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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 63–68.
Published: 01 March 1957
...James Doolittle Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 THE FUNCTION OF LA COLBRE DE SAMSON IN LES DESTINBES By JAMES DOOLITTLE There is no doubt that Vigny intended to include La Colkre de Samson in Les Destinkes. Yet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 1952
.... KARLJ. HOLZKNECHT New York UtkrJity Miltods Sawon and the Christian Tradition. By F. MICHAELKROUSE. Prince- ton: Princeton University Press for University of Cincinnati, 1949. Pp. xii + 160. $3.75. What might have provided two important articles (on Milton’s Samson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (3): 267–269.
Published: 01 September 1960
... of “Paradise Regained” and ‘rSamson Agonistes.” By ARNOLDSTEIN. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1957. Pp. xi 4- 237. $5.00. The recent access of interest in Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes suggests not the exhaustion of Paradise Lost, but the uncomfortable sense among...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (4): 377–389.
Published: 01 December 1961
...John Dale Ebbs Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 MILTON’S TREATMENT OF POETIC JUSTICE IN SAMSON AGONISTES By JOHN DALEEBBS As has been pointed out rather convincingly in a recent study,’ critics and scholars of Milton’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 483–511.
Published: 01 December 1993
...Donald L. Guss Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Donald L. Guss the onset of modern times, Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Milton’s Samson stage exemplary crises of selfhood. They make clear that to “comply”with “the tune of the time” is obscene, and “outward”man...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 March 1975
... such a child as this. , These Hymnes may worke on future wits, and so May great Grand children of thy prayses grow. STEPHENBOOTH University of California, Berkeley The Blaze of Noon: A Reading of “Samson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 425–429.
Published: 01 December 1983
... to the Greek New Testa- ment, “giving him a Christian (albeit negative) valence” (p. 34), are moments of extraordinary vision in a book whose final chapters constitute a failure both in vision and in methodology. In the early 1950s, T. S. K. Scott-Craig proposed that Samson Agonistes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 292–306.
Published: 01 September 1979
...Don Norford Copyright © 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 1 Mary Ann Radzinowicz. Toward “Samson Agonistes”: The Growth of Milton's Mind. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978. xxiii + 436 pp. $27.50. SOME VERSIONS OF MILTON...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 June 1989
... discussion of Samson Agonistes, at the conclusion of Milton and the Sense of Tradition, Christopher Grose argues that, in his last exchanges with the Chorus, Samson speaks with “duplicity” (p. 185). The Chorus, Grose contends, is an unfit audience, which in its final ruminations droolingly “unmakes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1975) 36 (4): 434–437.
Published: 01 December 1975
... are given to Paradise Lost, more than fifty to Samson Agonistes, and only two or three to Paradise Re- gained. His rationale is that Samson is the hardest illustration of Milton’s prophetic art, which is true, but it is also true that Kerrigan is much more interested in Samson than in the other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 September 1984
... irony] through a call to carnal war” (p. 110). Gleckner finds antithetical strategies and vision also in “The Couch of Death,” “(Ihntemplation,”and “Samson.” But his reading of “The Couch of Death” is too negative regarding the dying youth’s mother. Her weeping is not “mistaken, ineffectual...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (3): 292–294.
Published: 01 September 1981
... with moral choice and the exercise of right reason. Although she gives some atten- tion to the prose and to Milton’s treatment of conscience in Paradise Lost, her dominant concern is Samson Agonistes. In a reading that complements Mary Ann Radzinowicz’sI she sees Samson as a “hero of conscience...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 301–319.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and pleasures of fiction, of literary study, and of metaphor. The alternative to what has been called “the poverty of context” is the richness and variety of poetic contexts, understood diachronically. References Achinstein Sharon . 2002 . “ Samson Agonistes and the Politics of Memory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 111–114.
Published: 01 March 1997
..., Sharon Achinstein focuses on the poet’s career up to and including Paradise Lost; in Historicking Milton, surely a close scholarly second, Laura hoppers addresses Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes. Achinstein’s goal is to show how Milton shaped his audience of readers...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 111–114.
Published: 01 March 1997
... scholarly second, Laura hoppers addresses Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes. Achinstein’s goal is to show how Milton shaped his audience of readers, and Knoppers’s is to show how history shaped Milton. The apparent opposition disappears on close reading, because both critics...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 395–419.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of Paradise Lost that puts drama, dialogue, and conversation at the center. In the dramatic Milton, meaning is found in dialogue and conversation, growing out of the noise of debate and conflict. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 Paradise Lost Samson Agonistes tragedy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (4): 438–443.
Published: 01 December 1949
...! The fact is that Janin is quiltv of a sin of omission: he deliberately iqnores the influence on Rachel of her professor at the Conservqtoire, Joseph Samson. Was it throuqh personal dislike for this “maitre de grammaire” whom he found “insupportable.”20 or was it to exaqperate the importance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 186–189.
Published: 01 June 1989
... by Stevens’s urbane humanism. PETERW. TRAVIS Dartmouth College Milton and the Sense of Tradition. By CHRISTOPHERGROSE. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1988. xiii + 240 pp. $27.50. In his discussion of Samson Agonistes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (4): 449–453.
Published: 01 December 1971
...: A Study of PreJigurative Tech- n.iques. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. xii + 264 pp. $8.50. Wittreich, Joseph Anthony, Jr. (editor). Calm of Mind: Tercentenary Essays on “Paradise liegained” and “Samson Agonistes” in honor of John S. Diekhoff. Cleveland...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (4): 429–432.
Published: 01 December 1983
... triumph and its catastrophe was no trifling, hole-in-the-corner affair- because Puritanism was indeed heroic, magnificent in its virtues and force, magnificent even in its failings: Samson Agonistes, but Samson still.5 Puritan commentators on the Samson story are not so single...