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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 273–297.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Connie Scozzaro Abstract Philip Sidney’s Old Arcadia features two knights who commit instances of violent sex, for which they are sentenced to death. Ultimately, they are saved, and this essay asks why—and how—the language of self-abjection is used in the service of justice. Exploring the rhetorics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 198–206.
Published: 01 June 1983
...Robert L. Montgomery Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 1 Thelma N. Greenfield. The Eye of Judgment: Reading the “New Arcadia.” Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell University Press, 1982. 229 pp. $24.50. SIDNEY’S ARCADIA THE CRITICS’ BOOK...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 332–350.
Published: 01 September 1966
...A. C. Hamilton Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 ET IN ARCADIA EGO’ By A. C. HAMILTON While most areas of English Renaissance literature have been mapped and explored, and some even heavily industrialized, Sidney’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 73–76.
Published: 01 March 1978
.... There is a fair amount of information available about Sidney’s life, but had he not written, in a brief span, the two Arcadias, Astrophil and Stella, and A Defence of Poesie, his biography would remain at best a footnote to Elizabethan history. As things stand, it is the literary achievement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 261–265.
Published: 01 June 1998
... Alpers’s masterly book on pastoral reproduces a painting by Poussin in which shepherds gather around the tomb of one of their number, reading the words “Et in Arcadia Ego” [Even in Arcadia am I]. The painting, with its mourning convocation of shepherds and its acknowledgment of death even...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 1953
...-vision, the ideals, and the themes of the Risorgimento. Croce depicts, on one side, douceur de vivre (Arcadia is its symbol), on the other, das PoZitiscCce: they are the two poles of the living antithesis which throbs at the vitals of the Settecento. Apart, in a sort of personal reservation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 150–183.
Published: 01 March 1965
..., or not to have read Sidney’s Arcadia. The use of conventions was rejected as sterile and insincere, rhetorical display was felt to inhibit self-expression, imitation showed lack of originality, and “artificial” became a term of abuse. 5 Sidney’s ApoEogie for Poetrie, ed. J. Churton Collins (Oxford...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 200–202.
Published: 01 June 1973
... in the later phases of soft pastoralism, especially in the Victorian period, that the phrase et in Arcadia ego, which once pointed toward the unexpected presence of death among peaceful shepherds, came to mean eventually, “I, too, once lived in Arcady.” This translation of the Latin phrase con- jures...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 September 1996
... and noble, with the goal of providing models for other writers to copy, notably himself” ( 143). In the New Arcadia Sidney followed his own advice. To accommodate Spenser, Hadfield engages in an openly partial reading, spotlighted by the chapter’s subtitle, “The Permanent Exile of Edmund Spenser...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 44–53.
Published: 01 March 1972
... and oppression of the past have given way to such a peace- ful, plentiful present under the benevolent rule of the Stuarts that Eng- land compares favorably with Eden and Arcadia (7 and 159). Pope modestly considers his own muse adequate to describe these times. Part 2 (219-434) consists of praise...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 621–626.
Published: 01 December 1965
... Arcadia: A Map of Arcadia: Sidney’s Romance in Its Tradition, by Walter R. Davis, and The Old Arcadia, by Richard A. Lanham. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Studies in English, Vol. 158, 1965. 417 pp. $10.00. Ellmann, Richard. James Joyce. New York: Oxford University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (2): 187–198.
Published: 01 June 1974
... of et in Arcadia ego in Love Story. Hallett Smith’s frank pragmatism is initially more promising: ro- mance is a useful category because some of Shakespeare’s plays are more fruitfully examined as a group than separately, and “tragicomedy” and “last plays” are criteria of limited value. He...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 June 1982
..., 1982. xii + 221 pp. $26.00. Greenfield, Thelma N. The Eye of Judgment: Reading the “New Arcadia.” Lewis- burg, Pa.: Bucknell University Press; London and Toronto: Associated Uni- versity Presses, 1982.229 pp. $24.50. Haines, Victor Yelverton. The Fortunate Fall of Sir Gawain: The Typology...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 383–391.
Published: 01 September 1940
...- able reminiscences of Platonic theories in Arcadia and his poems show that he had not read Plato “for nought,” but remembered and believed, took and used as his own convictions, what he had found.’ And if the final test of a man’s philosophy comes on his final day, Sidney may be judged...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 76–77.
Published: 01 March 1978
..., regard both Arcadias as more deeply ironic works than Hamilton’s view allows. But whatever differences of this nature one may have, Hamilton’s is an intelligent book, especially useful in the sheer number of issues it discusses in a relatively brief space. Yet there is no sense of haste...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 329–341.
Published: 01 September 1943
... Tiburtina of Rome heard and applauded the reading of Sufo, one of his poetical translations, at its meeting of December, 1818,7 and undoubtedly other academies did likewise. Furthermore, the Crusca and the Arcadia sponsored respectively the Florentine and the Roman editions of his poems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 213–228.
Published: 01 June 1967
.... The first book of Brideshead, which describes Charles’s initiation into Oxford and his early friendship with Sebastian and Anthony, is titled “Et in Arcadia ego’’ (the words are also inscribed on a skull owned by Charles); and on several occasions during the Oxford chapters, Waugh establishes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 311–324.
Published: 01 December 1955
... : History of Greece, 8 volumes (no date) Peter Charron: Of Wisdom (tr. from the French by Lennard), 1670 Bacon : Advancement of Learning, 1623 Milton : Historical, Folitical and Miscellaneow Works, 1698 Sidney : Arcadia (no date) Burton : Anatomy of Melancholy (no date) Hooker: Of the Laws...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 March 2016
...., Davies 2006 and Hair 1974 . On poetic interchange between the Brownings, see also Davies and Stone 2006 , Pollock 2003 , and Sullivan 1987 . 7 Virgil, Georgics , 3.391–93: “Si credere dignum est / Pan deus Arcadiae captam te, Luna, fefellit / In nemora alta vocans; nec tu aspernata...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 79–80.
Published: 01 March 1956
... and the Arcadia, but he would have a good chance of getting by without knowing Gavin Douglas, Robert Henryson, or even Burns. Among any average group of American Doctors, probably half would glibly label Burns a pre-Romantic, and at least as many would mispronounce such names as Moray, Dunbar...