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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 March 1953
... perhaps be added to the list of future projects in Ronsard studies. JOHN C. LAPP Oberlin College French Tragedy ifi the Time of Lobis XV and Voltaim, 1715-1774. By HENRY CARRINCTONLANCASTER. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Press, 1950...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (2): 241–242.
Published: 01 June 1948
... and Heroic Tragedy. By TRUSTENWHEELER Rus- SELL. New York : Columbia University Press, 1946. Pp. viii + 178. $2.50. The belief that Voltaire’s dramas were influenced chiefly by Shake- speare is denied by this book, which attempts to prove that the connec- tions between Voltaire and Dryden...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (3): 201–207.
Published: 01 September 1954
...Samuel Schoenbaum © 1954 University of Washington 1954 THE REVENGERS TRAGEDY: JACOBEAN DANCE OF DEATH By SAMUELSCHOENBAUM Writers on the Elizabethan drama have described...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (2): 186–188.
Published: 01 June 1987
...Gail Kern Paster McAlindon T.. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1986. xil + 269 pp. $24.95. Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 REVIEWS English Renaissance Tragedy. By T. MCALINDON.Vancouver: University of British Columbia...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (4): 396–401.
Published: 01 December 1987
... Faulknerian Tragedy. By WARWICKWADLINGTON. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1987. 259 pp. $24.95. These two studies of Faulkner are challenging, difficult, and important. They are products of a poststructuralist period of Faulkner criticism; but Warwick Wadlington defines his very...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (2): 318.
Published: 01 June 1941
...Lucy Lawrence 318 Reviews Tragedy of Destiny. By EDWINEVERITT WILLIAMS. Editions XVII Sitcle. Cambridge, Mass., 1940. Pp. 35. Cloth $1.50; paper 80 cents. Because he has found parallels in three major tragedies, Mac- beth, mdipus Tyrannzts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 451–454.
Published: 01 September 1969
.... ALAN6. DESSEN Northwestern University Tragedy and Melodrama: Versions of Experience. By ROBERTBECHTOLD HEILMAN.Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1968. xiii + 326 pp. $8.95. P began reading this book with feelings of considerable enthusiasm. Here...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 458–460.
Published: 01 September 1969
... University Heinrich uon Kleist: A Study in Tragedy and Anxiety. By JOHN GFAREY. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, Studies in Germanic Languages and Literatures, 1968. xviii + 202 pp. $6.95. The central argument of this perceptive book is that Kleist‘s work ema- nates from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (2): 248–250.
Published: 01 June 1970
... Robert Garnier and the Themes of Political Tragedy in the Sixteenth Cen- tury. By GILLIANJONDORF. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1969. viii + 162 pp. $6.00. This monograph is, quite obviously, a revised doctoral thesis from which have been removed most, but unfortunately not quite...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 25–52.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of those conventionally ascribed to him: the staging of the martyr drama’s soteriological lesson or, in more secular wise, a baroque celebration of theater’s demiurgical powers of illusion. Rotrou reflects instead on the motives behind period reluctance to stage tragedies that draw on recent events...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Andrea Frisch Passing Judgment: The Politics and Poetics of Sovereignty in French Tragedy from Hardy to Racine . By Bilis Hélène . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2016 . xx + 258 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 Theatrical tragedy has long served...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jennifer Wallace Ladies’ Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy . By Prins Yopie . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2017 . xviii + 297 pp. Copyright © 2018 by University of Washington 2018 “I read Greek as hard under the trees as some of your Oxonians...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 494–496.
Published: 01 December 1964
... Rutgers Uniuersity Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. By JOHN STEVENS.Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1963. xvii + 483 pp. $5.00. Music in Shakespearean Tragedy. By F. W. STERNFELD.London: Routledge and Kegan Paul; New York: Dover Publications, Inc., Studies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 501–503.
Published: 01 December 1964
... portrait for the dust jacket and frontispiece, would no doubt have pleased his subject. JOHN R. CARY Haverford College The Dark Comedy: The Development of Modern Comic Tragedy. By J. L. STYAN. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1962...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (2): 334–338.
Published: 01 June 1965
..., of the peaceful succession under Constantine? Thomas Wright likewise, in “The Tale of King Arthur,” seems uncertain about Mal- ory’s tragic force. Surely the tragedy involves more than the realization by the actors of what they have lost, as Wright says. Is it not more important to consider what...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (3): 285–298.
Published: 01 September 1966
...Ira Konigsberg Copyright © 1966 by Duke University Press 1966 THE TRAGEDY OF CLARISSA By IRAKONIGSBERG Richardson generally thought of Clarissa (1747-48) as a tragedy, and he often defended the novel according to methods and rules...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (4): 323–330.
Published: 01 December 1957
...Robert J. Nelson Copyright © 1957 by Duke University Press 1957 MADAME BOVARY AS TRAGEDY By ROBERTJ. NELSON Whether we can assume that in this year of the centenary of Madame Bovary Flaubert continues to exert a shaping influence upon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 420–421.
Published: 01 September 1940
...WILLARD FARNHAM Thayer Bowers Fredson. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1940. Pp. viii+288. $3.00. Copyright © 1940 by Duke University Press 1940 420 Reviews Elizabethan Revenge Tragedy: 1587-1642. By FREDSONTHAYER BOWERS. Princeton : Princeton...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 499–500.
Published: 01 December 1950
.... FRANCISLEE UTLEY Ohio State University Rollo, Duke of Normany, or The Bloody Brother: A Tragedy. Attributed to John Fletcher, George Chapman, Ben Jonson, and Philip Massinger. Edited by J. D. JUMP. Liverpool : University Press of Liverpool, 1948. Pp. 107. 15s. Rollo, Duke...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 1952
... of Washington Hcrod adMariamne: A Tragedy in Five Acts, by Friedrich Hebbel. Trans- lated into English Verse by PAULH. CURTS.Chapel Hill: University .of North Carolina Studies in the Germanic Languages and Literature, No. 3, 1950. Pp. 96. $2.00, paper; $2.50, cloth. Hew’s ghost...