friend Pylades on the shores of Tauris. According to Apollo’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 341–347.
Published: 01 December 1953
... son out of the expedition to Troy, and after he had joined and fought with the Greeks for nine years, Apollo by stirring up the quarrel with Agamemnon, which is the subject of the Iliad, tried to get Achilles away from Troy. Apollo favored the Trojans. Poseidon tried to keep Odysseus from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 178–185.
Published: 01 June 1977
..., an image of pathos arid lapsed power, who emerges for Ende as virtually the hero. It is not that Ende misunderstands Apollo or the necessary assimilation of knowledge and feeling that Keats was attempting to portray in the new god and his supremacy. The problem is, as Ende sees it, that Apollo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 1945
... him about it, but no such statement is forthcoming. Apollo presided over this meeting, and close by the chair, perhaps as a sort of advisor in parliamentary law, sat John Selden (1584- 1654), who had already given welcome legal advice to so many of his friends from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 392–404.
Published: 01 December 1952
... and poetically pure dignity, because they cannot be readily grasped in a discursive way. Apollo may be called Cynthian like his sister Artemis, because Mount Cynthus is typical for his home island Delos; he may be called Pythian, because Pythia in Delphi utters the oracles in his name; he may...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 279–311.
Published: 01 September 1998
... of Apollo and the Muses, his coffin floating on a flood of nature’s tears and blown along by sighing winds. Every swan, a bird sacred to Apollo and thus a symbol of the poet, will carry Gustavus’s name in “his immortal bill,” an image evoking the production of elegies29 At Par- nassus, Gustavus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 423–427.
Published: 01 September 1940
... for Orion Edward E. Bostetter 425 (who has recovered his sight), of the anger of Apollo, and of the accidental slaying of Orion by Cynthia through Apollo's contriv• ance. The basic ideas, the many descriptions of the moon, the love scenes between Orion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 349–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
...–78). In Ad patrem there is a similar vatic gesture: “Carmine sepositi retegunt arcana futuri / Phoebades, et tremulae pallentes ora Sibyllae” (With poetry the priestesses of Apollo and the trembling, pale-faced sibyls reveal the secrets of the distant future) (24–25). Invariably, Milton’s calling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 329–341.
Published: 01 September 1967
...-imposed task was to instruct Apollo himself “that there may be strains more divine than those of his native groves.”26 Upon precisely these same grounds, she chose to attack Lowell in the Tribune in 1845: “It is even more rare to meet a great Critic than a great Poet.”26 While the attack went...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (1): 77–105.
Published: 01 March 1996
... and Laureling 81 Laura in “Unwanted,”Apollo to his Daphne in “Epilogue,”and origin of his poem in “The Downlook” and “The Day.” In “Unwanted,”Lowell fuses the oedipal plot with the Petrarchan plot in terms of a genera- tional split. His mother functions as nay-saying Laura...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 360–370.
Published: 01 December 1959
.... In the Diulog vom Mursyus Bahr, using a Socratic-dialectical method of argument, leads the discussion from a consideration of various portrayals of the musical contest between Marsyas and Apollo to a general commentary on the state of the artist in modern times. After narrating the legends...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 539–542.
Published: 01 December 2017
... marketplaces of Renaissance Europe. Kennedy begins with a flourish of witty mythography on Mercury, “quicksilvered and golden tongued . . . trickster, thief, and master of deception,” as the “tutelary deity” for Renaissance art and literature (1)—a very different source of talent from Apollo and the Muses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 421–441.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., the Nativity Ode , dated in the 1645 Poems to 1629 and thus not to be confused with Charles II’s birthday in the following year, had depicted the cessations of pagan oracles, beginning with Apollo’s shrine at Delphi, at the moment when Christ was born (ll. 173–236). An expanded retelling appears in the first...