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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 March 1952
... 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 gknkraux et de technique drunatique” (pp. 14-15). And he goes on to say that his work is thus “de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1942) 3 (4): 611–619.
Published: 01 December 1942
...J. C. Lapp Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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 (1 December 1949) 10 (4): 438–443.
Published: 01 December 1949
...Alvin A. Eustis, Jr. Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 June 2018) 79 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 June 2018
... composed under the regime of French neoclassicism. 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 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 , the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 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 (1 June 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 (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 157–160.
Published: 01 June 1943
... dramatists he praised or condemned 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1946) 7 (1): 35–42.
Published: 01 March 1946
... explore 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 and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1954) 15 (1): 91–92.
Published: 01 March 1954
... successive additions, 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 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 (1 June 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 for...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1952) 13 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 March 1952
...&rarquisme,” is that by the seventeenth century Ovid‘s influence has been so widely disseminated that one is reduced to conjecture to determine whether a given trait in Racine comes directly from Ovid or through intermedi- aries, principally, Petrarch or Ariosto or Taw. Mr. May inclines to the direct...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1953) 14 (3): 324–325.
Published: 01 September 1953
... interesting clues and suggestions as he 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...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1953) 14 (3): 325–326.
Published: 01 September 1953
... ( 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 and versifies, does...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1943) 4 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 June 1943
... (pp. 139-142), while it shows a similarity of situation, is unenlightening. Dr. Bird has undoubtedly proved his point regarding the “Racin- ian bent of Vigny’s mind” and his intimate knowlfdge of the classic dramatist. It would, however, be dangerous to push the comparison too far...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1954) 15 (1): 93–94.
Published: 01 March 1954
... that in Racine’s theater French and Latin sources outnumber the Greek. Perhaps he might have given more weight to what he himself has called the “subconscious influences” (p. 410), for while Racine’s “aesthetic evolution” and the genesis of each play’s structure are clearly indicated...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 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...