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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (2): 139–167.
Published: 01 June 2020
... poetry, which he imagined as originating in the responsive singing of the seraphim. At a time when the divine authority of the Bible was waning, the reclassification of large swaths of prophecy as poetry helped Lowth extol the human figure of the prophet as a literary genius. Lowth idealized...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 277–285.
Published: 01 September 1948
...William B. Hunter, Jr Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 PROPHETIC DREAMS AND VISIONS IN PARADISE LOST By WILLIAMB. HUNTER,JR. Paradise Lost presents a remarkably varied assortment of dreams and visions, true and false, to its two human protagonists...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 434–437.
Published: 01 December 1975
.... JOHN P. SISK Gonraga University The Prophetic Milton. By WILLIAMKERRIGAN. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1974. viii + 285 pp. $12.50. This is a crowded, awkward, clumsily written book, containing a lot of material too important to have been brought out...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 97–101.
Published: 01 March 1984
.... LAWRENCEPOSTON University of Illinois at Chicago Masks of the Prophet: The Theatrical World of Karl Kraus. By KARIGRIMSTAD. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1982. xxii + 297 pp. $35.00. Erich Heller, one of our most distinguished and judicious critics, pro- nounced...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (1): 87–88.
Published: 01 March 1955
...James R. Caldwell V. Erdman David. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1954. Pp. xx + 503. $7.50. Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 James R. Caldwell 07 Bloke, Prophet Against Empire: A Poet’s Interpretation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 1956
...William H. Clark Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 WIELAND AND WINCKELMANN : SAUL AND THE PROPHET By WILLIAMH. CLARK Wieland once said that “in the chorus of the philhellenists” he felt somewhat like Saul among...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (1): 75–77.
Published: 01 March 1979
...Alan C. Dessen Judith Weil. Christopher Marlowe: Merlin's Prophet . Cambridge, London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1977. 219 pp. $15.95. © 1979 University of Washington 1979 REVIEWS Christopher Marlowe: Merlin’s Prophet. By JUDITH...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (4): 460–463.
Published: 01 December 1991
... William Empson: Prophet against SaniJice. By PAULH. FRY. New York: Routledge, 1991. xviii + 176 pp. $55.00. This book belongs to a series on critics of the twentieth century under the general editorship of Christopher Norris. According to the titles in this series, Empson joins company...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 503–504.
Published: 01 December 1964
... courtesy that his second and more “charitable explanation” of my views is right. When he grasped the possibility “that Mr. Spilka has two visionary- prophetic Lawrences in mind, mine and his own,” my own good heart quickened. I despaired, however, when he returned to his first wrong guess, that I...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (2): 201–204.
Published: 01 June 1986
... and not subverting the normative tradition” (p. 18)- the poet as biblical prophet- Eniersori, Harding contends, abandoned prophetic utterance for “a poetry of’liniited aims and local attachments” (p. 163). Although Harding judiciously measures the effects of‘ Coleridge’s ideas on his followers-in effect...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1964
... explanation” of my views is right. When he grasped the possibility “that Mr. Spilka has two visionary- prophetic Lawrences in mind, mine and his own,” my own good heart quickened. I despaired, however, when he returned to his first wrong guess, that I was dividing Lawrence into prophetic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 September 1964
.... OWENJENKINS Carleton College CORRESPONDENCE August 15, 1964 Dear Mr. Matchett: In criticizing my book, The Utopian Vision of D. H. Lawrence, Mark Spilka makes a dichotomy between the visionary-prophetic Lawrence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 June 1989
... that involve diverse voices-speakers, prophets, “mere spectators,” and in most interesting ways a “we” that fuses what I will term the “manager” with “us” readers in a sort of three-dimensional space rising above the face of the page. He wants us to attend on what is “unrecorded” yet enacted...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 372–374.
Published: 01 September 1964
... CORRESPONDENCE August 15, 1964 Dear Mr. Matchett: In criticizing my book, The Utopian Vision of D. H. Lawrence, Mark Spilka makes a dichotomy between the visionary-prophetic Lawrence and “the major novelist of the Lawrence revival...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 292–306.
Published: 01 September 1979
... the recently popular notion of Milton as prophet, a “passive transmitter of the voice of God” (p. 356), arguing that statements which might suggest this, such as the invocations to the Muse in Paradise Lost, are merely metaphorical and therefore not to be taken seriously (pp. 355-56). To metaphor she...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 212–217.
Published: 01 June 1964
... gives us our first thorough probing of the minor fiction. Where Widmer measures Lawrence by the ancient past, Eugene Goodheart turns to modern “tablet-breakers,” prophetic visionaries like Rousseau, Blake, Dostoevsky, Nietzsche, and Rilke, who break with the past and divert tradition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 March 1983
... “prophetic” work in the Romantic tradition, Carlyle tries to re-create for us the moments of poetic-religious illumination experienced by a variety of visionary questers. One may call these privileged moments epiphanies, spots of time, or simply reveries of unusual strength and insistence. Taken...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 443–464.
Published: 01 December 2017
... mongering (Allen 1941 : 127–28). 5 That same year the youngest of the three Harvey brothers, John—a physician who had previously written in support of Richard’s predictions—sharply condemned the prophets who made so much of the conjunction: “But what needeth any farther inuectiue against so palpable...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1947
...; Monsieur de Pistole is an irritable, choleric French merchant; and Tom Pistole, educated in Spain, has for his humour an affected formality. Hookem, Fowler, and Touchhole are represented as lov- ers of fishing, hunting, and shooting, respectively. In The Modern Prophets Zekiel Magus and Scire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 437–439.
Published: 01 December 1975
... mas- querade of divine complexity in which all the prophets, all the types, partic- ipate. The art of God, by accommodating the Word to prophets, by adum- brating the providential scheme in historical types, and by disguising the Son as a rtian, makes history...