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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 274–288.
Published: 01 September 1972
... apart. Superficially, they meet at the same time, for Viola has served Orsino during the three months that Sebastian has accompa- 274 J. DENNIS HUSTON 275 nied Antonio with “not a minute’s vacancy’’ (V.i.98 Viola...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 162–185.
Published: 01 June 1987
... at Orsino’s court) and the variety and intercqnnectedness of the characters enforce the sense that the audience is observing a microcosm of society. In fact, increasingly in Chekhov’s major plays, and culminating in The Cherry Orchard, the house or estate takes on symbolic significance, standing...
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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 (1941) 2 (2): 179–184.
Published: 01 June 1941
... of mind. The weakness of the sanguine type was love; and love, indeed, could even drive him to the opposite humor, cold, dry melancholy, and so to madness. Such pangs and miseries appear in Romeoa6 and in the Duke Orsino;s6 but Orlando, despite his desperate case, seems always...
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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
... “marries” Viola’s twin, Sebastian. That Orsino decides to marry 20 MLQ n March 2015 Cesario/Viola immediately on finding out that this counselor is a woman exemplifies the obscurity of the line between male “friendship” and “love,” an obscurity also explored...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 67–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... vols. (Naples: Orsino, 1787 – 90), 1:41 – 44. Peters Genealogies of World Performance 71 stand prehistory by looking at contemporary primitives, on the theory that — while human history had developed in stages — some people had developed slowly, or hardly at all. Thus...