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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 253–271.
Published: 01 September 1986
...). do not evoke what Wayne C.Booth calls “practical” interest, “a strong desire for the success or tailiire of those we love or hate, admire or detest” (The KhPtoric of Fiction [(lhicago: University of Clhicago Press, 19611, p. 125). 256 KEATS’S ISABELLA...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 270–284.
Published: 01 September 1966
...Darrel Mansell, Jr. Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 “SEEMERS” IN MEASURE FOR MEASURE By DARRELMANSELL, JR. When Isabella thinks she has discovered that the “well-seeming Angelo” is actually a “devil,” she cries, “Seeming...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1975
... from one of his dark corners to save Isabella from the cruel dilemma of having to sacrifice either her brother’s life or her virtue: “The trans- formation of mood and control proves so complete after the Duke re- duces Isabella’s dilemmas to such devices as substituting heads or vir- gins...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (4): 309–322.
Published: 01 December 1962
..., a Morality. Equally manifold have been the controversies surrounding the characters in Measztre for Measure, particularly Isabella and Duke Vincentio. Flatly declared unacceptable as a heroine because she is inconsistently drawn or too self-righteous and inhuman (notably in her castigation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 478–488.
Published: 01 December 1967
... it. Once more, fare you well. (I.i .67-73) Again, Angelo, acting as the Duke, compares the pressure which his thickcoming feelings for Isabella exert on his mind with the suffoca- tion a king might feel when his loyal but thoughtless subjects throng about...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (4): 431–449.
Published: 01 December 1999
... but losing her soul; and never does he plead for (or ask Isabella to plead for) the release of Juliet. Claudio wants his lib- erty in both senses of the word, and he does not understand the All Shakespeare references are to The Complete Pelican Shakespeare, ed. Alfred Harbage (Baltimore, Md...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 439–447.
Published: 01 December 1944
... Chaucerian influence on his narrative texture. Three months after finishing Endymion, Keats began Isabella. In the meantime, however, his study of Chaucer had been given fresh impetus and more precise direction. He had learned to go to Chaucer, not for medieval quaintness, nor merely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 118–124.
Published: 01 June 1954
..., Ibrahim, a sort of six-month furlough in Genoa to visit his Isabella; when it transpires that Ibrahim must return to Constantinople, Isabella indulges in a fever that lasts eleven days, while the Bassa himself has leisure for one of two and a half months’ duration. (Mlle de Scudery takes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 113–124.
Published: 01 June 1957
...- fuses the advances of Lord Barbarino. Unfortunately for Trappolin, Lavinio, Duke of Tuscany, before leaving for his marriage to Isabella of Milan, appoints as temporary rulers of Florence, Lords Barbarino and Machavil. No sooner has the Duke left than Barbarino calls Trappolin before...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 53–63.
Published: 01 March 1969
...,ty of thought, and literary taste which marked the reasonableness of that attach- ment. (p. 39) Isabella’s use of novelistic clichbs immediately betrays her shallowness. The novels she recommends to Catherine-beginning with The Castle of Wolfenbach and ending with Horrid...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 423–427.
Published: 01 September 1940
... immediately after his death. But two of the poems in the present volume are nearly equal in length to "Hyperion" and "Isabella" respectively. Is it not strange that there is no reference to them in the extant letters of Keats, whose habit it was to gossip of his more ambitious projects...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 1962
... through the streets of Flor- ence. Indeed, the mother assures Bianca-though quite innocently- “I would not . . . / That you had lost the sight !” (I.iii.91-92). Mean- while, the subplot, involving Isabella, her uncle Hippolito, and his sister Livia, centers on the incestuous attachment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 64–66.
Published: 01 March 1989
... of the strengths and weaknesses of her work. Mensurefor Measure moves toward a realization central to many of the medieval manuals of dying: Death, far from being the glorious martyrdom of Isabella’s dreams, the comfortable sleep of the Duke’s dreams, the nuisance of Barnar- dine’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 231–250.
Published: 01 September 1983
... is orderly; but while Kath- erine deliberately creates hers, Tudor reads himself into congruence with an external Fate. The confident tone of this pair of letters is in sharp contrast to the mood of the earlier exchange between Isabella and Mortimer. Hounded by misfortune, the queen and her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 429–453.
Published: 01 December 1994
... with presenting and policing female behavior according to “domestic ideology” (Armstrong, esp. 96-160). Lennox locates in the sources what Armstrong calls “domestic women,” finding there the “propriety”she had initially constructed around narrative. In Measure for Measure, for instance, Isabella...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 234–237.
Published: 01 June 1995
..., the complete writings of Wroth’s talented contemporary Isabella Whitney have not yet appeared in an accessible vol- ume. And obviously, despite Ezell’s skeptical view that the addition of such texts to our anthology will leave “the overall model of the progress of women’s writings . . . in placc...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (4): 475–495.
Published: 01 December 1997
... at Northanger Abbey, fits him into a discourse (political economy) dif- ferent from the only one Catherine knows (the Gothic novel). Toward the end of the novel, however, Catherine’s natural ability and well-nurtured moral sense enable her to see through the worldly cunning of Isabella Thorpe...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (3): 272–292.
Published: 01 September 1975
... long poem. In Lucio’s line to Isabella, “I hold you as a thing en- sky’d, and sainted” (I.iv.34), Keats had underlined only the single striking word “ensky’d” (Spurgeon, p. 107). Three-fourths of the way through Book 4 of Endymion, at line 772, the poet addresses his hero and uses the same...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2014
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
... reflect the sociocultural turmoil, and the dramatiza- tion of his and Juliet’s dilemma responds to the changes in the prose- cution of prenuptial intercourse as well as in legal practices governing relationships. Juliet and Claudio cannot choose the popular option that Isabella suggests, to “let...