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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 1992
...C. David Benson Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 CRITIC AND POET: WHAT LYDGATE AND HENRYSON DID TO CHAUCER’S TROILUS RND CRISEYDE By C. DAVID BENSON Although Chaucer’s Troilus and Cristyde is cited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 41–56.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Julia Boffey Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 LYDGATE, HENRYSON, AND THE LITERARY TESTAMENT By JULIA BOFFEY Literary experiment with the matter and form of the legal testament held a particular...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 5–22.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Derek Pearsall Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 LYDGATE AS INNOVATOR BJ DEREKPEARSALL To offer to write on Lydgate as an innovator may seem at first sight a rash undertaking, especially since it is a view of his poetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 57–82.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Rita Copeland Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 LYDGATE, WWES, AND THE SCIENCE OF RHETORIC IN THE LATE MIDDLE AGES Bp RITA COPELAND In literary histories and critical studies of the English fifteenth cen- tury it has...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 1992
... fixed firmly on the horizon for the glimpse of an occasional Caledon- ian hillock to offset the dreariness of the surrounding view. Such a landscape, in which the prospect of Henryson and Dunbar provided the only relief from the tedium of Lydgate and his followers, enabled a neat critical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 March 1953
... Lydgate, has brought to light an interesting collection of fifteenth-century writings.l The manuscript consists of 159 unnumbered folios, of paper, the pages measuring 26 by 19 centi- meters, with an average of 35 lines to the page. According to the watermarks, the manuscript can be dated 1436...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 37–50.
Published: 01 March 1948
... with the outward structure of George Eliot’s novels-has no connection what- soever with what happens. “Miss Brooke,” the first book, does not end when Dorothea’s history reaches a definite point (the wedding trip), but includes the beginning of the Rosamond and Lydgate episode. The titles...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 335–340.
Published: 01 December 1953
... that Shakespeare knew Lydgate’s Sege of Troye and Caxton’s Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye, both ver- sions of Guido della Colonne’s Historia Destructionis Troiae. In both 1“These scenes seem to be largely Shakespeare’s own addition to the story, and only a very prejudiced reader can fail to see...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (4): 395–403.
Published: 01 December 1984
... and at the same 398 MIDDLE ENGLISH NARRATIVE POEMS time recogniz[es] the inevitability of the vision with which the poem ends” (p. 82). Ganim’s next chapter, ‘‘Mannerism and Moralism in Lydgate’s Siege of .Thebes,” moves into a world of fifteenth-century didactic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 269–284.
Published: 01 September 1967
... in Hoccleve (and in Lydgate) was “more conventional and rhetorical, and of a pattern, than indi~idual Smith’s observations cannot be dismissed lightly. Much of what Hoccleve tells us about himself cannot be substantiated with any exist- ing official recordIn the Prologue to the Regement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 271–284.
Published: 01 September 1945
... an immediate punishment. In Lydgate’s Complaint of the Black Knight, the god of love is accused in round terms of a variety of faults, but no punish- ment follows (The Minor Poems of John Lydgate, ed. H. N. McCracken [London, 1911-19341, 11, 401 ff In The Fall of Princes, Canace blames her fate...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 409–426.
Published: 01 September 1990
... of early evidence of critical response to the tale, but what there is is curiously varie- gated, at times demonstrating a perplexing allocation of sympathy. This is particularly true of Lydgate’s Temple of Glas, composed sometime in the first quarter of the fifteenth century, which con...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 1965
... be illustrated, if the reader will bear with me, from my own limited experience of editing Middlemarch. One of the important structural features of this novel is the balance created between Casaubon and Lydgate. Ignoring for the moment that masterly blend of similarity and difference...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (4): 515–517.
Published: 01 December 2015
... not—with “premodern” writers from the century before: John Lydgate, William Caxton, the great medieval chroniclers, and the followers of Geoffrey Chaucer. The mechanism that drives Kuskin’s new literary history is “recursion,” “a trope of return that produces representation through embedded self-reference” (9...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 208–210.
Published: 01 June 1991
... finds in such a writer as Lydgate (pp. 224-25) images from manuscript layout (illustrations, rubrics, paraphs, and the like), it hardly seems to signify anything about the function of memory. It is not even deployed as a rich source of metaphor. Once again, there is some misreading. Lydgate does...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 341–361.
Published: 01 September 1990
.... ” An English translation of Guillaume de Deguileville’s ”Pelerinage de la vie humaine,” either Lydgate’s translation of 1426 or the earlier prose translation titled “pe Pilgrim- age of pe Lyfe of pe Manhode.” See John Lydgate, The Pilgrimage of the Life of Man, ed. F. J. Furnivall and Katherine B...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 417–424.
Published: 01 December 1950
...-16), and two shorter passages, Gower with the short tale of the envious man and the miser (pp. 19-22), Chaucer with the Pardoner’s Prologue in a villainous text (pp. 24-29). Lydgate is belittled in a derogatory paragraph of introduction, and given but eight lines of his own (p. 30...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 365–370.
Published: 01 December 1960
... his work in their volumes De Laurentio de Primofato (Paris, 1903) and Studj sulle opere latine del Boccaccio (Trieste, 1879). E. Koeppel, in his book Laurent de Premierfaits und John Lydgates Bearbeitungen von Boccaccios De Casibus (Munich, 1885), was interested primarily in the sources...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 380–383.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of Bourgeuil, Chaucer, and Lydgate for their musical imagery and polemic. Public and private life Žt into harmonies of bodily expression. Yet those harmonies, however beautiful, come at a painful price. Pain itself is key to this study’s argument. Violence to the body is a central trope of medieval...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2020
... for liberal politics. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 canonicity bardolatry irony ambiguity liberalism Maisters Gower, Chaucer and Lydgate” were dubbed the “primier poets of this nacion” as early as 1475 (Ashby 1899 : 13). Early sixteenth-century poets like Stephen Hawes...