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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 31–35.
Published: 01 March 1947
...Helen Andrews Kahin JANE ANGER AND JOHN LYLY By HELENANDREWS KAHIN In the last half of the sixteenth century most English authors had learned to recognize the importance of their feminine readers. But although eulogies had become the rule rather...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 250–252.
Published: 01 June 1970
... as well as Euripides, and an assessment of the author’s intentions has never been a criterion for valid judgments about his merits. VICTORE. GRAHAM University of Toronto The Court Comedies of John Lyly: A Study in Allegorical l...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 248–250.
Published: 01 June 1970
... of Toronto The Court Comedies of John Lyly: A Study in Allegorical l)ramatu.rgy. By PETERSACCIO. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969.vii + 233 pp. $6.95. Peter Saccio states that the object of his work is “to find out how the plays operate as plays but his most useful...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 March 1946
... to various statues, musical compositions, and paintings, and reports the investigations of anthropologists and psychologists, but also gives estended studies of the longer English works based on the storj.. namely, Lyly’s Endimion, Drayton’s Endimion and Phoebe and The Man in the Moone...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 134–136.
Published: 01 June 1951
... of those plays which he produced with his boys. Even clearer is the example of John Lyly, five of whose plays, according to the title pages, were acted by the Children of Paul’s. The occasion of three of these has been fixed with a considerable degree of accuracy by Chambers,? and they occur...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 180–188.
Published: 01 June 1950
... of conditions, so milde of maners, as they may be examples of good order. . . .12 John Lyly made of his Sir Thopas just such a one as Ascham deplores. Thopas is not a mere borrowing from Latin comedy. Lyly has enriched the traditional vices of the miles gtoriosus by a generous infusion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 1941
... cata- logue). Dryden, John: Spanish Fryar, player’s part of Gomez. MS (num- ber unassigned). Killigrew, Thomas: I Cicilia G. Clarinda OT Love in Armes. MS 4458. II Cicilia & Clarinda or Love in Armes. MS 4458. Lyly, John : Harefield Entertainment, 1602 (see...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 252–260.
Published: 01 June 1970
... of a serious approach is appropriate, as he reminds us both that allegory and allusiveness are themselves a form of wit, and that the ideas underlying the delight and humor of Lyly’s plays are in- deed to be taken seriously. Nevertheless, he does tend to ignore the overtly comic subplots (except...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 1946
... and psychologists, but also gives estended studies of the longer English works based on the storj.. namely, Lyly’s Endimion, Drayton’s Endimion and Phoebe and The Man in the Moone, and Keats’s Endynzion. His cautious support of Mrs. Josephine W. Bennett’s contention that Lyly’s work ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 311–324.
Published: 01 December 1955
...-the ferming of an ideal man. The line of descent passes through Greek and Roman writers to such familiar Renaissance works as Elyot’s Boke Named the Governour (1531), Lyly’s Euphues (1578), and Castiglione’s Courtier (tr. 1561). The general concept of an ideal man has been most clearly stated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 1943
..., we might have to revise more than one of our conceptions of the development of the Elizabethan drama before Lyly; since the plays are lost, however, and no doubt for the most part irrecoverably lost, any estimate that we may attempt to make of them and of their place in the dramatic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 253–254.
Published: 01 June 1946
... was the only English poet with whom Weckherlin was personally acquainted. It was already known that early influence of the PICiade, experienced in his years in Paris, outweighed the effects on Weckherlin of Sidney, Spenser, Wyatt, Surrey, and Lyly. Forster brings out the additional fact that Mal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 1966
... planned, but remained unwritten at the time of the author’s death. In a rather cursory chapter on matrices, Tillyard finds the comedies indebted primarily to the Italian novella, secondarily to the dramas of Lyly, Peele, and Greene, and not at all to critical theories like the Donatan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 252–253.
Published: 01 June 1946
... poets. Perhaps Sir Henry Wotton was the only English poet with whom Weckherlin was personally acquainted. It was already known that early influence of the PICiade, experienced in his years in Paris, outweighed the effects on Weckherlin of Sidney, Spenser, Wyatt, Surrey, and Lyly. Forster...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 March 1945
... covered extends from Lyly to Virginia Woolf, more space has been reserved for the leading figures than has been commonly allotted to them in similar volumes. Seventeen pages are devoted to the account of Thackeray ; Conrad receives eighteen pages of treat- ment ; Scott, Dickens, and Hardy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 March 1945
... with thoroughness in dealing with the more important novelists. Despite the fact that the time covered extends from Lyly to Virginia Woolf, more space has been reserved for the leading figures than has been commonly allotted to them in similar volumes. Seventeen pages are devoted to the account...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (2): 128–142.
Published: 01 June 1985
...: they had spent years of preparation, not nibbing their quills, but filing their tongues. Sidney’s education was nearly as full as Lyly’s or Greene’s, and university education was uncommon enough for one born to so high a station.4 So if Hunter is right, if the “literature of the ’eighties...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 505–506.
Published: 01 December 1947
.... Klernm deals with the origins of the farce in England from the mystery plays and Lyly down to the Victorian age ; with the main farce-writers of the nineteenth century ; with the themes, the character types, and the plot structures; and with the principal verbal devices. With admirable gravity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 87–88.
Published: 01 March 1962
... he examines the use of the book made, or possibly made, by virtually every literary figure of the period. Anyone interested in Lyly, Spenser, Gabriel Harvey, Barnabe Rich, or dozens of others will ignore this book at his peril. In several pages Lievsay even continues his exhumation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 75–76.
Published: 01 March 1958
... of Elizabethan comedy, Miss Bradbrook touches upon the two main branches of Shakespeare’s inheritance, Lyly’s artificial comedy and the popular comedy of Peele, Greene, and Nashe. Shake- speare first tried and then rejected “the learned formula of farcical imbroglio for a more complex plan based...