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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (2): 111–144.
Published: 01 June 1995
... piece of magic in the history of modern Europe. Keeping the keys to the collective memory is critical to power, as the Cuban critic Roberto Fernandez Retamar implies in his celebrated 197 I essay, “Caliban,” about the identification of his Latin America with Prospero’s slave: “This lack...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 March 1970
...Melvin Seiden Copyright © 1970 by Duke University Press 1970 UTOPIANISM IN THE TEMPEST By MELVINSEIDEN Remote, “uninhabitable,” and uncivilized though Prospero’s island is made to seem, it is not, in any Hobbesian or Lockean sense...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 258–273.
Published: 01 September 1953
...Bernard Baum Copyright © 1953 by Duke University Press 1953 TEMPEST AND HAIRY APE THE LITERARY INCARNATION OF MYTHOS By BERNARDBAUM When human society broke upon the sight of Prospero’s daughter, there leapt that well-known response...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 73–87.
Published: 01 March 1980
... in the face of eternity: All the rest is silence On the other side of the wall; And the silence ripeness, And the ripeness all. (p. 202) Auden develops this equation of silence and ripeness, and the opposi- tion of both to the play-spirit, in “Prospero...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 1985
... in the universe (pp. 34-35). She then devotes a longish chapter each to Friar Bacon, Doctor Faustus, Bussy D’Ambois, and Prospero, before concluding with a chapter on the masque. In these analyses Traister is adroit, sensible, and persuasive in demon- strating the different ways in which magic is viewed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 March 1949
... by no means forget how far-reachicg and artistically planned are the modifications which Poe made in order to create the locality and scene of his story. Poe’s work mentions neither coun- try nor century, we hear only of the hideous pestilence of the “Red Death” and “Prince Prospero” who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 512–514.
Published: 01 September 1941
... allegory, with Ariel presenting the spirit of poetry, Caliban the spirit of prose, and Prospero the author him- self bidding farewell to the stage. Each one of these assumptions he shows to be irrational, but he goes further to characterize both Ariel and Caliban as actual and convincing...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 510–512.
Published: 01 September 1941
... of prose, and Prospero the author him- self bidding farewell to the stage. Each one of these assumptions he shows to be irrational, but he goes further to characterize both Ariel and Caliban as actual and convincing figures whose geniuses reside in the world of men. Ariel’s work is play...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Miranda is banished with her father from her home in Milan, she is never lost from her father or the play’s narrative. Indeed, Prospero gives her virtually no room to wander, carefully monitoring her interactions with Ferdinand and arranging their dynastic marriage, which guarantees the succession. 10...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 65–88.
Published: 01 March 2002
... it, the cries of the mariners knocking “against [her] very heart” (1.2.8–9), Prospero remains apart, 88 MLQ ❙ March 2002 his sympathies unengaged. But while the force of Simpson’s allusion underscores the tangled nature of such identifications—where Austen, in her...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Schmidt Žnds distinctively, though not uniquely, Dutch. The book’s Žrst footnote recalls that in The Tempest Shakespeare balances Miranda’s wonder at a “brave new world” with Prospero’s canny rejoinder, “’Tis new to thee.” Like Prospero, Schmidt cautions his readers against exaggerating...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (3): 384–389.
Published: 01 September 2003
... distinctively, though not uniquely, Dutch. The book’s Žrst footnote recalls that in The Tempest Shakespeare balances Miranda’s wonder at a “brave new world” with Prospero’s canny rejoinder, “’Tis new to thee.” Like Prospero, Schmidt cautions his readers against exaggerating America’s novelty...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 346–355.
Published: 01 September 1964
.... It is present even in The Tempest (which Kott considers as a tragedy), for Prospero, who has lost his dukedom to his disloyal brother, has, in taking over the island, himself dispossessed Caliban. Sebastian, too, though shipwrecked and hundreds of miles from the kingdom he wishes to usurp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 235–242.
Published: 01 June 1942
... passages: Faral, chap. 16; Griscom 1.11 St. Gall Inter haec et alia, duobus die- Inter haec et alia duobus die- bus et una nocte prospero vento- bus et una nocte prospero ven- rum flatu concurrerunt applicue- torum flatu cucurrerunt appli- runtque in quamdam insulam, vo- cueruntque...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 270–284.
Published: 01 September 1966
... / Be stamp’d upon it” (I.i.49-51) has come true in a way he never dreamed: the metal is brass stamped with a character that the world can read. The Duke, then, controls his play from the start. He is a Viennese Prospero, and the commissioning of Angelo is the created shipwreck which will begin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 7–14.
Published: 01 March 1953
... circle when Prospero reveals himself to them, extends welcome, and forgives everyone. While he and King Alonso talk of their losses, especially of a son and a daughter, Prospero invites the King into his cell. It is there that this son and daughter, Ferdinand and Miranda, are dis- covered...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 June 1994
... Billington sees as anti-utopian despite Prospero’s resemblance to “a courtly Christmas prince” (248). Some readers may feel at this point that the author belabors her thesis too strongly, yielding to a temptation to turn every reference to a mound of earth into an icon of Fortune’s Hill...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (4): 611–613.
Published: 01 December 1969
... destruction of inno- cence and virtue. Similarly, not everyone will share Wickham’s view that when Prospero, with every third thought devoted to his grave, be- queathes his island to Caliban, a creature compounded of the impure SYLVAN BARNET...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 347–367.
Published: 01 December 1985
... chilling, because we have been given an extended stage version of such carefreeness. Polixenes’ subsequent explosion, like Prospero’s truncation of his wedding masque, com- pletes the disillusionment for the audience and for Perdita and Florizel, returning the audience to its awareness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 393–396.
Published: 01 September 2015
... as a spectator of the shipwreck in Shakespeare’s Tempest (1.2). In this ur-scene of dramatic pity, Prospero deflects Miranda’s sympathy for others to a care for her self and finally to sleep. The play’s elegiac tone comes partly from the ephemerality of any potentially efficacious insecurity caused...