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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1967) 28 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 March 1967
... California, Riverside Speiisefs Image of Nature: Wild Man and Shepherd in “The Faerie Qucene.” By DONALDCHENEY. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Studies in English, Vol. 161, 1966. 262 pp. $6.50; 48s. Originally a dissertation, Spenser‘s Image of Nature might have been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1944) 5 (1): 79–88.
Published: 01 March 1944
...Hoyt Trowbridge Copyright © 1944 by Duke University Press 1944 POPE, GAY, AND THE SHEPHERD’S WEEK By HOYTTROWBRIDGE I The Shepherd’s Week, John Gay’s cycle of pastoral eclogues, was published on April 15, 1714.l...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1955) 16 (3): 282–283.
Published: 01 September 1955
...Patricia Drake Shepherd Arthur Burkhard. Yarmouth Port, Mass.: The Register Press, 1953. Pp. 151. $3.00. Copyright © 1955 by Duke University Press 1955 282 Reviews others, now includes such names as Kurt Guggisberg, Paul Baumgartner, Doris Schmidt, Otto...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2016) 77 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2016
...’ delight in the poem’s “ease and variety,” but it is also a fundamental misreading of the ethics of labor set out in the poem. In its enactment of the spiritual and writerly work of the shepherd, in Milton’s revisions, and in its monodic form, “Lycidas” offers readers a choice between sensual dalliance and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1976) 37 (1): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 1976
... commentator on the Wakefield Se- cunda Pastorum could easily separate the adoration of the Child in the manger from the episodes involving Mak and the shepherds, and hold out the earlier scenes as if they were complete in themselves and made up our first English comedy. But while we have for some...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1998) 59 (2): 261–265.
Published: 01 June 1998
... Alpers’s masterly book on pastoral reproduces a painting by Poussin in which shepherds gather around the tomb of one of their number, reading the words “Et in Arcadia Ego” [Even in Arcadia am I]. The painting, with its mourning convocation of shepherds and its acknowledgment of death even in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1989) 50 (4): 297–308.
Published: 01 December 1989
... whole. Schell put those misgivings succinctly: once the shepherds recover their sheep, the “consecutive action ends, and there seems to be no way to argue that the Nativity itself is a necessary or probable consequence of anything that has gone before’’ (p. 8). However, Schell goes on, we...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1976) 37 (2): 196–198.
Published: 01 June 1976
... publication of Grayson’s book, the major critical examinations were by R. W. Chambers and Geoffrey Shepherd. Chambers placed this “Guide for Anchoresses” squarely in the great tradition of English prose. Shepherd articulated both a perspective on the work and a method for ana- lyzing its...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1976) 37 (4): 307–323.
Published: 01 December 1976
... after an- other.”3 And much of the critical debate over pastoral landscapes, rustic char- acters, and appropriate themes also followed sheeplike in the same track. Whether it was more fitting to present golden age shepherds I “A Discourse on Pastoral Poetry,” Pastoral Poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1940) 1 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 June 1940
... the tradition which the editor recognizes, and Tears on the Death of Mc&zdes he accepts as sufficiently Spenserian for presenting a poetic tradition which could better be traced in itself through other imitators. Hanford’s discounting of Browne’s Fourth Eclogue of the Shepherd’s Pipe and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1940) 1 (2): 185–192.
Published: 01 June 1940
... inscription on a rock (15’) and from a company of shepherds nearby (16-8). After sitting all night under a tree, Rosicleer leaves the shepherds to wait for him and passes safely through the fire (18-9). He slays the Bull. A storm follows (2OV) during which a dragon is born of the Bull...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1997) 58 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 September 1997
... the title is repeated for verse by Clare, already known to read- ers as an actual rustic whose version of the shepherd’s yearly round would be rooted in having lived it and not in reading the Greek, Latin, and Italian poets listed in the epistle to Spenser’s volume, the quota...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1969) 30 (3): 446–448.
Published: 01 September 1969
... his book, “Tea- tro medieval en 10s siglos XV y XVI: Originalidad.” More than half of the chapter is devoted to the figure of the pustor and his language: he is quite different from Manrique’s liturgical and semiliturgical shepherd and from the symbolic pastor of the Coplus de Mingo...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1948) 9 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 March 1948
... stock denomi- nation of the godly and unworldly spiritual shepherd, one may well ask, why look further for the prototype of the Eclogues? But even with the Piers tradition in mind, Spenser could hardly have failed to associate a distinguished contemporary Churchman of the same name with...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1947) 8 (4): 455–458.
Published: 01 December 1947
... which can never cease to be open lidded and steadfast over the wonders of the great power.7 with Wordsworth’s lines from The Excursion, a poem which Keats regarded as one of the “three things to rejoice at in this age” Chaldean Shepherds, ranging trackless fields...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1969) 30 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 March 1969
... Champion considers the fragment The Sad Shepherd, which he thinks is an embryonic satire, not dissimilar to the other late plays. He is original in this view. Champion’s major thesis is that although Jonson’s architectonic craft sometimes falters, it never fails; and he shows that the late plays...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1940) 1 (3): 417–418.
Published: 01 September 1940
... similarity of the ballets themselves, the reappearance of the same Fauns, Satyrs, Zephyrs, Shepherds, Bohemians, and so forth. There emerges in the first part of the book a full-length por- trait of the poet himself, a well-built man of reddish hair, con- nected with the Court at an...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1963) 24 (2): 197–206.
Published: 01 June 1963
... solidarity of the two Rats,6 the friendship among the Crow, the Gazelle, the Turtle, and the Rat,? the diligence of the Shepherd,8 the eloquence of the Danube Peasant,O and the foresight of the Old Man.lo But it is striking that while so many times the behavior deserving esteem of a character...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1943) 4 (4): 473–494.
Published: 01 December 1943
... from me.”ll Leyden was but one of the many friends the editor of the Min- stre2sy made while collecting ballads and digesting Scottish lore. Another member of the group was James Hogg, a literary shepherd who possessed all of Leyden’s eccentricity and buoyancy of spirit, but none of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2017) 78 (3): 349–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., moving from the holy hush of ancient sacrifice to the profane clamors of the dying deities. Swirling around the silent Christ child are the imperceptible music of the crystal spheres, nature’s gentle air, shepherds’ “chatting in a rustic row” (87). 1 Yet the atmospheric whispers are interrupted by a...