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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 3–19.
Published: 01 March 1973
...- ’ Chaucer and the Shape of Creation: The Aesthetic Possibilities of Inorganic Structure (Cambridge, Mass., 1967), pp. 153, 158. Charles Muscatine, Chaucer and the French Tradition: A Study in Style and Meaning (Berkeley, 1957), p. 184. See H. N. Fairchild, “Active Arcite. Contemplative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 1978
...“Chaucer’sUse of the Teseida,” PMLA, 62 (1947), 615. This Theseus, too, utters (I.i.83-90)and suspends (IV.i.178) a stern decree. 6 KNIGHTS TALE The Knight’s is very largely a tale of slippage from rules. In the first such instance, Arcite, newly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 319–347.
Published: 01 September 2020
... woman. These noblemen, Palamon and Arcite, settle their disagreement in a chivalric contest culminating in Arcite’s death and Palamon’s wedding. The Knight’s Tale finds Theseus on the eve of his wedding to Ypolita and concludes with the wedding of one of the indistinguishable youths to Ypolita’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 66–68.
Published: 01 March 1986
... to be highly controversial. Chaucer never completed Anelidu and Arcite, the House of Fame, the Legend of Good Women, or the Canterbury Tales, although in his lists of writings and in his retractions he cites the latter three works as if they were finished. Moreover, the con- clusions to the Book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 422–427.
Published: 01 September 1993
.... By Lee Patterson. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, iggi. 489 pp. $45.00 cloth, $14.95 paper. Lee Patterson defines the scope and purpose of his new book toward the beginning, in a dazzlingly revisionist assessment of Chaucer’s largely neglected Anelida and Arcite. “The social meaning...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 March 1964
.... Such, then, is the permissive nature of the conflict between Boethius and Lady Philosophy in the realm of philo- sophical discussion; between Palamon and Arcite on the one hand, and Theseus on the other, in the hierarchical order of society; and between worldly and heavenly love in Troilus and Criseyde...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 66–75.
Published: 01 March 1964
... feelings for Christians, but, in describing the villainous manner in which the Jews are tortured, she betrays a surprising toughness. Similarly, The Knight’s Tale emphasizes the duality of the protagonist’s character: Arcite and Palamon are the projections of the two sides of the Knight’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 1958
... the problem of Dryden’s influence rather than Keats’s achievement. In 1930 C. A. Langworthy published a definitive statis- tical study of Lamia, Palamon and Arcite, and Absatom and Achito- phel. His conclusions, which are important for what they reveal about his methods of analyzing poetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 83–99.
Published: 01 March 1992
... prisoun worse than biforn” (1. 1224), sighs Arcite on his release-but is also a figure of “this foule prisoun of this lyf” (1. 3061).7 Imagery of imprisonment plays a large part in Charles’s book, and in it literal and figurative constantly change places.8 His lady’s beauty has taken him...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (3): 419–422.
Published: 01 September 1993
.... By Lee Patterson. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, iggi. 489 pp. $45.00 cloth, $14.95 paper. Lee Patterson defines the scope and purpose of his new book toward the beginning, in a dazzlingly revisionist assessment of Chaucer’s largely neglected Anelida and Arcite. “The social meaning...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 29–40.
Published: 01 March 1962
... the World repair” (1434), seem to be ex- plicitly echoed by lines 74-75 of the masque: “Nature is my kindly Care; 1 Mars destroys, and I repair.” Later, in Palamon and Arcite, a further Drydenian addition to the original openly identified Venus with the first age of men, when he described...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 225–228.
Published: 01 June 1983
... (editor). Tennyson: Intentiezus and Recollections. Totowa, N.J .: Barnes & Noble, 1983. xvi + 202 pp. $26.50. Peck, Russell A. Chaucer’s Lyrics und “Anelida and Arcite”: An Annotated Bibliogra- phy, 1900 lo 1980. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1983. xx + 226 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 390–395.
Published: 01 December 1977
..., the constantly present “I” hovers over it. The re- corded past is represented as the remembered past, a deliberate anachronism, which has the effect of bringing the events, the description of the temples, the prayers, the tournament, and the death of Arcite into the narrative “now.” Especially do...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 259–264.
Published: 01 September 1946
... Himself Teseida;l9 but in the later Palamon and Arcite, based essentially on the Teseida, he avoided as far as possible the imagery and phrasing of the Parliament translation, and compensated for this self-imposed restriction in various ways, including, it should be noted, the expan- sion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 439–447.
Published: 01 December 1944
... : Wan that Arcite to Thebes comen was, Full oft a day he welt and said Alas, .For sene. .his lady. shall. .he never. .mo.8 That Iene he and drie as is a shaft.9 . . . wex,. . . . . And wailing all the night, making his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 391–400.
Published: 01 September 1942
... it is well to recall line 21 from the Anelida and Arcite : “First folowe I Stace, and .after him Corynne.” Chaucer apparently felt in need of another authority besides Statius and consequently cited Corynne. Nobody has so far been able to point out this Corinne lvith any absolute degree...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 333–341.
Published: 01 December 1963
... aristocratic magnificence, as in the different types of wood used in the funeral pyre of Chaucer’s Arcite; or as rhetorical copiu. Like any- thing which demands to be taken seriously, it is easy to parody- witness Sir Thopas. But surely one of its most important functions can be to help create...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 227–236.
Published: 01 September 1963
... tells it; but, more than this, he is its world and its characters. He is 21 Cf. my “The World,” n. 4-5 ; cf. Broniyard, Suinnza Pracdicaittiwti, 11, 388. 22 “ The World,” passim. 23Dryden speaks of “the noble poem of Palamon and Arcite, which is of the epic kind.” Essays of John...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 1992
... and Arcite,” whose rhetorical elabo- rateness may, as Lee Patterson has suggested, lead us “to see it as a performance.”22 There does seem a deliberate contrast here to the starkness of her subsequent acceptance of responsibility (1. 574) and final testament (11. 57’7-91). Henryson is a rhetorical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 17–46.
Published: 01 March 1994