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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 379–381.
Published: 01 December 1980
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 374–385.
Published: 01 December 1963
...William Cadbury Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 THE UTILITY OF THE POETIC MASK IN TENNYSON’S “SUPPOSED CONFESSIONS” By WILLIAMCADBURY John Keble, lecturing in 1832 as Oxford’s Professor of Poetry, called poetry “a kind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 March 1942
... is his inclination toward mystification, the ambiguity of his characters, the masking of the profiles of his heroes, the stratification of the souls which even in the process of unveiling remain mysterious-all this Carol Bang brings to light in her book out of the maze of material at her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 97–101.
Published: 01 March 1984
.... LAWRENCEPOSTON University of Illinois at Chicago Masks of the Prophet: The Theatrical World of Karl Kraus. By KARIGRIMSTAD. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1982. xxii + 297 pp. $35.00. Erich Heller, one of our most distinguished and judicious critics, pro- nounced...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 313–315.
Published: 01 September 1961
... total of these considerations must be that this is a book which is unworthy of Jackson’s repu- tation as a medievalist. The idea was good, the execution poor. JAMES W. MARCHAND Vaderhilt U niverdt y Ruiner Maria Rilke: Masks and the Man...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 273–275.
Published: 01 September 1962
... for the kind of study hers is. All in all her book is indispensable for an intelligent reading of Yeats. V. L. 0. Seattle, Washington CHITTICK 7he Masks of Othello: ’Ihe Search for the Identity of Othello...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 117–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., doubling can mean either standing in for another actor (as in the case of a stunt double) or taking more than one part in the same performance: the first conjoins (two actors on one mask); the second bifurcates (two masks on one actor). Both kinds of doubling figure in the production history...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 29–66.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., masking the first English manifesto of deism as an adulatory letter to Dryden. This argument solves several long-standing problems in the interpretation of Dryden’s poem and in the historiography of early English deism. I wish to thank Christopher Ricks, James Anderson Winn, Howard Weinbrot, Phillip...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 168–178.
Published: 01 June 1976
... ambiguous work of art, but that on a second view becomes a representation of a human face, modelled and coloured, in wax, in enamelled metal, in some substance not human. The object thus appears a complete mask, such as might have been fantastically fitted and worn. “Yes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 132–153.
Published: 01 June 1978
... was into his occult stories of a decade earlier and their esoteric “doctrine of the Mask,” which he progressively made less occult and extended in “Ego Dominus Tuus” (1915) into a comprehensive theory of poetry. When in the first speech of that poem Yeats suddenly brings back an image and character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 312–328.
Published: 01 September 1968
... novels and stories were but bright masks, sly tempters under the pretense of artistic adventure leading him unerringly towards a certain imminent goal. @. 104) In a second passage the narrator seems to share Sheldon’s idea: “I fail to name any other author who made use of his art...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 March 1949
... ubiquitous, power to his own creation. The brevity of the story keeps pace with the swiftness of that horrible kind of death stalking its victims, yet Poe was immensely elaborative in telling about the interior of the abbey in which the “masked ball” was to provide the ghastly scene for the Red...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 29–41.
Published: 01 March 1968
... during the Mummemchanz, undergoes a sudden trans- formation, and is not seen again during the remainder of the play. This is the thoroughly unpleasant Zoilo-Thersites, a figure wearing the double mask of Zoilus, the unfair, vicious critic of Homer, and Thersites, the Homeric character who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (2): 181–190.
Published: 01 June 1963
... was prone to speak of himself not as a writer, but as a student, a worker, a walker, or an employee. He disguised and transformed his person behind masks bearing names such as Oscar, Tobold, Peter, Wenzel, Titus, “Das Kind,” Parzifal, Erich, Wladimir, Manuel, Theodorli, Fridolin, Kurt, Hans...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 107–120.
Published: 01 June 1982
... their initial conceptions of self and society. By looking carefully at their dinner party with Horner in Act V, I wish to suggest that they achieve a har- mony between social masks and natural desires denied to most of the other characters, and that this dinner party, in presenting an image...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 243–253.
Published: 01 September 1962
... satire of Protestant Dissenters ; and although he found this to be the basic strategy throughout the book, he observed that “the Mask is more plainly taken off in the Fragment.”g Made obvious by this supposed removal of the authorial mask, the Fragment’s blatant and degrading banter upon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 1973
... to reckon with the unfolding lines of A Mask, and the failure is all the more puzzling, again, because of Fletcher’s meticulous interest in anything on, around, or in the masque which may enhance or clarify its meaning. It is as if cutting into his subject at any point he would find stuff...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 504–505.
Published: 01 December 1948
... making up the present collection are De Usynlige, translated as The Masked Ladies, and Maskarade (or Mascarade) which has been given the plural form Masquerades in the translation, Oscar Svarlien 505 The introduction to the Four Plays is written...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (3): 335–348.
Published: 01 September 2022
... to same-sex couples (Clark 2015 ). Proponents of the idea that COVID-19 is a hoax perpetrated by an anti-Trump “deep state” have used the same language to urge members of city councils and school boards to rise up against the tyranny of mask and vaccine mandates (Clarkson and Cooper 2021 ). I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and therefore adaptable to a variety of politi- cally expedient readings. Such rulers are readily figured, Gaylard demon- strates, as hollow men, empty-­eyed masks neither tragic nor comic in expres- sion, ephemeral colossi of showy surface and no substance. This strategic, splendid vacuity seems reduced...