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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (2): 131–133.
Published: 01 June 1951
...Henry J. Webb Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 TWO ADDITIONS TO THE MILITARY BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS DIGGES By HENRYJ. WEBB Thomas Digges, one-time mustermaster general of Queen Eliza- beth’s forces in the Low Countries...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 43–49.
Published: 01 March 1956
...Paul A. Jorgensen Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 ALIEN MILITARY DOCTRINE IN RENAISSANCE ENGLAND By PAULA. JORGENSEN In our study of the foreign enlightenment that came to England during the Renaissance, we are apt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 389–400.
Published: 01 December 1945
...Henry J. Webb Copyright © 1945 by Duke University Press 1945 THE MATHEMATICAL AND MILITARY WORKS OF THOMAS DIGGES, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF HIS LIFE By HENRYJ. WEBB Little is known of the early life of Thomas Digges. He was born in Kent, possibly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 269–289.
Published: 01 June 2008
...John Richardson Nicholas Rowe's Tamerlane of 1701 marks an important step in the development of literary representations of military heroes. Rowe draws on and adapts seventeenth-century accounts of Timur and other soldiers to create a conqueror more virtuous and peace-loving than those portrayed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (2): 205–242.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... The surprising presence of Pater in texts shaped by brutal military conflict not only demonstrates the power of models of cultural transmission he developed at a point when his reputation was at a far lower ebb in the English-speaking world than it was on a war-ravaged continent, but also opens up...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Diana Taylor “Damnable Iteration”: The Traps of Political Spectacle Diana Taylor 0n the day of the last Argentine military coup or go 24 March 1976, the front page of the daily newspaper La Razbn featured an imposing photograph of a military helicopter abducting the consti...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Ercilla writes as a combatant, a direct participant in the conflict that he recounts; he praises the integrity and heroism of the indigenous warriors in defending their homeland; he stresses the challenges to imperial authority and military force that Spanish commanders and soldiers encountered during...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 September 2003
... that they develop the myth of Western progress and continuity in reaction to the way that the ear- lier romance recognizes the proximity of Christian and Islamic military culture. The genealogical model of identity developed through the Tro- jan myth works not only to provide a history and a classical pedigree...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 376–402.
Published: 01 December 1974
... in their military sermons, which portrayed the Puritan soldier of Christ. From at least St. Paul onward, the soldier of Christ had been a Chris- tian commonplace; and theologians as different from Puritan exegetes as Erasmus and Loyola had devoted much comment to the fig~re.~The soldier was a hero...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (3): 279–311.
Published: 01 September 1998
... at the battle of Lutzen in 1632, England entered an unprecedented period of mourning for a foreign monarch, whose astounding military success against the Catholic powers in the Thirty Years War had made him the cynosure of militant Protestants throughout Europe. His death exerted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 151–163.
Published: 01 June 1996
... to women in the plans of the government over which I preside, and the new state that it proposes to install in the future.”2 It takes little more than Pinochet’s opening sentence to grasp the raw authoritarianism that characterized the military regime, especially in its early, triumphal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 141–150.
Published: 01 June 1996
... ‘45 or numerical) and one of name. He tells us that he enters a space where another stood before him, and he therefore appears right away as a second, the one who comes after the main one: his realm is that of secondariness, whether social, economic, political, military, familial...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (3): 272–280.
Published: 01 September 1950
... of conditions in France -specifically asked for B4ze.28 In view of Beze’s approving mention of a military uprising and the doubt that Sturm felt as to Calvin’s consent, it is probable that Calvin himself was still very reluctant. This view is reinforced by Calvin’s own comment immediately after...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (4): 511–513.
Published: 01 December 1995
..., it is impossible not to marvel at what’s best here. After opening the section on satire with skillful analyses of eros and impotence in Rochester and audience and class-consciousness in Oldham, Rawson offers a vigorous discussion of military technology in the mock-heroic from Homer and Lucan to Swift...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (2): 131–141.
Published: 01 June 1944
... and lucubration over books teach one virtues of knowl- edge and prudence which are at least as valuable to warfare as is the sword. There is strength in the toga as well as in the military cloak (sagum). As Solorzano’s discussion proceeds, it will become evident that laws sometimes replace letters...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2010
... poets in the early sixteenth century.6 Boiardo’s and Ariosto’s chivalric romances reflect a much more “ecu- menical” conception of heroic poetry, conjoining the military epic mat- ter of Carolingian gesta with the solitary knightly quests of Arthurian romance unproblematically, that is, without...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 18–27.
Published: 01 March 1954
... the scortching heat and freezing cold Hunger and thirst right adiuncts of the war. (Lines 3245-48) He continues with instructions about scaling castle walls, besieging a fort, undermining a town, and learning the best military formations and fortifications...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 161–196.
Published: 01 June 1999
...” and Personal Record, ” ed. Zdzislaw Najder (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988), 194. 15 Military Promotions; 07; The Duke and His Dulcinea: A Satirical Poem (London, 18og), 5. Fulford I Southey, Coleridge, Austen, Marryat ’67 York was viewed as a “Royal Puppet” who had sold...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 329–340.
Published: 01 September 1968
... languages and now constitutes a major landmark in modern Peruvian letters. The story takes place at the present time in the Colegio Leoncio Prado, a military academy in Lima for boys of high school age, where the author himself was once a student. Because Cava, one of the “perros” (a term applied...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 339–358.
Published: 01 December 1983
... husband remain unweakened throughout, by the time of the climactic blockhouse episode the terms of her marriage have been placed on the same elemental level of survival as the military battle; June expresses fear that her husband may try to kill her and that she in turn may have to kill him...