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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 408–418.
Published: 01 December 1947
...Henry McAnally, Sir Copyright © 1947 by Duke University Press 1947 A CONTEMPORARY OF ALFIERI-LORENZO PIGNOTTI By SIR HENRYMCANALLY Pignotti is not now well known nor possibly known at all outside Italy and, as he can claim...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 359–373.
Published: 01 December 1983
... with the expectation one would develop in reading some of Mann’s better-known early works. Thus one might naturally expect Lorenzo de’ Medici, a character on the side of art (like Detlev Spinel1 and Tonio Kroger), to be, however equivocally, the play’s favored figure. Yet in an early letter to his...
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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 (1989) 50 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 March 1989
.... Even the defenders of Act V are apt to let this argument win more or less by default. On the whole they prefer to forgo attention to action in favor of praise for things like the charming Jessica- Lorenzo duet, and to make much of “harmony.” Unfortunately, the duet is also an intermezzo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (1): 19–32.
Published: 01 March 1967
... choice, could not be more sharply drawn. Portia is never unduly concerned about Antonio’s claims for prece- dence. At the very first, in fact, she seems ready to make a threesome. After sending Bassanio hence on their wedding day, she tells Lorenzo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 285–291.
Published: 01 September 1952
... to be done, namely, to look for a lady- love to whom he will send any giant that he will overthrow in an onslaught or cleave asunder to the waist, or vanquish or subdue, so that she may dispose of him at her pleasure. After mature consideration Don Quijote chooses Aldonza Lorenzo, a native...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 230–231.
Published: 01 June 1945
... about Lorenzo de’ Medici, included among his friends the leading humanists and scholars of the age, a study of his relations with other men of talent should prove richly rewarding. Dr. Kris- teller has concentrated, however, upon an exposition of Ficino’s thought, with relatively little...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 1951
... work in retrospect, Granell finds that it falls into three main periods (Pedro de Lorenzo in his article “Pensando en Azorin” [ Yu, December 10, 19471 has suggested four) : the impressionistic period initiated by La voluntad (1902), in which Azorin’s viewpoint toward reality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 603–605.
Published: 01 December 1969
... the reader that Berceo employed a tripartite struc- ture, weak in the Vida de Sun Millin, strong in the Vida de Santo Domingo, and possibly defective in the Martirio de Sun Lorenzo. Peny’s analysis of Santa Oria’s structure reveals that there is a somewhat radical departure from the typical vida...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (2): 169–179.
Published: 01 June 2003
... imperial burden robbing them of their liberty is suggested by a passage from a book that was well known in all three countries, Lorenzo Valla’s On the Elegance of the Latin Language. Identifying himself with Rome, Valla insists that “sub- ject peoples may have thrown off the yoke of Roman arms...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 June 1990
... and public, both an intellectual position and a political/social one. It encompasses contemplativeness (Petrarch) and rebelliousness (Lorenzo Valla) , private scholarship (Erasmus) and active civic life (More). Its con- text is the private study, the schools, universities, courts, cities...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 418–420.
Published: 01 December 1974
... of the Commedia which argues for the tradi tionally epic quality of a poem that radically revises the very notion of epic. It is a lapidary book. The opening quotation of Lorenzo cle’ Medici’s analogy drawn between Ulysses, Aeneas, and Dante prefigures equally the theme of Thompson’s argument...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (1): 68–77.
Published: 01 March 1955
... of this novelist, when it comes to the passions of the flesh, is probably one of the most sensitive and engrossing in modern Italian literature. From the bombastic sensuality of Brambilla (“In- verno di malato”) to the sensuous meanness of Lorenzo, who in a moment of customary depression throws his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 92–111.
Published: 01 March 1970
..., is the echo of that description of the state not as it should be but as it is, written by another state councilor in rustication at San Casciano who could dedicate Zl Principe to Lorenzo de’ Medici while trying to explain to Lorenzo’s exiled predecessor Piero Soderini what had caused his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 167–184.
Published: 01 June 1990
... Cosimo’s brother Lorenzo (born 1394). See Barbaro’s reference to Rossi as Lorenzo’s master: Remigio Sabbadini, Storin e m‘tica di testi lntini, 2nd ed. (Padua: Antenore, 1971), p. 31. Messer Bicci de’Medici clearly wanted his sons to have the advantage of the new education. Similarly, Rinaldo degli...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 1942
... as Mr. Whitehead could expect, hymning man and his sensory organs in the most elegant way : With error in ambition justly charg’d, Find we Lorenzo wiser in his wealth? What if thy rental I reform? and draw An inventory new to set thee right ? Where...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (4): 358–360.
Published: 01 December 1958
... L6pez Lorenzo. MCxico : Editorial Cultura, State University of Iowa Studies in Spanish Language and Literature, No. 11, 1958. Pp. 127. Singleton, Charles S. Dante Studies. No. 2 : Journey to Beatrice. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1958. Pp. vi + 291. $4.75. Singleton, Mack...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 June 1953
.... (editor). The Advancement of Learning (1649) by John Hall. Liverpool: At the University Press, Liverpool Reprints No. 7, 1953. Pp. xiv + 54. 5s. net. Fay, Eliot. Lorenzo in Search of the Sun: D. H. Lawrence in Italy, Mexico, and the American Southwest. New York: Bookman Associates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (3): 329–341.
Published: 01 September 1943
... for him was the fact that that city was comparatively free from such evil growth during his lifetime. And the Italian literati he loved were the deco- rous Academicians who graciously welcomed him into their fold, and the adventurers he met in London, like Lorenzo Da Ponte, who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 607–611.
Published: 01 December 1969
... of the bond’s law can be transformed into the ring of love” (p. 210). If we see the Jessica-Lorenzo affair “as it is,” it provides a meaningful contrast to that of Portia and Bassanio by being “lawless,” an “inversion of true, bonded love” (pp. 223, 224). In a continuation of the word-play which always...