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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 450–466.
Published: 01 December 1968
...Joseph Hynes Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 ∗ I wish to thank the University of Oregons Office of Scientific and Scholarly Research for the Summer Research Award that assisted me in this project. FATHER URBAN’S RENEWAL J...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 41–45.
Published: 01 March 1961
...William H. Marshall Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 THE FATHER-CHILD SYMBOLISM IN PROMETHEUS UNBOUND By WILLIAMH. MARSHALL The climax of the action of Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound is the fall of Jupiter. Demogorgon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 481–497.
Published: 01 December 2022
... follows the maturation of three young people: Oldtown native Horace Holyoke, who narrates, and two foundling orphans, Harry and Tina Percival, born to English-immigrant parents, a rakish British soldier and a curate’s daughter. When Horace’s father dies, Horace, his mother, and his brother move...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 March 1969
...JAMES GINDIN Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 GODS AND FATHERS IN F. SCOTT FITZGERALD’S NOVELS Fitzgerald’s fiction always, in one form or another, reveals a strong element of moral judgment against which the heroes can be seen...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (4): 441–463.
Published: 01 December 2013
... reconciliation of father and daughter, as, also tragically, does the final action between Gertrude and Hamlet when she wipes his forehead, fulfilling his promise that “when you are desirous to be blessed, / I’ll blessing beg of you.” The blessing of marriage between Hamlet and Ophelia exposes another abruption...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 51–76.
Published: 01 March 2017
...: the melodrama of his father’s generation and the melodramatic-cum-realistic Broadway fare of his own youth. Textual history has impeded their categorical recognition: in 1924, when Desire under the Elms was first published and performed, 39 percent of O’Neill’s oeuvre (seventeen of forty-four plays), but just...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (4): 521–537.
Published: 01 December 2022
... becoming human as a temporary letting go of his divinity; for Rossetti and Hopkins, this models a way of being and thinking in which the subject is untied from an ego desirous of control and power. Both writers consequently embraced the interdependence of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in the Trinity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 June 2017
... as the persuasive arguments and readings she sets forth. Nevertheless, if they are impotent as subjects, fathers figure as powerful tropes, one of Hans Blumenberg’s “absolute metaphors” that “constitute a reserve of images ‘from which the universe of concepts continually renews itself, without thereby...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 1992
... encounter with her father. In the usual course of feminine psychosexual development, daugh- ters both identify with their mothers and become enraged toward them.8 Identification with the mother predates the Oedipal phase; it is present almost from birth, because the female child naturally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 115–135.
Published: 01 June 1983
..., using a small legacy left to him by his father, he set up a printing shop with James Parker. This is surely true, but the nature of the fiend, with his Urizenic strength and power, his ability to make Blake feel constantly humiliated and frustrated, and to interfere with his relationship...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 339–358.
Published: 01 December 1983
... but of the adventure story. Both plot lines contribute equally to creating a picture of a girl on the verge of womanhood facing the ambiguities of a prospective marriage and the problem of the transference of emotional allegiance from father to husband. Therefore, while marriage is thematically central...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (4): 331–362.
Published: 01 December 1978
... tain meaning and are not arbitrary bestowals. The father of Peter Quince, for instance, may give his son, as arbitrarily as he likes, the name of Peter or John or Fred, quite in keeping with Ryle’s claims. But he cannot call him Peter Brown or Jones or Ryle, for his surname represents...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 44–58.
Published: 01 March 1957
..., and in particular in that of the old Meier, Helmbrecht’s father. These inconsistencies Nordmeyer seeks to explain in great part by postulating extensive changes in the text, and it is indeed possible that the form of the poem as we have it differs from that written by Wernher. I cannot agree...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 March 1968
...-he doer not even appear until the book is half over. Seeing Jarvie at the center, moreover, Daichea is led to see Frank as returning “in the end to his father’s countinghouac”; it reems clear to me that Frank return to Nmhum- bland, a yun which splits the difference between countinghouse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 357–375.
Published: 01 December 1991
... and possessing but one of not having and lacking. Highlighting this different angle might point to a differ- ent politics of change, in particular in relation to parenthood and its role in the shaping of culture and society. Interestingly, a demand for a new story of the male subject as father has been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 96–99.
Published: 01 March 2023
... memoir is at once a love letter to her father, Emerson Maxwell Griffin, the man who instilled in her a love of reading, learning, and the Black community, and to African American literature itself, for its ability to pose the important questions of the “us” of Black people in America: our creativity, our...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 276–292.
Published: 01 September 1985
... and Father plus information conveyed directly by the authorial voice that opens the novel and continues to govern the narrative later, the reader puts together what Cleanth Brooks calls “what really happens in Absalom, AbsaZom!”6 Everything really happens, in a fictive sense, of course, and has equal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 1943
... elements in Spenser’s poetry, notably the Fowe Hynznes. Father Collins regards the hymns as a unit, representing the successive stages in the mystical experience : purgation, illumination, and union. He believes in fact that Spenser presents nothing less than “the full methodology of mysticism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 48–52.
Published: 01 March 1970
... or the sash window’s clipping away his prepuce, but it is a joke neverthe- less. Whether the claim is true or false (and we can agree that it is false), this is the joke: the Shandy bull is the father of Obadiah’s child. And like many of Sterne’s jokes, it has a compelling and profound seriousness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 313–343.
Published: 01 September 1998
...- graphical, deploys a political and historical interpretation of Hamlet’s predicament rather than an emphasis on a Hamlet-like artist. The bias toward the younger generation is again marked, but the resistance to fathers significantly coincides with resistance to the ancien regime and quite literally...