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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 422–426.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Steven Dillon Victorian Sappho . By Yopie Prins. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. 256 pp. $55.00 cloth, $18.95 paper. © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.2-05Reviews.ak 5/26/00 5:16 PM Page 415 Reviews The Ruins of Allegory...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (1): 55–76.
Published: 01 March 1995
... Style . Mary Robinson and the Myth of Sappho Jerome McGann escribing the scope of her Fictions ofsappho, 1546-1937, Joan D DeJean points out that the French dominated the reception his- tory of the Greek poet until the eighteenth century, when “the English and the Germans...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 282–283.
Published: 01 September 1955
... Harvard University Sappho: Tragedy in Five Acts by Frunz Grillparzcr. Translated by ARTHUR BURKHARD.Yarmouth Port, Mass.: The Register Press, 1953. Pp. 99. The Jewess of Toledo; Esther: Dramas by Franz Grillparzcr. Translated by ARTHURBURKHARD. Yarmouth Port, Mass.: The Register...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Joan DeJean © 2004 University of Washington 2004 Joan DeJean is Trustee Professor of Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania. She is author of Fictions of Sappho, 1546-1937(1989) and, most recently, The Reinvention of Obscenity: Sex, Lies, and Tabloids in Early Modern France...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 415–419.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Zamir, King’s College London MLQ 61.2-05Reviews.ak 5/26/00 5:16 PM Page 422 422 MLQ ❙ June 2000 Victorian Sappho. By Yopie Prins. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. 256 pp. $55.00 cloth...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 419–421.
Published: 01 June 2000
... MLQ ❙ June 2000 Victorian Sappho. By Yopie Prins. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. 256 pp. $55.00 cloth, $18.95 paper. Recorders ages hence? Come, I will take you down underneath this impassive exterior...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 426–432.
Published: 01 June 2000
... MLQ ❙ June 2000 Victorian Sappho. By Yopie Prins. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. 256 pp. $55.00 cloth, $18.95 paper. Recorders ages hence? Come, I will take you down underneath this impassive exterior...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 46–56.
Published: 01 March 1964
... approximately eight months after the premihre of Die Ahnfrau (in the Theater an der Wien on January 31, 1817) and about two months after the completion of his next play, Sappho. The immediate reason for the choice of subject of this latter tragedy was Dr. Felix Joel’s casual sug- gestion...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (2): 83–99.
Published: 01 June 1957
... and strength (e.g., Sappho, Medea, Bancbanus, Rustan) . Certainly Grillparzer was never again to have the same unqualified stage success, nor indeed the ability to create with the same speed and spontaneity. He was also suddenly wrenched away from a type of drama which was in keeping with his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 369–379.
Published: 01 June 1996
... toward dangerously attractive poems while distancing himself from them-is particularly obvious when he attempts to deal, more or less directly, with sexuality: But who can give an idea of his vast and fiercely burning love? This man loves the world with the fire of Sappho. His world...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 281–282.
Published: 01 September 1955
...: that Gunther’s Gotthelf study is as indis- pensable now for an understanding of the great Swiss narrator as it was twenty years ago when it helped refashion our ideas. ECONSCHWARZ Harvard University Sappho: Tragedy in Five Acts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 270–273.
Published: 01 June 1998
..., is “self-consciously theatrical and spectacu- lar” and “aspires to be at once supremely self-conscious and wholly volup- tuous” (78, 83). It enables Mary Robinson, whom McGann clearly regards as one of the period’s major poets, to write an overtly erotic, feminist, and radical work, Sappho...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 67–73.
Published: 01 March 1954
... on Grillparzer’s contribution to poetic Nihilism does not wish to mark him as a purely existentialist poet. In separating Grillparzer’s concept of the poet from that of Goethe in Tasso, Vordtriede links him to nineteenth-century European literature through Sappho, which is re- garded as an early...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 180–188.
Published: 01 June 1950
... the Farewell as to the worth and dignity of the soldier’s calling, or as to the superiority of soldiers to courtiers. Riche’s noblest hero, Sappho Duke of Mantona, “had no skill in courting trade”; “his voice served hym better to cheare his souldiors in the feeld, then either to fayne or syng...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 283–284.
Published: 01 September 1955
... and his rapid flow of verse bring out the personality of Rachel very convincingly in the first scene; both her perversity and her charm become immediately evident. The King and the Queen in the same drama stand forth in sharp clarity; and in Sappho the three principals attain true vitality...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (1): 72–85.
Published: 01 March 1951
..., and are punished accordingly. In Suppho it is Phaon’s dream which gives him his first presentiment of the happiness he can find with Melitta, and it is this same dream which betrays to Sappho Phaon’s new inclination, with its fatal promise of loss for her. In Das goldene VZieS the dream of Phryxus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (1): 177–194.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Navarre’s Heptameron, which Freccero calls an “indi- rect intervention,” may remain open. But the question of feminist readings of lyric is more problematic. In such cases as the history of Sappho’s reception, which Joan DeJean’s fascinating essay discusses, the status of the lyrics themselves can...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 107–120.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., meditative poems, extravagant poems, modest poems, from all periods and in many languages—from Sappho to Horace to Petrarch to Goethe to Baudelaire to Lorca to Heaney and Ashbery. But this catholicity has its limits. The poems treated are all in the Western tradition and in European languages: mainly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and the Classics: The Feminine of Homer . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Jenkyns Richard . 1980 . The Victorians and Ancient Greece . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Prins Yopie . 1999 . Victorian Sappho . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Richardson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (4): 370–372.
Published: 01 December 1955
...” or “the brimming cup of life” (127) or “feasting at the bountiful tables of life” (129). To me, “GenuB” here signifies not sensual p!easure but the exultant rapture of belated (and, for Meyer, abundant) produc- tion-what Grillparzer, through Sappho, speaks of in more extreme terms as “des...