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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 385–394.
Published: 01 December 1968
... of the poem and blames the “fatal facil- ity”2 of the octosyllabic couplet, other critics have assumed that Mar- vell did not simply fall victim to his verse form, but that the symbolic overtones of the poem can be explained in one of three ways: (1) either the fawn functions as a surrogate figure...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 September 1958
... recently made to define the meaning of Marvell’s poem there may be distin- guished three schools of thought: one that takes literally the love of the nymph for her fawn (Legouis in his book on Marvell published thirty years ago ; T. S. Eliot in his essay on Marvell ; LeComtel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 30–32.
Published: 01 March 1960
..., and on the other hand the compliment paid to Marvell that his “precise taste” finds the proper degree of seriousness for every subject he treats (p. 232). Personally, I do not think that to Marvell the death of a tame fawn was “a slight affair,” nor that his whole view of man and the world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 375–377.
Published: 01 September 1970
.... In The Malcontent, by Finkelpearl’s own admission, there is little or no connection (p. viii). Out of Marston’s mature work only The Fawn contains suggestions of more than general relationship. In this play Finkel- pearl finds a close similarity between the parliament of Cupid held in the last act and some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 37–43.
Published: 01 March 1972
...: about them round A Lion now he stalks with fiery glare, l’hen as a Tiger, who by chance hath spi’d In some Purlieu two gentle Fawns at play, Straight couches close, then rising changes oft His couchant watch, as one who chose his ground...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (3): 272–288.
Published: 01 September 1974
... and evenings at Fawns, when Adam and Charlotte are alone, Adam comes to appreciate Charlotte’s quiet ministrations, her playing his favorite music for him on the piano as they sit in candlelight. More- over, on the visit to Gutermann-Seuss, he notes her taste, her response to the beauty he loves...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 89–91.
Published: 01 March 1944
.... Though impressed, Aboulcasem persevered in his evil ways for the short time until his death. His unpublished works fell into the hands of Mirvan, “an inferior genius of the east, who assumed the pride of talents, but succeeded chiefly by a certain pliancy, that could, in apt season, fawn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 1970
... implies James I or Scottishness. Shakespeare’s Jaques has this name because of the Jaques/jakes pun. I would make a first assumption that the same is true of Marston’s. As to the identification with James I of Duke Gonzago in The Fawn, I must admit to finding it quite incredible. T’he French...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 297–299.
Published: 01 September 1982
... of a the- atrical tradition can hardly be more firmly, if imaginatively, laid. The Malcontent is examined with unexpected brevity. Fortune’s wheel rolls evenly through the play and smooths away its rough power. The Fawn is Marston’s linguistic showpiece, but Geckle insists on reducing the play- wright’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 34–45.
Published: 01 March 1964
...-74). But when on his way to prison the Queen challenges him in similar terms to resist actively the fate thrust upon him-“wilt thou, pupil-like, / . . . fawn on rage with base humility, / Which art a lion and a king of beastsRichard replies ironically: “A king of beasts, indeed; if aught...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 March 1971
... kind of complexity as ‘The Garden” or “On a Drop of Dew”; it is not supplemented by other conceptions which would enable him to discuss the political dimensions of pastoral. Elsewhere, it becomes merely irrelevant, as in his discussion of “The Nymph Complaining for the Death of Her Fawn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 221–233.
Published: 01 September 1976
... out petty knavery; but in the same author’s Parasitaster, or The Fawn (ca. 1605) Duke Hercules uses his disguise to spy on and expose petty sexual of- fenders as well as to spy on his son’s wooing. In Middleton’s Your Five Gallants (ca. 1605) the spy is not an official representative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 418–423.
Published: 01 December 1948
... learning as its shadow ; but as such, he is respectable. He browzes on the husk and leaves of books, as the young fawn browzes on the bark and leaves of trees. Such a one lives all his life in a dream of learning, and has never once had his sleep broken by a real sense of things...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 242–260.
Published: 01 September 1977
... the Nymph enjoys in the fawn’s love the peace denied her in Sylvio’s: “This waxed tame; while he grew wild” (“The Nyinph complaining for the death of her Faun,” 34). In a way she forsakes forest for garden: “I have a Garden of my own” (7 1). The mower and gardener also seem to repre- sent the wild...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2013
... , no. 4 : 535 – 38 . Barrett William . 1958 . Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy . New York : Anchor Doubleday . Brodie Fawn . 1965 . “ Who Defends an Abolitionist? ” In The Antislavery Vanguard: New Essays on the Abolitionists , edited by Duberman Martin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 163–174.
Published: 01 June 1944
... l7ze Sacrifice, line 217. 47 Tlze Search, lines 17-19. 174 George Herbert object may be compound, it readily lends itself also to the expression of images with compound terms. Whom neither force nor fawning can VnP;nne, or wench from giving all...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 113–135.
Published: 01 June 1991
... “fawn”needing suste- nance underscores the special relationship between heroic deeds and time (2.7.127-29). Rather than suggesting something unorthodox about Orlando’s sexuality, his likening himself to a doe reflects the strength of his desire to succor Adam, a desire stereotyped as mater...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 486–493.
Published: 01 September 1965
...., for the University of Victoria, 1965. xv + 278 pp. $6.75. Distributed in U.S.A. by University of Washington Press. Smith, Gerald A. (editor). John Marston: The Fawn. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, Regents Renaissance Drama Series, 1965. xx + 123 pp. $3.00, cloth; $1.OO, paper. Starr, G...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 143–157.
Published: 01 June 1971
... 197 (1952), 136- 37, and “The Argument of Marvell’s ‘Garden,’ ” EIC, 2 (1952), 225-41; Geoffrey H. Hart- man, ‘“The Nymph Complaining for the Death of her Fawn’: A Brief Allegory,” EZC, 18 (1968). 151-55. (5) Treating the development of Marvell’s art and thought: George...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 165–179.
Published: 01 June 1996
...? It would have been better for him to replace half his talent with an equal amount of patronage.” And further on: “So a poor person can’t mingle with rich people without fawning over them? What a doctrine!” With respect to the inconveniences of love across class barriers, the “mil- lionaire’s...