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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 415–417.
Published: 01 December 1948
.... 415 416 Smollett and Petronius Petronius whose Satyricon enjoys the distinction of giving first the strong and pliable gusto picaresco life and motif. There can be no question that Smollett knew the Satyricon, and knew it we11.15 If we are unwilling to admit the tenuous...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 30–36.
Published: 01 March 1972
.... F. E. Hutchinson (Oxford, 1041), p. 329. Behind klarvell’s poem is the old theme of the Widow of Ephesus, recounted by I’etronius in his Satyricon. 30 PAUL DELANY I. You, that decipher...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (1): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 1988
...; and Bakhtin, despite his tendency to romanticize the “folk” and the culture of the marketplace to the detriment of such classical influence upon a sixteenth-century Ben- edictine monk as Petronius’s Satyricon must surely have been, has nevertheless revitalized our interest in, and understanding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 174–184.
Published: 01 June 1966
... literature the figure of the archlibertine, Don Juan Tenorio. Rakes there had been aplenty since the Satyricon and the Golden Ass, but Tirso gave the libertine a new dimension when he added the defiant invitation to the dead to the traditional stories of sin and retribution. Since 1630, when...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (3): 299–311.
Published: 01 September 1945
..., and shaddowes, others nothing know.22 In VoZpone (1606) Jonson returned to a plot suggestive of classi- cal comedy, taking the situation from a section of the Satyricon which describes the ruses of Eumolpus in dealing with legacy hunt- ers. But Jonson’s treatment of this situation shows clearly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 297–319.
Published: 01 September 2016
... propaganda techniques in the figure of an aggressive “searchlight” that obscures more than it enlightens. Elsewhere Auerbach uses a related metaphor when he writes of a speaker in the Satyricon that “a clear and equal light floods the persons and things with which he deals. . . . What he says can have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 144–166.
Published: 01 June 1990
.... Mandroger, Thais, Bavius and Maevius, Catius and Corydon, Mato and Pedo, and many more throng John’s pages.I5 Worthy of special note is the appearance of characters from Petronius’s Satyricon, a Roman work little known in the Middle Ages. John criticizes the purported moral decline during...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 333–352.
Published: 01 December 1952
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Modern Language Quarterly (2006) 67 (2): 213–244.
Published: 01 June 2006
... with West- ern civilisations.”33 These collections earn Dorian a reputation around town for exquisite taste, and he soon becomes “to the London of his own day what to imperial Neronian Rome the author of the Satyricon had once been,” a reincarnation of the most canonical figure of deca- dent...