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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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, as the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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 (1 March 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. The...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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 (1 March 2017) 78 (1): 51–76.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 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 (1 June 2017) 78 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Kristina Mendicino 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 converting and exhausting’ it...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 June 1983) 44 (2): 115–135.
Published: 01 June 1983
... under whom Blake had labored since 1784, when, 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1983) 44 (4): 339–358.
Published: 01 December 1983
... 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 (1 June 1992) 53 (2): 149–172.
Published: 01 June 1992
... the beau- tiful soul. Her life will be informed by a continuous reenactment of her primary, originating erotic 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1970) 31 (1): 48–52.
Published: 01 March 1970
... 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1948) 9 (3): 375–376.
Published: 01 September 1948
...” and to the poet’s por- trayal of his father in Dichtung und Wuhrheit as pedantic, laconic, exacting, and stubborn, and of his mother as lovable, vivacious, and generous. In part, the emphasis on their dissimilarity has its founda- tion in Goethe’s occasional appeals to his mother to...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1978) 39 (4): 331–362.
Published: 01 December 1978
... HAMLET 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1964) 25 (4): 461–472.
Published: 01 December 1964
... the species. Holden’s relationship to his family is not explored: we meet his sister Phoebe, who is a younger version of himself, but his father never appears, and his mother exists in the novel only as another voice from a dark room. Finally, what is Holden (or Salinger) protesting against...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1968) 29 (1): 42–60.
Published: 01 March 1968
... omtrpl to the internal suuuure-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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1991) 52 (4): 357–375.
Published: 01 December 1991
... demand for a new story of the male subject as father has been recently voiced by Thomas W. Laqueur, who, in a chapter titled “The Facts of Fatherhood,” expresses annoyance at the lack of a history of fatherhood and com- plains that “history has been written almost exclusively as the history of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1941) 2 (4): 639–640.
Published: 01 December 1941
... Press, 1941. Pp. x +- 229. Diderot called Father Castel “moitii sensC, moitiC f ou.” Vol- taire wrote to Helvktius in comment on Castel’s Optique des coul- eurs: “Je crois qu’il etait aux petites-maisons quand il fit cet ou- vrage.” Rousseau also attacked Castel’s famous sound...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1985) 46 (4): 459–461.
Published: 01 December 1985
... unquestionable source of authority in the royal presence. In psychological terms, Sweeney explains Jonson’s hostility to his audience both as a consequence of his uneasiness with authority (occasioned by his natural father’s death and his subsequent resistance to his stepfather’s control) and also as the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1986) 47 (4): 366–381.
Published: 01 December 1986
..., and more far-reaching than con- cern with the deterioration of family life at the hands of a tyrannical father. The extreme exaggeration of characters and situations in itself suggests that the story is actually a symbolic rather than a realistic portrayal of a matter of inordinate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1957) 18 (1): 44–58.
Published: 01 March 1957
... 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...