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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (4): 385–394.
Published: 01 December 1968
...Nicholas Guild Copyright © 1968 by Duke University Press 1968 MARVELL’S “THE NYMPH COMPLAINING FOR THE DEATH OF HER FAUN” By NICHOLASGUILD The prevailing opinion among the more recent critics of Marvell’s “The Nymph...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 September 1958
...Leo Spitzer Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 MARVELL’S “NYMPH COMPLAINING FOR THE DEATH OF HER FAUN”: SOURCES VERSUS MEANING By LEOSPITZER In the considerable literature in which attempts have been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 30–32.
Published: 01 March 1960
...Pierre Legouis Copyright © 1960 by Duke University Press 1960 MARVELL’S “NYMPH COMPLAINING FOR THE DEATH OF HER FAUN”: A MlSE AU POINT By PIERRELEGOUIS In a lively and entertaining article (MLQ, XIX, No. 3, September, 1958) Leo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (2): 143–157.
Published: 01 June 1971
... the phenomenological and allegorical excesses of recent readings of “The Nymph complaining for the death of her Faun’’ and other poems, may seem less mysterious if looked at in terms of Marvell’s characteristically dramatic poetic strategy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 124–144.
Published: 01 June 1987
... of the scatological imagery with conventional poetic diction and forms. In 1734 Swift published together in a pamphlet three poems that are nearly always at the center of discus- sions of his “scatological” poetry: “A Beautiful Young Nymph Going to Bed,” “Strephon and Chloe,” and “Cassinus and Peter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 508–522.
Published: 01 December 1969
.... 7 Poems of Henry King, ed. Margaret Crum (Oxford, 1965), p. 151. 512 THE NEGRO IN 17TH-CENTURY.POETRY A Faire Nimph scorning a Black Boy Courting her Nymph. Stand off, and let me take the aire, Why should the smoak pursue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 160–178.
Published: 01 June 1970
... inflamed “Dan Faunus” and a Nymph “of shame affrayd,” wedded to chastity (ii.S), and “Yet cold through feare, and old con- ceiued dreads” (ii.9). The Palmer’s story is basically a presentation of extreme opposites, of passionate lust and frigid purity. These waters offer Ruddymane...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 37–40.
Published: 01 March 1952
... of the earlier world of nymphs and satyrs being displaced by these “faery broods.” In both poets the older powers now displaced are the more valued ones, and the less familiar. Upon a time, before the faery broods Drove Nymph and Satyr from the prosperous woods...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 1979
... and Hermaphroditus has a remarkable-indeed sensa- tional+limax, but critics do not seem to have noticed that the au- thor of the 1602 poem has made a significant alteration at this point to the Ovidian version of the story. In both accounts the rejected nymph Salmacis leaps into the water to embrace...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 205–208.
Published: 01 June 1943
... sought to destroy the son of Zeus, an intention which Zeus thwarted by causing the nymphs of Nysa to conceal his son in a cave screened with ivy. The seventh of the Homeric Hymns relates the capture of Dionysus by pirates, and how a dark ivy-plant presently grew up around the ship’s mast...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 306–309.
Published: 01 September 1977
... into metaphor the fable of the nymph turned into a fountain, suggesting why myths of liquefaction are appropriate to such frail- ties as the Nymph’s. Nymph and Knight are analogous instances of failure to maintain a suitably rigorous life-style; the myth of the fountain and a phrase...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 449–452.
Published: 01 December 1944
... of celestial beings with scarfs Roberta D. Cornelius 45 1 blowing above their heads-two of an air-nymph and one of an air-nymph with Zephyr; Iris is so depicted in XXIX, 3; Plate XXXII, 4, displays an engaging and energetic Europa with a very fluttering pavilion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 1958
..., the technique serves two purposes: it emphasizes the intro- duction of the nymph, and it also contributes to the dominant emo- tional tone of the introduction. The first line is long, for it almost inevitably assimilates the word pearls, which is connected to it both 0.B...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 203–227.
Published: 01 September 1982
... this sequence, however, stands a spatial order, a ring structure, whose central element, in the eighth sonnet, is not St. John but a wailing nymph, “Hard by a riuers side” (8.1). As the only sonnet in which the genius of Rome speaks for itself, the nymph’s lament was already unique in Du Bellay’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 377–386.
Published: 01 December 1971
.... Not only does the poem clearly invert the customary movement of the pastoral, but it also abounds in images that convey the control, dis- cipline, and ordering of basic drives. Though at the beginning the poet invokes “the Mountain Nymph, sweet Liberty” (36), the poem consist- ently reminds us...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 110–113.
Published: 01 March 1971
... kind of complexity as ‘The Garden” or “On a Drop of Dew”; it is not supplemented by other conceptions which would enable him to discuss the political dimensions of pastoral. Elsewhere, it becomes merely irrelevant, as in his discussion of “The Nymph Complaining for the Death of Her Fawn...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Instrument.” Ovid’s Syrinx is an elusive wood nymph pursued by Pan; she runs to the bank of a river, where she appeals to her sisters the water nymphs to change her form ( ut se mutarent ). The Latin verb mutare is the cue for her mutation into a river reed, and so, “when Pan thought that he had at last...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... : Cambridge University Press . Jones Robert . 1610 . The Muses Gardin for Delights . London . Kelley Shannon . 2015 . “ Amber, the Heliades, and the Poetics of Trauma in Marvell’s ‘The Nymph Complaining.’ ” Studies in English Literature 1500–1900 55 , no. 1 : 151 – 74...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 424–439.
Published: 01 December 1970
...) The most extraordinary human animalism and sexual ambiguity are to be found in the simile applied to the people running to gaze at Hero: Even as, when gawdie Nymphs pursue the chace, Wretched Ixions shaggie footed race, Incenst with savage heat, gallop amaine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 1949
... affirmative. In neither poem can he find “more than a shadowy trace of indebtedness to Ovid.” Ending his study by quoting the one “back- ward look” in the former, when Milton remembered Ganymede and Hylas and the Nymphs of Diana’s train, and naiades With fruits...