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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 287–295.
Published: 01 June 1942
... from Count Volney’s Les Ruines.l There is, however, as I then noted, me important element in the poem which owes little to Volney, namely the narrative story of Laon and Cythna around which this historical-political message is woven.2 For this element he was largely indebted to his friend...
Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 341–344.
Published: 01 June 1965
... clinging to the rocks / Like friendship to a friend’s adversity!’ ” (p. 178). But Shelley expressed himself on faithless friends in a similar tone as late as 1817 (in some rejected stanzas in the draft of Laon and Cythna). Cameron continues: references of this kind in Shelley’s poetry...
Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 205–208.
Published: 01 June 1943
... in the very specialized con- nection which Spenser had in mind in the passages quoted above. When Shelley describes a love-scene in one of his sylvan Edens, we are likely to encounter twining ivy. Laon and Cythna spend a nup- tial night under a “moonproof” canopy of ivy (Revolt of Islam...
Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 132–153.
Published: 01 June 1978
... YEATS’S “EGO DOMINUS TUUS” in a possible source passage in The Revolt of Islam (pp. 201-202). Ille traces on the sand “magical shapes,” just as Cythna had in the earlier poem; but she had gained her knowledge through utter absorption in the depths of her own mind, whereas Ille hopes to have...
Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 247–257.
Published: 01 September 1955
... in The Revolt of Islam. In Canto XI, Stanza 5, Milton’s phrase “orb within orb” is applied to a description of Cythna’s eyes, with obvious reference to their concentric structure. The emphasis placed on the complexity of their texture reads like a half-concealed allusion to the involved planetary...