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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 58–72.
Published: 01 March 1950
...Ignace Von Feuerlicht Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 DIE DEUTSCHE IDYLLE SEIT GESSNER Yon IGNACEFEUERLICHT Gewohnlich stellt man sich unter dem Begriff “deutsche Idylle” etwas wie eine zierliche, von den Kunstgartnern Geljner...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 94–97.
Published: 01 March 1984
.... S -1- LTA K-I- <; ~1 R K A N Uniz)ersit?qf Penrisylzmiia Tennyson and Madness. By ANNC. COI,LF.I,.Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1983. 176 pp. $20.00. Tennyson’s Camelot: The “Idylls of thP King” and Its Medieval SourcPJ. By DAVIDSTAINVES. Waterloo, Ont., Canada...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 395–397.
Published: 01 December 1981
... issues of chro- nology and development in Favor of recurring themes and types, beginning with an essay on In Memoriam as domestic elegy, subsuming a number of poems (particularly the English idyls) on either side of 1850 under the categories “idyl” and “epyllion,” moving backward to The Princess...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 1986
..., specialization and fragmentation,” can discover a human ideal only through transfigura- tion of existence (p. 16). The modern poet’s problem is to achieve a “‘coali- tion’ of classic and modern” (p. lo), envisioning “a perfect human com- munity not as an Arcadian idyll but as an ideal compatible...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 149–168.
Published: 01 June 1994
.... The pastoral allows the poet to displace contemporary economic rela- tionships and their implications, since it relies on “idyllic time,” an eternal now defined spatially rather than temporally.9 ‘The sense of this universal pleasure,” states SamuelJohnson in Rambler 36, has invited %umbers without...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 79–81.
Published: 01 March 1989
... on classical topics with the contemporary and depersonalized mode of the English idylls. Tucker’s detailed reading of the ideological resonances of these latter poems is especially useful. He then pursues the career through the larger and more generically mixed Princess and In Memoriam, to conclude...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 293–315.
Published: 01 September 1975
... and precision almost always attends his efforts to suggest idyllic happiness or elegiac melancholy, not to mention the religious hopes associated with both of those moods. Yet he is capable of brilliant parody of pastoral conventions; his ability to structure whole novels upon a complex opposition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 March 1989
... and depersonalized mode of the English idylls. Tucker’s detailed reading of the ideological resonances of these latter poems is especially useful. He then pursues the career through the larger and more generically mixed Princess and In Memoriam, to conclude his study in 1855, with Maud, a poem which he...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 December 1969
... Victorians between the sexual puritanism of a long Platonic and Christian tradition and a more sensuous Romantic notion of the interpenetration of body and spirit. In Idylls of the King Tennyson explicitly declared his theme to be “Sense at war with Soul,” as if Sense were the great...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 261–265.
Published: 01 June 1998
... inspiration comes from William Empson’s gnomic formulations in Some Versions of Pas- toral. Unlike the common account of the mode as nostalgic, idyllic, and escapist (Alpers sees this view as ultimately a version of Schiller’s “sentimen- tal” poetry), the book argues that pastoral is fundamentally...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (3): 351–355.
Published: 01 September 1997
... idyllic rhetoric. Almost always Wellbery begins with a text or two, italicizing pas- sages to focus our attention. In dense readings he pursues linguistic and rhetorical structures, formal organization, motivic arrangement, and psy- choanalytic patterns, swooping deftly between fine details...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 392–396.
Published: 01 December 1987
..., frugal, industrious, and virtuous. Given that from at least the 1780s pastoral conventions mediated the marketed image of the Lakes, one might consider just how much early observers like Bailey, Culley, and Pringle were themselves subject to an agricultural idyll. This occasional lapse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 253–271.
Published: 01 September 1986
.... In IsubeZZu the contrast between the spiritual and the material appears in various forms and results in a grotesque vision. Based on a story in Boccaccio’s Decumeron (Day 4, Story 5),22 the poem tells of two lovers, Isabella and Lorenzo, whose brief idyll ends when Isabella’s greedy brothers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 42–58.
Published: 01 March 1987
... after the early chapters (though as narrator, he indicates a somewhat different consciousness when he laughs at his youthful follies). In volume 1, idyllic first images like the rivulets of the Wandel flowing behind his aunt’s cottage in. Croydon are balanced by the last picture, of Roslyn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 36–41.
Published: 01 March 1954
....6 Two Rambler essays (Nos. 204 and 205, which were published seven years before Russelus) tell of the failure of Seged, lord of Ethiopia, to find happiness in an idyllic seclusion even for ten days. Seged (the historic Emperor Segued, elder brother of the historic Ras Cella Christos...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 559–560.
Published: 01 December 1942
... of Oregon 4 T. Tasso, Opere (Florence, 1724), 11, 367. 6G. A. Dunlop, “The Sources of the Idyls of Jean Vauquelin de la Fresnaye,” MP, XI1 (1914), 146, note 3. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of The- ocritus’s first idyll represents an advance, though Thornton too finds the fourth stanza puzzling, since there is no sacrificial procession in 17  Jack, 214 – 25; Dwight E. Robinson, “Ode on a ‘New Etrurian Urn’: A Reflec- tion of Wedgwood Ware in the Poetic Imagery of John Keats,” Keats...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 269–282.
Published: 01 September 1961
..., that it is neither possible nor desirable to keep a nation in the precari- ous state of cultural ignorance. Accounts of primitive peoples abound in Wieland’s writings. These accounts are frequently so idyllic that one is tempted to conclude that Wieland shares with Rousseau the rationalist concept...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 44–53.
Published: 01 March 1972
... for the idyllic future that will result from the peace and will surpass the nearly perfect present. Only Lansdowne’s verse can describe this future, says Pope, and he forbids himself to touch with “unhallow’d Lays” pl’wickenhaniEd., p. 133. Joseph Spence. Observations, Anecdotes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (2): 159–166.
Published: 01 June 1967
... negative qualities of the second when the two images are compared. But the changes are more complex. In reworking lines 3 and 4, Gryphius lends support to their idyllic charac- ter by drastically revising the sound. He replaces the harsher stops and velars by softer sibilants and labials, creating...