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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 339–351.
Published: 01 December 1974
... their “psychological aspects,” Tarquin and Lucrece are characters no more elusive, ethically, than Lust and Chastity in a morality play. They are humanized, to be sure, racked by doubt, and possessed of a self-scru tiny totally foreign to their allegorical forebears. But their aching hearts still beat...
Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (2): 130–136.
Published: 01 June 1955
..., with the adequate spur of loyal love. That is precisely the spur that Macbeth in the next scene finds that he lacks. It seems to me that the psychic state of Macbeth in Scene vii pre- pares the way for “Tarquin’s ravishing strides” of the following scene. Hunter, in his commentary on “Tarquins...
Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 189–203.
Published: 01 June 1946
... witnessed or about which she had read. In the following scene Miranda, who has now married Prince Tarquin, is on the way to church: When the Princess went to church, she had her gentleman bare before her, carrying a great velvet cushion, with great golden tassels, for her...
Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 1997
...). The early part of The Rape of I,ucrece focuses on five soliloquies by Tarquin; the later part, after the rape, on ten soliloquies by Lucrece. In one passage she soliloquizes for 27 2 lines without narrative interruption. These solilo- quies represent speech. Most are introduced by “quoth he” (253...
Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (4): 417–440.
Published: 01 December 2021
... of the exiled king of Rome, Tarquin. Publicola does not trust the ambassador’s intentions. For his part, Brutus, described as the liberator of Rome and father of liberty, argues that this visit may be an opportunity to rally Tarquin’s supporters to the republican cause and convinces the Senate to let Arons...
Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (2): 115–134.
Published: 01 June 1979
... or renders ambiguous several Plutarchian references to preternatural rnaniLstations of divine judgment upon civil crises. See, for instance, Plutarch’s report of the appearance of Castor and Pollux at the time of the expulsion of Tarquin, and his account of a supernatural vision warning...
Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (3): 233–242.
Published: 01 September 1959
... should notice, as a magnifico, a prince of his world of desire and sensual pleasure. Moreover, in his attempted seduction of Celia, he presents the moral problem Shakespeare’s Tarquin had presented. He refuses to recognize Celia’s appeal to religion, while her repudiation of nature...
Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (4): 315–330.
Published: 01 December 1981
... daughter’s request, Lancelot says to her: “Yf that ye have nede ony tyme of my servyse, I pray you let me have knowlecche, and I shall nat fayle you, as I am trewe knyght” (p. 264). His courtesy and desire to serve are obvious also in his words to the damsel who leads him to Tarquin and Peris...
Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (2): 142–157.
Published: 01 June 1960
... different from consolatio. Lucius leaves Rome with a promise to “make proud Sat- urnine and his emperess / Beg at the gates like Tarquin and his Queen.” In Timon there are two exiles, one by decree and one by choice. Alcibiades reacts to his decree of exile with a scathing curse...
Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 203–227.
Published: 01 September 1982
... MANLEY 213 curs frequently to the themes of civic order and discord that will unite and divide the city. Through such figures as Numa, “first king of Rome to found the city’s laws,” Tullus, the Tarquin kings, and Brutus, Anchises leads up to the civil wars...
Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (2): 99–124.
Published: 01 June 1989
... to the tyrannical rule of the Tarquins. In order to found a republic, Brutus had to carry out what Machiavelli calls an “esecuzione mem- orabile” (DzScorsi, 3.3 [p. 3121; cf. Livy, 2.5.5-9). With regard to memory, this act had a double function-it recalled the sternjustice and self-sacrifice...