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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (4): 352–353.
Published: 01 December 1958
... by Duke University Press 1958 REVIEWS The Sources of “The White Devil.” By GUNNARBOKLUND. Uppsala: A.-B. Lundequistska Bokhandeln ; Copenhagen : Ejnar Munksgaard ; Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, English Institute Uppsala University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 321–335.
Published: 01 December 1960
...John M. Steadman Copyright © 1960 by Duke University Press 1960 ARCHANGEL TO DEVIL THE BACKGROUND OF SATAN’S METAMORPHOSIS By JOHN M. STEADMAN To many critics, Milton’s “transformation scene”-the metamorpho- sis of the evil angels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 429–434.
Published: 01 December 1944
...John S. Diekhoff Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 EVE, THE DEVIL, AND AREOPAGITICA By JOHN S. DIEKHOFF In Book IX of Paradise Lost, in the argument with Adam that leads to the separation of Adam and Eve and hence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (4): 513–534.
Published: 01 December 1990
... OF (NOT) KEEPING IN STEP READING THE CONSUMER MOBOCRACY OF POE’S “THE DEVIL IN THE BELFRY” AGAINST PEACOCK By KATRINA E. BACHINGER Everybody agrees and nobody agrees on what is attacked when the dashing little dandy in Edgar Allan Poe’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 421–441.
Published: 01 September 2017
... a habitation of devils. Milton’s point-by-point response to the antimodel of Waller’s poem reveals specific topicality and political engagement in the motifs of Paradise Lost : in this sense, Milton is a poet of the restoration he opposes. Waller, too, internalizes the oracle that he sets in St. James’s Park...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (4): 331–336.
Published: 01 December 1958
..., the devil repre- sents Brown’s darker, doubting side, which eventually believes that evil is the nature of mankind. The symbolic movement of the forest scenes is from the bosom of Faith to the loss of faith, which involves despair, from the village of belief to the depths of the forest...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 367–376.
Published: 01 December 1961
... Nevill Coghill, The Poet Chaucer (London, 1949), p. 162. 3 Earle Birney in an extensive and quite comprehensive article (“After His Yntage-The Central Ironies of the Friar‘s Tale,” Mediaeval Studies, XXI 119591, 17-35) devoted his attention to the story of the yeoman-devil...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 39–42.
Published: 01 March 1956
... by Skeat. In describing the summoner in this tale, the friar quotes him as using the informal in addressing laymen coming under his jurisdic- tion (1363 ff.) .4 This is clearly the case of a superior talking to an inferior. Several lines later the summoner meets a devil who addresses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (4): 307–314.
Published: 01 December 1959
... John’s love is explicitly called a religion. Significantly enough, it is Father Baird, the priest, who says of John’s love for Elsa, “He seems to be fixed in his last religion. I hope so” (Act I, p. 504). In both plays the religion of love, the “God of Love,” is fought by a “devil...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (4): 355–371.
Published: 01 December 1973
..., Affricanus, Eleusius, the Emperor, and the devil perform roles that require only the ritual fulfillment of a known teleology-the triumph of Christian right over satanic wrong. Frequently denounced as unbelievable, the action of the poem is not the accurate record of significant deeds enacted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 191–195.
Published: 01 June 1972
... it is the second of these that claims the au- 192 KEVIEWS thor’s primary attention; accordingly, he devotes most of his pages to detailed readings of The White Devil, The Duchess of Ma&, The Devil’s Law Case, A Cure for a Cuckold, and Appius...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 1943
... & kelpies I’ve a store. And some shall squeak & some shall roar, At Teviot’s mount, by pale blue light, When Devilish tales e’en Devils fright. I’ll sing ye many a merry ploy, Shall make Deils wag their tails with joy. Advise, Demonia-take...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 289–301.
Published: 01 September 1974
... for the pact with the devil in the original Spief3 Faustbook of 1587 is Faust’s insatiable drive for knowledge, for which his own God-given powers are inadequate: Nach dem ich mir furgenommen, die Elementa zu speculieren, und aber aus den Gaaben, so mir von oben herab bescheret, und gnedig...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 1977
... that Spenser’s readers would have had for horned, humanoid creatures, i.e., devils. For there was an en- trenched anti-Semitic tradition, still very much alive in Spenser’s time, of identifying Jews with devils, an identification supposedly justified by Spenser’s Image of Nature: Wild Man...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 412–414.
Published: 01 December 1948
... in the miracle-morality play of Mary Mugdalene (ca. 1480-1520) has apparently not been pointed out.2 In Part I, Scene 7, of this play, Satan enters, announcing his inten- tion to ruin man for gaining what Lucifer had lost.s Next, like Mil- ton’s devil, he calls a council of his knights to plot...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 181–190.
Published: 01 June 1985
...John Reibetanz Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 1 John L. Murphy. Darkness and Devils: Exorcism and “King Lear.” Athens and London: Ohio University Press, 1984. xii + 267 pp. $26.95. William F. Zak. Sovereign Shame: A Study of “King Lear.” Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 March 1975
... a division in this body, symbolized by the horns of the crescent moon. Two, we recall, is the number of the devil, and “two-pointed or forked objectslike horns-“are symbols of the Devil because 2 is the first number to break away from unity, the One or God.”lGThe waning moon suggests...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 153–157.
Published: 01 June 1949
... Ages. Machiavelli thus became an inhuman monster, the advocate of all that was anti-Christ (whereas he had actually advocated nothing other than the unification of Italy), a virtual devil in human form, and Elizabethans needed no misrepresentations of his works, such as that of Gentillet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 1940
... of this paper. A great neighborhood for authors, you see, is Pittsfield Maps prove the accuracy of Melville’s statements. In the sketch, however, the paper mill is located in the Devil’s Dungeon on Woedolor Mountain. Woedolor Mountain is easily identified as Mt. Greylock or Saddleback...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 49–61.
Published: 01 March 1940
... magic with tricks performed by the aid of the devil ; the practical benefits of the study ; and its value in refuting slanderers of the Christian religion. After a word about the honorable meaning in ancient times of the word “magus,” Ralegh gives a threefold classification of magic...