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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 20–41.
Published: 01 March 1987
... politics”) or on the theme of imagination, but not on the link between the two.’ This essay will explore the connection between love and mental activity in the play and locate it in the popular Neoplatonist doctrine of love described by Edgar Wind.* Not only does this Neoplatonist “mystery” per...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 331–346.
Published: 01 December 1981
... (in a somewhat abbreviated form), along with other ex- tracts from the Commentary, by the great Florentine Neoplatonist Mar- silio Ficino (1433-99). It appears in the three editions of his collected works published in Base1 in 156 1 and 1576 and in Paris in 164 1.12 Since Ficino’s Opera omnia were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 199–203.
Published: 01 September 1956
... of the transferred sense which had the sanction of long- established usage. The concept of the Sabbath as “a figure of the blest Sabbaoth of eternity” is entertained by Spenser in its twofold aspect : the Christian hope and the Platonist (and Neoplatonist) idealistic vision. The inevitable merging...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (2): 181–183.
Published: 01 June 1972
... of the volume is difficult to discern. A prelimi- nary chapter deals with the early Christian period. The following three treat medieval mysticism, love lyric, and legend. Two more divide the Renaissance into Neoplatonist and baroque categories. Within chapters, the materials spread over genres...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 1985
... it “ironically overturns the relationship neoplatonists assumed to exist between magician and daemon” (p. 168). The Attendant Spirit defeats the magician, but his magic is the traditional complex of Christian vi r t lies. Her untrumpeted butjudicious conclusion is that “in his finest and most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 420–423.
Published: 01 December 1974
...-form” of Renaissance drama: a form which he sees as possessing obvious affinities with some of the anti-illusionist attitudes of our own post-Pirandellian theater. For Cope, Ar- taud and Ortega y Gasset have merely extended the thinking of certain of the Florentine Neoplatonists: Nicholas...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 279–282.
Published: 01 September 1989
...-as a Plotinian Neoplatonist, a skeptic in the British empirical tradition, or a precursor of modern Protestant illuminism or of phenomenology (these labels appear in the text, but the critics thus tagged are herded into massive notes at the back of the book)-Hogle concludes that none of these readings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 275–279.
Published: 01 September 1989
...-as a Plotinian Neoplatonist, a skeptic in the British empirical tradition, or a precursor of modern Protestant illuminism or of phenomenology (these labels appear in the text, but the critics thus tagged are herded into massive notes at the back of the book)-Hogle concludes that none of these readings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 237–255.
Published: 01 September 1979
... and refined into a cosmic system by the Neoplatonists, and the non-Cupidic tradi- tion, celebrated in classical treatises on friendship and in such contem- porary writings as the humanist marriage tracts widely popular in six- teenth-century England. A brief review of these traditions will help...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (2): 198–206.
Published: 01 June 1983
... Nancy Lindheim, in- The Structures of Sidney’s “Arcadia,” is inter- ested in Calvinist readings; both are content to leave Sidney in the context of Renaissance humanism, though Greenfield accepts the view that Sidney is the Neoplatonist that some consider him. Reluctance to confine Sidney’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 337–344.
Published: 01 September 1986
.... Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986. xv + 395 pp. $29.50. Girard, Rene. The Scapegoat. Translated by Yvonne Freccero. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986. 216 pp. $24.50. Lamberton, Robert. Homer the Theologian: Neoplatonist Allegorical Reading and the Growth of the Epic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 363–389.
Published: 01 September 2013
... littérature du romantisme allemande . Paris : Seuil . Lamberton Robert . 1986 . Homer the Theologian: Neoplatonist Allegorical Reading and the Growth of the Epic Tradition . Berkeley : University of California Press . Latour Bruno . 1993 . We Have Never Been Modern , translated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 356–369.
Published: 01 September 1969
... with whether Pope’s ideas might be classified as Catholic, Anglican, Neoplatonist, deist, Spinozan, or the like; the discussion is directly concerned with whether Pope’s imagery communicates his ideas with such intensity that the imagery may be said to be in some sense primary, and any abstract...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 509–531.
Published: 01 December 2008
...- ject’s transitoriness.7 Proust further posits that the “lofty thoughts” of others — whether the ideas of the Neoplatonists or those of poets like Baudelaire — are not forgotten. Cultural transmission is routine and involuntary. Baudelaire continues to sound in one’s ear because one’s memory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (3): 251–279.
Published: 01 September 1994
...) and Christian (Petrarch’s Canzoniere, Ficino’s Commen- tary on Pluto’s Symposium on Love, and Alberti’s On Painting and on Sculp- ture). Like many Renaissance Neoplatonists, Firenzuola’s mouthpiece likens his derivation of the ideal beauty to the story of Zeuxis of Hera- clea, who, when asked...