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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 611–619.
Published: 01 December 1942
...J. C. Lapp THE TRAIT DES PASSIONS AND RACINE By J. C. LAPP Emile Krantz, in a comparatively little known work,l found evidence of Cartesian influence in most of the writers of the seven- teenth century, including Racine, but failed to see literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (2): 219–246.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sylvaine Guyot Abstract Emphasizing the crucial role played by the bodily medium in Racinian theater, this essay challenges the long critical tradition that has reduced Jean Racine’s dramaturgy to the poetic effects of its language, and French neoclassical tragedy to a transcoding of royal...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Andrea Frisch Passing Judgment: The Politics and Poetics of Sovereignty in French Tragedy from Hardy to Racine . By Bilis Hélène . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2016 . xx + 258 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Theatrical tragedy has long served...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 1954
.... A. E. CREORE University of Washington Racine e! la Grice. By R. C. KNIGHT.Paris: Boivin et Cie., Editions contem- poraines, Etudes de littt5rature 4trangbre et comparCe, 1951. Pp. 467. It seems strange that a subject so intimately connected with Racine can still be profitably...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 March 1952
... a passage of Valkry’s Litthzture : “Etre dans l’aff aire.” His intention is twofold : to show the means by which Corneille and Racine sought to procure this infhit; to show, from the resulting antithesis, “quel genre de mCthode critique cette antithese permet d’appliquer A l’btude de problemes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 438–443.
Published: 01 December 1949
...Alvin A. Eustis, Jr. RACHEL‘S RACINE : CLASSICAL OR ROMANTIC? By ALVINA. EUSTIS,JR. When Talma died in 1826, French classical tragedy, which had been living on borrowed time since the end of the Empire, suffered a sudden decline. The Comedie Fransaise, citadel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 315–345.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Christopher Braider This essay explores the origins of the modern French paradigm of literary genius in the dramatic works of Pierre Corneille. Guided by a critical suggestion inscribed in an often-noted allusion to Corneille's first tragedy, Médée , near the end of Jean Racine's Phèdre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 349–375.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., stages the interplay of his wide-ranging literary and philosophical influences. Drawing on figures such as Arthur Schopenhauer, Jean Racine, Henri Bergson, Arnold Geulincx, and Fritz Mauthner, the play bends toward tragedy but undercuts any sense of finality with its slow unrolling. More than...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 228–234.
Published: 01 June 1947
... le “petit Racine,” cornme nous l’apprend son fils,’ avait trouvk un exemplaire de ce roman d’amour et d’aventures dans l’austkre demeure des solitaires dc Port-Royal. Racine fut pris d’un tel engouement pour ce roman qu’il voulut d’abord en faire une tragkdie,2 projet qu’il abandonna...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 152–164.
Published: 01 June 1948
...Georges May Copyright © 1948 by Duke University Press 1948 LA GENESE DE BAJAZET By GEORGESMAY Bajuzet est la seule tragCdie de Racine qui semble au premier abord ne reposer sur aucune tradition Ccrite. Cependant, plus sans doute que toute...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 157–160.
Published: 01 June 1943
... as such in his Satires, all authors of recent plays, were- besides Moli4re-Boursault, Quinault, Corneille, and Racine. In his Hkros de roman, written about 1665, he ridiculed Quinault’s Astrute 1 “La LCgende de Boileau,” RLR, IV (1890), 465. 2 Lachkvre, Les Satires de Boileau cornmenties par lui...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 1946
... one of its smallest bypaths, but even this will lead to distant corners of the seventeenth century and across the ages to Aristotle. If one rereads La Bruykre’s most famous literary pronouncement, his parallel between Corneille and Racine, one finds, toward the end, the striking...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 382–395.
Published: 01 December 1972
..., Vous-meme de l’autel vous faisant arracher, ‘Quotations from Racine are from (Euvres de Jean Racine, ed. Paul Mesnard, 111 (Paris, 1865). 384 A THALIE N’achkve enfin sur vous ses vengeances funestes, Et d’un...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 169–179.
Published: 01 June 1950
...Frank W. Lindsay Copyright © 1950 by Duke University Press 1950 NERON AND NAKCISSE : A DUALITY RESOLVED By FRANKW. LINDSAY When Jean Racine, in his tragedy Britannicus, made Narcisse the confidant of NCron, he resurrected a dead man to play a role...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 91–92.
Published: 01 March 1954
..., eliminations, and redistributions which resulted in the text of 1575. A. E. CREORE University of Washington Racine e! la Grice. By R. C. KNIGHT.Paris: Boivin et Cie., Editions contem- poraines, Etudes de littt5rature 4trangbre et...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (3): 287–312.
Published: 01 September 2006
... a nation’s mores shape the spirit of its dramatic works. Soon enough its dramatic works shape its spirit.] — Marie-Joseph Chénier, De la liberté du théâtre en France n his 1823 pamphlet Racine et Shakspeare Stendhal famously com- Iplained that French theater had become hopelessly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 324–325.
Published: 01 September 1953
... Pageau’s Monime ( 1600), presents dramatically the same unsuccessful suicide attempt that Racine dramatizes in Mithridate. That the obscure Pageau should have singled out .Monime’s remarkable apostrophe to the “fatal tissu,” the very passage in Petrarch that Racine quotes in his preface...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (3): 325–326.
Published: 01 September 1953
... reads this book. For instance, of the nine plays derived from Plutarch, Mithridate appears in two, and one of them, Margarit Pageau’s Monime ( 1600), presents dramatically the same unsuccessful suicide attempt that Racine dramatizes in Mithridate. That the obscure Pageau should have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 March 1952
... trait in Racine comes directly from Ovid or through intermedi- aries, principally, Petrarch or Ariosto or Taw. Mr. May inclines to the direct provenance wherever possible, taking pains not to distort the evidence in favor of his preference. This chapter demonstrates that Racine adopted from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 1944
... and RenC Bray’s La Formation de la doctrine classique en France complete each other and are indispensable. What is needed now for our better under- standing of French Classicism is a study of the drama made by a man who knows the theatre. The tragedies of Racine and the comedies...