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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 168–174.
Published: 01 June 1971
...Albert B. Smith Copyright © 1971 by Duke University Press 1971 GAUTIER’S MADEMOISELLE DE MAUPIN THE QUEST FOR HAPPINESS By ALBERTB. SMITH Attempts to achieve...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (3): 199–205.
Published: 01 September 1957
.... Segrais was twenty-eight, just three years older than Mademoiselle de Montpensier, when he accompanied her into exile at Saint-Fargeau in November, 1652. Since he left no personal record and since the preponderant part of Mademoiselle’s memoirs during the period of 1652 to 1657 deals...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 107–112.
Published: 01 June 1957
... a lyrical apotheosis of love. Gobineau’s idealization of love, most cogently depicted in Les Plkiades, published in 1874, can be traced back as far as 1847, the date of the nouvelle “Mademoiselle Irnois.” Already in that work the concept that true passion does not demand reciprocity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 438–443.
Published: 01 December 1949
... a tragCdienne. Thus, the interest aroused by Rachel, he maintained, was purely personal, and the public cared nothing for the tragedies she interpreted : Chose singdiere ! mademoiselle Rachel . . . ne s’apercevait pas qu’elle rkussissait par le sentiment tout moderne qu’elle y apportait. Le jeune...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 517–525.
Published: 01 December 1949
... debauchery, a Nero-bureaucrat, a Heliogabalus-shopkeeper.40 Most noteworthy of all, however, is a passage from Gautier’s novel, Mademoiselle de Maupin. The hero, D’Albert, writes to a friend : I am as weary as if I had gone through all the prodigalities of Sardanapalus . . . Tiberius, Caligula...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (2): 118–124.
Published: 01 June 1954
... the fetters of a lowly slave and has been instrumental in winning for him her father’s favor, he is duty bound to marry her. Solyman appears with Ibrahim, fresh from victory over Persia, presents Ulama (the Sophy’s son, but merely “a Satrape of Persia” in Mademoiselle’s version) to Roxolana...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 289–298.
Published: 01 September 1972
... of property in Mademoiselle,” There is considerable point in her asking what he has done with his wife, for the symbolic suggestion seems to be that he has spirited away Mrs. Bucket because he means to make Hortense take the role of supernumerary, “spiritual” wife. It is convenient...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 March 1947
... purpose. The new attitude, undoubt- edly a product of the disharmony between the artist and society which was one of the final manifestations of Romanticism, began to appear in the 1830’s. Certain prefaces of Victor Hugo and Theophile Gautier and the novel Mademoiselle de Maupin by the latter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 345–367.
Published: 01 September 2016
... kind of focus, from which new readings and comparisons can begin. Consider an excerpt from Nagamatsu’s “Portrait of Mademoiselle Mako” (1931), which consists of several pages of extended interior monologue. The narration, which begins with the female narrator’s musings about a recent love letter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 141–170.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Mademoiselle de Scudéry [Geneva: Droz, 1983], 97n1). In Heliodorus internal narratives were modeled on the traveler’s tale and thus frequently took the form of first-person eyewitnessing, but for reasons of propriety the first person all but disappeared after 1630 (Plazenet, 597 – 624). On reliability...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 203–206.
Published: 01 June 1944
... interested in French affairs knew of the proposed marriage of Lauzun to Mademoiselle de Montpensier and of Louis XIV’s sudden and dra- matic refusal to grant permission on December 18, 1670. To have spoken after that date of bringing to Lauzun a “premier rebut” would have been ridiculous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 461–492.
Published: 01 December 2011
... yesterday, but I am much unhappier to have to refuse the first thing that you ask of me. The reason for this refusal is that I have never produced a key, either for Cyrus or for Clélie, and I do not have one myself” (Mademoiselle de Scudéry: Sa vie 478...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 344–348.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., the prince de Condi, was imprisoned, and Mademoiselle de Montpensier, who turned the guns of the Bastille against Louis Xfv in the battle of Saint-Antoine. For DeJean, the emergence of these female warriors at their supreme moment of the Fronde represents not only a pinnacle of feminist ascension...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 351–356.
Published: 01 December 1961
... good friends, and when in Paris before Mademoiselle’s exile, Segrais often visited the crippled writer. He had already written the long historical novel Be‘rknice, which was pub- lished in 1648. It does not seem improbable that they discussed the novel as a form and the ways of bringing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 228–234.
Published: 01 September 1960
... the Prince of Navarre judges only by externals which he twists to suit his sense of insecurity. Even the least ambiguous expressions of affection leave him unconvinced. The Princess of Leon is as unwilling to reveal her love in unequivo- cal words as are any of Mademoiselle de Scudkry’s heroines...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 53–59.
Published: 01 March 1958
... be rightfully credited to Corneille.” The first premise, though announced by Poulaille with a semblance of excitement, comes of course as no revelation. Every MoliPre student learned from the outset that Grimarest’s shaky testimony, old Mademoiselle Poisson’s hazy recollections, La Grange’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 215–241.
Published: 01 June 1940
... toujours tendrement atachC j’embrasse mademoiselle votre fille et la remersie de l’honeur de son souvenir, la miennel’ vous fait bien des compliments 10 Paper torn : words in brackets supplied. 11For Mme. Geoffrin’s daughter, Marie ThCrGse, Marquise de la FertC- Imbault, 1715...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (3): 275–302.
Published: 01 September 2022
... mademoiselle Mars ou celui de madame Pasta, et dans cent ans d’ici ces talents sublimes auront, dans la mémoire des hommes, une physionomie distincte” (Perhaps in our lifetime someone will master the art of describing so precisely the performances of [the actress] Mademoiselle Mars or [the singer] Giuditta...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 527–538.
Published: 01 December 1940
... : Mademoiselle, car itant d’une si grande considkration dans notre langue, j’approuve extrtmement le ressentiment que vous avez du tort qu’on veut lui faire, et je ne puis bien espirer de 1’AcadCmie dont vous me parlez, voyant qu’elle se veut itablir par une si grande violence . . . .17...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (2): 177–192.
Published: 01 June 1975
... and shifting on becomes even more dense before we ar- rive. Mademoiselle 0, in an echoic scene, reads to the Nabokov boys. The single page listed for “Stained glass” refers to this occurrence, particu- larly to the “harlequin pattern of colored panes inset in a whitewashed framework on either...