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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 415–417.
Published: 01 December 1948
...Francesco Cordasco SMOLLETT AND PETRONIUS By FRANCESCOCORDASCO Smollett’s place in the picaresque genre is not difficult to assign, and he himself has much to say about the role he is to play in the development...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (2): 222–229.
Published: 01 June 1968
... then explores these potentialities, treating sev- eral classical satirists (Apuleius, Horace, Juvenal, Lucian, Petronius), some picaresque works, Rabelais, Cervantes, and some Augustans, in- cluding Dryden and-in a long essay-Swift. Satire and the Novel starts where The Fictions of Satire stops...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 445–449.
Published: 01 December 1950
... and Latin authors mentioned by O’Connor are: Aeschylus, Aristophanes, Cicero, Diogenes, Herodotus, Homer, Juvenal, Lu- cretius, Petronius Arbiter, Plato, Plutarch, Socrates, Tacitus, and Virgil. Mr. O’Connor shows a familiarity with the classical writers that Whitman did not have. Pertinent...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 296–298.
Published: 01 September 1959
..., nor even their predecessors like the Gaul Petronius, the Spaniard Lucan, or the African Apuleius. French imagination was fascinated by the orgies castigated by Roman historians and satirists such as Tacitus, Suetonius, and Juvenal. The worm of decrepitude gnawed at Roman vigor as early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 213–244.
Published: 01 June 2006
... and images, retelling the same narratives (Salome, Narcissus, Pygmalion) in different forms and incorporating the same themes and stylistic mannerisms from a canon of ancient and modern texts (Petronius, Apuleius, Sade, Baudelaire). Gustave Flaubert’s Salammbô (1862) and Pater’s Marius the Epicurean...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 144–166.
Published: 01 June 1990
.... Mandroger, Thais, Bavius and Maevius, Catius and Corydon, Mato and Pedo, and many more throng John’s pages.I5 Worthy of special note is the appearance of characters from Petronius’s Satyricon, a Roman work little known in the Middle Ages. John criticizes the purported moral decline during...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 1988
...; and Bakhtin, despite his tendency to romanticize the “folk” and the culture of the marketplace to the detriment of such classical influence upon a sixteenth-century Ben- edictine monk as Petronius’s Satyricon must surely have been, has nevertheless revitalized our interest in, and understanding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 489–493.
Published: 01 December 1966
...: Carnegic Institute of Technology, 1965. 100 pp. $2.00. A. Fred Sochatoff, “The Satiricon of Petronius: A Book of Satires”; Norma11 Knox, “The Satiric Pattern of The Canterbury Tales”; Lester M. Beattie, “The Lighter Side of Swift”; David P. Demarest, Jr., “Reductio Ad...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 333–352.
Published: 01 December 1952
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 517–525.
Published: 01 December 1949
..., in Huysmans’ A Rebours, only with Lucan did he begin to be interested in the Latin language. His favorites were Petronius and Apuleius, but he was also fond of certain passages of Tertullian who had, in fact lived in stormy times, agitated by frightful disorders, under Cara- calla...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 253–286.
Published: 01 June 2000
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 441–472.
Published: 01 December 2021
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Modern Language Quarterly (2009) 70 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
... that that culture encompassed; I listen for the broken voices from the dysto- pia of Rome, the railing Juvenals and Lucians, the slaves of Plautus and Petronius who bite their tongues and swallow their rage, or figures like the dark-complexioned slave dressing the actors in the Herculaneum mosaic (racially...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 297–319.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., texts, usually from the same time and place: chapter 2 juxtaposes Petronius, Tacitus, and the Gospel of Mark; chapter 16, Abbé Prévost and Voltaire; chapter 19, the Goncourt brothers and Émile Zola. Another is implicitness. Auerbach deliberately withholds any account of his argument’s stakes and claims...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (4): 326–342.
Published: 01 December 1954
... joie! To live in those days, when books will pour out from the press with all the filth of Petronius, all the frenzy of Dostoievsky, all the romance of Arabian Nights, and all the exquisiteness of Voltaire! But it won’t only be the books that are charming then. -The people!” From...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 423–447.
Published: 01 December 1945
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (4): 309–336.
Published: 01 December 1989
... in “Of Husbanding Your Will” (Essays, 3.10) provides an analogous instance of the way in which an apparently public form of discourse or behavior can also function to protect privacy. “Most of our actions are low comedy,” he says. “The whole world plays a art [Petronius]. We must play our part duly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 333–361.
Published: 01 September 2006
... from Petronius. On Eliot’s use of Conrad in The Waste Land see Hugh Kenner, The Invisible Poet: T. S. Eliot (New York: Obolensky, 1959); Robert Crawford, The Savage and the City in the Work of T. S. Eliot (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987); James E. Miller Jr., T. S. Eliot’s Personal Waste...