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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 559–560.
Published: 01 December 1942
...Chandler B. Beall Copyright © 1942 by Duke University Press 1942 A TASSO IMITATION IN SPENSER By CHANDLERB. BEALL It has long been known that certain sonnets in Spenser’s Amoretti were imitated or translated from Tasso. Recently, further borrowings...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 192–194.
Published: 01 June 1981
... to Tasso. By KOH- ERT L. MONTGOMERY.Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of Califor- nia Press, 1979. vii + 235 pp. $14.00. Robert Montgomery studies five didactic theorists-Dante, Fracastoro, Dan- iele Barbaro, Sidney, and Tasso-who stressed the response of the audience and who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 609–610.
Published: 01 December 1941
...Chandler B. Beall Copyright © 1941 by Duke University Press 1941 A TASSO QUOTATION IN SHELLEY By CHANDLERB. BEALL In his Defence of Poetry, Shelley, after enumerating some of the attributes of poetry, adds: “It justifies the bold and true word...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 491–492.
Published: 01 December 1967
... College of William and Mary Torquato Tasso: A Study of the Poet and of His Contribution to English Literature. By C. P. BRAND.Cambridge: At the University Press, 1965. xi + 344 pp. $9.50. The purpose of C. P. Brand’s excellent book on Tam is twofold. It pro- vides the first new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (3): 349–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Andrew Hui Abstract Milton’s Nativity Ode is both noisy and quiet. It stages the collision of the classical and Christian traditions by retrieving the cessation-of-oracles topos, a myth transmitted from Plutarch, Eusebius, and Prudentius to Rabelais, Tasso, and Spenser. Milton’s innovation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (3): 467–469.
Published: 01 September 1942
... individual findings, the picture of Tasso in France is likely to remain substantially that which Professor Beall has carefully and understandingly presented. 468 Reviews This is apt to be especially true because of the broad interpreta- tion he has placed on the word...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 291–293.
Published: 01 September 1982
... mostly unrelated es- says on Homer and Vergil, Landino’s commentary on Vergil, Boiardo, Tasso, Spenser, and Milton. Michael Murrin tells us that this collection complements his earlier study, The Veil of Allegory (1969), adding practical criticism to its theoretical ap- proach. Accordingly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2010) 71 (4): 385–405.
Published: 01 December 2010
...  For example, Quint argues that “the epic-romanzo­ distinction which fueled the sixteenth-­century debate over the merits of Tasso and Ariosto would be more prop- erly applied to Ariosto and Boiardo: epic and romance do not so much differentiate the Liberata from the Furioso as the Furioso from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 19–47.
Published: 01 March 1986
... of an intellectual imagination. -Torquato Tasso’ FANCY, FAITH, AND GENERATIVE MIMESIS IN PARADISE LOST By JANET LESLIEKNEDLIK We are told...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 490–491.
Published: 01 December 1967
... of William and Mary Torquato Tasso: A Study of the Poet and of His Contribution to English Literature. By C. P. BRAND.Cambridge: At the University Press, 1965. xi + 344 pp. $9.50. The purpose of C. P. Brand’s excellent book on Tam is twofold. It pro- vides the first new aggiornamento...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 215–217.
Published: 01 June 1994
..., Lucan’s De bell0 civili, CamBes’s 0sLusiadas, Ercilla’s La Araucana, D’Aubignk’s LRs Trag- iques, Tasso’s Gerusalemme Libmata, and Milton’s Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. A sizeable number of lesser-known epics appear, never pedanti- cally or obtrusively, throughout the book. (One would...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (2): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 1945
...- sance critics tended to think of both the esthetic and instructional value of poetry as dependent on a content appropriated from the sciences and the arts. The question asked by Bernardo Tasso before the Academy of Venice in 1560 clearly shows how seriously the relation of poetry to other...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (4): 492–494.
Published: 01 December 1967
..., Flora, and Sozzi are utilized as the biographer interprets both life and works. All of Tasso’s writings benefit by new clarification, with the possible exception of the critical Discorsi, which are not viewed in the light of the intense recent activity in the area of Italian Renaissance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 504–505.
Published: 01 December 1950
... projected play on Tasso, the madman being Tasso and the abusive lady the Princess Leonora. He rejects Newman I. White’s view that the episode echoes a tragic quarrel between Shelley and Mary. There is no external evidence to support Baker’s theory-which he pre- sents as a now to be accepted fact...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1998) 59 (2): 139–169.
Published: 01 June 1998
... Grosser, La sottigliaa del disputare: Teorie degli stili e teorie dei generi in eta rinascimentale e nel Tasso (Florence: Nuova Italia, iggz), 3. I am indebted to Grosser’s introduction, one of the best gen- eral discussions of the development of poetic theory in Italy after 1530. Daniel...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 502–504.
Published: 01 December 1950
...-1822). Of the research projects the most ambitious is that on Julian uttd Muddulo. Baker, following Havens, believes that the madman episode in that poem repre- sents material intended by Shelley for his projected play on Tasso, the madman being Tasso and the abusive lady the Princess...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (4): 645–648.
Published: 01 December 1996
...” (3);Acra- sia of The Faerie Queene’s book 2 stands for Tasso’s episodes of luxurious romance; and so on. Though Virgil’s Dido gives Watkins’s book its title, then, its focus is far more general: the alluring women who incarnate an intensity of desire that challenges the high seriousness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 177–183.
Published: 01 June 1943
... Minturno. In his section on “I1 Decoro” in his Arte Poetica (Venice, 1563) he distinguishes among styles the grade, humile, and wzzulytu and declares that the dignity of the subject determines the choice the poet makes. Tasso makes the same division in his third discourse DelZ’Arte Poetica. He...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and resumes his epic task: killing suitors, founding Rome, reinforcing Charlemagne, or liberating Jerusalem. Examples of the layover include some of the most famous episodes in epic tradition: Dido’s Carthage (Virgil), Dragontina’s Garden (Boiardo), Alcina’s Island (Ariosto), Armida’s Palace (Tasso...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 1952
... sie einfach als mythologischer Apparat zum Stoffbereich, den er ubernahm ? Im Tasso, der der Iphigenie in vielfacher Hinsicht verwandt ist, greifen die Gotter nicht in die Handlung ein. 1st das nicht ein Zeichen dafur, daf3 die Humanitat doch auch ohne die Gotter zu verstehen ist? Oder...