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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 190–191.
Published: 01 June 1954
... will be of great value and interest to students of German literature as well as of German history in the Middle Ages. HERMANC. MEYER University of Washing ton Middle High German Courtly Reader. By MARTINJoos and FREDERICKR...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (4): 370–389.
Published: 01 December 1976
...Antony H. Harrison Copyright © 1976 by Duke University Press 1976 SWINBURNE’S TRISTRAM OF LYONESSE VISIONARY AND COURTLY EPIC By ANTONYH. HARRISON Although...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 1942
... in preserving it, though at the same time he has very properly reduced many of Andreas’s interminable sentences to manageable units. The twenty-one page introduction (pp. 3-24) is a brief and provocative discussion of courtly love. Professor Parry begins rightly by emphasizing the importance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 140.
Published: 01 March 1941
...D. D. Griffith Thomas A. Kirby. Louisiana State University Press, 1940. Pp. ix+337. $3.00. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 140 Reviews Chaucer‘s “Troilus”: A Study in Courtly Love. By THOMASA. KIRBY. Louisiana State University Press, 1940...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 1949
.... CSATILDEWILSON University of Washington The Heresy of Courtly Love. By ALEXANDERJ. DENOMY. New York : The Declan X. McMullen Company, Inc., 1947. Pp. 92. Father Denomy, who probably knows Andreas Capellanus and his background better than any one else does, has chosen him as the sub- ject...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 240–256.
Published: 01 September 1972
... in ret- rospect how he has recently been in the throes of a particularly painful case of unrequited love. In this state, he has entered the usual dream-vision garden of courtly love poetry, un typically wide awake. 240 DONALD G.SCHUELEK...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 136–146.
Published: 01 June 1966
... he felt Wyatt “failed most.”2 Almost all succeeding editors and critics have felt challenged to account for the apparent discrepancy in technique and literary excellence between Wyatt’s translations and his “ballets,” those slight courtly lyrics which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 227–235.
Published: 01 September 1961
... in “seurte” (832-33), and he is the “stoon of siker- nesse” (843)-reminds us of the basic insecurity of the lovers’ posi- tion under the code of courtly love, not only because of the illicit nature of their love in many cases, but because of the inability of human love to fill the supreme and final...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 66–75.
Published: 01 March 1964
... and Plowman, at the pole of extreme good; and the Knight and Squire, midway be- tween the two poles and drawn toward both.2 The Knight seems to be perfect (“He was a verray, parfit gentil knyght” [72s yet the dominant impression of his perfection pertains to his efficiency in courtly manners 1...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 449–457.
Published: 01 December 1966
... a “significantly ambiguous” vilain whom he could make churlish enough to challenge courtly ideals but chivalric enough to maintain a necessary symmetry between knight and rough- neck. This symmetry the poet refines in a number of subtle ways: he creates a green churl who is also courtly, a wild yet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 235–249.
Published: 01 September 1985
... of Consolation”-and on whether the narrative is a courtly piece or a spiritual work based on Boethius’s De consolatione phiZosophiae.2 Boethius’s treatise on Fortune, Providence, and human free choice provided the source for most medieval discussions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1951
... Revels (1600). But the reader seeking to find parallels to Tamburlaine, as a courtly figure, should not turn to court comedies but to heroic literature, in both dramatic and narrative forms, where men in action who are at the same time courtiers may be com- pared and scaled against the model...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 365–376.
Published: 01 December 1971
... with the intentions of the epic poet.’ The few scholars who dissent from the view that the scenes are humorous, arguing that the poet took them se- riously, agree that they conflict with the poem’s prevailing tone.2 Both sides find that the poet of the Nibelungenlied, concerned to make it courtly, might...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 March 1991
.... ELAINETuna HANSEN Haverfwd College Poets as Players: Theme and Variation in Late Medieval French Poetry. By LEONARD W. JOHNSON. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1990. 357 pp. $3’7.50. Courtly poetry in French has proved the most resistant of all medieval gen- res...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 298–306.
Published: 01 September 1950
...) of the main plot of the play is of the extravagant type which we associate with the Caroline courtly romances of such dramatists as Carliell, Cartwright, and Killigrew, although it antedates most of these, and never indeed attains to the high-minded dialectic and ethical complexities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 493–497.
Published: 01 December 1951
..., though one should add that the theme of Love’s Scoffer Punished is a commonplace, treated notably in Troilrcs (the innamora- mento) and the Kingis Quair, and that the blasphemy of Love appears in the Legend and the epilogue to Troilus. The treatment of courtly love and satire on women...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1968
... and the eloquent style. The plain style was originally used for didactic subject matter, and the eloquent style was for long the manner mmt suited to courtly verse. The ways in which these two traditions developed, what social and moral im- plications they caxried with them, how they tended to flow...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 517–544.
Published: 01 December 1996
...), it is, in a sense, the founding narrative of modern French literature. The story unfolds as follows: Amadour, a young noble of modest standing, falls in love with Floride, a woman of high rank. He follows her as a serviteur, or courtly admirer, over many years, while cultivating a friendship with her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 308–329.
Published: 01 September 1970
... of a new, English, competitive speaker out of the Continental and native courtly traditions1’ It is difficult to incor- porate such concerns, as basic as they may be, into our formal, rhetorical analysis. Donald Guss remarks: “For it is only Petrarch’s rhetorical and structural devices which Wyatt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (3): 505–507.
Published: 01 September 1996
... changed to a more courtly (and more humanist) style, Skelton would be omitted from the canon. The Protestant John Bale was as opin- ionated and abrasive as Skelton, and as committed to Englishness, though by way of a specifically English religion, which he saw as defined by, and defining...