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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2010) 71 (2): 107–127.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Marc Bizer It had been the dream of the sixteenth-century Pléiade poets to glorify their country and literature by composing a “long French poem,” a term that designated a genre resembling epic but that also included romance. In the 1550s, not only Pierre de Ronsard, who had received an official...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1962) 23 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 1962
...Heinz Politzer Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 HOW EPIC IS BERTOLT BRECHT’S EPIC THEATER? By HEINZPOLITZER When Bertolt Brecht died in East Berlin, on August 14, 1956, he left behind an impressive literary work, a new method of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2006) 67 (1): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the development of markets and publics in early modern Europe. Richard Hakluyt’s Navigations in Time: History, Epic, and Empire David Harris Sacks udged in terms of its literary reputation as well as its own expressed Jintentions, Richard Hakluyt’s often celebrated Principal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1945) 6 (4): 498–500.
Published: 01 December 1945
...Hoyt Trowbridge H. T. Swedenberg, Jr., Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Publications in English, Vol. XV, 1944. Pp. xiv + 396. $4.00. Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 The Theory of the Epic in England, 1650-1800. By H. T. SI~EDES- BERG, JR. Berkeley...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2009) 70 (4): 535–538.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Adam Roberts Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse, 1790 – 1910 . By Herbert F. Tucker. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. viii + 737 pp. University of Washington 2009 Adam Roberts is professor of nineteenth-century literature at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has published on...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2014) 75 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Cassidy Picken Cassidy Picken is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at the University of Chicago. Liberal Epic: The Victorian Practice of History from Gibbon to Churchill . By Adams Edward . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press , 2011 . x + 322 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1994) 55 (2): 215–217.
Published: 01 June 1994
...G. W. Pigman, III David Quint. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1993. x + 433 pp. $49.50 cloth, $16.95 paper. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Reviews Epic and Empire: Politics and Generic Formcfim Virgil to Milton. By David Quint. Princeton, N.J...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1994) 55 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 1994
...Gordon Braden Colin Burrow. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993. x + 325 pp. $53.00. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Reviews Epic Romance: Homer to Milton. By Colin Burrow. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993. x + 325 pp- $53.00. Burrow’s subtitle has an old-fashioned sound, though...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1996) 57 (1): 37–49.
Published: 01 March 1996
... theory. She is currently working on the construction of romanticism in contemporary culture. Romantic Constructions and Epic Subversions in Geoffrey Hill’s MdanHymns Karen A. Weisman If deconstruction, for the most part, ironized the romantic text- that is, if...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1996) 57 (4): 645–648.
Published: 01 December 1996
...David Mikics John Watkins. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1995. xi + 208 pp. $20.00. Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Reviews The Specter OfDido: Spenser and Virgiliun Epic. By John Watkins. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1995. xi + 208 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1998) 59 (4): 419–443.
Published: 01 December 1998
... Fire: The Elemental Sublime in Swinburne’s Arthurian Tale and Bal’mont’s Medieval Georgian Epic Martin Bidney s Edward W. Said’s Orientalism and his more recent Culture and A Imperialism make clear, the postcolonial literary historian enjoys opportunities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1944) 5 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 1944
... that properly belongs in footnotes. DOROTHYBROWN ASPINWALL The College of Idaho The Epic in Nineteenth-Century France. A Study in Heroic and Humanitarian Poetry from “Les Martyrs” to “Les Sikcles Morts.” By HERBERTJ. HUNT. Oxford: Basil Blackwell...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2000) 61 (2): 415–419.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Gordon Teskey The Ruins of Allegory: “Paradise Lost” and the Metamorphosis of Epic Convention . By Catherine Gimelli Martin. Durham,N.C.: Duke University Press, 1998. xii + 385 pp. $69.95 cloth, $23.95 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.2-05Reviews.ak 5/26/00 5:16 PM...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1988) 49 (4): 404–407.
Published: 01 December 1988
...Chris R. Vanden Bossche Mark Cumming. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988. xvi + 188 pp. $28.95. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 404 REVIEWS A Disimpnsoned Epic: Form and Vision in Carlyle’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 June 1943
...George W. Umphrey Arturo Torres-Ríoseco. New York: Oxford University Press, 1942. Pp. vii + 279. $2.25. © 1943 University of Washington 1943 240 Reviews The Epic of Latin-American Literature. By ARTUROTORRES- RfosEco. New York : Oxford University Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1942) 3 (1): 142–143.
Published: 01 March 1942
...James T. Hillhouse F. Fiske Christabel. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1940. Pp. ix + 141. $2.50. Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 142 Reviews Epic Suggestion in the Imagery of the Waverley Novels. By CHRISTABELF. FISKE. New Haven: Yale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1982) 43 (3): 291–293.
Published: 01 September 1982
...Brian Vickers MURRIN MICHAEL. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1980. xii + 275 pp. $23.00. Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 REVIEWS The Allegorical Epic: Essays in Its Rise and Decline. By MICHAELMURRIN. Chi- cago and London...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1974) 35 (4): 418–420.
Published: 01 December 1974
...Alan F. Nagel David Thompson. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974. xi + 83 pp. $4.95. Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 REVIEWS Dcink’s Epic Journeys. By DAVIDTHOMPSON. Haltimore ancl London: .Johns Hopkins...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2015) 76 (4): 522–524.
Published: 01 December 2015
... treatment of the rebellion and war in Heaven in books 5 and 6. Here too he makes fresh points, relating Milton’s zealous and faithful angel Abdiel, who openly spurns Satan’s rebellion and armed aggression, to the depictions of Nicodemus in both the Gospel of John (7:50–52) and Vida’s sixteenth-century epic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1941) 2 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 March 1941
... congratulated on this book; it is a careful, com- petent piece of work. KEMPMALONE Johns Hopkins University Beowdf : the Oldest English Epic. Translated into Alliterative Verse by CHARLESW. KENNEDY,Murray Professor of English Literature in...