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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 525–533.
Published: 01 December 1942
... FOX FORTUNE: A ROMAN CATHOLIC LEGEND OF HOLINESS* By FREDERICKMORGAN PADELFORD The imitations of the Faerie Queene were inaugurated in 15% with the publication of an audacious poem entitled A Fig for Fortune, wherein the author, Anthony Copley, a Roman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 467–469.
Published: 01 September 1942
... will include the period 1914- 1939. BRADYR. JORDAN Duke University La Fortune du Tasse en France. By CHANDLERB. BEALL. Eugene : Univ. of Oregon Monographs, Studies in Literature and Phi- lology, No. 4 ; New Yorlc : Modern Language Association...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 261–272.
Published: 01 September 1956
...Anna Balakian Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 THE LITERARY FORTUNE OF WILLIAM BLAKE IN FRANCE By ANNABALAKIAN In reading the commentaries on William Blake by twentieth- century Frenchmen, one senses...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 196–199.
Published: 01 June 1984
.... According to Frederick Kiefer, those critics who urge that Fortune came to be less important in the tragedies of the later sixteenth century have got EDWARD PECHTER 197 things backward: “Indeed, . . . Fortune gradually assumed not less but more...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 461–462.
Published: 01 December 1953
..., that Thomas Mann has unwittingly tricked us both by producing a book on salvation, Der Erwahlte, which may give the reader some hope for the condemned Faustus of 1947. ne Fortunes of Fuust is a masterful piece of writing, accomplished with bril- liant finesse. Miss Butler’s flair...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (3): 327–354.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of structuralism and poststructuralism on American shores. In charting the happenstance of critical fortune at this pivotal and liminal moment, this essay suggests a new understanding of the institutional and intellectual bases of theory. It also addresses the anomalous status of the 1960s as a decade tumultuous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 465–489.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in Bernardes’s reputation as brando (gentle), as he was said to demonstrate the brandura of their mother tongue. Yet later in the seventeenth century his fortunes sank. Though he is little esteemed today, his association with the multiple meanings of brando and brandura implicated him in important political...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 323–347.
Published: 01 September 2003
... features but that will have largely van- ished by the time the Victorian novel hits the scene: I am thinking of the terms fortune, virtue, prudence, and the like. 2 It is that Žrst word that interests me most, and I will cite just one example, chosen more or less at random from the century’s texts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 March 1988
..., Jean de Meun’s Roman de la rose, and how the Priest’s tale replies to this particular deficiency.* In the Roman and other medi- eval versions of the legend, including the one invoked in Chaucer’s House of Fame, Croesus is a victim not of Fortune but rather of his own interpretive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 497–505.
Published: 01 December 1965
... the strong morality influence in Dekker’s play; and finally, to determine the importance of the morality elements in Fuustus. That Dekker in his play was imitating Marlowe has been suspected for some time.2 Old Fortunatus, like Faustus, sells his soul, though to Fortune instead of the Devil...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (3): 369–374.
Published: 01 September 1965
... Fortune unstable! Lyk to the scorpion so deceyvable, That flaterest with thyn heed whan thou wolt stynge; Thy tayl is deeth, thurgh thyn envenymynge. 0 brotil joye! o sweete venym queynte! 0 monstre, that so subtilly kanst peynte Thy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 297–308.
Published: 01 December 1962
...”) recalls the opening lines of the Consolation (“and drery vers of wretchidnesse weten my face with verray teres”) ;* and to this we might add that each passage is followed by a comment on the variability of Fortune (Troilus I, 22 ff. ; Con. I, m.1, 26-32). Both works begin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 339–357.
Published: 01 December 1979
... (1II.i); and one at a time they comment on the “madness” that overcame Pom- pey and his men at Pharsalia, and then “fly the fatal day” and appear no more (IV.iilg The ritualization of their actions emphasizes the movement of Pompey’s fortunes. The strange scene of “comic relief...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 3–19.
Published: 01 March 1973
... of Fortune, and the effect of his resolution of the one problem is to produce another). Still, when Theseus rides into the grove where Palamon and Arcite are at it tooth and nail, we tend to heave a sigh of relief, for we think that he can settle matters if anyone can. He is the one who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 315–320.
Published: 01 December 1960
... of negation, of denials of the traditional sanctions on human behavior imposed by degree, fortune, and divine vengeance for sin.2 Tamburlaine denies that he is in any way bound by the hierarchy of “degree.” Other characters in the play assert the authority of the idea, but Tamburlaine and his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 235–249.
Published: 01 September 1985
... of Consolation”-and on whether the narrative is a courtly piece or a spiritual work based on Boethius’s De consolatione phiZosophiae.2 Boethius’s treatise on Fortune, Providence, and human free choice provided the source for most medieval discussions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 263–273.
Published: 01 September 1968
... a man who desired to reveal the shifting, illusory nature of all things below the moon, the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice was a fine oppor- tunity for allegory. Tricked and defeated by the indifferent workings of earthly Fortune, Boethius was attempting to rise above the dark- ness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 179–184.
Published: 01 June 1941
...John W. Draper Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 SHAKESPEARE’S ORLANDO INNAMORATO By JOHN W. DRAPER Shakespeare’s Orlando indeed is Fortune’s minion: in Act I, he starts as an outcast younger brother,l with no hope of support either...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1947
... of the phrase “Rot me.” Van Grin constantly laughs at his own words and actions, even when he falls down the stairs and breaks a couple of ribs; however, he is taken out of his humour when he discovers that Lady Subtle has no fortune (V, 3). Sir Lawrence Limber is an indulgent father with three...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 518–519.
Published: 01 September 1941
... series, includes The Prince, Discourse on Reforming the Government of Florence, Casfruccio Cmtracani, Capitolo on Fortune, Familiar Letters, and ten of the Discourses on Livy. Its chief merit is that it makes available within a single inex- pensive volume The Prince and samples...