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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 422–425.
Published: 01 September 2013
... metrical vestiges. He is also coediting, with Jonathan Culler, a collection of essays tentatively titled Critical Rhythm . The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1860-1930 . By Martin Meredith . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2012 . 274 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 139–148.
Published: 01 June 1953
...Paul Elmen Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 JEREMY TAYLOR AND THE FALL OF MAN By PAULELMEN Though Caroline moral theology has not lacked sympathetic ana- lysts in our time, the history of the doctrine of the Fall of Man during...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 347–364.
Published: 01 December 1971
...Robert A. Brawer Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 DRAMATIC TECHNIQUE IN THE CORPUS CHRIST1 CREATION AND FALL By ROBERTA. BRAWER The question of dramatic craftsmanship in the Corpus Christi play has long...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 387–400.
Published: 01 December 1971
...James Redmond Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 GUNTER GRASS AND “DER FALL BRECHT” By JAMES REDMOND Gunter Grass’s play Die Plebejer proben den Aufstand was first per- formed in West Berlin in 1966, when it caused a great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 193–217.
Published: 01 June 2016
... familiar story of prodigality: he marries a beautiful woman and overcomes her father’s objections, only to ruin his good fortune, falling under the sway of a courtesan and wasting his fortune in the city. He eventually falls so far as to become a playwright, making enough money to squander all over again...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 68–81.
Published: 01 March 1976
... of art, it has no central fire, it is not dramatic in any ancient sense of the word. . . . The truth is, that whenever Mr. Wilde gets beyond those inspirations of an excellent talker which served him so well in ‘The Decay of Lying’ and in the best parts of ‘Dorian Grey’ [sic], he falls...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 385–409.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Sarah Ellenzweig The question of how and why a body falls in Paradise Lost persistently returns to the declining bodies that occupy Lucretius’s De rerum natura . Milton’s Christian support of the Arminian doctrine of free will, his argument that man is “Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., however, falls into a conventional love story and is sacrificed to a marriage plot, which here and elsewhere Staël identifies with the distinctively English genre of domestic fiction. Refusing to naturalize the arrangements analyzed in Desire and Domestic Fiction from its position outside the English...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 143–173.
Published: 01 June 2016
... more than it is only if it stays aware of the void, of lack, of privation, of the interminable: aware of the end that never is an end. Such a planetary concept of the literatures of the world offers valuable opportunities to all those who do not fall into the trap of contenting themselves with a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 106–107.
Published: 01 March 1949
... peut-itre i cette jeunesse qu’il y a lieu d’hksiter avant de choisir ces avocats comme maitres pour soigner un nionde malade. JEAN DAVID University of Washington Le Message Haiinaiiz de Georges Duhamel. By WILLIAMF. FALLS. Paris : Boivin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 17–19.
Published: 01 March 1962
... man’s world in Puradise Lost. Differences in subject matter as well as in belief lie behind the two sites for hell. Milton’s epical actions, the two Falls, play only a small part in the narrative of the Divine Comedy. Rather, Dante’s eye is on fallen man, specifically, man in his own time. His...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 March 1949
... DAVID University of Washington Le Message Haiinaiiz de Georges Duhamel. By WILLIAMF. FALLS. Paris : Boivin and Company, 1948. Pp. 103. Mr. Falls’s little book is not only a critical study of Duhamel; it is also, and by his own admission, chiefly an affirmation of faith in the moral...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 326–329.
Published: 01 September 1994
..., Secular Vocations is everywhere con- cerned with the implications of narrativizing a Fall from a landscape popu- Watkins I Review 327 lated by “intellectuals” to an isolated land East of Eden whose inhabitants are now merely “professionals...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 522–524.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Belial and Beelzebub—help unify the book. Chapter 3 perceptively explores how Milton’s treatment of Satan both reworks the myths of two characters who fall from the heavens, Icarus and Phaethon, and responds imaginatively and critically to the godless cosmology of Lucretius. Chapter 4 examines tropes of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 291–296.
Published: 01 December 1962
... flesh after the Fall : in these veyls my Ecclips’d Eye May not approach thee, (for at night Who can have commerce with the light ?) (“Vanity of Spirit,” 419) Since the Fall, the earth is a “land of darkness and blinde eyes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 241.
Published: 01 June 1950
... kann, da8 diese Grundlagen allenf alls Arbeitshypothesen sind, die sich im spezifischen Falle Hoffmann als nicht recht fruchtbar erweisen. Das nkhste, der Entwicklung von Hoffmanns Stil gewidmete Kapitel geht wiederum nicht von einer zentralen Idee aus und zielt auch auf keine solche...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 388–401.
Published: 01 December 1966
... the climax of the poem has been considered Man’s fall in Book IX, when Eve disobeys and Adam out of love settles his fate, and ours. It has been urged that the thesis is the assertion of eternal providence, which, when fully understood, will justify the ways of God and will show the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 119–121.
Published: 01 March 1950
...- mingos.” His failure in others is due to a number of reasons. For example, when he renders the first two lines of Rilke’s poem “Herbst”: “Die Bliitter fallen, fallen wie von weit, / als welkten in den Himmeln ferne GZrtenThe leaves fall, fall as if from far away, / like withered things from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 479–497.
Published: 01 December 1969
... his story from JudaeeChristian tradition. The plot and characters come from the Scriptures and apocryphal documents and, possibly, from exegetical commentaries upon Genesis and from Eastern sources. This does not mean that the story is essentially Christian; the legend of Adam’s Fall...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 168–182.
Published: 01 June 1968
... excellent commen- tary on the nature of life in Eden before the Fall. Because Milton gave Adam and Eve work to do and delicately adjusted their activity to the rhythm of nature’s changes, the bliss of Paradise cannot be understood except in terms of the pattern of their daily activity. The constant...