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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 341–364.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Civilizations Project. Among his publications are Religion and Colonization in Ancient Greece (1987), Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean (1994), and The Returns of Odysseus: Colonization and Ethnicity (1998), as well as an edited collection, Ancient Perceptions of Greek Ethnicity (2001...
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 March 1946
... the attack on “rationalizing divines” in the Dunciad and the fondness shared by Pope and Fielding for the “Cibberian forehead.” W. I(. WIMSATT,JR. Yale University Endymion in England: The Literary History of a Greek Myth. By EDWALDs. LEC0nn-E. New York...
Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 491–493.
Published: 01 December 1947
...Georges May James Hutton. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1946. Pp. xi + 822. $5.00. Copyright © 1947 by Duke University Press 1947 REVIEWS The Greek Anthology in France and in the Latin Writers of The Netherlands to the Year 1800. By JAMES...
Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jennifer Wallace Ladies’ Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy . By Prins Yopie . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2017 . xviii + 297 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 “I read Greek as hard under the trees as some of your Oxonians...
Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 March 1941
...Brents Stirling James Emerson Phillips, Jr. New York: Columbia University Press, 1940. Pp. 230. $2.75. Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 144 Reviews The State in Shakespeare’s Greek and Roman Plays. By JAMES EMERSONPHILLIPS, Jr. New York...
Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 315–316.
Published: 01 September 1952
...), comme, Q propos des Cpigrammes, l’ouvrage fondamental de celui-ci, 77ze Greek Anthology in France (Ithaca, 1946). Ajoutons que C. A. Mayer, dam le compte rendu qu’il a fait du livre de Jourda, signale “quelques erreurs matCrielles” (cf. Bibliothique d’Humanisme et Renaissance, XI1 [1950...
Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 362–365.
Published: 01 September 1945
... no fair indication of its value. LOUISEDAUNER State University of Iowa Goethe and the Greeks. By HUMPHRYTREVELYAN. Cambridge : Uni- versity Press, 1941 ; New York: Macmillan, 1942. Pp. xvi + 321. $3.75. This publication, in the author’s...
Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 505–526.
Published: 01 December 2012
... English examples, for the long-term significance of the cultural debate between Ancients and Moderns across Europe. The Moderns argued for the possibility of historical change in literary standards; the Ancients, for the putatively unchanging models of the Greek and Roman classics. Probably the most...
Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 527–552.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Tim Dean Abstract This essay considers the “descriptive turn” in literary studies from the vantage point of poetics, arguing that the history of Western poetry, from the Greeks to the present, offers through the category of epideixis a theory and practice of description that illuminates some...
Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 209–226.
Published: 01 September 1989
..., the centralized mon- archy of Priam’s Troy and the loose confederation of Greek prince- doms temporarily united under Agamemnon. Yet the play is not only a historical work. Shakespeare was, among other things, an ideological critic, and he seems to have taken the story of the Trojan War as he...
Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 174–193.
Published: 01 June 1947
..., but with less fervor and with less consciousness of a firm and well-de- fined purpose. Henry Felton and Anthony Blackwall were the most painstaking apologists for the classics in the early eighteenth century. Felton, in addition to pointing out the ethical value of the greatest Latin and Greek...
Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 158–163.
Published: 01 June 1963
... ) . In 1934 another interpretation appeared, one that depended upon the correlation of the Greek letters with various Masonic symbols ; thus, “Alpha and Gamma, taken together, suggest the Compasses and Square; Eta may stand for Jacob’s ladder, Theta for the Eye, and Iota for the Plumbline...
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 391–400.
Published: 01 September 1942
..., whose date is fixed by the tenth epigram on Germanicus, who died in 19 A.D.” His epigrams are to be found in The Greek Anthology,12 and among them stands the following (vol. 111, bk. 9, no. 236) : Translation of the epigram : The inviolable oath of the Fates decreed that final...
Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 March 1942
.... The purpose of Mr. Stern’s study, as the title indicates, is to trace the growth of interest in ancient Greek culture during the eighteenth century. It considers the characteristics of that interest and the ways in which it manifested itself. In his introductory chap- ter, Mr. Stern with swift...
Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 June 1944
... arose under a Greek sky and that the only way to become great is to imitate the Greeks. This is a better path to the knowledge of perfect beauty than the imitation of nature. The beautiful is only one and not varied, and its highest form is expressed by artists (sculptors) as that of man...
Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 587–616.
Published: 01 December 2000
... “On Not Knowing Greek,” she was being ironic. The irony should be especially apparent to us, if only because Woolf knew Greek well by today’s standards: reading a couple of hours each morning, she could ﬁnish a play of Sophocles in a week. As the essay’s occasional lines...
Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 1956
... the pr0phets.l These words were written in 1798, at the height of the German reverence for Greek antiquity, when Wieland himself felt removed from the main stream of literary activity. He had gone through many stages in order to arrive at this point. Yet during part of his residence in Switzerland...
Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 September 2003
... de Thbes: ll. 748 –56 describe the brooch for which Amphiaraus, the Greek seer at Thebes, is betrayed by his wife, and in ll. 2752 –55 Enéas, visiting the underworld, sees the seven Greek princes killed at Thebes. All references to the former work are to Aimé Petit, ed. and trans., Le roman...
Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 371–375.
Published: 01 September 2021
... in an imagined space and a form which invites a reader to enjoy a sequence of words for their own patterns and potency” (5). There is one further exclusion, with major implications for the ancient Greek grounding of Attridge’s history: song, that is, words wedded to actual music. The book allows (and gives...
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 477–488.
Published: 01 December 1946
... literature, what was the position of medieval romance; to which was it more closely allied? As we shall see, it was sometimes thought that Gothic and Elizabethan literature were alike considered modern literature in distinction from Greek and Roman work. For students of the Renaissance, this prob...