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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 September 1948
... North Texas State Teachers College A Pageant of Old Scandinavia. Edited by HENRYGODDARD LEACH. Princeton : Princeton University Press for the American-Scandi- navian Foundation, 1946. Pp. xv + 350. $3.75. As stated on the jacket, this work is an “anthology,” intended to give...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (2): 184–185.
Published: 01 June 1960
... a score of books, such as Thomas Birch’s Memoirs of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth and William Harrison’s Description of England, she selects just the things we want to know. One could dip almost anywhere into the Pageant of Elizabethan England and come up with a vivid bit...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 347–364.
Published: 01 December 1971
... centered on artistically complex pageants, like those of the so-called Wakefield Master and York Realist. Yet, for the most part, the four extant English cycles are simple in their dramaturgy. For example, the group of episodes that begins each play by dramatizing the creation and fall...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 494–495.
Published: 01 September 1942
... other late medieval customs, it is said to have originated in an imperial privilege, but although the butchers deserved a favor for their loyalty in the revolt df 1348, there is no sufficient evidence of a grant and no evidence of the pageant for a generation or more. Sumberg uncovered...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (2): 149–166.
Published: 01 June 1977
.... The book invites and mocks the label. It offers the slightest of narratives: after luncheon the Oliver family and two chance guests spend an afternoon with neighbors watching an amateur pageant presented on the g-rounds of the family manor house. Yet the novel touches, glancingly, on every major...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (1): 7–16.
Published: 01 March 1950
... of Mystery plays are extant, particularly for Valen- ciennes and Lucerne, as well as sketches of the English variant, the “pageants,” which supplement our full information for imagining their staging in Europe generally. The modern “picture” stage, with its use of perspective scenery and its front...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 262–264.
Published: 01 September 1960
... understanding, is thoroughly explored. Shakespeare’s festive come- dies and English holidays with their lords of misrule, their sports and pageants, their license to jeer at what on other days commanded respect and to make butts of the kill-joys who stood for law and order, are, says Barber...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 297–308.
Published: 01 December 1989
... of the Secunda Pustorum had long been a nagging suspicion.1 Although we had been generally convinced of the play’s dramatic unity, of the symmetry of design that links the Nativity scene to the shepherds’comic encounter with Mak, we were never quite persuaded that the pageant works as a consecutive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (3): 193–198.
Published: 01 September 1956
..., the misdirected kiss, and the branding- have been found in extant literary and oral versions,’ a specific source has not been discovered. The possibility that there is a connection between the Miller‘s Tale and the Corpus Christi pageants has been briefly noted by scholars,* but no specific...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (2): 227–252.
Published: 01 June 2005
... at how the village’s traditional pageant ends: That was a ladder. And that (a cloth roughly painted) was a wall. And that a man with a hod on his back. Mr. Page the Reporter, licking his pencil, noted: “With the very limited means at her disposal, Miss La Trobe conveyed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 186–189.
Published: 01 June 1989
..., such as the REED dramatic records, focusing upon the story of the Saucemakers’ guild; York’s medieval economy and history, a brief sketch of which serves to ground a discussion of the self-referential craft symbolism in the guild pageants; and the date of the cycle manuscript, which Stevens...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 261–262.
Published: 01 September 1960
..., their sports and pageants, their license to jeer at what on other days commanded respect and to make butts of the kill-joys who stood for law and order, are, says Barber, parallel manifestations of the same pattern of culture. The author is, of course, careiul to point out that Shakespeare did...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 317–319.
Published: 01 September 1983
... than the High Gothic realism of the York Cruczjixion or the po- litical machinations of N-Town. This extended analysis of Chester’s virtues leads Travis on occasion to ig- nore theatrical realities. For example, he discusses four plays (pageants 18- 21) as a “Resurrection Group,” though...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1983
... theatrical realities. For example, he discusses four plays (pageants 18- 21) as a “Resurrection Group,” though in fact pageant 18, the Resurrection, is the concluding play of the second day’s performance, and the other three are the opening sequence of the final day’s text. In an analogous vein, his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 435–482.
Published: 01 December 1993
... and gender superior (2.I. 108) or Jaquenetta’s saucier mockery of the “magnificent” Armado ( 1.2.133-45) to the Pageant of Worthies in which lowercaste players instruct their social betters, though the lessons appear lost on the aristocratic men. Beyond the verbal sparring and antithetical...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 203–227.
Published: 01 September 1982
..., called them together in one place, and taught them to build cities, to obey the laws of cities, and to preserve the rites of marriage.5 Orpheus and Amphion appear frequently in the mayoral pageants of Tudor London,6 and as part of the royal entertainment of Henry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 221–233.
Published: 01 September 1976
... Villans to catch advantage of him, wt him, but he was advertised by his Keeper, of the Spies he hath ane Epi- grame. (H&S,I, 139) l6 The pageant honoring Sir Thomas Middleton on his inauguration day, October 29, 1613, has a prominent character named Zeal, but I have found no echoes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 370–371.
Published: 01 September 1948
... A Pageant of Old Scandinavia. Edited by HENRYGODDARD LEACH. Princeton : Princeton University Press for the American-Scandi- navian Foundation, 1946. Pp. xv + 350. $3.75. As stated on the jacket, this work is an “anthology,” intended to give a picture of Scandinavian life from the days...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 255–256.
Published: 01 June 1946
.... SCANDINAVIAN Leach, Henry Goddard (editor). A Pageant of Old Scandinavia. Princeton : Princeton University Press for the American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1946. Pp. xv + 350. $3.75. SPNISH-AMERICAN* de Armas y Cardenas, Jose. Cervantes y El Quijote. Evocaci6n de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 504–505.
Published: 01 December 1946
... plays [and of plays in modern languages], a few moral and literary pieces, where there is at least a possibility that they were performed as academic or religious exercises, and royal and civic pageants, even those in which the printed text contains little more than narration or set speeches...