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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 368–389.
Published: 01 December 1985
.... DISGUISE AND THE AUDIENCE IN CONGREVE* By HAROLDWEBER The recent appearance on different sides of the Atlantic of Jocelyn Powell’s Restoration Theatre Production and Judith Milhous and Robert D. Hume’s Producible Interpretation...
Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 231–247.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Nancy K. Hayles Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 SEXUAL DISGUISE IN CYMBELINE By NANCYK. HAYLES When Shakespeare has his heroines adopt a male disguise, he em- ploys that disguise in complex ways.’ Cyrnbeline, however...
Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 1975
... of a method that requires so complete a surrender on our part to the movement of the critic’s mind and so intimate a knowledge of the fictions themselves. HOWARDS. BABB Uniuersity of Carvornia, [mine A Traueler Disguised: A Study in the Rise...
Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 117–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Joseph Roach Performance and memory share a practice of disguise best described by the word surrogation . Surrogation occurs when more or less plausible substitutes appear in place of the dead, the fugitive, or the banished. Properly disguised, persons can even stand in as surrogates for themselves...
Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 491–515.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Laura R. Fisher Abstract Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s novels and short stories are notably didactic, but they are not merely socioeconomic treatises in disguise. Her unabashedly mundane and pedantic literary style embodies a self-consciously modern aesthetics of didacticism that pervaded US...
Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 221–233.
Published: 01 September 1976
... from life as well as on earlier plays and drama tic conven lions. A case in point is the character of Adam Overdo in Jonson’s Barthol- ornew Fair. Gibbons clearly demonstrates that Overdo is a parody of the disguised-duke device so popular in early Jacobean comedy (pp. 179- 91). I...
Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 113–124.
Published: 01 June 1957
... is not content with one role but must appear in a variety of guises and disguises.6 Consequently, we find hiin playing not only the part of a clown and bawd, like Pompey, but assuming some- times the characteristics of an irrepressible and impertinent Luc~o,~ sometimes the role of the Duke himself...
Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 513–516.
Published: 01 December 1995
... of such notable critics as Orgel and Smith, Shapiro foregrounds the historical significance of cross-dressing arid its relationship to early modern England’s definitions of gender and sexuality. He first examines the “extradramatic sources of the theatrical excitement surround- ing the disguised heroine...
Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 274–288.
Published: 01 September 1972
... for disguise be- tween the time we first see her and the time she arrives at Orsino’s court, where she appears as a page, not a eunuch. Her brother likewise alters his purpose after his initial appearance, for although he takes leave of Antonio specifically to go to Orsino’s court, he next appears...
Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 37–43.
Published: 01 March 1972
.... It may have been the Argument which influenced so astute a critic as Arnold Stein to speak flatly of Satan’s “imbruting him- self as a cormorant,”3 thus adding the vulture to the list of actual shape changes. Sirice there is no hint that Satan was trying to disguise himself as he sat...
Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (2): 115–124.
Published: 01 June 1961
... at the moment, Moll now takes to elaborate disguises. At the behest of her “governess,” she dresses like a man and works together with a male confederate, sleeping with him “four or five times” without his know- ing her true sex (p. 204). This is an obviously false kind of return to sexuality...
Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 115–124.
Published: 01 June 1966
..., in disguise, fosters a youth. Odin may be seen in this role in the Poetic Eddu song, Rigs- pula, for example, where Rig-identified as the disguised god Heim- dall, but probably really Odin-raises the boy, Jarl.ll In particular, Grim may be related to the Odin who, in the disguise of a poor cotter...
Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 75–76.
Published: 01 March 1958
... the book. In several places Miss Bradbrook turns her attention to the use of disguise. She discovers for the reader the paradoxical levels and depths of meaning and character which were achieved by Shakespeare in his use of disguise. But in the hands of Chapman, Middleton, Jonson, and Fletcher...
Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 331–339.
Published: 01 September 1969
... disguises of the im- perative mood; and some, in the way they mix, balance, and play off against one another the different verbal moods, demonstrate Shake- speare’s sensitivity to the intricate relations of these moods. The con- cept of the rhetorical question suggests that these moods are more...
Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 March 2001
... has never visited the Holy Land), he creates a protean ﬁgure who rep- resents his most seductive example of an “other” masculinity. Saladin —Arab, Muslim, and hence permanently exiled—is ﬂuidly gendered, intensely mobile, and capable of amazing disguises. Indeed, Scott...
Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 299–311.
Published: 01 September 1945
... of mutability,”l but objected to the improbability of the numerous situations which depend upon disguises. Indeed, if probability is made the criterion for judging all aspects of the play, even Weber’s pronouncement on “female character” seems fantastically generous. There is no character...
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 61–63.
Published: 01 March 1946
... heordun a coarse fabric made from the hards of flax or hemp, sack-cloth. We know that when Rosalind and Celia slipped away from the palace they had disguised themselves completely. Doubtless they had also persuaded Touchstone to exchange his motley for, or cover it with, a harden 1...
Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 1982
... disguise as a eunuch. The audience knows, of course, that Horner wants merely to throw his friends off the scent, and the dinner party confirms this when it 9 For a study of the relation between priczusiti and the Restoration stage, see David S. Berkeley, “Prdciositt? and the Restoration Comedy...
Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 367.
Published: 01 December 1955
... reveals his innermost soul or thoughts without disguise or concealment. So it is possible for us to detect three distinct, char- acteristic phases in the evolution of this disguise. In his unhappy, poverty- stricken youth his bitter feelings sought refuge in satire or irony, during his...
Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 386–401.
Published: 01 September 1969
... suicide. His sub- sequent assumption of a disguise and his slipping away in the night are more immediately destructive, since they work to set his character adrift. After murdering Tigg, Jonas imagines himself, not on a lonely road, but not in his tumbled bed either: “He became in a manner...