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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . Just Beauty: Ovid and the Argument of Keats’s “Ode on a Grecian Urn” Arnd Bohm hat happens to people when their gods die, when their belief and Wfaith are dismissed as mere superstitions? A poignant account from recent times is found in Michelle Z. Rosaldo’s report about her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 90–93.
Published: 01 March 1980
... and Ovid. By JOHN M. FYLER.New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979. x + 206 pp. $14.50. John Fyler does not attempt to reassess or add to the work done in E. F. Shannon’s Chaucer and the Roman Poets (1929) and Richard L. Hoffman’s O-cd and the “Canterbury Tales” (1967...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 1949
... much about seven- teenth-century life from following his activities. DOUGLASBUSH Harvard University Milton and the Renaissance Ovid. By DAVISP. HARDING.Urbana: University of Illinois Studies in Language and Literature, Volume XXX...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and evanescent. This alternative Ovidian scenario offers a model of lyric that capitalizes on the brief resonance that the female voice acquires at the point of vanishing. By deploying it in her song, Wroth not only rewrites Petrarch through Ovid in order to articulate a gendered lyric voice but shows herself...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2006
... on such topics as the politics of sympathy, absolutist jests and games, what Shakespeare's heroines want, and the political status of Ovid in the early modern period. She is also coeditor of the Norton Anthology of World Literature . Her essay “Royal Jokes and Sovereign Mystery in Castiglione and Marguerite de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 13–19.
Published: 01 March 1951
...Eugene M. Waith Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 THE POET’S MORALS IN JONSON’S POETASTER By EUGENEM. WAITH The parting of Ovid and Julia in Jonson’s Poetaster is a perplexing scene. The poet has been banished by Caesar for his impious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 March 1949
..., to the etymology of the Greek words for “man,” the erect animal, only emphasizes the poverty of the acknowledgment of the Platonic ele- ment in both Ovid and Milton. When we come to Paradise Regained and Samson, the question at the end of Mr. Harding’s opening chapter is answered with a round...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 311–313.
Published: 01 September 1983
... of and about literature, his focus is on a few major pieces of narrative fiction by a handful of prominent poets- chiefly Ovid, Boccaccio, Chaucer. He argues that each of these writers, in different ways, created characters who were more than the typical figures called for in classical rhetorical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 184–191.
Published: 01 June 1981
... of Camoens’s Lusiads, and most of Part 111 devoted to figurations of Ovid and set forth in three chapters of sustained brilliance: “The Anti-heroic Epic,” “Pastoral Love: Versions and Subversions,” and “The Ultimate Design.” It is in the last-men- tioned chapter that Martz’s concerns most...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 175–178.
Published: 01 June 1946
... of the flower which was identified with the equally famous youth, Hyacinthu Following his original, Lyte identifies the flower “of Ovide called Hyacinthus” as the “red purple Lilly.”6 He describes the three kinds -“small purple,” “greater red,” and “red”-and, after recounting...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 March 1949
.... DOUGLASBUSH Harvard University Milton and the Renaissance Ovid. By DAVISP. HARDING.Urbana: University of Illinois Studies in Language and Literature, Volume XXX, No. 4, 1946. Pp. 105. $1.50. This is a valuable, readable, and admirably planned thesis. The opening chapter...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 March 1952
... to adopt a psychology of love having close affinities with one to be found in Ovid. One wonders whether it is not at the same time an attempt to alter and increase Ovid’s stature by assimilating certain moments in his work to certain products of Racine’s tragic genius. In any case, to defend...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 1952
..., in which we recognize both a pagan and a patristic tradition. The themes of the pagan tradition appear as expressed by Ovid and Seneca. Some of Ovid’s notions are quoted directly from him, in the Marot translation, others as quoted by Seneca and woven into his thought. They run as follows...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 124–144.
Published: 01 June 1987
... than anything that can be found in Swift’s poems, and excrement too had been straying into poetry long before him. But examination of some of these precedents shows that Swift’s relation to them creates interpretive problems. Although Ovid, Lucretius, and Erasmus, among...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (4): 471–500.
Published: 01 December 2002
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 151–170.
Published: 01 June 2013
... increasingly find ways to make active use of action games. A particularly ambitious melding of litera- ture and new media can be found in a performance piece called Grand Theft Ovid, presented in various forms in New York City and elsewhere since 2009. Grand Theft Ovid is the brainchild of Edward Kim...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (3): 231–243.
Published: 01 September 1958
... contemporary anarchy of meanings on Marvell’s poetry is a blatant anachronism. 23 1 232 Marvell‘s ‘Nymph Complaining for the Death of Her Faun’ Ovid, Virgil,2 etc he believes that no religious meaning is implied in the poem. If, on the contrary, Miss...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 101–102.
Published: 01 March 1945
... might have been made by the owner of the so-called “Burton volume,” a similar collection of five poems published in octavo. Though he is Ovid’s debtor, “T. H.” does not imitate Ovid’s sophistication, nor does he indulge in those touches of morbid voluptuousness which appear in Shakespeare...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 March 1974
... with important moral, philosophical, and artistic implica- tions. Unlike Ovid, Shakespeare insists upon Adonis’ reluctance and denies Venus even for a moment the consummation for which she strives. Whatever his precedent for this turn in the story, Shakespeare has built The Burning...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 93–96.
Published: 01 March 1980
...Ilona Bell Kiefer Lewalski Barbara. Princeton: Pricenton University Press, 1979. xiv + 536 pp. $27.50. Copyright © 1980 by Duke University Press 1980 ILONA BELL 93 Dante chooses Vergil to be his guide, he leaves Ovid...