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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2010) 71 (2): 107–127.
Published: 01 June 2010
... servant of the monarchy, Du Bellay contests monarchical authority and Ronsardian poetics through a particular reading of Homer: his self-portrayal contrasts with prudent Odysseus, whom Du Bellay's teachers had proposed as a model to the French king and whom the poet claimed ironically to surpass in a...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2011) 72 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 September 2011
...-Roman political slave to tyranny as it collides with the institution of African slavery in early modern political debates over property and in pamphlets protesting injustices in the trades in sugar, slaves, and indentured servants. Using narrative digressions to stage a struggle for primacy between...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2003) 64 (4): 399–426.
Published: 01 December 2003
... resources of the law and instead plays a joke on his treacherous servant.4 In the Cortegiano a ser- 2 Castiglione and de Navarre have not often been paired in literary criticism, perhaps for no better reason than the alleged contrast between his elegance and indisputable authorship and her often...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1998) 59 (2): 171–193.
Published: 01 June 1998
... slaves” who, according to Peter Fryer, were fast becoming “the smart thing for titled and propertied families in England to have” and who thus recur in aristocratic portraits like those recently surveyed by Kim F. Hall.9 In most cases, parrots and ethnic servants do not occupy the same painterly...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2019) 80 (1): 106–108.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the Russian work and the elements of foreign (mostly French) culture to which it is responding—contagion, hospitality, counterfeiting, and hoarding, respectively (17). Chapter 1 concerns “ambition plots” that typically feature low-ranking civil servants who dream of professional advancement and...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1947) 8 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1947
... Alchemist: Henry. . . . what a pox dost think I have married a Do1 Common. . . . In The Virtuous Wife the servant of Beauford, called Brainworm, brings to mind the intriguing servant in Every Man in His Humour; likewise Sir Paul Eitherside, a justice of the peace in The Roydht, recalls a...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1946) 7 (3): 366–367.
Published: 01 September 1946
... virtually everything connected with Coblentz and its boorish burghers. And in addition we are treated to the saga of the Hoods’ maid-servant, Gradle, who surely is entitled to a place of honor in the history which some day must be written of the servants who have played their part, noble or...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1957) 18 (4): 303–304.
Published: 01 December 1957
... servant Gongalo, a freeman from the banks of the Ganges, who loved a slave named Gromia and mar- ried her despite the penalty of subjecting himself and his issue to her rank of life. This Relation I have had from himself, now laden with years, and not repenting his choice. I...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1986) 47 (4): 366–381.
Published: 01 December 1986
... inadequate. The bizarre rituals that the Etutsrat carries out, the idiosyncratic behavior and peculiar acquisitions of his gifted son, the prominent descriptions of his ephemeral daughter, and the crucial role of the diabolical servant, Kafer, all hint at a concern more elusive, more compelling...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1979) 40 (1): 17–36.
Published: 01 March 1979
.... Apemantus is a cynic throughout. The lords are flatterers, Timon’s servants loyal retainers, the senators hypocrites; the usurers are mercilessly avaricious, the whores shame- lessly venal; and the Poet, Painter, Merchant, and Jeweller are essen- tially functions of the crafts their names...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1945) 6 (1): 51–52.
Published: 01 March 1945
... Prelwde’ was carried about me yet-integrity (IX, 339-40), and sense- moments (XII, 222-23) in a passage which in 1805 read: . . . outward sense Is but the obedient servant of her will. Such moments. . . (XI, 272-74) The ee sound at the...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1950) 11 (4): 507.
Published: 01 December 1950
... their lives at sea, or to consign themselves to unknown masters as indentured servants, in order that they might eventually stand as “a free people on free soil” and there create a new society in keeping with their ideals. The basic freedom which each of the three groups most fervently desired...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1966) 27 (2): 197–211.
Published: 01 June 1966
... doubts, now enforced by the greater reality of the present. All that is instinctive, vital, and maternal in Raina confronts her romantic dreams of Sergius in this first act, and though she may not immediately recognize it, her servant Louka realizes whom she will marry. Already Shaw has...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1963) 24 (4): 409–410.
Published: 01 December 1963
... various campaigns in the first Civil War, rising to the rank of Colonel in 1643. Compounding for his estate, he played a part in the negotiation between Charles I and Parliament and in 1651 had a hand in the escape of Charles I1 to France. His career after 1660 was that of a patriotic public servant...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1976) 37 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 June 1976
... servant and a doctor. Perhaps this expansion of the mental solitude of the stage into something that more or less resembles the real world is itself a product of the mental states involved, naive youth and total madness, states which refuse to recognize any discrepancy between their idea of...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1955) 16 (1): 32–41.
Published: 01 March 1955
... mismanagement of a household by its servants, a palpable allegory on the ministry of Sir Robert Walpole.20 As has been noted, the publisher’s preface to The Welsh Opera speaks of The Grub-Street Opera’s having been suppressed by “a certain Influence which has been very prevailing of late years,” a...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2014) 75 (4): 459–486.
Published: 01 December 2014
...-1867 . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Goldstone Andrew . 2010 . “ Servants, Aestheticism, and ‘The Dominance of Form.’ ” ELH 77 , no. 3 : 615 – 43 . Goodlad Lauren M. E. 2010 . “ Cosmopolitanism’s Actually Existing Beyond: Toward a Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1941) 2 (4): 559–600.
Published: 01 December 1941
... Servants; which indeed is a Copy and Patern of an absolute Tyrant, and absolute Slaves, where the people have no more than the Tyrant will afford them: The holy Spirit in that Chapter does not insinuate what a good King ought to do, but what a wicked King would presume to do. Besides, Saul and...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1957) 18 (3): 183–198.
Published: 01 September 1957
... true that with the disappearance of the scornful laughter (Lessing’s Verlachen) there is almost an end to all laughter. Suddenly the comedy becomes serious, and the only relief is provided by the minor servant characters and Lisidor, the traditional silly father of the commedia deWarte...
Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1996) 57 (3): 510–512.
Published: 01 September 1996
... Ruxana.” Beginning with the startling scene in which Roxana puts her servant, Amy, to bed with her own lover and watches their sexual engagement, Castle suggests, with a series of rhetorical questions, that an “abstract psychosexual pattern” governs events in Defoe’s novel. “Is it not...