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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 185–186.
Published: 01 June 1962
...Floyd Stovall Edmund G. Berry. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1961. Pp. ix + 337, $6.00. Copyright © 1962 by Duke University Press 1962 Floyd Stovall 185 Emerson’s Plutarch. By EDMUNDG. BERRY. Cambridge : Harvard...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 349–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Andrew Hui Abstract Milton’s Nativity Ode is both noisy and quiet. It stages the collision of the classical and Christian traditions by retrieving the cessation-of-oracles topos, a myth transmitted from Plutarch, Eusebius, and Prudentius to Rabelais, Tasso, and Spenser. Milton’s innovation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 295–302.
Published: 01 December 1957
... a curious variety of sources-Homer, Hesiod, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, Valerius Maximus, Aulus Ge1lius.l Strangest of all, however, is the continued absence of Plutarch from the list: strangest because a passage in his Lycurgus is of such obvious resemblance to Milton’s lines...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 September 1967
... earliest complete account of the Isis myth is to be found in Plutarch. Yet there is a sense in which “Horus” chafes under this load of gnostic fossil and Enlightenment allegoric, for Nerval does better by the myth than that. His handling of its materials is remarkably sympa- thetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 339–357.
Published: 01 December 1979
...) and in his dismay at the gods’ indifference (V.ii)? And why does Chapman deliberately build our sympathy for Caesar in the later acts of the play, at the same time that he retains and amplifies the reference in Plutarch to Cato’s final denunciation of Caesar (IV.v.38)? Both Cato’s harsh view...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (3): 233–242.
Published: 01 September 1962
... his play : the brief account of Philotas in Plutarch’s Life of Alexander, and the more circumstan- tial narrative in The Historie of Quintus Curtius, conteyning the Actes of the greate Alexander, which had been translated by John Brende in 1553. In neither history is the guilt or innocence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 115–134.
Published: 01 June 1979
... they apply the familiar but usually unexamined epi- thet of “Roman.” One well-known authority, denying that the plays manifest any internal unifying principle, has maintained that Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, and Coriolanus are related merely by their having a common source in Plutarch...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 79–86.
Published: 01 March 1961
... Seneca before he read Plutarch or Plato. In the first place, considering the circumstances which brought him into his tower-the deaths of La Bobtie and his father, his mar- riage, his household in which his was the only beard (under similar circumstances Cervantes escaped into Don Quixote...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (2): 107–127.
Published: 01 June 2010
... 113 late-fifteenth-century France as a renowned authority on all subjects, including politics, thanks in large part to Pseudo-Plutarch’s Essay on the Life and Poetry of Homer, where one reads that “Homer was the first to speak analytically about the state.”17 It had also been recognized...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 347–365.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Viriate (ll. 466 – 67). But the significance of the reste in this play goes beyond Corneille’s knowing references to the aging body. The redemp- tion of the remainders that Corneille gleans from Plutarch suggests how the reste opens up a perspective on the relations between historical source...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 June 1962
..., they gath- ered from the ancients-notably Cicero, Seneca, and Plutarch-lauda- tory phrases and epithets describing the salutary effect of philosophy in such terms as dulcis, suawis, and jucunda3 With these, the gram- mar-school-educated playwrights and playgoers would be familiar...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 321–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
... University Press . Plato . 1961 . The Collected Dialogues , edited by Hamilton Edith and Cairns Huntington . New York : Pantheon . Plutarch . 1957 . On the Face of the Moon (Mor. 920–45), edited and translated by Cherniss Harold and Helmbold William C. . In vol. 12...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 20–41.
Published: 01 March 1987
... this pattern. Theseus was one of the great lascivious men of antiquity: Plutarch lists nine other wives or mistresses besides Hippolyta and suggests ’’Recognized as siich in hennaphrodite (see Wind, p. 200), and in the sacred marriage of the alchemists, in which the element mercury (Mercury...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 573–581.
Published: 01 December 1942
... picture’’ is much closer to Plutarch’s “articu- late painting” than to Hor:;e’s “ut pictura poesis,” and Horace’s phrase is “aut prodesse uut delectare, not ct . . . et. 573 574 Sidney’s Two Definitions of Poetry This formal statement is followed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 1943
..., but more often to history, biography, and mythology ; to Livy, Herodotus, Plutarch, Xenophon, or 0vid.l Most of these plays, as all men know, are lost; we have the titles of some of them preserved in the Revels Accounts, together with a few straws of information about costumery and stage...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 19–37.
Published: 01 March 1988
... directness and immediacy of bestial intelligence and Lacan’s view of the role of language in the “splitting” of the subject. On the immediacy and sufficiency of bestial knowledge, see Plutarch’s “Bruta animalia ratione uti,” Plutarch’s “Moralia,” trans. Harold Cherniss and William C. Helmbold...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (1): 93–94.
Published: 01 March 1976
... Poesy, finding the attitude a provenance in Aristotle and Plutarch. The other half uses the attitude as a starting point for collateral discussions: what Dryden owed to Corneille; where Dryden stood as the seventeenth-century shift from Metaphysical to Empirical was taking place; what feelings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 487–502.
Published: 01 September 1941
... not significant politically. A single example of this fallacy may suffice. The presence in Plutarch of Cinna the poet and his quick and sorry demise at the mob’s hands in no way means that Shakespeare is merely re-ren- dering that material without thought of political emphasis. In the first...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 439–440.
Published: 01 December 1971
... the paucity of Dryden’s remarks on the art of criticisni by examining the comments on kinds of history in the Life of Plutarch. Or again, not since Curt Zimansky has anyone given Kymer equal justice. To do so in a way that also gives Dryden his claim requires judiciousness of un- coininon order...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 1942
... an unconsciousness of source as a controlling element. The feigned madness of Hamlet, for example, is provided for in the source; so also Brutus and Cas- sius occupy their particular attitudes towards suicide, not from choice, but from Plutarch. The author sees the necessity of a broader view than...