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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 472–475.
Published: 01 December 1966
... pp. $4.95. Only in this century has the masque been rescued by scholars, if not performers, from three hundred years of neglect. Rudolf Brotanek (1902) and Paul Reyher (1909) studied its history; E. K. Chambers (1902) and Enid Welsford (1927) traced its origins; Allardyce Nicoll...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 29–40.
Published: 01 March 1962
...Alan H. Roper Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 DRYDEN’S “SECULAR MASQUE” By ALANH. ROPER Until 1956 it seemed that there was nothing mare of importance to be said about Dryden’s “Secular Masque.” For nearly 150 years Scott’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 102–105.
Published: 01 March 1973
... University of Toronto The Transcendental Masque: An Essay on Milton’s “Comus.” By ANGUS FLETCHER.Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1971. xiv 4- 261 pp. $10.00. What one will makeof this lively and valuable book is perhaps implicit in his response to the evocative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 March 1949
...Franz Karl Mohr THE INFLUENCE OF EICHENDORFF’S “AHNUNG UND GEGENWART” ON POE’S “MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH” By FRANZKARL MOHR The year 1949 marks the hundredth anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death. The world-wide...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (1): 3–20.
Published: 01 March 1977
... masques cel- ebrating marriage, often leading the bride and groom to the very bed- room in which the connubial “rites” were to be performed. But the poet, who in his occasional verse early displayed an awareness of such mundane ceremonies, reacts sharply in Paradise Lost against the masque...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (1): 29–41.
Published: 01 March 1968
... the background against which the placement of ZoibThersites within the masque reveals its inner necessity. It is not accidental that Goethe placed Act 111 at the center of Faut IZ: its position is in keeping with the importance attributed by German Classicism to the “aesthetic education” of man...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 395–403.
Published: 01 December 1982
... in the plays and masques with “his delight in the creative power that produces them,” while chapter 2, “That Dead Sea of Life,” balances his “satiric depiction of humanity reduced to the sub- human” against “the pleasure he sees our lower natures giving when their energies are properly controlled...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 March 1973
... The Transcendental Masque: An Essay on Milton’s “Comus.” By ANGUS FLETCHER.Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1971. xiv 4- 261 pp. $10.00. What one will makeof this lively and valuable book is perhaps implicit in his response to the evocative adjective in the title. The heart...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 197–210.
Published: 01 June 1945
... when Mary thought of writing a play on the Commonwealth, she had to drop it, because of a lack of source materials.ll For his picturesque opening scene of the Masque, Shelley was clearly indebted to Whitelocke’s Memorids. Neither Clarendon nor Hume mentions...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 123–144.
Published: 01 June 2018
...” ( London Gazetteer 1739 ). George Lillo’s Britannia and Batavia provides a more elaborate example. The masque celebrates the second “glorious Revolution” brought about by the marriage of the British Princess Royal and the Prince of Orange in 1734. The arrival of Batavia with Liberto, Ithuriel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 388–392.
Published: 01 December 1987
... and playwright. By fixing these works within their political moment and addressing topical and occasional materials, Marcus is able to address the formal and the expres- sive as polemical matter. The reading of Christmas His Masque is exemplary in 390...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 107–123.
Published: 01 June 1987
... to the writing-to-order of commercial- theater plays for the whole of the Elizabethan and Jacobean period.9 Masques, pageants, sermons, pamphlets, and proclama- tions seem to have satisfied the ruling class’s desire to promulgate its views. As a rule, then, the theater was not employed by the ruling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 1985
... in the universe (pp. 34-35). She then devotes a longish chapter each to Friar Bacon, Doctor Faustus, Bussy D’Ambois, and Prospero, before concluding with a chapter on the masque. In these analyses Traister is adroit, sensible, and persuasive in demon- strating the different ways in which magic is viewed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 184–191.
Published: 01 June 1981
... to Demaray, Milton’s progress toward a new kind of visionary work completes itself in Paradzse Lost, which, once its “sub- sumed theatrical core” is laid bare (p. 55), is seen as a fusion of sacred dramas, court spectacles, processional triumphs, grand choral ensem- bles, and court masques...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 September 1978
... The process I am describing involves both the transformation of sin- gle images and the absorption of entire poems, although the same materials are made to yield different results. Comus allowed Marvell to read “L’Allegro” and “I1 Penseroso” as masques. It is precisely the mas- quing procedures...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 377–386.
Published: 01 December 1971
... and sophisticated ones: from a barnyard with cock and hens, a hill, a wood, farm land, to towered cities with tournaments, masques, the professional theater. We notice, moreover, that the day in the country ends with the telling of fairy stories, and that even the poetry mentioned in “L’Allegro...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 500.
Published: 01 December 1947
... companies and playhouses of the period, analyzes the dra- matic works of chief playwrights from Chapman through Davenant, and briefly treats masques, university plays, and drolls. The chapters presenting playwrights and their works include brief biographical sketches and plot summaries...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 1973
...John Sutherland BEN DRAKE 105 But the commentary runs from a survey of the ways in which Renaissance “magic” may be seen to articulate masque-form (the first two chapters), through a notably informed treatment of the way...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 185–192.
Published: 01 June 1940
..., “Be bold,” over a door, she waits until night (55). A great storm blows through the house (xii, 1-3) ; then the Masque of Cupid passes (3-26). In this, Amoret appears, wounded, her heart carried in a basin (19-21). At the next mid- night, Britomart enters the enchanted chamber (28-30...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 475–476.
Published: 01 December 1966
...Louis L. Martz W. Salter K.. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1965. v + 142 pp. $5.00. Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 EDWAKD PARTRIDGE 475 else caii we go for so full a rendering of the eHect of the masques lie chooses...