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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 363–388.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Nola Jean Bamberry Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 EVOLUTION OF THE POPULAR HERO IN THE ENGLISH OCTAVIAN ROMANCES By NOLAJEAN BAMBERRY David Fowler’s Literary History of the Popular Ballad studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 424–439.
Published: 01 December 1970
... IN MARLOWE’S HERO AND LEANDER* By RICHARDNEUSE Few readers of Marlowe today will object to the proposition that for all its lightness of manner Hero and Leander is a poem which deals with problems that also seriously engaged Marlowe the dramatist. J. B...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 335–337.
Published: 01 September 1972
...Peter Milward Reuben A. Brower. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1971. xi + 424 pp. $10.50 Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 REVIEWS Hero and Saint: Shakespeare and the Graeco-Roman Heroic Tradition. By KEUBENA. BROWER.New...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (1): 29–42.
Published: 01 March 1982
...Roger Nicholls Copyright © 1982 by Duke University Press 1982 THE HERO AS AN OLD MAN THE ROLE OF BANCBANUS IN GRILLPARZER’S EIN TREUER DIENER SEINES HERRN By KOCEK NICHOLLS Fundamental to the interpretation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 308–311.
Published: 01 September 1984
.... JAMESGINDIN University of Michigan Elepac Romance: Cultural Change and Loss of the Hero in Modern Fiction. By KENNETHA. BRUFFEE.Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1983. 230 pp. $19.95. In a brief but intensive demonstration, Elegzac Romance develops a striking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (1): 15–26.
Published: 01 March 1978
...Dino S. Cervigni CELLINI’S VITA, OR THE UNFINISHED STORY OF A DISILLUSIONED HERO By DINOS. CERVIGNI Benvenuto Cellini, the narrator-protagonist of the Vita, was born in Florence in 1500 and died there in 157 1. An artist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 263–285.
Published: 01 June 1942
...Richard H. Perkinson Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 NATURE AND THE TRAGIC HERO IN CHAPMAN’S BUSSY PLAYS By RICHARDH. PERKINSON I Chapman’s tragedies have provided the material...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 339–357.
Published: 01 December 1979
...Suzanne F. Kistler Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE MISSING HERO IN CHAPMAN’S CAESAR AND POMPEY By SUZANNEF. KISTLER Caesar and Pompey: A Roman Tragedy is one of George Chapman’s most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 387–388.
Published: 01 December 1948
...G. P. Shannon AGAINST MAROT AS A SOURCE OF MARLOWE’S HERO AND LEANDER By G. P. SHANNON One who has to refer to the sources of Hero and Leander will imme- diately find, first, that Marlowe followed no one version closely and second...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 405–407.
Published: 01 December 1962
... it, in our view, make Kafka’s heroes “men of religion” and Kafka himself a homo religiosus, a distinction which Anders denies him. Existentially, the fact that Kafka took pains to record this experience of perennial vacillation between hope and despair bears witness to his affirmative, even...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 226–231.
Published: 01 September 1955
...Martin T. Williams Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 THE TEMPTATIONS IN MARLOWE’S HERO AND LEANDER By MARTINT WILLIAMS One episode in Marlowe’s partial redaction of Hero and Leander has perplexed, distressed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 99–113.
Published: 01 June 1955
...Ilse Appelbaum Graham Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 THE BROKEN PITCHER: HERO OF KLEIST’S COMEDY By ILSEAPPELRAUM GRAHAFvi Jesus said unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 192–195.
Published: 01 June 1987
... University of Alabama The Restoration Rake-Hero: Transformations in Sexual Understanding in Seven- teenth-Century England. By HAROLDWEBER. Madison: University of Wis- consin Press, 1986. x + 253 pp. $27.50. The central part of Harold Weber’s book analyzes ten Restoration plays...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 267–279.
Published: 01 September 1943
...Alexander H. Krappe Copyright © 1943 by Duke University Press 1943 THE HERO CHAMPION OF ANIMALS By ALEXANDERH. KRAPPE The mediaeval story collection known as the Gesta Romanorum contains, among many others, the following interesting tale...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 161–196.
Published: 01 June 1999
...Tim Fulford Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Romanticizing the Empire: The Naval Heroes of Southey, Coleridge, Austen, and Marryat Tim Fulford In August 1830 the newly popular novelist Captain Frederick Marryat received a letter. Washington Irving, its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 355–367.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Julio Ramos The Repose of Heroes Julio Ramos w hat is the gift of poetry to war? The year 1995 marks the centennial of the death of Jose Marti. He fell in the heat of battle on ig May at Dos Rios, in the Ori- ental province of Cuba, several weeks after the beginning...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 347–365.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Katherine Ibbett is assistant professor of French at the University of Michigan. Her first book, The Style of the State in French Theater, 1630–1660 , is forthcoming, and she is beginning a book about compassion in early modern France and England. Heroes and History’s Remainders: The Restes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 319–347.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Loren Cressler Abstract What are the consequences of reading Shakespeare’s allusions to classical heroes through vernacular adaptations rather than through classical texts? This essay reframes the debate about which classical sources Shakespeare consulted, arguing that he encountered Aeneas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
...David Wilson-Okamura Abstract Epics modeled on the Odyssey typically include a version of Homer’s Circe episode. Edmund Spenser’s variant, the Bower of Bliss, is unusual for ending in physical violence so pronounced that many readers have taken against its putative hero, Sir Guyon. This essay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 June 2008
...John Richardson Nicholas Rowe's Tamerlane of 1701 marks an important step in the development of literary representations of military heroes. Rowe draws on and adapts seventeenth-century accounts of Timur and other soldiers to create a conqueror more virtuous and peace-loving than those portrayed...