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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (2): 272–274.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Fiona Somerset Her Life Historical: Exemplarity and Female Saints' Lives in Late Medieval England . By Catherine Sanok. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. xvii + 256 pp. University of Washington 2009 Fiona Somerset is associate professor of English at Duke...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 447–463.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Barbara Fuchs Abstract While Cervantes’s playfulness with perspectivism and his skepticism in Don Quijote have been abundantly noted, the skepticism of the Novelas ejemplares is equally striking. Examining the tension between exemplarity and skepticism—the one offering models for behavior...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (3): 481–518.
Published: 01 September 2000
... will try to suggest, however, that Kant’s relation to Milton’s performance provides Kant’s access to autonomy in the exercise of his “special talent” [besonderes Talent] for exemplarity, that is, for his partic- ular “teaching” [Belehrung] of exemplarity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., and gaining momentum from its initial focus on the erosion of the exemplar around 1480 through the rise and fall of the impresa about a century later, Hollow Men offers an elaboration of Alex- ander Nagel and Christopher Wood’s recent discussion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 1978
...,*reviseshis original plan under the pressure of circumstances. Later, Dorigen “wol conclude” (Franklin’s Tale, 1422) that she should follow her exemplars and commit suicide; lo Lady Philosophy looks disapprovingly on the principle Arcite invokes (Boece, Bk. 3, m. 12). “A Structuralist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 281–317.
Published: 01 September 1990
... five or six different scribes using informal scripts; one page was copied upside-down. M. R. James describes it as “a very shabby ugly The pecia method of production of this manuscript suggests that different exemplars may have been used for different quires. Whether this is indeed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 250–256.
Published: 01 June 1992
... ignore them. Between Greenblatt-bashingand Greenblatt-cloning, then, we are dealing with a mag- nitude of critical power that it would be hard to exaggerate. Greenblatt himself provides, indirectly, the best ways to account for this power: exemplarity and narrativity. Exemplarity is where he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 512–516.
Published: 01 December 1949
..., welche in Frankreich gepriigt werden soll, gekommen ist? Ich habe auf zehn Exemplare unmittelbar bei Herrn Baron Dupin unterzeichnet, bisher aber noch nichts weiter davon ver- nommen. Da nun aber das Gerucht lauft, sie sey schon hervorgetreten, so werden die hiesigen Theilnehmer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 218–225.
Published: 01 September 1955
... and piety. The perfect knight was esteemed also for his superlative courtesy. Beyond Camelot and Logres, even beyond the Wirral, he was recognized by all who knew courtesy as the paragon not only of “alle prys & prowes” but of “pured pewes” as well (912). “Gawan pe hende” was the exemplar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 273–309.
Published: 01 September 1940
... of receiving new publications from him. Campe writes : Ihre Berechnung habe ich empfangen und habe auch die meinige gemacht, die also lautet, wenn ich die Ihrige annehme: (bei einer Auflage von 1500 Exemplaren) Fur Honorar 80 Louis d’or 1120 Mark Papier (fur 1500 Exemplare) 816...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (4): 326–339.
Published: 01 December 1956
... with the list of similar length noted by Miss Everett, undoubtedly numerous enough to prove the existence of some connection between the Old English glossed Psalters and SP. This means that SP is not to be regarded as an entirely independent translation; the suggestive force of his exemplar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 461–464.
Published: 01 December 1994
... is every bit as entangled, as traditional commentaries were, with the idea of exemplarity in politics as well as in history. In The Challenge of Comparative Literature, Claudio Guillen maintains that East-West comparative studies are most valuable and promising when theo- retical problems...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 645–648.
Published: 01 December 1996
... image of Dido from late classical times. In a striking departure from Virgil, some Renaissance humanists pictured Dido as a “virtuous widow” who “became an exemplar of chastity by killing herself to avoid ModeMZ Language Quarterly 57:4, December 1996.0 1996 University of Washington. 646...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 196–199.
Published: 01 June 1984
... to direct fortune to her ende” (quoted, p. 23). Hence also the inconsistencies and confusions in The Mirror 198 REVIEWS fiw Magistratu.r, as Kiefer patiently teases them out from poem to poem, from line to line of the same poem, the exemplars...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 332–335.
Published: 01 September 1985
... of ‘poesie’ that renders these themes in a form sufficiently definitive that maturer vision can discern their full significance” (p. 232). As he retraces the steps of his great exemplars, Chaucer shows himself discovering that poetry, conceived as a means of giving stable and enduring form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 65–88.
Published: 01 March 2002
... in the dynamics of exemplarity; it understands us to be more surely led by our attraction to others than by the coercion of rules. Basing a concept of self-fulfillment on our capacities of responsiveness, perfectionism is (as Cavell emphasizes) less a full-blown moral theory, one in competi- tion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2013
...: Du Bellay’s Imitations of the Giolito Anthology Poets .” French Forum 14 , no. 2 : 133 – 46 . ———. 2009 . Unlikely Exemplars: Reading and Imitating beyond the Italian Canon in French Renaissance Poetry . Newark : University of Delaware Press . Du Bellay Joachim . 1904 . La...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... exemplarity, and governance continued through the period of royal reconstruction. In this period the revaluation of royal power suffered from internal conflicts, according to Bizer; du Bellay used Homeric elements in the 1550s to express a critical, aristocratic view of royal prudence, of Homer...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 106–111.
Published: 01 March 2014
... education, humanist exemplarity, and governance continued through the period of royal reconstruction. In this period the revaluation of royal power suffered from internal conflicts, according to Bizer; du Bellay used Homeric elements in the 1550s to express a critical, aristocratic view of royal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 112–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
... exemplarity, and governance continued through the period of royal reconstruction. In this period the revaluation of royal power suffered from internal conflicts, according to Bizer; du Bellay used Homeric elements in the 1550s to express a critical, aristocratic view of royal prudence, of Homer...