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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Navarre” appeared in the December 2003 issue of MLQ . The Poet’s Toys: Christopher Marlowe and the Liberties of Erotic Elegy Heather James nd ’tis a pretty toy to be a poet”: this line, placed in the mouth of A an exceedingly weak king by an exceptionally strong poet, seems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 1994
...W. David Shaw Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 David Shaw whose skeptical questions originate in an effort to write a critical history of elegy, is professor of English at Victoria College, University of Toronto. He is author of The Dialectical Temper, Tennyson's Style...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 167–177.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Lucy S. McDiarmid Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 POETRY’S LANDSCAPE IN AUDEN’S ELEGY FOR YEATS By LUCYS. MCDIARMID Like all elegists, Auden commemorates dead parts of himself. Of the three sections...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 306–309.
Published: 01 September 1981
...John M. Ellis ZIOLKOWSKI THEODORE. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980. xiv + 344 pp. $20.00. Copyright © 1981 by Duke University Press 1981 306 REVIEWS The Classical German Elegy, 1 795-1950. By THEODOREZIOLKOWSKI...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (3): 255–267.
Published: 01 September 1971
...Howard D. Weinbrot Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 POPE’S “ELEGY TO THE MEMORY OF AN UNFORTUNATE LADY” By HOWARDD. WEINBROT Our understanding of Pope’s poetry has been much enhanced by the efforts of con...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 395–406.
Published: 01 December 1968
...Donald C. Mell, Jr. Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 POPE’S IDEA OF THE IMAGINATION AND THE DESIGN OF “ELEGY TO THE MEMORY OF AN UNFORTUNATE LADY’ By DONALDC. MELL,JR. A recent critic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 March 1969
...DONALD STONE, JR. Christine M. Scollen. Genève: Droz, Travaux Humanisme et Renaissance, XCV, 1967. 176 pp. Fr. 36. Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 REVIEWS The Birth of the Elegy in France, 1500-1550. By CHRISTINEM. SCOLLEN. Gentve: Droz...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 June 1940
...Elizabeth Artis Watts The Pastoral Elegy: An Anthology . Edited with Introduction, Commentary, and Notes by Thomas Perrin Harrison, Jr., with English Translations by Harry Joshua Leon. Austin, Texas: The University of Texas, 1939. Pp. 312. $2.50. Copyright 1940 by University of Washington...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 171–211.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Elisa Tamarkin University of Washington 2006 Elisa Tamarkin is assistant professor of English at the University of California, Irvine. She is completing a book, American Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum Culture . Revolution and Nostalgia: American Elegies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Lukas Moe Abstract From the late 1930s through midcentury, poets in the United States reckoned with the decline of the political Left through a practice of elegy. The debates of interwar modernism shifted toward those of a postwar culture in which Depression-era aesthetics and politics came under...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 435–438.
Published: 01 December 1944
...Philip B. Gove Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 JOHNSON’S COPY OF HAMMONlYS ELEGIES By PHILIPB. GOVE On May 27, 1775, Dr. Johnson wrote from London to Boswell in Edinburgh: “There are two little books published by the Foulis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Andrea Brady Abstract Milton’s elegy for Edward King was widely admired and imitated in the eighteenth century. These imitations tend to celebrate the poem as an ornamental, musical work while suppressing its politics. By contrast, Samuel Johnson recognized that the poem’s prosody and its generic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 September 1966
... OF MAJOR ROBERT GREGORY’’ By MARJORIEPERLOFF In its conventional form, the elegy is characterized by a temporal movement from lament to consolation. Yeats’s first elegy on Robert Gregory, “Shepherd and Goatherd,” written in March, 1918, on the model...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Angela Sorby Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem. By Catherine Robson. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012. xv + 295 pp. Catherine Robson’s Heart Beats uses specific poems (Felicia Hemans’s “Casa- bianca,” Thomas Gray’s “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard,” Charles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 251–252.
Published: 01 June 1940
... 25 1 of church satire. Like other sections which do not lie directly with- in the sphere of greatest interest, the period formative of the elegy as continued in Petrarch is briefly treated, but Professor Harri- son’s emphasis upon Radbert is a somewhat unique and a valuable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 523–534.
Published: 01 December 1969
... form; and at the same time it touches on and gathers in lessons learned in occasional and personal lyrics. The elegy presses urgently upon the poet the initial decisions he must make about the nature, weight, and place of the voice in which he is to speak. The youthful elegies, both Latin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 33–44.
Published: 01 March 1967
... would describe as “Don- neian. ” Surprisingly enough, Eeauiiiont’s own poetry occasionally surpasses Donne’s in bizarre wit. We find both poets treating the s;iine subject in elegies on 1,ady Markham, and both were confronted with the same handicap, a Inck of personal acquaintance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 283–284.
Published: 01 September 1962
... contenu en ces deux tomes des Amours” (I, xlvii) ; and we read “La Charite” between “Les Amours d’Eurymedon . . .” and the “Sonetz et Madrigals pour AstrCe . . . ,” whereas Laumonier places “La Charite” and “Elegie,” followed by “Sonets et Madrigals pour AstrCe,” in the section entitled “Les...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 425–431.
Published: 01 December 1953
...” of Rilke’s parable also occurs in the Duino Elegies, whose period of creation roughly parallels that of the concern with the Jammersminde, as evidenced in the letters. There is no mention of the Danish classic in the poem cycle, nor has any of the commentators attempted to find similar passages...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 June 1951
... there. In a footnote Welsted and his collaborators pointed the allusion to Pope’s Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady.0 The second place where a similar accusation occurs is Welsted’s Of Dulness and Scandal, published in 1732, as a counterthrust to Pope’s alleged libel on the Duke of Chandos in his...