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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 433–448.
Published: 01 December 1972
...F. J. Levy Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 ∗ Joan Rees. Fulke Greville, Lord Hrooke, 1554-1628: A Critical Biography . Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1971. xiv + 238 pp. $8.50. FULKE GREVILLE THE COURTIER...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 480–482.
Published: 01 September 1942
... many will, when they come to read Orchestra, turn for the sake of their eyes to Hebel and Hudson’s Poetry of the English Renaissance or some other an- thology. FRANCISR. JOHNSON Stanford University George Gascoigne: Elizabethan Courtier, Soldier...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1951
... related to one of the fountain heads of Renaissance literature, Castig- lione’s IZ Cortigiano or “The Courtier.”l Perhaps this is because Tamburlaine, as one first surveys him in his role of Scythian shepherd, seems to possess few of the attributes set forth for the courtier by the .guests...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (4): 399–426.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., 1984 JoAnn Cavallo empha- sizes the tensions between and among courtiers from politically and militarily Heather James is associate professor of English and comparative litera- ture at the University of Southern California. She is author of Shake- speare’s Troy: Drama, Politics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (2): 104–110.
Published: 01 June 1956
... spectacles the Spanish nobles vied with each other in displaying gorgeous costumes decorated with quantities of jewelry.’ Almost every wealthy courtier included a poet in his retinue, with the understanding that the pet would later eulogize the brilliant appearance of his patron...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 180–188.
Published: 01 June 1950
... an object of ridicule. Basis for the contemptuous attitude toward the rough soldier- particularly one who behaves uncouthly in the presence of women- is to be sought in courtly tradition; and for Elizabethan purposes this is best illustrated in Castiglione’s Courtier. One of Count Lewis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 299–311.
Published: 01 September 1945
... by raising a delicate question in the ever delicate matter of Renaissance courtesy : “whether commend- able deed, or courteous and gentle fact done by the gentleman or courtier towards his sovereign lord, ought to be called liberality and courtesy, or rather band and duty Precisely this problem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 September 1996
... on political matters. That position, of course, was adopted by Sidney and Spenser. Literary theorists like Thomas Wilson would have agreed, and even Stephen Gosson, for all his doubts about the poetic enterprise, found value in a masculine, martial verse. But where Gos- son saw courtiers as wanton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 311–324.
Published: 01 December 1955
...-the ferming of an ideal man. The line of descent passes through Greek and Roman writers to such familiar Renaissance works as Elyot’s Boke Named the Governour (1531), Lyly’s Euphues (1578), and Castiglione’s Courtier (tr. 1561). The general concept of an ideal man has been most clearly stated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 111–112.
Published: 01 March 1963
....” It is revealing that the illustrations of the ideas of honor are found in the actions of a limited number of courtiers around Elizabeth. However, this sociological application is not essential to Watson’s thesis : the tension between pagan-humanistic and Christian ideas of honor exists simply...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 409–410.
Published: 01 December 1963
... of Buckingham, in York House where his father was Gentleman Usher. In 1631, at the age of seventeen, he was sent abroad to re- ceive the education of a courtier, and he remained on the Continent with a single interruption until 1637. On his return to England, he entered the army and fought...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 96–101.
Published: 01 March 1967
...). The World of W. B. Ycnts: E.cscz?l,s i,i rs/wcti7~.I’ictoria. U.C.: .ldrlpIii I<ookshop 1.ttl.. for thr 17ni\c.iii\ 01 1 i( to1 i;i. 196.5. xv + 278 pp. 93.75. Distrihutcd in U.S..4. by University of IVasliington PINTS. CORINSAS.ILVADORI. Z’eats and Castiglionc: Poet and Courtier. Dublin: Allen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 105–121.
Published: 01 June 1990
... pressures to bear on the hu- manist curriculum, but so also did Venetian aristocrats, state func- tionaries, courtiers, lawyers, monks, Jesuits, and posh merchants. We can only speculate about the ways in which William Cecil (Lord Burghley) and Sir Francis Walsingham, two great functionaries...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 340–355.
Published: 01 September 1969
.... He introduces him- self as a former courtier and as a petty thief: I have served Prince Florizel, and in my time wore three-pile, but now I am out of service.. . . My traffic is sheets: when the kite builds, look to lesser linen. My father named me Autolycus; who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 144–166.
Published: 01 June 1990
... humanist, scholar, and courtier John of Salisbury. An administrative assistant to two arch- bishops of Canterbury, first Theobald and then Thomas Becket, John of Salisbury addressed ideals of the statesman and statesman- ship in several works written in the late 1150s in the difficult early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 December 2014
... virtue — particularly steadfast resistance —  from early modern discussions characterizes Castiglione’s Courtier. This lat- ter tendency, in theory, would deprive the female ruler of agency, shift such power to the courtier, and make adaptability and expediency the crucial features of exemplarity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 1963
... are found in the actions of a limited number of courtiers around Elizabeth. However, this sociological application is not essential to Watson’s thesis : the tension between pagan-humanistic and Christian ideas of honor exists simply because man lives simultaneously upon the orders of nature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 449–457.
Published: 01 December 1966
.... Why? Because in Gawain we must see an inactive courtier contrasted with a vital churl, not a virtuous knight working out a courtesy that includes sufficient chastity but perhaps too superstitious-or too cov- etous and cowardly--a reliance on ladies and their tokens. In short, it seems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 318–321.
Published: 01 September 1986
... that these young men felt toward established social institutions. Chapter 2 treats the period during which Donne took part in public life as an aspiring courtier, as a volunteer on the Cadiz and Islands expeditions, and as secretary to Sir Thomas Egerton. In satires and verse letters, Donne examines his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 145–152.
Published: 01 June 1949
... in putting a stop to Grendel’s attacks, and so the monster has done as he pleases. Beowulf, however, is resolved to fight the creature, and in repeating his intention to await it that night he brings his reply to Unferth to an appropriate close, for the Danish courtier had ended his taunt...