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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 315–336.
Published: 01 December 1982
... to a mere stereotype, whether of folly, vice, or virtue. At times he plainly deserves our ad- miration. At others (for example, in his initial admiration of Olivia) he is plainly blinded by self-opinion. Occasionally, too, he lapses into brute violence. Wycherley continually changes and complicates...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 162–185.
Published: 01 June 1987
... the characters variously anticipate the marriage of Olivia, which will transform her house- hold and which also symbolizes the passing of youth and the begin- ning of responsibility. These events, the sale of the orchard and the marriage of Olivia, bring laughter for some characters and tears...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Olivia C. Harrison oharriso@usc.edu Decolonizing Memory: Algeria and the Politics of Testimony . By Jill Jarvis . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2021 . x + 273 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington 2023 Decolonizing Memory is a welcome contribution...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 274–288.
Published: 01 September 1972
... is, how- ever, first sent as an emissary to Olivia only three days after her arrival in Orsino’s court, and her return journey to that court is interrupted by the scene in which Sebastian takes leave of Antonio after a stay of three months, though the length of this stay is not revealed until we...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 231–247.
Published: 01 September 1980
... is not sim- ply a disguised girl, but a boy-girl: Cesario is Shakespeare’s first andro- gyne. As the play opens, both Orsino and Olivia have adopted rigid, narcissistic postures. Orsino is in love with love, mooning over his ideal- ized version of Olivia; Olivia, for her part, has declared...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (4): 379–402.
Published: 01 December 2019
... . West-Pavlov Russell . 2013 . Temporalities: The New Critical Idiom . London : Routledge . Wilson Kabe . 2014 . Of One Woman or So, by Olivia N’Gowfri . Art installation on scroll and unpublished PDF typescript. Wollaeger Mark , ed. 2012 . The Oxford Handbook of Global...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 108–109.
Published: 01 March 1952
... death in 1898, a period during which he sent her a hundred letters, intimate in self-revelation, now published for the first time. In these letters Mark Twain confides to his correspondent his progress in wooing Olivia Langdon, reports on their adjustments to marriage, reveals his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 107–108.
Published: 01 March 1952
... death in 1898, a period during which he sent her a hundred letters, intimate in self-revelation, now published for the first time. In these letters Mark Twain confides to his correspondent his progress in wooing Olivia Langdon, reports on their adjustments to marriage, reveals his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 262–264.
Published: 01 September 1960
... to the pageants and festivals. The atmosphere of Olivia’s household is akin to the license of holidays; Sir Toby can, in a limited way, be likened to the lord of misrule; and Malvolio is a much better candidate for the role of kill-joy than is Shy- lock. On the other hand, Barber’s statement...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 1991
... to be parts of the same unit; thus, “in a sequence that has its introductory beat in 1.5 (beat 299-307) but is developed and com- pleted only in 2.2, Malvolio receives orders from Olivia to deliver a ring to Viola, follows her, and forces the ring upon her” (p. 195). In other words, part of one...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 March 1966
... method? (1) It was a psychological and dramatic mistake to have Romeo and Juliet’s marriage consummated; “they should meet only in death.” (P. 188) (2) “In Twelfth Night Orsino and Olivia, luxuriating in impotent grief, fall in love with the same hermaphroditic object, mirror...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2015
... as a schoolmaster of passion, Olivia as a confidant master of a household—reflect how, as medieval misogyny partly waned, wives were increasingly seen as worthy companions with emotional and perhaps other expertise. Yet, by glamorizing marriage formation, each of these comedies also asks us sanguinely to imagine...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 429–453.
Published: 01 December 1994
...” on a restricted set of behavior and codes that are affronted by Viola’s slippage into male attire and actions and by the absence, in Olivia’s desire for the cross-dressed Viola, of “any of those emotions which bashfulness, delicacy, and . . . the decorum of her sex and birth oblige” (Doody, 300...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (4): 481–486.
Published: 01 December 1944
... unexpected. Olivia’s virtue is saved. Thornhill, to be sure, makes off with her, but she is rescued by Burchell in the nick of time and the play ends in a double marriage. Der Landprediger was no doubt seen on the Konigsberg stage for which it was written. It was also played once in Hannover...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 107–112.
Published: 01 March 1985
... Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1985. xii + 307 pp. $28.50. Smith, Olivia. The Polittcs of Language, 1791-1819. Oxford: Clai-endon Press, 1984. xiii + 269 pp. $27.95. Squires, Michael, and Dennis Jackson (editors). D. H. Lazurence’s “Lady”: A New Look nl “Lady Chatterlej’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (4): 521–526.
Published: 01 December 1970
.... H. Home”; Percy G. Adams, “\Vhat Happened in Olivia’s Bedroom? or Ambiguity in The Plnin Dealer”; Landritni Hanks, “Dryden’s Baroque Drama”; John I. Fisclier, “The Uses of Viriue: Swift’s Last Poem to Stella”; Robert B. Heilman, “Trollope’s The IWni-den...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Americans as grateful supplicants has led many commentators to interpret the performance as a politi- cal ceremony in which French settlers ritually performed the Native Americans’ acquiescence to their rule.28 The musicologist Olivia A. Bloechl, who reads the scene as an enactment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 1996
... to their plots: the partnership of Maria and Jemima in Wollstonecraft’s Maria, the mutual admiration of Ellis/Juliet and Lady Aurora in Burney’s Wanderer, Ellena’s fascination with Olivia’s voice in Radcliffe’s Italian, Camilla’s longing for protection and sup- port first from Mrs. Arlbery...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1945
... nGmber of sotiles which the dive11 had deceived and broGght unto his service with filse id61atrie.69 And After that with great mAjestie and p6mpe they hadde Cnded their dinner, they tog6ther did acc6mpanie the king unto the t6wer, for to tike dtthe prin- cesse Olivia, who being...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (2): 200–207.
Published: 01 June 1988
... convergence de deux penskes. Saratoga, Calif.: Anma Libri, Stanford French and Italian Studies, 50, 1987. x + 132 pp. $25.00. Morton, Brian N., and Donald C. Spinelli (editors). .Beaumarchais: A Bibliography. Ann Arbor: Olivia and Hill Press, 1988. xxiii + 374 pp. $50.00. Papin, Liliane...