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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 271–272.
Published: 01 September 1960
..., but this is a small defect in an otherwise excellent short study. CLAUDEE. JONES University of California, Los Angeles Shelley’s “Prometheus Unbound” : A Variorum Edition. Edited by LAWRENCE JOHN ZILLMAN. Seattle: University of Washington Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 41–45.
Published: 01 March 1961
...William H. Marshall Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 THE FATHER-CHILD SYMBOLISM IN PROMETHEUS UNBOUND By WILLIAMH. MARSHALL The climax of the action of Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound is the fall of Jupiter. Demogorgon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 463–466.
Published: 01 December 1972
...: that on Prometheus Unbound in a separate book (1965), those on Adon- ais, The Sensitive Plant, and Mont Blanc in The Subtler Language (1959), that on The Defence of Poetry in From Sensibility to Romanticism (1965). There is no examination of Shelley’s social or political views, of Queen Mab, The Mask...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 504–505.
Published: 01 December 1950
...: Prometheus is not a “character” at all but rather an image of the mind of man. By the same token, Jupiter and Asia are ideas in the mind of Prometheus, although one should not speak of the “mind of Prometheus” without remember- ing that in philosophical terms the designation is inexact, since...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 270–271.
Published: 01 September 1960
.... CLAUDEE. JONES University of California, Los Angeles Shelley’s “Prometheus Unbound” : A Variorum Edition. Edited by LAWRENCE JOHN ZILLMAN. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1959. Pp. xx -I- 792. $15.00. To be alike fair and serviceable, a review of so complex a work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 460–463.
Published: 01 December 1972
.... As the title indicates, this is not a rounded scholarly or biographical study of Shelley but “a critical reading.” Actually, it is a series of “critical readings” or “explications” of certain selected works. Most of them had appeared be- fore: that on Prometheus Unbound in a separate book (1965...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 June 2018
... female geniuses, Prins structures Ladies’ Greek around five Greek tragedies in roughly chronological order of composition ( Agamemnon , Prometheus Bound , Sophocles’ Electra , Hippolytus , and Bacchae ), examining how they called the Woman of Greek Letters into being. This emphasis on collective...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 502–504.
Published: 01 December 1950
... as an exposition of Platonic psychology (its meaning ultimately revealed in the form of an equation). Promethew Unbound is presented as a static complex of minds within minds, a concept which at times comes close to unintelligibility: Prometheus is not a “character” at all but rather an image of the mind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 1990
... of a series of catastrophes (as in The Persians, Prometheus Bound, or The Trojan Women). Some earlier commentators on tragedy have tried to determine its effects on the audience; I concentrate instead on the formal elements which a playwright incorporates into the end of a trag- edy in order...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 307.
Published: 01 September 1961
... of Aeschylus’ Prometheus Bound and suggested that they might help to form “a more complete picture” of his translating skill than is given in Ethel Seybold’s study, Thoreau: The Qidest and the Classics (New Haven : Yale University Press, 1951). Thoreau’s version of The Seven against Thebes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (1): 69–72.
Published: 01 March 1989
... achieves the idealization of human relations toward which he strove, Sperry does not concern himself with its minute biographical circumstances. In- stead, he establishes Prometheus’s problem as a felt reality in all our lives- thus the title of the first of three chapters on the play, “The Human...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 March 1984
... the proper anarchist perspective on the retirement of Prometheus and Asia to their cave, the charges of escapism and quietism that have worried earlier politically-minded commentators cannot be sustained. And yet, if Shelley’s place in the nineteenth century’s unfolding political matrix...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 June 1949
... with the intellectual basis for reconciling good and evil, necessity and freedom. The fullest measure of Plato’s influence is found in Prometheus Unbound, but this influence continues through Adonais, Epipsychidion, Hellas, and The Triumph of Life. At no time, however, was Shelley a pure Platonist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 241–242.
Published: 01 June 1949
... with the intellectual basis for reconciling good and evil, necessity and freedom. The fullest measure of Plato’s influence is found in Prometheus Unbound, but this influence continues through Adonais, Epipsychidion, Hellas, and The Triumph of Life. At no time, however, was Shelley a pure Platonist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (2): 218–219.
Published: 01 June 1952
... and the Search; he shows that Ishmael the dis- inherited son and Prometheus the creative culture hero and a false Prometheus or betrayer do occur in numerous guises-in persons, groups, nations; that a polarity between mountain and valley, light and dark, space and time, fire and stone, withdrawal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 307–308.
Published: 01 September 1961
... of Aeschylus’ Prometheus Bound and suggested that they might help to form “a more complete picture” of his translating skill than is given in Ethel Seybold’s study, Thoreau: The Qidest and the Classics (New Haven : Yale University Press, 1951). Thoreau’s version of The Seven against Thebes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 338–340.
Published: 01 June 1942
..., which together constitute the golden core of the book, present elaborate and revealing analyses of Keats’s Endynzion and Hyperion, and of Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound and Adonais, poems upon which, luckily, the mythagogues exerted very little in- fluence. Both Keats and Shelley...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 247–257.
Published: 01 September 1955
...Ants Oras Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 THE MULTITUDINOUS ORB SOME MILTONIC ELEMENTS IN SHELLEY By ANTSORAS In the final, climactic act of Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound, imme- diately before the paean-like...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 335–339.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and the narrative gyrations of the Scott novel. Chapter 5, the book’s most ambitious and difficult chapter, is a consideration of how Shelleyan love in Percy’s Prometheus Unbound provides an alternative futurity to the vitalist heteronormative one critiqued so emphatically by Lee Edelman and other queer theorists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 205–208.
Published: 01 June 1943
... in their strenuous lives. As Asia, goddess of Love and Nature, passes through the forest to Demo- gorgon’s realm on the errand which will result in her reunion with Prometheus, the voluptuous nightingales, “sick with sweet love,” interchange melodies under “windless ivy-boughs” (Prom. Unbound, II.ii...