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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 194–196.
Published: 01 June 1981
... such. MICHAEL,MURKIK University of Chicago Romanticism and the Form of Ruin: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Modalities of Frciy- mentation. By THOMASMCFARLAND. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981. xxxiv + 432 pp. $30.00, cloth; $9.50, paper. This immensely learned book provides...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Hassan Melehy The Poetics of Ruins in Renaissance Literature . By Hui Andrew . New York : Fordham University Press , 2016 . x + 282 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 This is a deeply comparative study. It tunnels through the European Renaissance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 415–419.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Gordon Teskey The Ruins of Allegory: “Paradise Lost” and the Metamorphosis of Epic Convention . By Catherine Gimelli Martin. Durham,N.C.: Duke University Press, 1998. xii + 385 pp. $69.95 cloth, $23.95 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.2-05Reviews.ak 5/26/00 5:16 PM...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 193–195.
Published: 01 June 1978
... in its influence on the direction of future Mon taigne scholarship. FLOYDGRAY University of Michigan Ruins and Empire: The Euolution of a Theme in Augustan and Romantic Literature. By LAURENCEGOLDSTEIN. Pittsburgh...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 145–171.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Sanford Budick Abstract The poetic work of “The Ruined Cottage” is carried out by acts of the “meditative mind” that Armytage identifies early in the poem (l. 81). The history of interpretation of the poem has been sorely vexed by Armytage’s closing statement, “I turned away / And walked along my...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 499–522.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in the previous generation. Their two most ambitious experiments of this type are The Ruined Cottage and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner , written at the same time while the poets were in constant conversation. These poems have different fates: Wordsworth worries ever after about the abruptness of the original...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 203–227.
Published: 01 September 1982
... SPENSERS MINOR POEMS of the other. The death of Roman glory has bereaved the world of song: “And all the worthies liggen wrapt in leade, / That matter made for Poets on to play” (63-64). Spenser’s struggle to recover the Orphic power in the Ruines of Rome is thus an effort to reverse...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 149–168.
Published: 01 June 1994
...” ‘5’ the pastoral and georgic modes are devastated within the poet’s own imagination, the traditional celebration of retirement (97- 112) is mocked by the ruined village to which the poet has “retired,”the only topography worth describing is the landscape of memory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 June 1978
... 193 than Donald Frame’s-and that it will prove seminal in its influence on the direction of future Mon taigne scholarship. FLOYDGRAY University of Michigan Ruins and Empire: The Euolution of a Theme in Augustan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 March 1960
... and sub- lime elements, even when he views both from the same vantage point : You are first surprized and delighted, with the grotesque appearance of the romantic rock, near Kinfare . . . which had you been a stranger to, you must have considered as the huge and heavy ruin of some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 March 1942
... of these forces, the growth of scientific Greek archaeology, which furnishes the time limits for the study. Probably in 1732 was founded the Society of Dilettanti; out of it emerged the first notable interest in Greek ruins. The society is perhaps best known for its sponsorship of the researches...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 192–194.
Published: 01 June 1981
... University of Chicago Romanticism and the Form of Ruin: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Modalities of Frciy- mentation. By THOMASMCFARLAND. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981. xxxiv + 432 pp. $30.00, cloth; $9.50, paper. This immensely learned book provides a detailed and persuasive...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (1): 81–98.
Published: 01 March 1941
..., Volney’s Ruins of Empires, and Lawrence’s Em- pire of the Nairs. Even such relatively obscure treatises as the AbbC Barruel’s Mkmoircs and Pierre Cabanis’ Rapports have been examined and placed in their proper relationship to the poem.’ There is nothing illogical about the direction which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 601–607.
Published: 01 December 1941
... appeals from the ruined adherents of the Stuart cause, who were starving and scheming in the various continental cities. Some wanted peerages, others Garters and Thistles, many more asked for bread; and his business was prudently to dole out the alms which the narrow fortunes of his master...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 297–306.
Published: 01 June 1942
... to make up the natural beauty of Italy. As to Rome- modern Rome, it is all shop & Hotel. Old Rome must have been a big affair, but they impose on us moderns with their ruins. I really believe there are men employed here making ruins. I am quite cer- tain there are hundreds employed in keeping...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 263–294.
Published: 01 September 1991
... are distant from the viewer in time, the conventions can legitimate contempt for the dispossessed during a time of rising poverty, suppressing in aes- thetic contemplation “the spectator’s moral response to those very sub- jects which it could least hope to divest of moral significance-the ruin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Merchants that with weary toyle” or “This holy season fit to fast and pray” Amoretti( , 15, 22). Sans du Bellay, no “Ruines of Rome,” no “Visions of Bellay,” and probably no “Ruines of Time.” Apart from Chaucer, it is hard to think of an English poet who had as much influence on Spenser as du Bellay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (3): 251–266.
Published: 01 September 1983
... is an effect of disorientation in which all events seem phantoms or reflec- 22 See, for example, M. G. Cooke, The Bland Man Traces the Circle: On the Patterm wid Philosophy of Byron’s Poet7 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969), p. 122; Robert F. Gleckner, Byron and the Ruins of Paradise...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (2): 287–295.
Published: 01 June 1942
... later in the poem by Cythna. 8The seraglio scene is perhaps indebted to the Ruins and,,The Empire of Thc Noirs for some of its details. See Walter Graham, Shelley and ‘The Empire of the Nairs PMLA, XL (1925), 881-891; and my article ‘‘A Major Source of The Revolt of Islam,” PMLA...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 347–368.
Published: 01 December 1981
... to be learned from Harold, who “bask’d him in the noon-tide sun, / Dis- porting there like any other fly” (4). Essentially, it is the same lesson which the narrator will later draw from the ruins of Beckford’s man- sion: that worldly pleasures are transient and thus the wholesale pursuit of them must...